Learning English with Children (LEC)
The Learning English with Children Diploma Program (80 hours) serves as a foundation for students who are registering in the Montessori Early Childhood (3 – 6) Teacher Education Program (Montessori) and Early Childhood Education Program (ECE). The students will be supported as they explore a variety of developmentally appropriate strategies for assisting children in language development. Each session will consist of a theory and a practical component, and students are expected to demonstrate the learning outcomes successfully in order to complete program requirements.
Upon completing all the requirements for graduation students will receive:
At the end of this program you will have knowledge of the principles of acquiring language with a variety of the developmentally appropriate strategies to assist children in language development that are essential when working with children.
- High School Graduate, 19 Years Old
- ESL level 4 or successfully passed the Capital College in-house English test
- Interview with the Director of Student Affairs
- Diploma and transcript in English for High School or Junior College graduate
- Written Interview
- Two recent 1” x 1” photos
- Photocopy of ID: Personal ID (Local Students)/ Student Visa or Study Permit and Passport (International Students)
- LEC 01 - 6 hours
- LEC 02 - 21 hours
Music & Movement
- LEC 03 - 18 hours
- LEC 04 - 15 hours
- LEC 05 - 15 hours
- LEC 06 - 5 hours
- Eligible to apply for Montessori program and/or ECE program at Capital College
- Understand the meaning of being an Early Childhood Educator.
Improving English by:
- Learning proper nouns in the field of Early Childhood Education
- Understand the theory of how and why young children learn language.
- Development of speaking and listening skills.
- Development of writing and reading skills.
- Communication in the classroom.
- Introduction to curriculum development.
- Storytelling skills & development of resources for storytelling.
- Facilitating groups and developing circle times.
- Introduction to Montessori Language materials.
- Finding & Developing Teaching Resources:
- Introduction to children’s books and stories
- Music & Movement – learning children’s songs and rhymes.
- This program will provide fundamental aid to early childhood educators
- working in after-school programs, learning centres and parents who wish to get a head start on their children’s language development.