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TESOL COLLEGE

www.edenz.ac.nz Established 1988


“More and more people are learning English as a second language, whether for social, study or work-related reasons. Indeed, recent reports suggest that the number of learners will reach a peak of about 2 billion in the next 10-15 years. It’s clear, the need for teachers with high quality internationally recognised English language teaching qualifications has never been greater.” Trinity College London


Overview EDENZ TESOL College has provided a specialised programme for teacher training since 1994, in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Teaching English to Child Speakers of Other Languages (TECSOL). It’s an exciting time to be an English Language teacher. In fact, increasing numbers of employers around the world are looking for teachers with recognised international qualifications. Demand is high, especially in China, Korea, Vietnam and Thailand. EDENZ Colleges already has existing employer relationships with these countries. For many, training to be a teacher is a great way to put valuable work experience on their CVs, whether they want to focus on teaching alone or use it as a stepping stone towards other careers. The short nature of our courses makes it ideal to do during a gap year or while you are seeking a new job. Unlike some online TESOL courses available today, at EDENZ you will learn the latest teaching techniques and theories, and how to apply them in a classroom setting through actual teaching practice, making you highly employable. TESOL qualifications provide you with the skills to teach English in the “Communicative Method” to students whose first language is not English.

EDENZ Colleges has been a validated Centre of Trinity College, London, since 1994, offering the Trinity Certificate in TESOL, and the Diploma in TESOL. Both courses are recognised and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Read on to see how our TESOL qualifications are related to your professional or academic goals and how they can help you structure a personalised study pathway. Our experienced staff look forward to answering your questions and helping you at every step of your journey.


Pathways As a strong native or non-native English speaker with a good awareness of the English language, you may be offered a place on the Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London. This option leads to jobs both in New Zealand and overseas thanks to Trinity’s international recognition by employers and its reputation for maintaining high standards. If you would like assistance in finding an ESOL teaching job overseas, ask us about our international job placement

programme: Qualify to Work (Q2W), which provides placements in a growing range of international destinations. For those who already have the Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London, and who wish to deepen their teaching knowledge and enhance their career prospects, EDENZ Colleges offers two advanced courses: The Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College London and the EDENZ Diploma in TESOL.

Upper-Intermediate / Advanced Level in General English

Qualify to Work TESOL Training and Job Placement Programme For candidates looking to fast-track their training and overseas job search. Placements available in China, Korea, Vietnam and Thailand are subject to availability and acceptance of EDENZ and Employer’s terms and conditions. Trinity entry criteria apply for training.

Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London For higher level Native or Non-native English Speakers Leads to NZ & International ESOL Teaching jobs

EDENZ Certificate in TESOL / TECSOL For high level Native or Non-native English Speakers Can lead to International ESOL Teaching jobs


The following TESOL qualifications are offered at EDENZ.

Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London

EDENZ Certificate in TESOL

EDENZ Certificate in TECSOL

Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College London

EDENZ Diploma in TESOL

(Teaching English to Adults) (Teaching English to Adults)

(Teaching English to Children) (Level 7 equivalent) (Level 7)

Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College London For ESOL teachers with 2 years full-time teaching experience and Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London or equivalent and a Bachelor’s degree Leads to University pathways: Masters / Doctorate in Linguistics / Managerial pathways: D.O.S. / Academic Director / higher paid NZ & International ESOL Teaching jobs

EDENZ Diploma in TESOL Some ESOL teaching experience necessary. Must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent and Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London or equivalent. Leads to University pathways: Masters / Doctorate in Linguistics / Managerial pathways: D.O.S. / Academic Director / higher paid NZ & International ESOL Teaching jobs

Non-native English speakers must ensure they have achieved consistently high performance at Upper Intermediate (General English) before they enrol in a TESOL Certificate course.


Programmes EDENZ Certificate in TESOL The EDENZ Certificate in TESOL is an initial teaching qualification for English speakers (Native or Nonnative) who wish to Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Teaching English is a wonderful way to:

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deepen your awareness of the English language help people from different countries learn life-changing skills explore new cultures and enrich your own life experience turn your skills into income and manage your finances

You will receive a combination of theory (input sessions), practice (teaching practice) and observation, enabling you to integrate learning into your teaching technique. Sessions include focus on teaching methodology, principles of and practice in teaching grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, error correction and teaching skills. You will learn how to use teaching resources, plan and prepare your lessons, and give actual lessons to your peers (6 hrs).

EDENZ Certificate in TECSOL The EDENZ Certificate in TECSOL is an initial teaching qualification for English speakers (Native or Nonnative) who wish to Teach English to Child Speakers of Other Languages (TECSOL). This is a great way to combine your skills as an English speaker with

your ability to communicate well with children. The EDENZ Certificate in TECSOL course runs alongside the Trinity and EDENZ Certificate, and can be done either as the 5-week Intensive or 10-week SemiIntensive onsite course. The Intensive course is 35 hours per week of English development, teacher skills development and required course assignments.

The program includes the following:

Communicative Teaching Skills Development: Trainee teachers receive inputs in methodology, classroom management and lesson preparation. The additional variety of interesting aspects such as music, book making and drama will ensure they will know how to make a lively classroom setting. They will develop teaching skills in a stimulating environment under a training specialist. School Visits: The trainees get practical classroom experience with visits to kindergartens, preschools, or primary schools. Assignments: There are a number of practical and written assignments which help the trainee to better understand the Communicative Method. They will also prepare materials for young learners, consider ways to manage children and experience a little of New Zealand culture.


Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London

The Trinity Certificate is an initial teaching qualification for higher level English speakers (Native or Nonnative) who wish to Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). To work in reputable schools, either in New Zealand or overseas, you will need a recognized qualification with an international reputation for quality. Trinity College has been validating courses and awarding qualifications for over 30 years, and is among the most widely recognised and respected providers in the industry.The Trinity Certificate is welcomed by the British Council, teaching organisations and reputable employers worldwide, making it a passport to teaching in numerous international destinations. To ensure our assessments are consistent with Trinity’s standards, each Trinity TESOL course at EDENZ is reviewed by an official Trinity moderator. In this way, candidates can be confident that they have received the highest quality training. You will receive a combination of theory (input sessions), practice (teaching practice) and observation, continually enabling you to integrate learning into your teaching technique. Sessions include focus on teaching methodology, principles of and practice in teaching grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, error correction and teaching skills. You will learn how to use teaching resources, plan and prepare your lessons, and give actual lessons to external language learners (6 hrs observed by peers and trainers).

Entry and Course Options To qualify for the EDENZ Certificate in TESOL, you will need to pass a short English language awareness test (Grammar and Writing), followed by an interview with one of our Course Directors. Certificate in TESOL courses at EDENZ are available in one of three options: • Intensive (5 weeks, 5 days a week), • Semi-Intensive (10 weeks, 3 days a week) • Part-Time (14 weeks, 2 evenings and one Saturday morning per month). For a full list of current course dates and fees, contact your regional marketer or email tesol.college@edenz.ac.nz


EDENZ Diploma in TESOL

The EDENZ Diploma in TESOL is designed for English teachers (Native or Non-native) who wish to deepen their theoretical study of TESOL methodologies and Linguistics. This full-time, 12-month advanced level course is available through a combination of on-site and distance learning modules at EDENZ Colleges (Auckland). The EDENZ Diploma in TESOL is ideal for English Teachers who wish to advance their career and develop deeper insights into the theoretical study of TESOL and Linguistics. Course Units • Advanced IELTS Preparation Course (10 Weeks, 10 hrs per week)

Trinity Certificate in TESOL

EDENZ Diploma Coursework Portfolio (Reading & Observations)

EDENZ Diploma Written Exam

5 Teaching Practicals

Entry is for Native or Non-native English speakers; a minimum of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) is required. Admission is by entry test and interview; ESOL work experience is not essential. Applicants without either the Trinity Certificate in TESOL or the Cambridge CELTA are obliged to gain the Trinity CertTESOL prior to joining the Diploma course. It is possible to incorporate this into

the Diploma, making a total of 4 units covered during the course. Benefits: The EDENZ Diploma in TESOL can lead to well paid NZ and international ESOL teaching posts and/or managerial pathways, such as Director of Studies or Academic Directors at language schools.

Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College London

The Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College London is arguably the best advanced TESOL qualification currently available for professional ESOL teachers. Backed by Trinity’s world-class reputation and standards, the Diploma combines in-depth theoretical knowledge with practical implementation in the classroom, greatly enhancing your employability and career prospects. This part-time, 12-month advanced level course is available through a combination of distance learning modules, written exam and teaching practice assessments at EDENZ Colleges (Auckland). The design and structure of the course is such that it allows professional ESOL teachers to continue working while they study. Course Units The course is completed in 3 elements – an online distance-learning stage, a supervised research block and a two-week intensive face-to-face block, to be completed at EDENZ Colleges in Auckland.The online


stage in turn breaks down into three separate blocks. For maximum flexibility, candidates have the option of enrolling for one of two different tracks, all leading to a face-to-face block scheduled for November of each year.

Grammar & Lexis – how the grammatical and lexical systems of English work and interrelate, together with the obstacles they pose for learners Phonetics & Phonology – study of the key features of spoken English and investigation into ways of using this knowledge to generate teaching techniques for both listening and speaking Teaching & Learning – an exploration of everything that goes on in the Third-Millennium language classroom, from broad approaches such as Task-Based Learning to highly specific teaching techniques such as eliciting, giving instructions and correcting errors. Research – Candidates select three topic areas for individual research, which may be based on areas of special personal interest.

Entry and Course Options Entry is for professional ESOL teachers with an initial TEFL/ TESOL qualification and two years full-time teaching experience. A BA/BSc degree (or equivalent) is desirable but not essential, provided you can demonstrate compensatory professional experience and the ability to cope with the demands of a rigorous course of study. All candidates will need to complete an application form and have a telephone or SKYPE interview with our Course Director. Trinity does not discriminate between Native and Non-native speakers of English. All applicants will need to demonstrate, before and during the selection process, a high level of competence in use of both written and spoken English. Candidates will also teach at least one weekly ESOL class for the duration of the course, in order to put theory into practice and to undertake classroom-based research. Benefits: The Diploma in TESOL from Trinity College London leads to higher paid NZ and international ESOL teaching posts and/or managerial pathways, such as Director of Studies or Academic Directors at language schools. It also leads to University pathways, such as a Masters or Doctorate in Linguistics. For more information and the latest course dates and fees, contact tesol.college@edenz.ac.nz


Qualify to Work (Q2W)

Q2W offers TESOL Certificate training and help in finding an overseas job placement for up to 12 months*. It’s one of the fastest ways to get trained, get working and have an unforgettable overseas cultural experience! Many overseas High Schools and Language Schools are looking for qualified English language teachers. To meet this demand EDENZ developed Q2W. Now, successfully trained TESOL teachers can add valuable work experience to their CVs and have a cultural experience they will treasure. A TESOL Certificate lays the foundation for a career in English Language teaching or acts as a stepping stone to other non-teaching related careers. Process: Simply apply for a Trinity Certificate in TESOL in the normal way, letting us know at the application stage which country you would like to teach in. Then when you have

successfully completed your course, an interview will be arranged either with EDENZ (on the employer’s behalf) or with the employer themselves via phone or Skype. You will have up to 3 interviews with 3 employers. If successful, you will be offered a place and asked to sign an employment contract. Depending on availability, conditions and the specific benefits package provided by the employer, Q2W candidates receive benefits such as a monthly teaching salary, reimbursement of one flight from New Zealand and accommodation at their place of work. Currently, EDENZ has links with employers in the following countries:

• Korea • China • Argentina • Vietnam • Myanmar • Hong Kong • Thailand For more information about Q2W, contact tesol@edenz.ac.nz


Graduate destinations

TESTIMONIALS STUDENT NAME: Grant Duncan NATIONALITY: British COURSE: Trinity Diploma in TESOL The EDENZ Colleges’ DipTESOL programme is a superb course. The thoroughness and professionalism of the on-line course tutor Tony Foster is first-class. The Unit 3 Phonology component was particularly valuable and provided a great deal of in-depth methodology that was highly beneficial to my teaching. I gained a great deal throughout the duration of the course and it provided an excellent platform initially for a foray into teacher training and subsequently for my current role as Director of Studies. I can’t recommend the course more highly to those wishing to further their career in the ESL industry.


STUDENT NAME: Camila Valdivia NATIONALITY: Argentinian COURSE: Teacher Training - TESOL Certificate (Trinity) I recently completed the Trinity TESOL course. I won’t lie; it was intense, really hard! But in the end it was well worth making the effort.The classes were fun, the teachers really know what they’re talking about and their feedback was priceless. A week after finishing the course, I started working as a teacher for the first time!

STUDENT NAME: Wei Chen NATIONALITY: Chinese COURSE: Teacher Training - TESOL Certificate I really learned much from my TESOL Certificate course. It showed me how to teach English in a professional way and how to finish one complete lesson effectively. It really helped me a lot, not only the methods but also my teaching direction. I had so much fun at EDENZ. We are a family forever!

STUDENT NAME: Chelsea Lomas NATIONALITY: New Zealander COURSE: Trinity Certificate in TESOL Thanks for all your support during my TESOL course. It definitely improved my chances of employment. I received 3 job offers within my first week here. The school that I’m now working for is very happy with the methodology I learned with you guys. Thanks heaps EDENZ!!


TESOL College Team

Mike Currie

Kristine Geldard

Andrew Gowen

HOD/Senior TESOL Trainer

Senior TESOL Trainer

TESOL Marketing & Admin Support

Andrew Arlidge

Rosemary Cooper

Gabriela Berto

TESOL Trainer

TESOL Trainer

TESOL Helper

Fiona O’Sullivan

Cathy Jones

TESOL Helper

TESOL Helper


Application Process Certificate in TESOL Application Process Complete and Submit Application Forms Complete Entry Test (Face-to-Face or Email) Complete Interview (Face-to-Face, Telephone or SKYPE) Receive Offer of Place Finalize Application Process and Payment Apply for Visa (if necessary) Receive DLM (Distance Learning Module: 2 weeks prior to start of course) Start Certificate Course (5 /10 or 12 Weeks)

Diploma in TESOL Application Process Complete and Submit Application Forms / CV Complete Interview (Face-to-Face, Telephone or SKYPE) Receive Offer of Place Finalize Application Process and Payment Apply for Visa (if necessary) Start Diploma Course (Track A or B)


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Questions and Answers Is New Zealand safe?

New Zealand is one of the safest countries in the world. Like every country, there is some crime, but if students are sensible, the risks are very low. There is no religious tension in New Zealand.

How safe are the fees that I pay to EDENZ?

EDENZ is registered with New Zealand government (NZQA), and is required to hold students fees in a Trust Account, so that they can be refunded if the student does not start the course for some reason.

Is New Zealand nice to live in? The 2011 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland 3rd equal place in the world on its list, while The Economist’s World’s Most Livable Cities index of 2011 ranked Auckland in 9th place.

Can EDENZ arrange accommodation for me?

Yes, in fact you can stay in one of our shared apartments on the top two levels of our Airedale Street Campus. It’s a great way to save on the cost of

public transport and you’ll never be late for class! Two hostel supervisors are in residence 24/7 to maintain student safety and monitor behaviour. Accommodation residents have access to public telephones (national and international calls) and the internet (Wi-Fi and Desktop PC internet data plans are available to purchase at reception). You can also stay with a real kiwi family and practice your English outside of class. Our Homestay department carefully selects suitable Homestays for our students. Their homes are regularly inspected to ensure quality and safety, and all students are placed in single bedrooms. Other facilities such as bathrooms, TV and phone/internet (if available) are more commonly shared with the host family. Many business students go to a Homestay for their first few weeks, before finding friends to share an apartment with.

Can I keep in contact easily? The internet is widespread, and students have plenty of access for email. Many students find it simple and cheap to get a new SIM card for their GSM phone while in New Zealand, rather than having to buy a new phone.


EDENZ Colleges cares about the global community and our planet We believe in helping the global community, which is why for more than 20 years EDENZ Colleges has been contributing to a number of charities and projects around the world. We also do what we can to improve the environment. This prospectus was produced from paper that uses 100% recycled post consumer fibre with FSC certification, using non-toxic, harmless de-inking residues. It’s also been printed using vegetable-based inks.

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