What TESOL Certification is
Jan 6, 2014 Other 1880 Views
The TESOL Certification – Teacher of English of Speakers of Other Languages – is a Certification needed by people who want to travel and teach English language around the world. People who desire to teach English as a second or as a foreign language need this Certificate. The Certificate is awarded after taking a course, which can be part-time over several months and up to a year, or full time, over four or five weeks’ time. The Certificate is recognized in several countries around the world, so the candidates will be able to teach English in any of the recognized countries.
By taking the TESOL Certification, the candidates will learn the basic skills in English, which are needed to start teaching the English language as a foreign language. It does not require any experience of teaching English in order to qualify for this course, as the course itself makes an introduction of the candidates to the theory and practice of English teaching. The courses also teach the candidates how to become teachers for others, as working with people will be their main goal after taking this Certification.
As after getting this Certification, candidates should be able to teach others English as a second or foreign language, it is very important to meet some requirements needed during the course: the teaching practice – where the candidates should be observed and evaluated by real learners of English, observation of teaching by experienced teachers, evaluation of lesson plan practice, practicing the spoken and written English – in order to learn how to apply them when teaching other students, learning how to make an analysis for learner – in order to be prepared to make a linguistic profile of each of the future learners and the learning of how to reflect upon the beginner English learner’s point of view in order to teach the students in the most appropriate way.
By being awarded the TESOL Certification, the candidate will be able to teach English around the world. In the countries where the Certificate is recognized, the candidate should easily find a job in teaching English. Not only that by taking this Certificate, it will allow the candidate find a job in teaching English in his country, but it will also give the candidate the opportunity to travel to almost any foreign country in order to start with a job in teaching English. The English teachers who take this Certificate are highly appreciated across the world, as the English teaching field is permanently increasing so there is always need of teachers. Also, the English teaching job is well paid in most of the countries, so this is a wonderful job opportunity for everyone who likes to teach English, work with other people and also travel, if it is the case.
The opportunities are huge when the candidate is awarded the Certificate and it is a wonderful chance for those who love to travel, as they can reach their dreams of travelling around the world and also creating a career in teaching others English as a second or as a foreign language.