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Teaching ESL Using the Internet

English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and others interested in ESL instruction will gain the knowledge and preparation to use various Internet-based resources in the classroom with training from AACC.
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What is the job outlook?
Employment of adult literacy and teachers is expected to grow by 15 percent through 2020, which is faster than the average for all occupations. A significant increase in demand is anticipated for ESL instructors due to continued immigration to the United States and demand for adult education programs. The average hourly wage is typically $23-$25 per hour.

What is the training?
Training consists of a single noncredit course. Students will learn how to use textbook supplementary websites and design their own activities to develop writing, reading, speaking and listening abilities for ESL students. Total Hours: 24

What course will I take?
ESL 309 - Teaching ESL Using the Internet 
For successful completion, students must have a minimum 80 percent attendance and complete course assignments with a minimum 80 percent.

What credentials can I earn?
Upon successful completion , students earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at

What is the cost?
$177 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees

What are the requirements?
Students must be at least 16 years old and complete the AACC student admission application. Students must be eligible for ENG 111 - Composition and Introduction to Literature or ESL 115 - Composition and Introduction to Literature 1 and 2 for Non-Native Speakers. For more information about this requirement contact the program coordinator.

How do I enroll?
Register online, in person, by fax, mail or touch-tone phone. Visit for details.

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Teaching English as a Second Language  

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For more information contact Philip Knighton at 410-777-2595 or