Glenn College

Online TESOL



Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.
As you may or may not know TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and is a combination of what used to be called TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language). It is a process of certification distinct to the North American perspective. TESOL teaches potential teachers how to properly instruct students in both a locale environment and international environment. TESOL also refers to the American organizational network of English teachers and other professionals in the English teaching field.

How To Process Online TESOL/TEFL


The purpose of the TESOL/TEFL course is to acquaint and familiarize students with the skills, and abilities needed in order to become a successful English Teacher to students who are native speakers of other languages. The course is broken into 10 modules, with each module consisting of two lessons. Students will watch as teachers go over the basics of the 10 modules.

how to improve one's use of the blackboard, presenting structures, teaching basic reading, planning a week's lesson and more. Students will be graded based on the following:



1. Each Module is designed to include about 10 hours of class time & materials (including activities, time spent preparing for quizzes, etc). In total, students should spend a minimum of 160 hours of time watching recordings, taking quizzes, preparing a final assignment and studying for both a midterm test and final test.
2. After watching each video lesson, students should take the quiz. There are 10 quizzes, and one quiz follows each module.
3. A midterm test that must be completed following completion of Module 5.


4. A final test that covers materials from Module 6-10 The final assignment will ask students to create a detailed lesson plan 2-3 pages in length of a lesson they might possibly teach at some point in time, later in the future. While it is not necessary that students record a demonstration of how they would teach this lesson plan, it is highly recommended.
5. For protection of data loss, log onto our system and upload your electronic files (MS word files) after completing the final assignment and teacher diary entries. You can check your score online.(my page Information)
6. This course is meant for those who lead busy lives, and therefore students may cover material whenever it is most convenient for them. However, it should be noted, that upon enrollment, students will have to complete everything within 6 weeks of their enrollment date. This program does not provide internship in a career occupation.

Why Study TESOL/TEFL At Glenn College?

You will acquire the skills and abilities needed to become a successful English Teacher.
You will have the convenience of taking lessons and completing assignments at your own pleasure.
You will receive prompt feedback on your progress and certification upon completion of the course.

Admission Requirements


Proof of English proficiency through one of the following:

  • BC English 12 with a minimum C+ grade
  • IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL band 46 - 59 or TOEC band 605 - 780
  • Glenn College English Proficiency Test with an 80% minimum
  • Glenn College Level 5 PST course

Information & Grading Policy


Purpose of the Course

The purpose of the TESOL/TEFL course is to acquaint and familiarize students with the skills, and abilities needed in order to become a successful English Teacher. By the end of this course, students should have confidence in their abilities to effectively present information, create lesson plans, control behavior, develop assignments, and other skills necessary to becoming a confident, effective English Teacher.


Grading Policy

The student must complete everything ( Modules, Quizzes, Midterm and Final TEST, Final assignment ) With in 6 weeks of their enrollment day.
There will be several factors that determine your final grade. Please note that a minimum score of at least 70% will be needed in order to pass. Grades will be earned on the following basis:

10 Quizzes: 34%
Midterm Test: 18%
Final Test: 18%
Final Assignment: 30%
= Total: 100%

Your final grade will be according to the percentage of total points that you earn based on the above criteria. Quizzes will be checked by teachers on a regular basis, and will be returned to you promptly.

Your final assignment will be accessible to you after you have completed quiz 10. Your final assignment should be between 2~3 pages in length, and should be written in as much detail as possible. Your midterm test and final test will be a written test and cover selected information covering modules one through five for the midterm test, and modules six through ten for the final test. It should take around one hour to complete.

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be granted a TESOL Diploma, Letter of Acceptance (LOA) and an Official Transcript. This will be delivered to the students by mail.

Career occupation

  • ESL teacher trainer
  • Private ESL Instructor
  • Begin ESL/EFL publishing
  • Furthering your education
  • Refugee or immigrant services
  • Teaching Overseas
  • ESL Department Director
  • Open your own language school

TESL Canada certification allows graduates to teach ESL in Canada and abroad.
The TESOL program offered by Glenn College is not a TESL Canada Recognized Teacher Training Program. This means that upon graduation, students applying for TESL Canada certification must apply and be assessed through a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) process.
For more information about the PLAR process visit the TESL Canada website.

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