416 289 5000
1-800-268-4419 (in Ontario)

P.O. Box 631 Station A
Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

Program Code 7380
Program Name Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Description This graduate certificate program lays the foundation for successful teaching of English as a Second Language. The program focuses on the key theoretical areas of methodology, linguistics, grammar, and teaching skills. The theory is applied through observations of ESL classes and practiced in a monitored practicum. Students graduating from TESL Part 1 are eligible for work in private language Institution's across Canada and overseas.
Admission Requirements 1. A University degree;
2. Non-native speakers of English must have the equivalent of IELTS Academic (overall 7 with a minimum of 7 in each skill area) or TOEFL iBT (overall 101 with a minimum of 23 in listening, 24 in Reading, 27 in Speaking and 27 in Writing)
3. All applicants must complete Centennial College supplemental application form
Contact Name Elaine McSorley, Program Officer
Contact Telephone 416-289-5000 ext. 2228
Contact Email

Mandatory Courses

Course Code Course Name
TESL-101 Foundations and Methodology
TESL-102 Linguistics and Pedagogical Grammar
TESL-103 Teaching Skills 1
TESL-104 Practicum