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The TCSOL/TESOL Summer 2019 Dual Certificate Program in Japan

2018/12/17 UPDATE

Thank you for your interest in the TCSOL/TESOL Summer 2019 Dual Certificate Program in Japan, co-hosted by Teachers College(TC), Columbia University and Osaka Gakuin University. We would like to inform you that the program will take place as follows.

<Program Details>

The TCSOL/TESOL Summer Dual Certificate Program in Japan is a collaborative program co-sponsored by the Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College, Columbia University and Osaka Gakuin University (OGU). Developed and taught by Columbia professors, this program provides participants with a strong foundation in linguistic theory as well as intensive training in the teaching of English and/or Chinese. The program's focus on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) also provides participants with a unique opportunity to strengthen their understanding of this branch of communicative language teaching.

<Why participate in this program?>

  1. Participants have the option of obtaining a single certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL), or both. Certificates will be jointly issued by Teachers College, Columbia University and OGU upon successful completion of the program.
  2. Participants will have a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from Columbia professors without having to travel to New York.
  3. Participants will be given priority consideration and tuition discount when applying to the TCSOL one-year program in New York.
  4. Participants will be able to collaborate with like-minded individuals from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds.

<This Program is for...>

  1. MA students/graduates in Chinese linguistics, English, Bilingual or Multilingual Education.
  2. College seniors in Chinese linguistics, English Bilingual or Multilingual Education.
  3. Teachers of Chinese or English looking to enhance their teaching expertise.
  4. Professionals considering a career change.
  5. Individuals seeking to acquire a new skill.

<Program Schedule>

Monday, July 22 - Friday, August 9, 2019 *except Saturday and Sunday
Location: Osaka Gakuin University, 2-36-1, Kishibe-minami, Suita City, Osaka, Japan

Course Fee:
USD1,500 each (TCSOL or TESOL) / USD 3,000 (TCSOL and TESOL)
*Application fee NOT included.

<English Proficiency Requirements>

The program accepts the following English proficiency tests:
EIKEN (PRE-1 or above)
TOEIC
TOEFL
IELTS

<Application deadline>

Priority: Friday, March 15th, 2019 (Application Fee: USD50)
Final: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 (Application Fee: USD100)

<How to Apply>

Submit the required documents to;
ciflte@tc.columbia.edu

For more details regarding the application procedures and program description, please see the link below or contact the Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College, Columbia University.
https://www.tc.columbia.edu/arts-and-humanities/tcsol-certificate/program-offerings/tcsoltesol-summer-dual-certificate-program-in-osaka/
Phone: +1-212-678-8378 (USA)
E-Mail: ciflte@tc.columbia.edu

Please download the English flyer from the link below.

<Access or other inquiry>

Osaka Gakuin University International Center
Phone: +81-6-6381-8434(JPN)
E-Mail:ciflte.osaka@ogu.ac.jp

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