Resource Courses for instructors of the Anaheim University David Nunan TESOL Institute for Language Education. 

When someone teaches, they usually employ a range of activities in certain conditions that form an approach. When an approach has a theoretical background to it, it is a methodology. In this course, we look at different methodologies for TESOL, with an emphasis on the theory, principles, and procedures of the Communicative Method. However, in practice, most teachers employ a range of methodologies.

The online TESOL certification program at Anaheim University is designed for teachers, teachers in preparation or intending teachers. It offers a practical introduction to language teaching and links practice to theory and research. The program offers students the opportunity of developing a solid pedagogical foundation through instruction in the following areas:
  • Language teaching methodology
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Discourse
  • Content-based instruction
  • Using coursebooks
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Learning styles and strategies
  • Learner autonomy in the classroom
  • Classroom-based assessment
The online TESOL certification program at Anaheim University is designed for teachers, teachers in preparation or intending teachers. It offers a practical introduction to language teaching and links practice to theory and research. The program offers students the opportunity of developing a solid pedagogical foundation through instruction in the following areas:
  • Language teaching methodology
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Discourse
  • Content-based instruction
  • Using coursebooks
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Learning styles and strategies
  • Learner autonomy in the classroom
  • Classroom-based assessment