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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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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.


Nov 30, 2019

A great course! It is a well planned and goes light taking into consideration that the learners work as teachers. I have become a great fan of Dr. Dixon and hope to learn more in the modules to come.

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por Emre A

Dec 10, 2016

This was an outstanding introduction to teaching English, but as a practicing teacher of a different subject, I found it helpful for teaching any subject. I strongly recommend this course!

por Sergio H S

Jan 05, 2016

This course is more than helpful for any future teacher or teacher who teaches. This course make you realize all those things you still can do to improve your teaching. Highly recommended.

por Can K

Oct 14, 2019

It's good way to learn the principles of teaching English. As an English Language Teaching student, it helps me a lot in my classes. With spaced repetition, I can also recall information.

por Doaa A M

Mar 11, 2019

The amount of new things and information I have learned from only part 1 is indescribable !! I totally lovvveeed it and I definitely am looking forward to taking the remaining 3 parts ^_^

por april b

Dec 12, 2017

In a word, Excellent! Exceeded my expectations in teaching, videos, and loved the peer interaction. Quality course and would highly recommend to others. Thank you to everyone involved.

por Abadeleseb I N

Sep 11, 2017

The organisation,technicallities ,contents and most importantly,the instructors were awesome.They were armed to the teeth and taught the course with undimming passion.Thank you very much.

por Alan D

Aug 11, 2017

Very well structured, and Dr. Shane does a great job explaining all the strategies and concepts key to language teachers and students. Everybody involved did an excellent job. I loved it!

por Mateo B

Dec 13, 2015

As a Foundations Course it is excellent, allowing giving a good introduction that is not difficult, allowing you to decide whether you want to continue with the rest of the certification.

por Venson M T

Jan 09, 2020

I just finished the first of of ASU's TESOL Certification Program! I am looking forward to finishing all of the courses and the capstone projects! Thank you to my amazing instructors! =)

por Mohamed S E

Dec 12, 2019

It has been really beneficial and I have learned a lot of techniques that I will be able to use with my students in the classroom. The lecturers have been really energetic and inspiring.

por Ana F C

Nov 28, 2019

I enjoyed taking this course. It was my first experience with an online course and it went smoothly. I am looking forward to completing all levels in order to get my TESOL certification.

por Ana M G A

Nov 19, 2019

A well-designed and relevant course for any teacher out there trying to make sense of the amazing, yet challenging, tasks that lie ahead, every day, in our classrooms. Thank you so much.

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 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 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 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 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.