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Through a series of engaging metaphors and stories, prospective and current EFL/ESL teachers will identify, summarize, and evaluate 7 basic language learning paradigms. Learners will be presented information on such foundational principles as motivation, risk taking, two different modes of learning, and balancing the teacher profession. Learners are also given an understanding of basic techniques founded on those principles, such as teacher talk, looking “ridiculous” in order to lower the affective filter, and networking. With these foundational principles in mind, ESL/EFL teachers will scrutinize common assumptions about language learning by comparing how they stack up to research-based core principles....
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Apr 10, 2020

Great course! Nice content and great presentation of the material. Useful not only for ESL teachers, but for all language teachers and even for teachers in general. Thank you for creating this course!


Aug 18, 2018

This is a very useful course as I begin my studies to prepare to teach English abroad. ASU is a recognized university and the price is very reasonable. I look forward to the next course in the series.

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por Anna

Sep 16, 2019

I am completely amazed ! I love the course structure, speakers are amazing and given information is sooooo useful! God bless teachers heart !!! I am so ready to start the second course !

por H M A Z

Aug 30, 2018

Really , it was a pleasure to take this course. It totally changed a lot of my believes and thoughts. and very special thanks to Dr. Dixon he is really a talented teacher and instructor

por Reema L

Aug 13, 2016

Love the pace of the course. The short videos. The summary.

The essential question is the best part of the course triggering the need for getting deeper into analyzing what I am learning.

por Nikita S

May 21, 2020

Easy to understand, follow and complete. Insightful subjects and great explanations and examples in each module. Thank you for a lovely learning experience. I look forward to then next.

por Ahmad M M

Jan 24, 2020

I would like to thanks all the teachers who presented this amazing course. I have learned a lot from you, and honestly, I will apply those techniques and methods in my future classroom.

por Justina R

Feb 15, 2016

It is a great course with a lot of useful information. It helps to understand the basic language teaching principles and how to avoid things like teaching burnout or loss of motivation.

por Radouane E

May 23, 2020

before taking the final assignment I re-watched, reread and I wrote everything again since it is my first time I enjoy such a wonderful, beneficial and nailed course. thank you so much

por Danae C A A

Mar 11, 2020

If you want to learn how to teach effectively, this is a great option for you. Dr. Dixon is a great guide, and also all of the team makes a great work together. Incredible opportunity.

por Akintunde O

Feb 17, 2020

Going through this course has been a wonderful experience. I really do appreciate all the tutors and all those who endeavored to make it a success. We love you all at Coursera and ASU!

por Ben M

May 22, 2017

The course was great. It made me think about what it could be like to be a language teacher and what the role entails. It made me think about deciding to be a language teacher as well.

por Sattapong S

Apr 04, 2020

This was well developed and exceptionally taught. I've completed a master degree in education, and this is comparably well suited to those who need the basics in a well-explained way.

por Kiseleva A V

Jan 07, 2020

Thank you for this amazing course! It's the best experience I've ever had with Coursera. I really got positive vibes from professors and learnt a lot of new stuff, that made me think!

por Jie

Nov 21, 2019

Thanks for this course. It opens my mind that how to be an eligible English teacher and makes me realize what detours I have experienced while learning English. It is worthy learning.

por Глазунова В В

Aug 09, 2019

It's so great course,thank you so much. I don't know,what and why I was studying at University before,but it was so far from real knowledge,understanding and motivation that you give.

por Sarah F

May 27, 2020

I loved how these foundational principles were taught using a series of metaphors that made the information easy to retain and remember! Interesting and engaging foundational course.

por MHD W A

Apr 16, 2020

Now, I know what to aim at when learning a new language, as a student. And, what to differentiate in teaching methods, as a teacher. It's such a great kick off in this series by ASU!

por Erik M

Mar 28, 2020

An excellent course with the most necessary skills for starting teaching a language. This course helps to scrutinize common assumptions and teach 7 basic language learning paradigms.

por Eduardo M

Feb 25, 2020

This is a great course. I had such an amazing time learning with Dr. Dixon and Dr. Haraway. Thank you so much for broadening my concepts over the process of acquiring a new language.


Mar 07, 2019

it's very useful and good for every teacher. There are lots of things to learn from TESOL course. The educators was very good. thanks a lot all your team. i got many good techniques.

por Shandy B

Jul 21, 2017

This course is very well put together. The instructors are engaging and entertaining. I learned a lot and would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to teach English.

por 利平 L 卢 L

Jun 19, 2017

I love the content the teachers provided, and i admire the passion the teachers put into it. i did learn a lot from those two teachers, especially from Dr. Shane Dixon. Thanks a lot!

por Oyinkansola R

May 18, 2020

I do not regret taking this course. Although I was reluctant when I first saw the course, I took it nonetheless and I am glad I did. I think this is worth my time for a free course.

por Blanca M N K

Jul 05, 2019

I loved the course, it’s super motivational and makes you want to be a teacher! Also teaches you how to not get tired of teaching, which is great to maintain a good teachers essence

por Sigfried T

May 30, 2018

The information is short, and to the point. I learned quite a bit and they provide good jumping off points for further study and learning. The presentations are easy to understand.

por Emmanuel A

Jul 24, 2016

Fantastic Course Structure. I have started using the methodologies in teaching not just English but German as well.

Teachers are awesome and their delivery of the course is flawless.