About this Professional Certificate
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100% online courses

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Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Interest in English language teaching.

Approx. 10 months to complete

Suggested 5 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Persian, Russian...

What you will learn

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    Learners will master modern communicative techniques for engaging students in multiple English language learning environments.

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    Learners will recognize, identify, and use language acquisition theories and principles to develop sound lesson plans.

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    Learners will deliver lesson plans using interactive and engaging methods.

Skills you will gain

EFLEnglish LanguageTESOLESLEnglish language teaching

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Interest in English language teaching.

Approx. 10 months to complete

Suggested 5 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Persian, Russian...

Learners taking this Professional Certificate are

  • Teachers
  • Translators
  • Tutors
  • Writers
  • Customer Care Reps

What is a Professional Certificate?

Build the Skills to Get Job Ready

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Hands-On Projects

Apply your skills with hands-on projects and build a portfolio that showcases your job readiness to potential employers. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to earn your Certificate.

Earn a Career Credential

When you complete all of the courses in the program, you'll earn a Certificate to share with your professional network as well as unlock access to career support resources to help you kickstart your new career. Many Professional Certificates have hiring partners that recognize the Professional Certificate credential and others can help prepare you for a certification exam. You can find more information on individual Professional Certificate pages where it applies.

how it works

There are 8 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Teach English Now! Foundational Principles

4.9
5,431 ratings
1,793 reviews
Course2

Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language Acquisition

4.9
3,376 ratings
945 reviews
Course3

Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment

4.9
2,268 ratings
541 reviews
Course4

Teach English Now! Capstone Project 1

4.9
1,020 ratings
276 reviews

Instructors

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Emilia Gracia

Senior Global Educator
Arizona
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Dr. Justin Shewell

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University
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Andrea Mürau Haraway

International Educator
Arizona State University, Global Launch
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Jessica Cinco

International Educator
Global Launch
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Dr. Shane Dixon

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Certificate, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Certificate. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete this certificate program in six to eight months.

  • Interest in English as a second or foreign language instruction. No prior teaching experience necessary.

  • We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses.

  • Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit, though some universities may choose to accept them for credit. You will, however, receive a non-credit bearing official ASU TESOL Certificate.

  • Upon successful completion of the capstone, you will receive a TESOL certificate from Arizona State University. Such a certificate can help veteran teachers attain better employment, or new teachers to enter the field.

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