Who should take this seminar?
The Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Seminar for Professionals is for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers who have at least 3 years of EFL classroom teaching experience. The TEFL Seminar for Professional focuses on increasing the participants' knowledge of and creativity in the best methods of teaching English in non-immersion settings with emphasis on the teaching of effective communication skills in speaking, listening, and writing. High-intermediate, and advanced English proficiency may take this program. Student's English proficiency is determined during orientation at the time the student arrives to UC San Diego English Language Institute (ELI).
Additional Admission Requirements:
2014 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):
Monday - Friday
The seminar features a strong experiential emphasis consisting of expert guest speakers, lesson planning, micro-teaching, and optional class observations. The TEFL Seminar for Professionals will be organized around some of the following training and activity components, with the exact schedule and content for each offering dependent upon the availability of expert trainers for the program:
Applying linguistics to EFL learning: Instruction on and practical teaching applications of morphophonolgy and suprasegmentals of standard American English
Note: This is a part-time English language program, and does not qualify for the I-20 to obtain the F-1 student visa.
Application Fee: $150 (nonrefundable)
FedEx fee: $50 (optional, but recommended)
2014 Tuition: $1,800
International Student Service Fee: $140
Books/Materials: Approximately $150-175
(Payment for all books and instructional materials CANNOT be made in advance and are to be purchased upon arrival at UC San Diego.)
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