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TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS 2014
English Language Teaching Certificate
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AUA offers the English Language Teaching Certificate (ELTC, especially for non-native English teachers). To earn the ELTC, candidates joining the program after January 1, 2013 must complete a 120-hour program, comprised of eight 15-hour mini-courses. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BROCHURE IN PDF


The aims of the AUA English Language Teaching Certificate (ELTC)
  • to develop the professionalism of Thai teachers of English by providing them with a solid practical and theoretical foundation for language teaching
  • to help Thai teachers of English improve their English language skills and build their confidence in using English when they teach
  • to provide newcomers to the English language teaching profession with training and credentials to help them become teachers or tutors

    Specifically, the ELTC program is designed to enable candidates to:

  • develop an increased awareness of language
  • improve their understanding of English language learning in Thai educational contexts
  • gain familiarity with the principles and techniques of effective English language teaching
  • develop familiarity with appropriate resources and materials for teaching
  • create their own effective language teaching materials


  • Attendance & Assignments

    AUA only awards English Language Teaching Certificates to participants who have regularly attended classes (minimum 80% attendance), completed their assignments and participated in peer teaching practice and observations.

    Course Structure      The ELTC course has four components:

        1. Methodology: to develop candidates’ awareness of English conversational patterns, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and help them develop the techniques and skills for classroom or tutorial instruction (120 hours)

        2. Language development: to improve candidates’ ability to use English for classroom purposes. Candidates must score at Level 7 or above on the AUA Placement Test upon completion of the methodology requirements - or study English language improvement courses until they score at that level

        3. Peer teaching: to develop practical teaching ability, including ability in classroom management and lesson planning and in developing the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in the classroom

        4. Peer observations: to help teachers recognize effective instruction



    The syllabus covers the following 15-hour mini-courses:


  • Activities & Materials for Language Teaching
  • Teaching Speaking I: Basic Conversation
  • Teaching Speaking II: Accuracy & Fluency
  • Talking Texts: Teaching Interactive Reading
  • The Art of Teaching Writing
  • Dynamic Vocabulary Teaching
  • Modern Grammar Teaching
  • Teaching Young Learners
  • Teaching Listening
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Media & Technology for Language Teaching


  • ELTC Sunday Terms at Chamchuri Square 2014

    Terms Programs
    Term 1 January 12 – February 16 Teaching Young Learners
    Term 2 March 2 – Saturday, April 5* Media & Technology for Language Teaching
      Sunday, April 6 is Chakri Memorial Day
    Term 3 May 4 – June 8 Pronunciation: Helping Students to Say it Right
    Term 4 June 22 – July 27 Active Listening Instruction
    Term 5 August 31-October 12 Talking Texts: Interactive Reading Instruction
    Term 7 November 9 – December 14 Dynamic Vocabulary Teaching

    The above courses are usually offered on Sunday afternoons from 14:00 – 16:30 at AUA's main campus in the Office Tower of Chamchuri Square on Payathai Road in Bangkok.

    Tuition fee: 2,400 baht (15 hours) Sundays ONLY

    Contact person:
    Mitraporn Yoosathaporn
    AUA Language Center
    Academic Office
    21st Floor Chamchuri Square, Payathai Road, BANGKOK 10330

    Email:    mitraporn.y@auathailand.org
    Tel:        02 657 6411-7 ext. 1262
    Fax:       02 160 5263
 
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