RPL Guide 10317NAT Cert IV in TESOL

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  •   TESACL401A Analyse culture and learning (CORE)
  •   TESATE401A Analyse and teach English language (CORE)
  •   TESTEG402A Teach English grammar (CORE)
  •   TESTSP402A Teach spelling and pronunciation (CORE)
  •   TESTSE402A Teach speaking (CORE)
  •   TESTLE402A Teach listening (CORE)
  •   TESTRE402A Teach reading (CORE)
  •   TESTWE402A Teach writing (CORE)
  •   TESDRF402A Develop resource files (CORE)
  •   TESECL403A Teach ESL to early childhood learners (ELECTIVE)
  •   TESPSL403A Teach ESL to primary aged learners (ELECTIVE)
  •   TESTAL403A Teach ESL to teenage learners (ELECTIVE)
  •   TESMAD403A Use music, art and drama in TESOL (ELECTIVE)
  •   TESTEC403A Use technology to assist ESL learners (ELECTIVE)
  •   TESWWV403A Work with volunteers in ESL contexts (ELECTIVE)
  •   TESCBC403A Establish community based English classes (ELECTIVE)
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESACL401A Analyse culture and learning

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with the relationships between language and culture, language and learning. It addresses the impact these dynamics have on the ESL classroom, and applications within ESL teaching.

  • Knowledge of cultural and individual differences where they existed
  • Accommodating a variety of learning styles and strategies in the ESL classroom
  • Displaying an attitude of openness to accept and respect cultural and individual differences
  • Making cultural aspects of communication explicit to ESL learners
  • Using inclusive teaching and classroom management strategies to establish an environment of cultural tolerance and respect
  • Explaining the culture of the local educational setting
  •   Completion of previous Teach International unit QLD244LCL01B Analyse language, culture and learning
  •   Completion of previous Teach International unit TEL001 Teach students from diverse language, culture and educational backgrounds
  •   Lesson plans that you have produced which allow for language, cultural and learning diversity
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESATE401A Analyse and teach English language

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse the functional nature of the English language. It provides knowledge on the language choices that are associated with a variety of social or functional purposes.

  • Analysis of a spoken and a written text, showing social purpose, structural features, language features and comment on Register (authentic or simulated texts)
  • Collection of model texts of a particular genre
  • Lesson plan based on genre approach to language teaching and learning may be speaking, listening, reading or writing
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units QLD244AEL01B Analyse the English language and QLD244AMT01B Apply approaches and methods in TESOL
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units TEL002 Analyse language and TEL013 Evaluate TESOL methodologies
  •   Lesson plans you have produced in relation to analysing the English language.
  •   Written documents analysing language that you have produced.
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESTEG402A Teach English grammar

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to address specific aspects of English grammar. It addresses the practical techniques required to familiarize ESL students with a variety of grammatical concepts.

Knowledge of:

  • The functional nature of language use in relation to speech and grammatical concepts
  • Literacy required to transcribe and analyse spoken or written texts and to prepare learning activities and worksheets

Ability to:

  • Identify and evaluate speech and grammatical concepts appropriate for particular students
  • Analyse texts for parts of speech and grammatical concepts
  • Highlight and make explicit to students the parts of speech and grammatical concepts used for completion of specific tasks
  • Plan and implement activities to develop specific parts of speech and grammatical concepts
  •   Completion of previous Teach International unit QLD244TEG01B Teach English grammar
  •   Completion of previous Teach International unit TEL007 Teach English grammar
  •   Lesson plans that you have produced to teach English grammar (which identify and evaluate speech and grammatical concepts)
  •   Text analysis that you have done
  •   Student testimonials of your ability to teach English grammar
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESTSP402A Teach spelling and pronunciation

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the sound-spelling relationships in English. It addresses the techniques required to teach spelling and pronunciation.

Knowledge of:

  • The functional nature of language
  • Literacy skills required to transcribe and analyse written texts and to prepare learning activities and worksheets
  • Sound-spelling relationships, common spelling rules, sound production, stress and intonation and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)

Ability to:

  • Access, highlight and make explicit to students information about sound-spelling relationships
  • Access, highlight and make explicit to students information about rhythm, stress and intonation
  • Identify and evaluate texts appropriate for particular students
  • Plan and implement activities to develop specific spelling and pronunciation skills
  •   Completion of previous Teach International unit QLD244TSP01B Teach spelling and pronunciation
  •   Completion of previous Teach International unit 008 Teach spelling and pronunciation
  •   Lesson plans that you have produced to teach spelling and pronunciation (including the use of IPA).
  •   Description of tasks you use to teach spelling and pronunciation (including the use of IPA).
  •   Student testimonials of your ability to teach spelling and pronunciation (including the use of IPA).
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESTSE402A Teach speaking

This unit of competency focuses on the communicative approach to language teaching and learning. It explores practical techniques required to developspeaking skills with regard to fluency and accuracy.

Knowledge of:

  • The functional nature of language use in relation to speaking tasks
  • DifficuTeaches experienced by language learners in speaking tasks
  • Literacy required to transcribe and analyse spoken texts and to prepare learning activities and worksheets.

Ability to:

  • Analyse spoken texts and tasks for social purpose or function
  • Analyse tasks for speaking strategies used
  • Highlight and make explicit to students the spoken strategies used for completion of specific tasks
  • Plan and implement activities to develop specific speaking strategies
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units QLD244TSE01B Teach speaking and QLD244DSP01B Design syllabus and plan lessons
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units TEL003 Teach speaking and TAADEL401A Plan and organise group-based delivery. Lesson plans that you have produced to teach speaking (including learning activities).
  •   Collection of model texts you use to teach speaking.
  •   Student testimonials of your ability to teach speaking
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESTLE402A Teach listening

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to listen to a range of texts. It addresses the practical techniques required to develop listening skills and strategies that are appropriate in different situations.

Knowledge of:

  • The functional nature of language use in relation to listening tasks
  • DifficuTeaches experienced by language learners in listening tasks
  • Literacy required to transcribe and analyse appropriate listening texts and to prepare learning activities and worksheets

Ability to:

  • Analyse listening texts and tasks for social purpose or function
  • Analyse tasks for listening strategies used
  • Highlight and make explicit to students the listening strategies used for completion of specific tasks
  • Plan and implement activities to develop specific listening strategies
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units QLD244TLE01B Teach listening and QLD244DSP01B Design syllabus and plan lessons
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units TEL004 Teach listening and TAADEL401A Plan and organise group-based delivery
  •   Lesson plans that you have produced to teach listening (including learning activities)
  •   Collection of tasks you use to teach listening.
  •   Student testimonials of your ability to teach listening
  •   Evidence of analysis of text
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESTRE402A Teach reading

This unit of competency explores the skills and knowledge required to read a range of authentic or published texts for specific social purposes and the practical techniques for developing those skills.

Knowledge of:

  • The functional nature of language use in relation to reading tasks
  • The difficulty Teachers experienced by language learners in reading tasks
  • Literacy skills required to transcribe and analyse reading texts and to prepare learning activities and worksheets

Ability to:

  • Analyse text for social purpose
  • Analyse tasks for reading strategies
  • Identify and evaluate texts appropriate for particular students
  • Analyse, evaluate and adapt written texts
  • Plan and implement activities to develop specific reading strategies
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units QLD244TRE Teach reading and QLD244DSP01B Design syllabus and plan lessons
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units TEL005 Teach reading and TAADEL401A Plan and organise group-based delivery
  •   Lesson plans that you have produced to teach reading (including learning activities)
  •   List of texts you use to teach reading
  •   Student testimonials of your ability to teach reading
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESTWE402A Teach writing

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake analysis of written texts appropriate to trainees’ needs. It addresses the practical techniques required to plan and implement lessons that will develop writing skills for specific text types. As well, consideration will be given to evaluating student progress and your own teaching.

Knowledge of:

  • The functional nature of language use in relation to written tasks
  • The difficulty Teachers experienced by language learners in written tasks
  • Literacy skills required to transcribe and analyse written texts and to prepare learning activities and worksheets
  • Knowledge and understanding of written genres
  • Knowledge and understanding of feedback and correction strategies and techniques

Ability to:

  • Access, highlight and make explicit to students information about sound-spelling relationships
  • Access, highlight and make explicit to students information about lexical field and grammar
  • Identify and evaluate texts appropriate for particular students
  • Analyse, evaluate and adapt written texts
  • Plan and implement activities to develop specific writing skills
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units QLD244TWE01B Teach writing and QLD244DSP01B Design syllabus and plan lessons
  •   Completion of previous Teach International units TEL006 Teach writing and TAADEL401A Plan and organise group-based delivery
  •   Lesson plans that you have produced to teach writing (including learning activities)
  •   Description of tasks you use to teach writing.
  •   Student testimonials of your ability to teach writing
  •   Any written texts that you have evaluated
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):
Unit Code & Name Unit Description We will be looking for evidence of the following to be collected: Evidence that you can provide:

RPL Applicant to tick (✔) any of that apply. You must be able to submit these for assessment and verification

TESDRF402A Develop resource files

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a file of resources. It addresses the practical techniques required to organize materials and/or resources around grammar points, topics, ESL student levels and communicative functions.

Knowledge of:

  • Where to access grammar reference and teaching materials
  • Where to access topic-based materials
  • Where to access materials aimed at different levels
  • Where to access skill-based materials

Ability to:

  • Plan and organise to:
    • categorise and file resources according to grammar, topic, level and skills
  • Apply literacy skills by:
    • evaluating existing materials
    • preparing or customising learning materials such as handouts and information sheets
    • developing original materials
    • interpreting and restating information about grammar
  • Apply communication skills to:
    • write explanations of grammar points
    • create illustrations of grammar points
  • Use technology to produce documents
  •  Completion of previous Teach International QLD244DRF01B Develop resource files
  •   Completion of previous Teach International TEL012 Develop resource files
  • A list of criteria that you have developed for selecting materials
  • A portfolio of materials and resources filed according to grammar, topic, ESL student level and skills accompanied by a description of how the materials were categorised and filed.
  •   Relevant qualifications
  •   References from employment
  •   Colleague Testimonial Form
  •   Supervisor Testimonial Form
  •   Other (please list below):

RPL SELF ASSESSMENT FORM

Cert IV in TESOL (10317NAT)
Task I have performed these tasks (✔)
Often Sometimes Never
Teach students from diverse languages and cultures
Analyse the English language
Use various approaches and methods in TESOL
Teach English grammar English to non-native speakers
Teach Spelling and Pronunciation English to non-native speakers
Teach speaking English to non-native speakers
Teach listening English to non-native speakers
Teach reading English to non-native speakers
Teach writing English to non-native speakers
Plan lessons for English as a second language learning
Develop resource files for English as a second language learning
Teach English as a second language to early childhood learners
Teach English as a second language to primary school aged children
Teach English as a second language to teenage learners
Use music, art and drama while teaching English as a second language
Use technology to assist ESL learners
Work with volunteers in ESL contexts
Establish community based English classes

RPL EVIDENCE SUMMARY FORM

Cert IV in TESOL (10317NAT)
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Evidance Tick the items you have provided Year(s) completed or applicable Unit(s) of the TESOL course to which this evidence applies
Past Studies
Copies of qualifications
Academic transcripts showing exact subjects or topics and results
Actual work completed for past studies (e.g. essays or assignments)
Other:
Workplace Documents (produced in paid or voluntary capacity):
Training session/lesson plans and work programs
Learning resources
Student assessment
Other:
Audio/Video Recordings
Of your teaching or assessing
Other:
Third Party Reports
References from employers
Colleague Testimonial
Supervisor Testimonial
Letters of thanks from satisfied students
Other:
Any Other Evidence
For example: Documents from workshops, seminars and conferences
For example: Industry awards
For example: Membership of relevant professional associations