TESOL Electives



1. Teaching English to Adults

ESL Teachers interested in teaching adults face unique challenges, such as language relevance, motivation, and group dynamics within the classroom. To ensure the students are continually engaged, the ESL teacher must implement certain strategies and ideas to maintain student interest and facilitate continued language improvement. Teach International’s Teaching English to Adults Elective is designed to provide you with information, skills and practical ideas to help you understand the language levels of your adult learners and create a positive and productive learning environment effectively.

2. Teaching IELTS Preparation

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to test and assess the English language ability of ESOL students who wish to study and/or work where English is the primary language. IELTS is recognised by universities, immigration authorities and organisations in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK, and the USA.  Teach International graduates interested in potential opportunities teaching EAP (English for Academic Purposes) classes are advised to undertake the IELTS elective, as it will provide practical knowledge and skills on the structure, preparation and materials utilised in planning and implementing a successful program for IELTS test takers.

3. Teaching Business English

The steady growth of international trade and global development is accompanied by a steady increase in the demand for English in the workplace. Adults worldwide are looking to gain higher scores on the TOEIC test (Test of English for International Communication) to advance in their careers and stay competitive in the international marketplace. Teach International’s Teaching Business English / TOEIC Preparation Elective is designed to empower you with the information, skills and practical ideas to help you prepare your students well for the TOEIC and prove their competence in workplace English.

4. Teaching English to Children

The large majority of ESL Teachers are introduced to the children’s classroom at some point during their careers. Children worldwide have seemingly limitless energy; with the necessary skills and tools, this energy can be channeled and utilised productively within the ESL classroom. Teach International’s Teaching English to Children Elective focuses on the methodology and strategies required to facilitate a successful English language environment. You will be introduced to many practical and fun ideas for your children’s classroom.