Teacher Training in London Ontario

Fanshawe College

London Language Institute

Fanshawe College  

As a TESL Ontario Recognized Training Institution, Fanshawe College delivers TEFL/TESL part-time programs that prepare individuals to teach ESL to adult learners and are designed for both experienced and novice teachers. The programconsists of two streams:

Stream 1 (TEFL):
A TEFL (Teacher of English as a Foreign Language) Declaration of Academic Achievement, which is designed for people who plan to teach English to non-native learners of English outside Canada

Stream 2 (TESL):
A TESL (Teacher of English as a Second Language) Certificate, which includes all of the TEFL subjects, but also includes student observations of qualified experienced ESL teachers in a classroom environment as well as ESL class practice teaching under the supervision of a qualified experienced instructor.

Fanshawe Course Guide 

 If you have questions, please contact:

Jennifer Fitsgerald, Program Consultant
Academic Access & Government Partnerships
Centre for Community Education & Training Services
Fanshawe College, CitiPlaza, 114-355 Wellington St.
London, ON N6A 3N7
519-667-2392 Ext. 241 F: 519-432-0033

TESL Canada* Teacher Training Program in London
London Language Institute

The TESOL Certificate Program offered at London Language Institute is an ESL teacher training course with 100 hours of classroom instruction and a 20-hour supervised practicum. The course is offered in an intensive 4-week format or a 10-week part-time format. Full-time programs run Monday to Friday from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. for four weeks. Part-time programs are offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Using the ACE Method, trainees explore teaching, learning and language through task-based, participatory and interactive experiences. The content is based upon the most recent research in language acquisition and language education.

The following topics are covered in the course:

  • Teaching and learning theory
  • Current methodology
  • Lesson and Unit Planning
  • Teaching Language Systems (grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, functions)
  • Language Skills (speaking, listening, writing, reading)
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Technology
  • Preparing Students for Standardized Tests (TOEFL, TOEIC)

The ACE TESOL Certificate offered at London Language Institute meets the guidelines of TESL Canada.

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*TESL Canada and TESL Ontario are different organizations offering their own certifications.