Teaching English as an Additional Language (TEAL) Course

Overview: This course is a practical introduction to the field of Teaching English as an Additional Language (TEAL). Students gain an understanding of language pedagogy while exploring best practices for teaching English to all levels of students both in the United States and abroad. Students also learn how to (i) design a course, (ii) prepare and lead activities, (iii) develop assessment tools, and (iv) work effectively within an English language program or community. Other topics such as intercultural communication and culture shock are also explored.

The syllabus can be reviewed here.

Registration for the course will begin on the ELI website on Monday, February 24 and end on Friday, April 3: https://esl.uchicago.edu/course-registration/. Classes begin the following Friday, April 10.

If you have questions about the course, please email esl@uchicago.edu