Introduction to Tutoring ESOL (ITESOL) (PDA)

Dundee and Angus College


Gardyne Campus, Kingsway Campus


The course is designed to provide those who are new to ESOL with the basic necessary skills and knowledge to deliver ESOL in a supported context. As well as introducing key terminology, it will provide participants with opportunities to explore the nature of language learning from a learner’s perspective.

Unit topics include: factors affecting learning; skills, lexis, grammar and phonology; language selection; managing the learning environment; lesson planning and task selection; reflective practice.

Entry Requirements

English at National 4 or 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. You should have an awareness and understanding of different cultural values and basic ICT skills.

Start Date

October, January



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

20 weeks


ESOL, Languages and Teaching English as a Foreign Language

SCQF Level




Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other