120 HOURS CERTIFICATION

Globally Empowering TESOL Education

120 Hours TESOL Certification

 

The Teach International, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Language (TESOL) Certificate has been uniquely created to empower learners to communicate English in multiple mediums. Whilst learning English as an independent language presents new obstacles in terms of parlance, expression and attainment, the Teach program offers a systematic approach to overcoming these challenges through online and personal instruction.

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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.

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Our TESOL course provides teachers with the ability to qualify and deliver specialized English lessons online with confidence. The TESOL Certificate is designed to engage learners and progress them on their education adventure.

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Teach educators are able to progress through the TESOL Certificate course and onto specialist areas for further delivery opportunities and ultimately rewarding and exciting career development in the TESOL industry.

Successful achievement of the Teach International ‘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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One overview Elective unit 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

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Grammar Course

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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

Electives

ELECTIVE UNITS

Teaching English to Children

The large majority of ESL Teachers are introduced to the children’s classroom at some point during their careers. Children worldwide have seemingly limitless energy; with the necessary skills and tools, this energy can be channeled and utilised productively within the ESL classroom. Teach International’s Teaching English to Children Elective focuses on the methodology and strategies required to facilitate a successful English language environment. You will be introduced to many practical and fun ideas for your children’s classroom.

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.

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.

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.

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 120-hour course is divided into two core units of 60 hours theory and 40 hours grammar articulation focus, followed by an overview elective chosen by the candidate (estimated completion time 20 hours), specific to their chosen field of study. Course material and leaning practice prepares candidates for both online and face to face delivery.