The eight-week blended coursework TESOL Diploma is done online through daily video lessons and real-time online classes with a qualified TESOL Instructor. There are 128 hours of materials and activities in the five courses that will be covered over eight weeks. TESOL students watch daily video lessons (Monday through Friday), submit assignments every day and prepare a lesson plan and presentation for each course. Real-time online classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm and attendance is mandatory.
TESOL 100 - Introduction to TESOL
TESOL 101 - Teaching Grammar
TESOL 102 - Teaching Pronunciation
TESOL 103 - Teaching Listening and Speaking
TESOL 104 - Teaching Reading and Writing
TESOL 105 - Practicum
Real-time online classes:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Diploma tuition cost:
Registration fee: $150
Upcoming start dates (2020): October 26th.
Upcoming start dates (2021): January 25th, March 29th, May 31st, August 9th, October 18th
Students receiving a minimum of 85% in all five courses are eligible to take a practicum. The practicum is a minimum of eight weeks, and is done either at ISS Language and Career College of BC or at ISSofBC with an experienced LCC or LINC instructor. During COVID-19, practicum might be completed online until it is safe to do so in class.
Our TESOL diploma with practicum is recognized by TESL Canada and will prepare you to teach English in Canada and abroad.
Graduates who successfully complete the TESOL program with practicum may be eligible to apply for TESL Canada Level 1 Certification. Please ask a Registrar or an Instructional Coordinator for more details.
*The practicum schedule is arranged by the qualifying TESOL Diploma graduate and the sponsor teacher. Practicum duration, schedules and times will vary depending on the availability of the sponsor teacher and student.
- Have proven English proficiency of at least a Canadian Language Benchmark of 5+.
Master the techniques of classroom management across cultures
Understand teaching methods, learning styles and other factors affecting language learning in adults
Learn to teach the core components of English - and polish your own language skills
Gain experience and confidence by teaching mini-lessons to other students
Write effective lesson plans for single and multi-level classes
Learn the importance of student-centred teaching