210 HOUR ADVANCED TESOL 

Globally Empowering TESOL Education

210 Hours TESOL Certification

 

The Teach International 210-hour TESOL Certificate empowers the international educator with a comprehensive program centered around TESOL methodology and grammar knowledge perfectly complemented by a substantial elective in Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) and two overview electives in teaching English to adult learners in either general or business domains.  

covid19

COVID19 and TESOL Certification

With current restrictions due to COVID-19 and subsequent online learning acceleration, the Teach TESOL program provides educators and students alike the opportunity to engage with the process of leaning regardless of shifting circumstance.

Our 210-hour TESOL course is best for candidates who wish to build on a more specialised base of knowledge for international English language learning markets and handle a variety of English lessons and courses highly in demand today. There are many groups of English language learners to cater for and they have a range of different needs and objectives. Adequate preparation in general topics that correspond to those needs and objectives will empower the Teach educator to organize and execute optimized lesson plans effectively for a wide range of learners. The young learner English segment is projected to continue growing substantially as different countries integrate English language lessons into their curricula in the primary years. Similarly, the market segment for teaching English to adults continues to thrive because of the use of English as an international lingua franca in the major industries, particularly in education and business.

Successful achievement of the Teach International 210-Hour Certificate in TESOL requires the candidate to complete ->

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Two Core units (60 Hours TESOL Foundation + 40 Hours TESOL Grammar)

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Completion of TEYL course (70 Hours)

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Overview of 2 Elective units specified by desire of personal interest

Core

Foundations in TESOL

The following is a breakdown of what is included in the 2 core units.

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The world of TESOL – schools, students and the EFL/ESL classroom

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Study of the English Language – Part 1

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Grammar Introduction Activities 1 to 4

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Grammar Introduction Activities 5 to 7

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Study of the English Language – Part 2

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Verb Tenses and Other Important Forms Activities 8 to 10

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Verb Tenses and Other Important Forms Activities 11 to 13

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Study of the English Language – Part 3

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Verb Tenses and Other Important Forms Activities 14 to 16

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Teaching and Learning of TESOL – First Steps

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Teaching and Learning of TESOL – Next Steps

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Making communication take place in the classroom

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More fun and games in the TESOL classroom

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Student Assessment and Specific Areas

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Enhancing Your Lessons – Teacher’s Toolkit

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Lesson Planning Considerations

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Opportunities and the Job Search

Core

Grammar Course

Core 02 

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Parts of Speech – Nouns

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Parts of Speech – Pronouns & Prepositions

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Parts of Speech – Adjectives and Adverbs

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Parts of Speech – Conjunctions and Interjections

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Parts of Speech – Verbs Part 1: Simple and Continuous Tenses

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Parts of Speech – Verbs Part 2: Perfect and Perfect Continuous Tenses

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Conditionals

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Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, Slang and Proverbs

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Active/Passive Voice and Direct/Reported Speech

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Modals

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Gerunds and Infinitives

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Fine-tuning your own English

Core

TEYL Course

Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) is a program designed to specifically introduce EFL educators in the theory and practice of teaching English to young leaners. TEYL offers candidates teaching styles, learning methodologies and practical application techniques required to instruct and implement ‘day to day’ use of English from a child’s perspective.

Presented through a series of sequential lessons and tasks, candidates will enjoy and further empower their knowledge to communicate their learning techniques, enabling young students to experience in English in a practical way.

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Introduction

  • TPR (Total Physical Response) 
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The many Stages of language acquisition in young children L2 (second language) learners

  • Understanding the Stages
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Vocalisations in the first year of life

  • Manipulating Track Sounds (Raspberries and Snorts)
  • One Word (holophrastic) Stage
  • Proception V’s Production Development
  • What is Play?
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How to Teach English to Children

  • Make it Fun
  • Be Creative
  • Make it Active
  • Educative Play
  • Active Play
  • Know what Resources to Use
  • Find Age Appropriate Resources
  • Transitioning of Activities
  • Resources
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Lesson Plan Model for Children overview

  • Example Lesson Plan for Children
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Lesson Planning Process

  • Plan the Target Language
  • Plan the Activities
  • Plan the Review (What worked/What did not work) 
  • Planning Homework
  • Reflecting on the Lesson Taught and Lessons Learnt
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How to deliver great lesson

  • Points to remember to Deliver a Great Lesson
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Teaching resources website examples

  • Current Online Recourse Websites as per Publication of this Document.

Electives

ELECTIVE UNITS

Teaching Business English / TOEIC

The steady growth of international trade and global development is accompanied by a steady increase in the demand for English in the workplace. Adults worldwide are looking to gain higher scores on the TOEIC test (Test of English for International Communication) to advance in their careers and stay competitive in the international marketplace. Teach International’s Teaching Business English / TOEIC Preparation Elective is designed to empower you with the information, skills and practical ideas to help you prepare your students well for the TOEIC and prove their competence in workplace English.

Teaching IELTS Preparation

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to test and assess the English language ability of ESOL students who wish to study and/or work where English is the primary language. IELTS is recognised by universities, immigration authorities and organisations in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK, and the USA.  Teach International graduates interested in potential opportunities teaching EAP (English for Academic Purposes) classes are advised to undertake the IELTS elective, as it will provide practical knowledge and skills on the structure, preparation and materials utilised in planning and implementing a successful program for IELTS test takers.

Teaching English to Adults

ESL Teachers interested in teaching adults face unique challenges, such as language relevance, motivation, and group dynamics within the classroom. To ensure the students are continually engaged, the ESL teacher must implement certain strategies and ideas to maintain student interest and facilitate continued language improvement. Teach International’s Teaching English to Adults Elective is designed to provide you with information, skills and practical ideas to help you understand the language levels of your adult learners and create a positive and productive learning environment effectively.

Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)

Computer Assisted Language Learning, or CALL, refers to using computers and technology in the ESL classroom to aid your instruction, and to also enhance your students’ learning experience. This elective will guide you through the history of CALL and show you how to harness the many multimedia and technology resources available to us in the 21st century (such as virtual classrooms, instant messaging, bulletin boards, the Internet, and software), and how to make teaching English more interactive using these resources. Using computers adds a motivating and interesting component to the ESL classroom, and also gives students skills which are necessary in today’s world for work, for school and for pleasure. In addition to providing theoretical knowledge, this course will also outline how to implement the practical elements necessary to create lessons which incorporate technology to make your classroom a fast-paced and highly motivational language-learning environment.

OTTSA Accreditation Assessment Requirements

‘Teach’ OTTSA accredited TESOL courses include additional subjective assessment units in the form of a comprehensive summative test. This is taken in addition to the prescribed examination and includes the creation of an independent lesson plan and essay questions covering the four main component macro skills associated with TESOL.

Each OTTSA accredited course is ‘Trainer supported’ and individually marked, providing specific feedback to every candidate on their progress.

This 210-hour course is divided into core units of 60 hours of TESOL methodology and 40 hours of grammar articulation focus, followed by in-depth specialism in 70 hours of Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) and 40 hours in total of two electives on teaching English to adult learners. Course material and learning practice prepare candidates for both online and face to face lesson delivery.