Teaching English as a Foreign Language


Bachelor Program of English is as a rigorous curriculum designed with appropriate pedagogies and focus-based liberal education to address the needs of students who wish to master their English in order to become teachers as well as professional communicators that are the demands of both private and public domains. Interdisciplinary courses such are literature studies, arts, global studies, world civilization, and history have been carefully incorporated to ensure students’ professional capability for better career prospects. Students graduating from these programs will be provided with good opportunities for job hunting such as teaching, communicating, translating, and working as administrator for business and tourism and hospitality. 

ចំណេះដឹងមូលដ្ឋាន ៖ ដើម្បីសិក្សាជំនាញភាសាអង់គ្លេស កម្រិតបរិញ្ញាបត្រ ឲ្យ​ទទួល​លទ្ធផល​​ប្រសើរ ​តម្រូវ​ឲ្យ​បេក្ខជន​មាន​ចំណេះដឹង​ជា​មូលដ្ឋាន​ភាសាអង់គ្លេសក្នុងកម្រិតបង្គួរ ចំណេះដឹងទូទៅ និងចំណេះដឹងកុំព្យូទ័ររដ្ឋបាល។


Upon completion of our TEFL program, learners will be able to:

  • demonstrate ability to use English language professionally with advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing for effective communication in a variety of contexts;
  • develop awareness of the grammatical, lexical, phonological, syntactic and discursive features of English as a foreign language;
  • demonstrate a range of teaching skills which will enable them to establish rapport, maintain learners’ interest and manage activities in a classroom environment conducive to learning;
  • develop a range of practical teaching techniques, activities, and ideas that will enable them to teach different levels and learner types;
  • use materials and resources found in most EFL contexts, such as course books, visual aids, multi-media technology;
  • reflect on their classroom experiences in order to identify their strengths and weaknesses as teachers and consider ways to develop professionally;
  • create awareness about learning styles and college resources, encourage the adoption of study skills, and increase competence in the use of technology so that learners may more effectively achieve academic goals;
  • build cross-cultural understanding and confidence in using language through collaboration with classmates, increased participation in college activities, and increased interaction within the college and the larger community in order to complete class assignments such as surveys, reports and presentations.


          Upon completion of our TEFL program, students can expect to achieve the followings:

After finishing this program, students will be able to:

  • use English professionally for personal and academic purposes and to serve professional needs in language teaching, business, and other fields;
  • demonstrate ability to identify the main idea(s), specific details in reading passages, and author’s purpose and tone;
  • distinguish main idea(s) from supporting detail and fact from opinion and make inferences and predictions based on information in the text;
  • compose coherent and unified paragraphs and essays using various rhetorical modes with adequate support and detail for academic and professional purposes;
  • demonstrate ability to understanding the main ideas and important details of daily conversations, news, lectures and presentations by using various listening strategies;
  • describe language using appropriate linguistic concepts and terminology.
  • understand both psychological and social factors associated with language acquisition and development;
  • comprehend cultural and sociopolitical dimensions of language;
  • master a variety of language teaching methods.
  • demonstrate appropriate language pedagogical knowledge;
  • articulate reflective and critical knowledge regarding possible links between language pedagogy and policies and greater social justice.
  • provide critical feedback to their peers’ writing using what they learn from the course and personal experience and to receive critical feedback on their writing;
  • evaluate the credibility of sources and incorporate them into their academic work ​effectively and ethically.
  • engage analytically with existing theories, methods and interpretations in English literary studies cultural studies and work independently on analyzing relevant theories, methods, arguments and interpretations within these fields.
  • analyze, compose, and reflect on arguments in a variety of genres, considering the strategies, claims, evidence, and various mediums and technologies that are appropriate to the rhetorical situation.
  • analyze the subject, purpose, audience, and constraints that influence the writing to ensure achievement of specific and useful results.
  • interpret works from different historical and cultural traditions and respond to questions about genre, style, and content or theme.
  • recognize and evaluate how some literary works reflect historical, national, cultural, and ethnic differences, even as they invoke shared human experiences that may relate to readers and the world today
  • appreciate the value of education and see it as a life-long learning activity.
  • participate enthusiastically in various academic activities such as class discussions, presentations, homework and assignments.
  • question new ideas, concepts, models in order to fully understand them.
  • demonstrate sensitivity towards individual and cultural differences (value diversity).
  • show the ability to solve problems within academic settings and beyond.
  • recognize the need for balance between freedom and responsible behavior.
  • accept responsibility for one’s behavior.
  • show self-reliance when working independently.
  • cooperate in group activities (displays teamwork).
  • use an objective approach in problem solving.
  • display a professional commitment to ethical practice on a daily basis.
  • revise judgments and change behavior in light of new evidence.
  • values people for what they are, not how they look.
  • show knowledge in regards to computer literacy;
  • use basic computer skills to serve multiple academic purposes and others;
  • gain access to information and data through the world-wide-web to serves the needs for research, school work and beyond;
  • identify the key components of the telecommunication process and apply them correctly;
  • identify and respond to some basic problems in the digital world;
  • distinguish among different forms of telecommunication and their contexts of use;
  • apply telecommunication skills for future careers and communicate with others electronically. 


Our bachelor program is composed of two different specialized skills Teaching English as a Foreign Language and English for Professional Communication, each of which consists of at least 120 credits with no more than six years of completion. Students taking TEFL as their major are required to do practicum at the end of year four and pass a state exam before their graduation. Courses are structured in two categories—those for foundation year and major subjects with credit distribution as follows:

  • Foundation year: 30 credits
  • Major subjects (knowledge, understanding and practice): 90 credits (This includes subjects such as Computer Administration and General Administration).

Four years: eight semesters for Bachelor Program

  • Year one (foundation year) = 2 semesters = 10 subjects  = 30 credits
  • Year two       = 2 semesters = 10 subjects  = 30 credits
  • Year three       = 2 semesters = 10 subjects  = 30 credits
  • Year four       = 2 semesters = 10 subjects  = 30 credits 
Year Semester Course Title Codes Credits
I I Core English I B711CE 4.5
Literature Studies B715LS 3
Academic Writing I B713AW 3
Psychology B1011PSY 1.5
Cultural Studies B717CS 3
II Core English II B712CE 3
Environment Sciences B718ES 3
General Administration B1012GAD 3
Computer Administration B811COM 3
Academic Writing II B714AW 3




I Core English (Grammar) I B721CEG 3
Core English (Speaking) I B723CES 3
Cultural Studies I B725CS 3
Literature Studies I B727LS 3
Academic Writing I B729AW 3
II Core English (Grammar) II B722CEG 3
Core English (Speaking) II B724CES 3
Cultural Studies II B726CS 3
Literature Studies II B728LS 3
Academic Writing II B7210AW 3
III I Core English (Grammar) I B731CEG 3
Core English (Speaking) I B733CES 3
Cultural Studies I B735CS 3
Literature Studies I B737LS 3
Academic Writing B739AW 3
II Core English (Grammar) II B732CEG 3
Core English (Speaking) II B734CES 3
Cultural Studies II B736CS 3
Literature Studies II B738LS 3
Research Methodology B7310REM 3
IV I Applied Linguistics I B741AL 4.5
Foundation of Education I B743FE 4.5
Teaching Methodology I B745TM 6
II Applied Linguistics II B742AL 3
Foundation of Education II B744FE 3
Teaching Methodology II B746TM 4.5
Practicum B747PRT 4.5
Grand Total 120