Tesol Diploma Summary

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Licentiate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (LTCL Diploma TESOL) Course Summary and Bibliography
A summary of course content, key information and bibliography for course members

from April 2005
This qualification is accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority at Level 7 of the UK National Qualifications Framework

Trinity College London 89 Albert Embankment London SE1 7TP UK T +44 (0)20 7820 6100 F +44 (0)20 7820 6161 E tesol@trinitycollege.co.uk www.trinitycollege.co.uk Patron HRH The Duke of Kent, KG Copyright © Trinity College London 2005 Published by Trinity College London, September 2006

Trinity Level 7 Licentiate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (LTCL Diploma TESOL) Accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority at Level 7 of the UK National Qualifications Framework. Amendments and additions will be posted from time to time on the Trinity website at www.trinitycollege.co.uk

Contents

Background
The LTCL Diploma TESOL
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TESOL and Trinity College London The status of Trinity validation

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Provision for candidates with special needs

Aims and objectives of the course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Overview of course structure Overview

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Assessment

Entry requirements and selection procedures

Certification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

Appeals and complaints procedure for candidates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Obtaining more information Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

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Background

Background
The LTCL Diploma TESOL
Trinity’s LTCL Diploma TESOL is an internationally respected and widely available qualification for experienced teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Successful candidates are entitled to list LTCL Diploma TESOL among their academic qualifications. The LTCL Diploma TESOL is listed as a full qualification in TESOL under the terms of the English in Britain Accreditation Scheme administered by the British Council. It is also accepted as a full TESOL qualification by numerous employers worldwide, including the British Council, within their procedures for the selection of teaching and management...

Bibliography: Tomlinson, B. (Ed.) Developing Materials for Language Teaching. Continuum, 2002. ISBN: 082645917X Woodward, T. Planning Lessons and Courses. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2001. ISBN: 0521633540
English for specific purposes
Douglas, D. Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2000. ISBN: 0521585430 Dudley-Evans, T. and St. John, M-J. Developments in English for Specific Purposes. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998. ISBN: 0521596750 Hutchinson, T. and Waters, A. English for Specific Purposes. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1987. ISBN: 0521318378 Jordan, R. R. English for Academic Purposes: A Guide and Resource Book for Teachers. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1997. ISBN: 052155618X Robinson, P. C. ESP Today: A Practitioner’s Guide. Prentice Hall: London, 1991. ISBN: 0132840847 Spratt, M. English for the Teacher. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1994. ISBN: 0521426766 Wilberg, P. One to One. Language Teaching Publications, 1991. ISBN: 0906717612
Management
Breen, M. and Littlejohn, A. (Eds.) Classroom Decision-Making. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2000. ISBN: 0521666147 Kennedy, C. (Ed.) Innovation and Best Practice. Longman: London, 1999. ISBN: 0582420806 Markee, N. Managing Curricular Innovation. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1997. ISBN: 0521555248 Impey, J. The ELT Manager’s Handbook. Macmillan Heinemann: Oxford, 1994. ISBN: 0435240900 Richards, J. Curriculum Development in Language Teaching. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2001. ISBN: 0521804914 White, R. The ELT Curriculum: Design, Innovation and Management. Basil Blackwell: Oxford, 1995. ISBN: 0631151524 White, R., Martin, M., Stimson, M. and Hodge, R. Management in English Language Teaching. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2004. ISBN: 0521377633 Various publishers include a helpful range of ‘handbooks’ for teachers and trainers with specific areas of interest and target audience, and these are worth consulting. For example: Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers (series Ed: Penny Ur). Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers. Various publications include advice on websites which are a particularly helpful resource for teachers: for example, the websites listed regularly in ELTJ.
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Professional Journals
Professional journals such as those listed below offer views on a variety of current issues in TESOL. English Teaching Professional Modern English Publishing, 32–34 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2DB, UK Tel: +44 (0)20 7799 6060 Fax: +44 (0)20 7222 1551 e-mail: subscribe@modernenglishpublishing.com website: www.modernenglishpublishing.com Modern English Teacher Modern English Publishing, 32–34 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2DB, UK Tel: +44 (0)20 7799 6060 Fax: +44 (0)20 7222 1551 e-mail: info@modernenglishpublishing.com website: www.onlinemet.com The Teacher Trainer Pilgrims House, Orchard Street, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8BP, UK e-mail: trainer@pilgrims.co.uk website: www.pilgrims.co.uk English Language Teaching Journal Journals Customer Service Department, OUP, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK Tel: +44 (0)1865 393907 Fax: +44 (0)1865 353485 e-mail: jnl.orders@oup.co.uk website: http:elfj.oxfordjournals.org IATEFL Issues Darwin College, University of Kent Canterbury CT2 7NX, UK Tel: +44 (0)1227 824430 Fax: +44 (0)1227 824431 e-mail: generalenquiries@iatefl.org website: www.iatefl.org TESOL Quarterly TESOL Publications, PO Box 753, Waldorf, Maryland, 20604-0753, USA Tel: 301 638 4427 /4428 Fax: 301 843 0159 e-mail: tesolpubs@tascol.com website: www.tesol.edu/pubs/magz/tq.html IATEFL Special Interest Group Newsletters Darwin College, University of Kent Canterbury CT2 7NX, UK Tel: +44 (0)1227 824430 Fax: +44 (0)1227 824431 e-mail: generalenquiries@iatefl.org website: www.iatefl.org
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