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

Career Certification in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (CCTAFL) is a 60-hour pre-service certificate of intensive Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Spoken Arabic of Cairo (SAC).

  • Career Certification in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (CCTAFL) is a hands-on teacher training program that introduces Arabic language instructors to best practices, knowledge, and skills in 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

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

    5. Teaching methods and elicitation techniques

    6. Presentation skills and providing feedback

    7. Lesson planning: procedures and activities

    8. How to teach Arabic phonetics

    9. How to teach Arabic grammar and vocabulary

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

    11. Assessment and Application

    12. 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, practical teaching practice, and written reflections). The course's final grade is pass/fail and is determined through the accumulation of continuous achievement assessments and practicums for which the learner has to pass. While absence does not influence the grade, it does influence the trainees' performance.

  • 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).
    • Proficiency Test in Modern Standard Arabic (PTMSA) or the Online Arabic Test (OAAT) by 70%.
    • Applicants must have basic computer literacy.
  • May 12 - June 12
    Sunday to Thursday
    6:00 - 9:30 pm
    Online Sessions

    May 13 - June 13
    Sunday to Thursday
    2:00 pm - 5:30 pm 
    Tahrir Square campus - Falaki Building

     

     

  • Tuition TypeFees (EGP)Important Notes
    Course Tuition/6 CEUs7,950Refund Policy
    Admission Fees100One-time admission non-refundable fee
    Proficiency Test in Modern Standard Arabic (PTMSA)315Until 6 working days before the beginning of the term.
    Online Arabic Admission Test (OAAT) - Online Test160Until 4 working days before the beginning of the term.
    One-day service Test550Until 5 working days before the beginning of the term.
    • Learners should choose Face to Face (PTMSA) test OR Online test (OAAT)
    • Exam fees are non-refundable and changes in admission test dates are only allowed two working days in advance of the reserved test session according to the availability by sending an email to [email protected]

Course Info

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

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


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