TESOL (TEFL) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

$99.00
SKU
IOA 020
120 Online Study HoursFully Accredited by ICOES
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Do you want to travel and teach English abroad, but you’re not sure where to start? Our  TESOL Certification course is fully accredited, internationally recognized, and will give you the tools you need to be successful as a teacher of English as a Second Language!

TESOL means Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and is sometimes referred to as a TEFL certificate - which means Teaching English as a Foreign Language. With a TESOL/TEFL certificate, you show the schools that you’re applying to that you know how to teach - from lesson planning and classroom management to theory and pedagogical techniques.

Throughout the course, you will get the opportunity to submit lesson plans to experienced TESOL teachers, gaining valuable feedback from experts who have been teaching abroad for years!

You can get your 120 hour TESOL certificate online through IOA, at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home!

Start your accredited TESOL certification online now - your first step to seeing the world as an English teacher!


WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is specially designed for those who wish to teach English while traveling abroad.

One of the best, and most consistently in demand, jobs to get while traveling overseas is TESOL instructor. BUT! Simply because you speak English does not mean that you can teach it, at least not without our help. 

We put together everything you need to know in this one course to ensure your success!


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In this course, we’ll take you through learning modules that will prepare you for your new adventure. You’ll learn:

  • How to motivate students who are new to the English language.
  • How to use a student’s primary language to teach them a new language.
  • The basics of linguistics, which will help bridge the gap between the students’ primary language and English.
  • All the reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills you will need to impart in your students.
  • Basic pedagogical techniques
  • Classroom management strategies
  • How to get hired abroad

CAREER PATH

After completing this course, you could:

  • Get a job at an English academy anywhere in the world
  • Work as an Au Pair, nanny, or childminder
  • Teach private one-on-one lessons
  • Gain a better understanding of English and the teaching of language, to improve your own language studies

REQUIREMENTS

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.


EXAM & CERTIFICATION

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course
  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)



COURSE MODULES

Module 1: Teaching and learning
  • Motivation
  • Understanding cultural backgrounds
  • The importance of first language
  • Getting started
Module 2: Linguistics
  • Phonology
  • Lexicology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Phonetics
  • Semantics
Module 3: Reading
  • Developing reading skills
  • Auditory and visual discrimination
  • Forming associations
  • Decoding
  • Reading for purpose
Module 4: Writing
  • Sentence structure
  • Grammar
  • Creating new knowledge
  • Informative and explanatory writing
  • Persuasive writing
Module 5: Speaking
  • Sounding out words
  • Reading out loud
  • Responding to questions
  • Presenting new ideas
Module 6: Listening
  • Decoding sounds
  • Repeating what you hear or transcribing
  • Paraphrasing what you hear
  • Conversational English
  • Using what you hear to present new ideas
Module 7: Pedagogy
  • Understanding motivation
  • Exposition
  • Know where you’re going
  • Constructive criticism
  • Modelling
Module 8: Lesson planning
  • Standards and objectives
  • Following a curriculum
  • Varying instruction
  • Teaching strategies
  • Meaningful assessments
Module 9: Classroom management
  • Setting expectations
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Choosing your battles
  • Unique strategies
Module 10: Getting a TESOL job
  • What do you need?
  • Building a resume
  • Possible destinations
  • Interview techniques: What are they looking for?
  • Preparing to join a different culture
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