|Field of Study:||Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Lang./ESL Lang. Instructor
|Description:||This Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, recognized by TESL Ontario and TESL Canada, provides teacher candidates with the theoretical foundations and practical techniques to help learners develop proficiency in English as a second language. The focus is on specialized knowledge and skills in the area of English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) methodology, teaching techniques, curriculum design and evaluation to prepare for a career in teaching ESL/EFL to adult learners. In addition, teacher candidates gain essential hands-on experience by completing two practicum placements, as well as an optional overseas teaching internship.
Potential local employers include: Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, Ottawa Catholic School Board, Algonquin College, La Cite, CEGEP de l'Outaouais, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization, CultureWorks and other private language schools.