Teach English Now! Second Language Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation

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About this course: In this course, you will be introduced to some of the challenges of teaching and learning listening and speaking, such as paralinguistics, performance variables, reduced and regional forms, and differing types of oral discourse. Don't worry--you'll learn what those mean, too! Then you'll learn how to ease the acquisition of listening and speaking for your students. The course also highlights the powerful opportunity to include pronunciation in listening and speaking classes and offers strategies to incorporate pronunciation activities.

Who is this class for: This course is for learners who are teaching, or want to teach, students whose first language is not Engli…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: In this course, you will be introduced to some of the challenges of teaching and learning listening and speaking, such as paralinguistics, performance variables, reduced and regional forms, and differing types of oral discourse. Don't worry--you'll learn what those mean, too! Then you'll learn how to ease the acquisition of listening and speaking for your students. The course also highlights the powerful opportunity to include pronunciation in listening and speaking classes and offers strategies to incorporate pronunciation activities.

Who is this class for: This course is for learners who are teaching, or want to teach, students whose first language is not English. It is recommended, but not required, that learners take all courses in the TESOL certificate, part 1 specialization.

Created by:  Arizona State University
  • Taught by:  Jessica Cinco, International Educator

    Global Launch
  • Taught by:  Dr. Shane Dixon, Senior International Educator

    Arizona State University Global Launch
  • Taught by:  Dr. Justin Shewell, Senior International Educator

    Arizona State University
Basic Info Course 2 of 4 in the TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now! Specialization Level Beginner Commitment 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.8 stars Average User Rating 4.8See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Basic Principles of Listening
In this module, learners are introduced to some of the fundamental elements of listening, including features that make listening a difficult chore for language learners. Learners are also introduced to basic listening strategies.


6 videos, 1 reading, 3 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Welcome Video
  2. Reading: Welcome Guide to the Teach English Now! MOOC
  3. Practice Quiz: Welcome Guide
  4. Video: Video 1: What Makes Listening Hard?
  5. Video: Video 2: Challenges to Listening for Learners
  6. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)
  7. Video: Video 3: What Makes Listening Hard (Take 2)
  8. Video: Video 4: Challenges to Listening for Teachers
  9. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)
  10. Video: Video 5: Summary Video

Graded: Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)
Graded: Peer Review Assignment

WEEK 2


Module 2: Listening Strategies



In this module, learners are introduced to strategies that students can use to simplify listening and take control of improving their listing skills. Learners are also introduced to strategies teachers can use to make second language listening easier for their students.


5 videos, 3 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Video 1: What Makes Listening Easy
  2. Video: Video 2: Listening Strategies for Learners
  3. Reading: Cornell Note Taking Method
  4. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint (5 Q’s)
  5. Video: Video 3: What Makes Listening Easy…for Teachers
  6. Video: Video 4: Listening Strategies for Teachers
  7. Reading: Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities
  8. Reading: Advance Organizers
  9. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint (5 Q’s)
  10. Video: Video 5: Summary Video

Graded: Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)
Graded: Peer Review Assignment

WEEK 3


Basic Principles of Speaking
In this module, learners are introduced to various cognitive, social and affective demands that make speaking difficult for second language learners. Struggles that teachers face when providing speaking instruction are also discussed.


5 videos, 1 reading, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Video 1: What Makes Speaking Hard
  2. Video: Video 2: Cognitive, Social, and Affective Demands on the Learner
  3. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)
  4. Video: Video 3: What Makes Speaking Hard (Take 2)
  5. Video: Video 4: Contrasting Clara vs. Adam and Ashley
  6. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)
  7. Reading: Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities
  8. Video: Video 5: Summary Video

Graded: Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)
Graded: Peer Review Assignment

WEEK 4


Speaking Strategies
In this module, learners are introduced to speaking strategies to help language learners take control of their own learning Also, learners are also instructional strategies for speaking that teachers can use in their lessons.


5 videos, 1 reading, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Video 1: What Makes Speaking Easy
  2. Video: Video 2: Speaking Strategies for Learners
  3. Reading: Mind Palaces
  4. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint (5 Q’s)
  5. Video: Video 3: What Makes Speaking Easy…for Teachers
  6. Video: Video 4: Speaking Strategies for Teachers
  7. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint (5 Q’s)
  8. Video: Video 5: Summary Video

Graded: Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)
Graded: Peer Review Assignment

WEEK 5


Teaching Pronunciation



In this module, learners are given the opportunity to think about how to integrate pronunciation into a listening and speaking class. Learners are made aware pronunciation barriers, strategies for teaching pronunciation and how to recycle other teaching strategies and apply them to pronunciation instruction.


5 videos, 2 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Video 1: What Makes Pronunciation Hard
  2. Video: Video 2: Barriers to Pronunciation
  3. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint (5 Q’s)
  4. Video: Video 3: What Makes Pronunciation Easy
  5. Video: Video 4: Strategies for Teaching Pronunciation
  6. Reading: Example of Phonemic Chart by Underhill
  7. Reading: Diagnosing Speech Perception Problems in Learners
  8. Practice Quiz: Checkpoint (5 Q’s)
  9. Video: Video 5: Summary Video

Graded: Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)
Graded: Peer Review Assignment

WEEK 6


Assessment
Learners watch the final review video to verify their understanding of the course material. Then, they will proceed to the final checkpoint quiz and peer review assignment.


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  1. Video: Video 1: Course Summary Video

Graded: Final Checkpoint (25 questions)
Graded: Micro Lesson
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