Course

TESOL: Teaching Vocabulary

Cook School of Intercultural Studies

About this Course

Does the process of teaching English vocabulary to speakers of other languages seem daunting to you? Through a series of four short lessons, this course articulates the essential principles of English vocabulary, which are foundational for teaching vocabulary. As you work through various activities in this course, you will learn to apply the knowledge gained to implement your own teaching vocabulary lessons.

At the end of this course, learners will:

1. Understand the relevance of vocabulary in English language teaching
2. Understand what English vocabulary is, and identify the words to teach
3. Recognize important aspects of English learning
4. Gain the confidence to implement vocabulary teaching principles

This course is part of a series of nine courses that make up the TESOL Certificate, designed to equip learners with the essentials of teaching the English language, often in an informal, non-academic setting. This course can be taken individually or as a part of the Professional Certificate. If you are new to the world of TESOL, it is highly recommended you engage in the TESOL: Essentials course first. The other courses available in this series are listed below in the recommended order of completion, however courses can also be taken in any order, as needed.

  1. TESOL: Essentials
  2. TESOL: Teaching Speaking
  3. TESOL: Teaching Pronunciation
  4. TESOL: Professionalism
  5. TESOL: Classroom Management
  6. TESOL: Teaching Grammar
  7. TESOL: Teaching Vocabulary
  8. TESOL: Course Design
  9. TESOL: Capstone

    By taking this course you will automatically earn credit toward Biola LEARN’s TESOL Certificate. Individual TESOL courses will transfer over should you decide to pursue the Certificate so you won’t lose your progress. Additionally, the price of TESOL course(s) you have purchased will be automatically deducted from the total cost of the Certificate. However, the Capstone cannot be purchased separately.