Course Description

The focus of this course is for a further in-depth look at the theories and foundation covered in Part 1 and link theory to practice. The aim is to develop a more comprehensive understanding of ESL necessary for an engaging design and delivery process.  The course will expand the use of assessment strategies to reflect the role of a teacher as a controller, participant, and resource for ESL and provide advanced attention for curriculum development.

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • Applying the theories of learning styles in the development of ESL and ELD programs
  • Analyzing research related to immigration, resettlement and anti-racist education
  • Identifying strategies to develop programs for supporting ELLs in the mainstream
  • Expanding use of information technology as a teaching and learning tool
  • Reviewing Canadian Language Benchmarks and Methods of teaching
  • Reviewing the importance of first language use in the classroom
  • Understanding types of errors made by ELLs and L1 interference
  • Understanding inductive teaching, intensive vs. extensive listening and reading
  • Understanding different strategies of assessment at different stages of English proficiency



There are no textbooks required for this course.


OSAP Funding for AQ Courses

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) now includes funding for hundreds of micro-credential programs. The micro-credentials plan ensures loans and grants will be available to more learners to rapidly upskill and reskill for in-demand jobs. Please be advised that this AQ course is on the list of eligible courses for OSAP funding. Please view the Micro-credential website for details and eligibility. https://www.ontario.ca/page/micro-credentials-ontarios-postsecondary-schools.


Who can get OSAP?


OSAP is open to Ontario residents of any age who are:

  • Canadian citizens
  • permanent residents, or
  • protected persons

 If you have questions regarding Micro-credential funding, please contact Student Awards and Financial Aid at award1@uwindsor.ca.



  • Completion of English as a Second Language, Part 1 or Teaching English Language Learners, Part 1.
  • OCT "Certificate of Qualification must be in good standing.
  • One year teaching experience as verified on the Confirmation of Teaching Experience form, signed by a supervisory officer, confirming one year of teaching experience completed after teacher’s certificationThe form must be submitted to our office by the semester deadline date for course approval.

*The Ontario College of Teachers defines “supervisory official” as the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent of the school board for a teacher employed by a Board of Education. For a teacher employed by a private school, the “supervisory official” is the Ministry of Education official (e.g. Education Officer) appointed to provide supervisory services to the school.

Important Notice: While we endeavour to be as accurate as possible while reviewing your qualifications for courses in our program, the Faculty of Education bears no responsibility for ensuring you have met the qualifications as per the guidelines of the Ontario College of Teachers. It is your responsibility to learn which prerequisites you will need. https://www.oct.ca/members/additional-qualifications/prerequisites


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Section Title
AQ Teaching English Language Learners, Part 2 (Fall 2022)
Section Schedule
Oct 11, 2022 to Nov 22, 2022
Delivery Options
Online - Asynchronous Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $685.00
Reading List / Textbook
There are no textbooks required for this course.
Section Notes
The deadline to enroll in Fall 2022 courses is September 20, 2022. 
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