Career Certification in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (CCTAFL)

This certificate is a 60-hour pre-service certificate of intensive Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Spoken Arabic of Cairo (SAC).

  • This certificate is a 60-hour pre-service certificate of intensive Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Spoken Arabic of Cairo (SAC). This hands-on teacher training program introduces Arabic language instructors to best practices, knowledge, and skills in the areas of communicative teaching, learner-centered approach, active learning, lesson planning, presentation skills, language acquisition, and production techniques, besides assessment of language proficiency and achievement level. The program is designed to provide trainees with intensive teaching practice sessions to develop self and peer assessment skills. The certificate discusses the following modules: 

    • Introduction: Principles and Concepts

    • Teaching Methods and Skills 

    • Assessment and Practicum 

    • Micro-Teaching Practice(s)

     

    Code

    Title

    CEUs*

    Prerequisite(s)

    CTFL100

    Career Certification in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (CCTAFL):

    Introduction: Principles and Concepts

    1. Communication as the Objective for Learning and Learner-Centered Approach

    2. Learning Outcomes and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

    3. Selecting and Connecting Textbooks to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

    Teaching Methods and Skills

    1. Using instructional technology and multimedia in teaching Arabic as a foreign language

    2. Teaching methods and elicitation techniques

    3. Presentation skills and providing feedback

    4. Lesson planning: procedures and activities

    5. How to teach Arabic phonetics

    6. How to teach Arabic grammar and vocabulary

    7. How to teach reading, listening, writing, and speaking 

    Assessment and Application

    Micro-Teaching Practice(s)

    6

    None

    *One continuing education unit (CEU) equals 10 contact hours.

    Course Assessment

    Trainees are assessed throughout the term by assignments (lesson plans, observation tasks, practical teaching practice, and written reflections) and a written exit test. The final grade is, therefore, an accumulation of continuous and achievement assessments, for which the minimum accepted score is 70 percent. While absence does not influence the grade, it does influence the performance of the trainees.

     

  • 1. Introduction: Principles and Concepts:

    1.  Communication as an Educational Objective
    2. Learner-Centered Teaching and Feedback
    3. Using Questions for Discovery and Using Grammar for Communication
    4. Learning Objectives and Reference Frameworks
    5. Selecting and Connecting Textbooks to Reference Frameworks

     

    2. Teaching Preparation:

    1. Instructional Technology and Multimedia
    2. Teaching Methods and Presentation Skills
    3. Lesson Planning
      1. Lesson Planning (for Beginners)
      2. Lesson Planning (from Intermediate to Advanced levels) – Receptive Skills: Reading and Listening
      3. Lesson Planning (from Intermediate to Advanced levels) – Productive Skills: Writing
      4. Lesson Planning - Productive Skills: Speaking Colloquial Arabic
    • Applicants must be university graduates (a copy of the bachelor’s degree is required)
    • Passing the Proficiency Test in Modern Standard Arabic (PTMSA)
    • Successfully passing the Proficiency Test in the Spoken Arabic of Cairo (PTSAC) for non-native speakers of Arabic OR Passing the Online Arabic Test (OAAT) by 70%
    • Applicants must have basic computer literacy
  • Online Arabic Test (OAAT) Fees: EGP 70.

    A onetime admission non-refundable fee: EGP 75.

    Course fees as per the regular courses EGP 5,750  and EGP 7,150 for International students.

Course Info

Type:
Certificate
Duration:
4 Weeks
Subject:
Teaching and Education
Location:
AUC Tahrir Square
AUC New Cairo
Format:
Currently Online
CEUs:
6
Status
Available

Dates: To know more about the registration deadline and term dates please click here


Contact Us

Email: cddcert@aucegypt.edu

Phone number: 0020.2.2797.6862/ 002.02.2797 6982

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