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Vancouver Community College's TESOL Diploma program is a comprehensive program of studies for teaching English to speakers of other languages, in Canada or abroad, consisting of 9 core courses and a supervised teaching internship. This program is recognized for professional certification (Level 2) by TESL Canada.
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The TESOL Diploma Program is 10 months in duration, starting once per year in September (no classes in July or August) and consists of 10 core courses. This program is designed to involve the student in a variety of learning environments and instructional delivery methods. Throughout the program, students participate in lectures, demonstrations, peer teaching, group teaching and activities, and individual practice teaching. There may be guest instructors, instructional videos and an opportunity to use computer and audio labs. There is a supervised practicum.
Prior to enrolling in Term 3 (TESO 1266 Teaching Academic English and TESO 1270 Internship) students must have completed all other courses.
English requirements for this program indicate the need for demonstrated proficiency in the English language with excellent oral and written communication skills.
To receive the TESOL diploma, students must complete all of the required courses.
Classes are generally held in the evenings from 6:30 - 9 p.m. (subject to change).
This program is recognized for professional certification (level 2) by TESL Canada.
Students who have completed all of the courses in this program must apply to receive their credential. Please complete the application for TESOL credential form and submit it to the Registrar's Office.
For additional information, please contact:
English as an Alternative Language (EAL) Department
School of Access
Vancouver Community College
1155 East Broadway
Phone: 604.871.7000, ext. 7258
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.
Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
Note: Applicants who present a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution without an English course may be considered for admission by approval from the Department/Program area.
Fees and Other costs
|Student Union Fee||$89.31|
|College Initiative Fee||$79.31|
|Student Union Health Plan Fee||$146.04|
|Student Union Dental Plan Fee||$146.04|
|Other Costs|| $20.22 - Graduation Fee
$164.01 - Campus Resource Fee
$200 to $250 - Textbooks
For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.
Expand your opportunities. Become qualified to teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) in Canada and abroad.
VCC is a recognized leader in this field.
TESOL Diploma - (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
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