This is an INTESOL Worldwide course accredited by ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals) and delivered by Anglo Centres TEFL as an official INTESOL training centre.
A 120-hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL is the minimum accepted qualification to Teach English as a Foreign Language worldwide.
With our Online TEFL / TESOL certificate courses you will learn about the methods and practice of teaching, including designing activities and working through real-life scenarios. The result is that you will graduate with the knowledge and professionalism that will place you a step ahead of your competition.
While other courses set out to get you through the units as quickly as possible at Anglo Centres TEFL we strive to deliver quality courses that prepare you thoroughly as a TEFL / TESOL teacher – we commit to our students all the way through. That’s the Anglo Centres TEFL difference!
Students are assigned an online tutor who will be there at all times to support and guide you throughout the course. Communication between students and online tutors is mainly via email although tutorials via video-call can also be arranged. Once the registration process is complete, the students can download the course materials into their computers and start work.
One of the advantages of taking an online TEFL / TESOL Certificate course such as this is its flexibility: you can work at your own pace and have no deadlines for submitting your work.
As you advance through the course units you will be receiving valuable feedback from your online tutor. It is not necessary to be online to work on the course. When you are ready to send in your materials all you need to do is attach your work to an e-mail.
The overall aim of this ONLINE 120-hour-plus course is to provide a good introduction to the Methodology and Practice of TESOL / TEFL for those who are unfamiliar with the profession.
This Online TEFL / TESOL Certificate course consists of five separate units comprising a total of eleven modules that explore the most basic and important issues and principles in English Language Teaching. The course is predominantly practical and through a series of practical tasks asks you to reflect on how to apply methodologies and theories to day-to-day practice.
The course includes a unit on TEYL (Teaching English to Young Learners) that will prepare you for the Young Learners classroom. In today’s world, where most employers seek candidates who are qualified to teach young learners, this can be particularly advantageous. It also includes a unit on Teaching English Online, a highly desirable skill in today’s technological world.
Unit 1: Study Skills (not assessed)
How best to organise your study time
Unit 2: The Study of English
Module 1 – Inductive and Deductive Analysis and use of grammars – parts of speech and grammatical terminology – the tense system, reported speech, active and passive
Module 2 – Elements of pronunciation: intonation including rising and falling tones, sentence stress, weak forms – sounds of the language/phonology; word stress, schwa sound, phonemic chart – teaching a ‘pronunciation point’
Module 3 – Lexis selection: frequency and appropriacy – lexis formation: synonyms and antonyms, word stems, parts of speech including prefixes and suffixes
Unit 3: The Teaching and Learning of ESOL
Module 1 – Overview of EFL/ESOL issues – being a caring teacher, involving students, using realistic language, keeping the students interested, teacher talking time, correction, levels in EFL/ESOL teaching, visual aids, use of mother tongue; teaching for exams: Professional English Examinations; the role of grammar, classroom techniques, one to one teaching
Module 2 – Becoming familiar with the four primary language skills, identifying a range of skills needed for successful listening and reading, understanding some of the problems students experience when speaking and writing, knowing ways of training learners to develop the four skills, planning a receptive and productive skills lesson.
Module 3 – Errors – Recognising and, understanding why students make errors, preparing useful remedial exercises.
Module 4 – Understanding the overall aim of TEFL/TESOL, facilitating communication, classroom management techniques which encourage students to listen, speak and learn, understanding the importance of ‘need first’ teaching, recognising a variety of aids and being able to prepare your own aids.
Module 5 – knowing the importance of dividing an EFL/ESOL lesson into separate stages, understanding the role of the teacher at each stage, understanding the importance of adequate planning, writing a detailed lesson plan, bringing about and recognising student progress.
Unit 4: Teaching Online
Module 1 – Working for an online school, finding a good online school, building a strong client base, approaching a diagnostic lesson, choosing a suitable working platform, marketing yourself, creating your own website, planning your online TEFL/TESOL business
Module 2 – Understanding why it is important to design a long-term plan for your online course, practise planning a course, have the links to some useful sources of materials for your course, creating your own materials and the kind of materials you can create
Unit 5: Teaching Young Learners
Module 1 – Understanding how young learners are different from older learners and how it may affect your actions in the classroom or online, motivating your young students, managing a class of young learners including how to deal with discipline problems, group students and give instructions
Module 2 – Understanding what kinds of activities are suitable for a young learners class, know the difference between settlers and stirrers, know how to plan a lesson for young learners
Your progress will be continually evaluated. There are no exams. As you continue to improve in your teaching abilities your grade will continue to evolve to reflect your professional growth.
Certificates bear the final average grade:
A1 – Distinction
A2 – Excellent
B1 – Very Good
B2 – Good
C – Pass
This TEFL / TESOL Certificate course is estimated at 120 hours. The length of time required to complete the course varies from person to person. If you dedicate yourself to the course fully, for example an average of three hours a day, you can finish in under a month. Most people, however, due to other life and professional commitments can only work on the course four or five hours a week and take between six and eight weeks to finish. In any case, there are no time limits for completing your course as we understand that eventualities come up.
Shortly after you successfully complete the online course, you will receive INTESOL Worldwide’s
120 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL Plus and a course transcript. You decide whether your certificate says TEFL or TESOL.
Now, for a small supplementary fee, you can have Dual Certification – that is, two certificates (one that says TEFL and the other TESOL)
The 120 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL PLUS is accredited by ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals), a UK based awarding body that specializes in English Language Teaching.
However, your real award will not be a mere piece of paper. Your award will be a possession of the skills, experience and confidence to go out anywhere in the world and successfully teach other learners the English language.
At Anglo Centres TEFL, you graduate with more than just a certification to teach, you graduate as a professional educator.
Anglo Centres TEFL is an official training centre for INTESOL WORLDWIDE, a highly respected international organization with branches all over the world. Thanks to their support and their numerous connections with schools and recruiting agencies we can provide guidance that may land you the job you are looking for.
If you would like to live and teach in Spain you have the opportunity to work for Anglo Centres. We recruit new teachers every year for our Adult, Young Learner and Business English courses.
Priority is given to our graduates so you may well end up teaching at one of our centres!
If you are 18 years of age or older, can speak English proficiently, are dedicated to working hard, are self-motivated and have a passion for learning and helping others learn, then the 120 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL Plus course is right for you.
Although a university degree is preferred, it is not essential.
You don’t even need to have any prior teaching experience or qualifications.
After successfully completing our course you will have all the training you need to fully qualify you to start working immediately.
Submit your application today!
You may start as soon as your application has been accepted and course fees paid.
There are no time limits or deadlines for sending in assignments or completing the course.
120 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL PLUS:
Supplementary fee for Dual Certification (optional): 35 EUR