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The status of an ‘international language’ given to English due to its predominant use in a variety of international economic and cultural arenas has led to a paradigm shift from TESL/TEFL to TEIL (teaching English as an International Language).
As English is used as a lingua franca among speakers of diverse languages and cultures in today’s globalised world, there is a need to develop curriculum and pedagogical strategies that engage students in learning how to communicate across languages and cultures.
Based on the TEIL perspective, this specialist certificate course engages course participants in learning how to use and teach English across cultures.
6 weeks (54 hours)
The course is intended for English language teachers with at least two years of teaching experience in the classroom.
It aims to fulfil the following objectives:
Upon completion of the programme, the participants will have been able to:
Due to COVID-19 and the travel restrictions imposed by countries, it is not feasible to have the course conducted at SEAMEO RELC in Singapore. It will be conducted entirely online through synchronous webinars (via Zoom) and asynchronous lessons (via LMS).
There will be:
The principles and practices of teaching EIL
The requirements for admission to the course are:
Without meeting any of the above, applicants are required to pass the RELC English selection test.
The closing date for application is 27 November 2020.
Year 2021 course fees
Students from outside Singapore are advised to subscribe to the Group Health Insurance Scheme at S$53.50 per month (inclusive of GST), as medical costs in the event of illness can be very high.
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