OBJECTIVES

  • To professionally qualify teachers in the field of English Language Teaching.
  • To contribute to the process of the teaching and learning of the English language at the secondary level in Guatemala.
  • To develop and secure in the graduate the ELT abilities and skills, general attitudes and habits, and values that permit him/her to respond with commitment, conviction, and dedication to the English language needs of the Guatemalan student population.

PROFILE OF THE ELT TEACHERS

  • Applies language concepts, structures, and conventions of the English language in the teaching / learning context.
  • Creates an effective and efficient ELT learning environment.
  • Promotes and enhances student's English language development based on the processes of first- and second-language acquisition.
  • Plans and implements effective classroom instruction using appropriate ELT methods and techniques.
  • Facilitates the English language student's learning of academic content, language, and culture.
  • Uses assessment results to plan and adapt instruction.
  • Facilitates the learner's English communication and appreciation for his/her own culture.
  • Reflects upon and improves instructional practice by keeping abreast of current instructional techniques, research results, and advances in the field.

DISCIPLINES

  • General Education.
  • English Language Education.
  • Psychopedagogic.
  • Linguistics.

METHODOLOGY

  • Student-centered.
  • Meaningful learning with emphasis on interactive learning in pairs and groups.

SOFT SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking.
  • Social Responsibility.
  • Values.
  • Research.
  • Responsibility with the natural environment.
  • Entrepreneurship.

ASSESSMENT

  • Projects
  • Debates
  • Portfolios
  • Interviews
  • Essays
  • Self- reflective tasks
  • Problem-solving tasks
  • Surveys
  • Oral presentations

AREAS OF EXCELLENCE

  • English Language Teaching
  • Linguistics
  • Culture

REQUISTE TO ADMISSION

  • MET (Michigan English Test)
  • DPI (photocopy)
  • Transcripts (photocopy)
  • General Grades Report
  • Professional Picture (DPI size)
  • Interview with the Principal
  • Letter of references

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