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In this TEFL certificate course, you will receive an overview of various theoretical approaches as they apply to:

  • reading in the ESL and EFL classroom
  • relevant areas of research in foreign language reading
  • connection of theory and research to the teaching and learning of reading
You will be provided with a thorough understanding of the reading process and the ways in which to build and assess reading skills, particularly academic and professional material.


There will be an emphasis in how to best teach vocabulary and idioms through reading in an ESL and EFL context.

Note: A strong command of English is a prerequisite for this course. (iBT TOEFL:80, TOEIC:760) 

This is a required course for the Professional Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate program.

Course Number: LING-40046
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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