What is HYU-TESOL?

  • 1)The Vision
    • Hanyang University’s TESOL provides more than a certificate.
      HYU-TESOL trains English teachers to break away from conventional teaching methods and to attain a higher international standard for language education through new perspectives, goals and passion.
  • 2)The Program
    • As a non-degree certificate course at Hanyang’s International Language Institute, Hanyang has collaborated with the University of Oregon for the past ten years to develop the best TESOL certificate acquisition program in Korea
  • 3)Application and Instruction Period
    • As a non-degree course for certification at the International Language Institute in Hanyang University, it is the best acquisition program made from the know-how of co-operating between University of Oregon and Hanyang during 10 years.

Compact and intensive education procedure

  • 1)HYU-TESOL은 한양대학교 국제교육원의 비학위 자격증과정 입니다
    • As a non-degree course for certification at the International Language Institute in Hanyang University, it is the best acquisition program made from the know-how of co-operating between University of Oregon and Hanyang during 10 years from 2001 to 2012.
  • 2)The 20-week 160 hour program will award the student a TESOL certificate signed by the president of Hanyang University.
    • HYU-TESOL program is an intensive 20-week/8 hours per day program for a total of 160 hours of intensive study. The courses are designed and taught to provide a variety of core knowledge that enables students to sufficiently understand and apply.
    • As one the nation’s top universities, recipients of the HYU-TESOL certificate will find that their award is recognized and accepted more than those of foreign universities or private institutes as the program is adapted to fit local needs. This will no doubt help to further future TESOL instructors in Korea
  • 3)Comprehensive Curriculum Balancing Theory With Practice
    • HYU-TESOL program is an intensive 20-week/8 hours per day program for a total of 160 hours of intensive study. The courses are designed and taught to provide a variety of core knowledge that enables students to sufficiently understand and apply.
    • During the program, students will be able to immediately apply theory and teaching methods in their own English teaching environment to experience the effectiveness and rationality of the courses. Upon graduation, the theories taught will prepare those students who may wish to further their students through a Master’s degree abroad or in Korea.
  • 4)Teaching Young Learners
    • Althought HYU-TESOL does not offer a separate program for teaching young learners (YL-TESOL, Young Learners’ TESOL), subjects to teaching young learners under the age of 12 are incuded in the ethodology curriculum.
  • 5)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
    • Before commencing the English-only HYU-TESOL program, students that are deemed to need supplementary English communication skills will be able to enroll in the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course for a total of 18 hours. This free course will be conveniently offered on the weekends for three weeks.
  • 6)Experienced Faculty with Master’s Degree and Doctorates in Related Fields
    • All HYU-TESOL faculty members hold a Master’s degree or Doctorate in the area of TESOL or linguistics. Moreover, unlike other Doctorate holders from foreign universities in Korea, HYU-TESOL faculty have many years of experience in teaching elementary, middle school and/or high school students locally. Their rength lies in having not only theoretical and academic knowledge in English education, but also understanding the realistic challenges faced in the local educatio field.
  • 7)Small Classes and a Scholarship System
    • HYU-TESOL classes are conducted in smaller classes of 12-15 students. Upon graduation, 3% of the top students can receive a scholarship corresponding to 40% to 60% of the tuition fee.
  • 8)Convenient Public Transportation and Learning Environment
    • Classes for HYU-TESOL is located at a two minute walk from exit #2 of Hanyang University station (subway line 2). HYU-TESOL students have access to classrooms and the library(Paiknam Library) where they can enjoy the same benefits as other students in borrowing a book or taking online foreign language courses.
  • 9)Discount Benefits for Business TESOL
    • Students who complete the HYU-TESOL program can receive a 10% discount off the tuition and are exempt from the writing test, if they choose to enrol in Business TESOL, a 10-week program for training experts for business English education.
  • 9)Discount Benefits for Foreign Language Courses at the Institute of International Education
    • HYU-TESOL students who enrol in foreign or Korean language courses at the Institute of International Education can receive a tuition discount.
    • HYU Institute of International Education’s Web Site : http://www.iie.hanyang.ac.kr

HYU-TESOL Students

  • 30% discount for Korean language courses and 20% discount for English speaking and writing courses at IEP
  • 10% discount off for all other courses

HYU-TESOL Graduates