Teach English here or abroad with a TEFL Professional Certificate

Best Methods in Teaching Listening Skills

Become familiar with the different types of listening needs and tasks, as well as the best techniques and methods for helping your ESL and EFL students become more skillful listeners in English in this TEFL certificate course.

Essentials of successful listening comprehension:

  • making sense of a stream of sounds
  • filtering and contextualizing
  • applying discourse and cultural information
Bottom-up skills vs. top-down skills

Bottom-up skills:

  • knowledge of vocabulary
  • grammar
  • individual sounds

Top-down skills:

  • general knowledge
  • situational awareness
  • schema

    Note: A strong command of English is a prerequisite for this course. (iBT TOEFL:80, TOEIC:760) Requirement for the Professional Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

    Course Number: LING-40048   Credit: 3 units in Linguistics

    This course is part of the following Certificate Program(s):

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Date | Time | Location | Instructor | Textbook

Section ID Fee Status
01/16/17 - 03/24/17   + More Information Online 120408 $395.00 Add to Cart
01/17/17 - 03/16/17   + More Information In-class 120406 $395.00 Closed
01/17/17 - 03/16/17   + More Information In-class 120407 $395.00 Closed
04/10/17 - 06/12/17   + More Information In-class 122250 $370.00 Add to Cart