Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
学术背景：CAT-TESOL, An international TESOLcertific-ation from CAT UK
CAT-TESOL is an international TESOL certification program under CAT UK accreditation structure. As an independent academic body in UK, Cambridge Academy of Translation UK dedicates to building bridges across languages & cultures. CAT-TESOL provides support for international Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages to be professional English teachers through training, assessment & certification.
Vision & Value
Upgrading to international criteria, serving specialized local needs.
With CAT-TESOL , great importance is attached to two ends of teacher education: being international & being local. A good TESOL teacher must be familiar with the international language teaching context, principles , criteria & practices. Meanwhile, he must be able to adapt well to the local language teaching, tailoring his TESOL knowledge and visions to cater to variety of English learning needs locally.
CAT-TESOL aims to build home, pride & future for TESOL practitioners.
Theory & System
CAT-TESOL bases its training structure largely on Tricia Hedge, who is a guide to current ideas about the theory and practice of English language teaching and the writer of Teaching and Learning in the Language Classroom.
CAT-TESOL certificate is developed by and granted through the TESOL committee under Cambridge Academy of Translation UK, is recognized internationally, and is chartered under the laws of the United Kingdom. Every certificate carries a line describing the specialized area of the certificate holder.
CAT-TESOL certifies teachers with three levels, Entrant, Intermediate and Advanced.
CAT-TESOL course concentrates on three dimensions, English communicative skills which is usually achieved through public speaking or debating, TESOL theory which focuses on the internationally popular practices in pedagogy, and TESOL practice which guides teachers to turn teaching theories into teaching practices.