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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages And Intercultural Competence Fanshawe College - London Campus Fanshawe College - London Campus, Canada

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CAD 15650

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100 Waived

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12 months


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Program Overview

This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program is designed to prepare students to teach English as a Second (or Foreign) Language in Canada and/or overseas.

Your Learning Experience

This post-graduate program will cover topics such as integrating theoretical, pedagogical and practical applications for teaching English as a second or foreign language and meeting educational standards set by TESL Ontario. Additionally, this program includes courses to enhance professional and intercultural communication skills, knowledge and experience.

Career Information

Graduates of Fanshawe’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Intercultural Competence (TES2) post-graduate certificate program will be eligible to apply for accreditation by TESL Ontario. This is a necessary credential for teaching in government-funded language programs for adults in Ontario and Canada.  Students must also meet the other requirements stipulated by the governing body.

There are also many opportunities abroad with employers who are looking for teachers with a TES2 certificate. In addition, the intercultural competence component of this program will prepare graduates for employment with organizations that work with newcomers to Canada, such as settlement agencies, or to work abroad helping prepare people for intercultural experiences.

Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Intercultural Competence (TES2) program:

Abroad ESL Teacher
Embrace an opportunity to change your life and the life of others by travelling to a different country to help teach English to children.

Adult ESL Instructor

Use module planning to prepare course outlines and daily lesson plans according to student needs.

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Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 10 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in English/Education.

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 100 Waived

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11000 Per year

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