American Language Institute at San Diego State University
This 130-hour certificate program prepares instructors to successfully live and teach English in China. This program combines a solid teaching foundation with hands-on practical classroom experience.
Specialized sessions – language acquisition theory, teaching specific language skills, effective second language teaching methods, understanding the English language learner, classroom atmosphere and management, lesson preparation, and materials development.
32 in-class hours:
- 16 hours ESL class observation
- 16 hours student teaching experience
- Teaching for peers and other teachers, effective teaching methods, grammar, lesson planning, and classroom management