On the 7th of April, 2021, in the Conference Hall of the Erbil Polytechnic University’s Presidency (EPU), the University Rector Assist. Prof. Dr.Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani awarded eleven English instructors the certificate of attendance in the TESOL Training Course.
The TESOL Training Course was performed from 25th of January till 4th of February 2021, was supervised by the College of Imperial English UK. The Course took eight days, 25th of January until the 4th of February. The Lecturers received homework on the 1st of April to deliver to be evaluated. After the evaluation, all the English lecturers completed the training course, then rewarded for their performance.
The College of Imperial English UK in Birmingham/UK Country ran this programme through an online Zoom platform by two instructors Rafael Salguero and Dani Mundy, specialists in TESOL for foreigners that the English Language is not their first language.
This Training course consisted of eight sessions which were: Class Management, Lesson planning, How to teach Grammar, Word, Speaking, Writing, Listening, Reading, Knowledge about the difference in the way of speaking in the countries that speak in the English language, The Difference between General English and Academic English in Writing, The Sources of Learning, The way of Teaching language for the classes that contain many students.
The aim behind TESOL Training Course was to get more familiar with teaching the English Language for the ones that the English language is not their native language and to get information about culture, knowledge exchange, feedback, and the way they follow and use it for teaching Students and learners to get acquainted with Kurdistan culture.
It is worth to be mentioned that the training course is within the agreement signed between the EPU and Imperial English UK College.