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.
The 150 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL contains comprehensive academic and practical input. The course has been designed to fully equip you with the skills you will need in the classroom and it is the perfect platform from which to start your teaching career. This is a highly respected qualification by employers worldwide.
While other courses set out to get you through the units as quickly as possible at Anglo Centres TEFL we strive to provide quality courses that prepare you thoroughly as an English teacher – we commit to our students all the way through. That’s the Anglo Centres TEFL difference.
Successful candidates will be awarded INTESOL WORLDWIDE’s
150 Hour Certificate in TESOL and a course transcript.
Now, for a small supplementary fee, you can have Dual Certification – that is, two certificates (one that says TEFL and the other TESOL)
The 150 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL is accredited by ALAP (Awarding Language Acquisition for Professionals), a UK based awarding body that specializes in English Language Teaching.
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.
This is the usual process:
The overall aim of the course is to provide a thorough introduction to the Methodology and Practice of TESOL / TEFL. By the end of the course successful candidates should show an understanding of effective teaching methods and techniques and the ability to design appropriate and effective lesson activities and plans. Overall, this course should enable candidates to reconcile key theoretical aspects and principles of teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with the realities of everyday classroom practice.
This course consists of four units comprising a total of ten modules. You will develop the skills of teaching by working your way through a number of practical tasks. As part of your training you will be asked to reflect on how you would apply these theories and methods in an actual classroom setting.
Unit 1: Study Skills
(not assessed) – how best to organise your study time.
Planning and organising study time; timetabling, study periods, realistic planning
Study techniques; making notes, concept maps, nuclear notes, mnemonics
5 step reading techniques; selection, recognition, extraction, organisation and transfer of information
How the course works; role of tutor, tutor assessed and self-study tasks
Unit 2: The Study of English
Module 1 – 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 ESOL issues – being a caring teacher, involving students, using realistic language, keeping the students attention, teacher talking time, correction, levels in ESOL teaching, visual aids, use of mother tongue; teaching for exams: Cambridge ESOL, Professional English Examinations, TOEFL etc; the role of grammar, classroom techniques, one to one teaching
Module 2 – Listening and Reading: skills and the textbook, different kinds of listening, available materials – reading in a foreign language; types of reading, types of texts, writing comprehension questions, stages of reading activities, designing reading activities
Module 3 – Speaking and Writing; what it’s like speaking in a foreign language, setting up speaking activities, types of speaking activities, discreet sound teaching, issues in teaching writing, the nature of writing as a skill, organising and planning writing activities
Module 4 – Visual Aids; study of all the audio-visual aids available – production of your own flashcards and aids to be used with a simple flannelgraph.
Module 5 – Error – looking at authentic student errors, classifying them, using a correction code, producing remedial exercises and improving your own practice.
Unit 4 Classroom Management and Assessment
Module 1 – Learning and teaching; seating, name, teacher talk time, use of questions, ways of differentiating, managing interruptions, learning styles – Lesson Stages and Plans
Module 2 – Parts and stages of a lesson – time management, group, needs analysis, writing aims and objectives, predicting problems, sample lesson plans at a range of levels
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
The Online TEFL / TESOL Certificate is estimated at 150 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 3 hours a day, you can finish in less than four weeks. 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 eight and twelve weeks to finish.
Shortly after you successfully complete the online course, you will be mailed your certificate and course transcript.
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 150 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL 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.
150 Hour Certificate in TEFL / TESOL:
Supplementary fee for Dual Certification (optional): 35 EUR