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ESL Part Time Teacher Certificate Program

English Language Programs


For general information about the program, please visit the main page or view our Frequently Asked Questions.


The Part Time ESL TCP is comprised of the following:

120 hours of TESL theory and methodology which includes the following courses:

  • Course #1 : Thinking about Theory: A Framework for EAL Instruction
  • Course #2: Understanding the Language Classroom: Procedures for Effective Teaching
  • Course #3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
    Note: Pre-requisites are course #1 and course #2.
  • Course #4: Developing the Language Skills: Teaching Second Language Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.
    Note: Pre-requisites are course #1 and course #2.

20 hour ESL practicum, which includes:

  • 10 hours of EAL classroom observation
  • 10 hours supervised practicum

Please note: Course are offered on a rotational basis, and are all subject to minimum enrollment.



 Winter 2017 Term

Course #1 (Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.)

Course Name: Thinking About Theory
Dates: January 9th - March 17th, 2017
Days:  Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Course #3

Course Name: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
Dates:  January 9th - March 17th, 2017
Days:  Mondays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Spring 2017 Term

Course #2 (Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.)

Course Name: Understanding the Language CLassroom 
Dates: May 8th - July 14th, 2016
Days:  Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Course #4

Course Name: Developing the Language Skills
Dates: May 8th - July 14th, 2017
Days:  Thursdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fall 2017 Term

Course #1 

Course Name: Thinking About Theory

Dates:  September 11- November 17, 2017

Days:  TBA from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Course #3(Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.)

Course Name: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary

Dates: September 11- November 17, 2017

Days:  TBA from 6:00pm to 9:00pm



Teacher Certificate Program Practicum

Please see the Practicum Placement Information page for information on this component of the ESL Teacher Certificate Program.


Application and Registration

Please see the Application and Registration Page for information on this component of the ESL Teacher Certificate Program.

For more information, please read the ESL TCP Student Handbook [PDF]


Contact Us:

Mailing Address: 515 Portage Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9

Program Coordinator office address: Unit 5, 471 Portage Ave, Main floor of Rice Building.

Program Assistant office address: Room 1C15, Centennial Hall, 515 Portage Ave. Phone: 204-982-1816 Email: infoesltcp@uwinnipeg.ca