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ESL Workshop and Course Registration

Registration Instructions

  1. Review the workshop or course descriptions by clicking on the website link or by downloading the 1-page PDF summary.
  2. Download and complete the registration form (PDF) for the desired workshop or course.
  3. Send us the completed registration as an email attachment to Dianne.Dow@wheaton.edu.
  4. After receiving your registration form, Dianne will contact you with further details about the workshop or course. 

All trainings now held ONLINE only

Due to the COIVD-19 Pandemic, both Fall 2020 workshops are in an online format only. We will be holding them via Zoom. While we would prefer a face-to-face format, we are committed to providing you with quality, engaging instruction!

Please email us at icct@wheaton.edu if you have specific questions.  

Register for an ESL COURSE

Reach Out With English 30 hour ESL Teaching Certificate: General ESL Certificate

*Offered every Summer
“Reach Out with English” (ROWE) is the name of a one-week intensive summer course, including Basics 101, 102,  and 103,  for a full 30-hour certificate. It may also be taken for graduate credit. It will be a one-week intensive class (30 contact hours) offered virtually via Zoom and face-to-face on campus at Wheaton College if in person participation is feasible.

Reach Out with English (ROWE) will be offered June 7-11, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F.

Note: Participation options will be determined closer to the course. If face-to-face participation is possible, housing options are available on campus.

Registration form will be available in January 2021

 

Essentials of Teaching English Pronunciation Certificate

*Offered summer 2021
Essentials of Teaching English Pronunciation is a non-credit, one-week intensive summer course equipping teachers with basics skills for teaching English Pronunciation. Participants receive a 30-hr certificate. This is offered every other summer. It will be a one-week intensive class (30 contact hours) offered virtually via Zoom and face-to-face on campus at Wheaton College if in person participation is feasible.

Teaching Pronunciation will be offered June 14-18, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F.

Note: Participation options will be determined closer to the course. If face-to-face participation is possible, housing options are available on campus. 

Registration form will be available in January 2021

 

Essentials of Teaching English Grammar Certificate

*Offered Summer 2022
Essentials of Teaching Grammar is a non-credit, one-week intensive summer course equipping teachers with basics skills for teaching English Grammar. Participants receive a 30-hr certificate. This is offered every other summer. It consists of 30 contact hours in one-week intensive course, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Registration form will be available in January 2022

 

Register for an ESL Teaching WORKSHOP

1-Day Workshops for ESL Teachers

Our One-Day Workshops include Basics 101, 102, and 103 which may be taken for credit certificate (8-hours each) to contribute to a 30—hr ESL teaching certificate. Offered in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. 

 

Basics of ESL Teaching 101 *Online only via Zoom—Fall 2020
Saturday, October 24, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop provides a strong foundation for effective ESL teaching. It focuses on both foundational principles of teaching and learning a language as well as practical aspects such as needs analysis and lesson planning. It can be combined with two other workshops (Basics 102 & Basics 103—offered in the spring) for a 30-hour Reach Out with English (ROWE) certificate.

Essentials of Teaching Vocabulary 401 *Online only via Zoom—Fall 2020
Saturday, November 7, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

This workshop focuses on the basic principles of vocabulary teaching and learning as well as effective practices for presenting and incorporating vocabulary into your lessons. In addition, we will explore how to best assist learners with idioms and slang. Finally, we will explore various ESL dictionaries and determine ways to choose and use them effectively.

 

Questions? Email Dianne.Dow@wheaton.edu

Please complete the registration form and email it to dianne.dow@wheaton.edu . 

We will be in touch soon after we receive your registration form with additional registration information.