What to expect on a weekday TEFL course.

The 30-hour Weekday TEFL Course covers the same content as the 20-hour Weekend TEFL Course plus one extra teaching practice and the addition of a Teaching Young Learners module.

A short, online task is required to be completed before attending one of our weekday classroom courses. Don’t worry, this is just to gauge your ideas and expectations of what TEFL is and how the course can be of benefit to you. Access to the online task is available in your online student dashboard two weeks before your classroom course date.

Over three days, you will cover:

rachael_readingMonday (9am to 6pm)

Unit 1 – Warmers
Introducing yourself, getting to know each other, reducing inhibitions

Unit 2 – Classroom management
Arranging the classroom and managing your students

Unit 3 – Getting the students to speak
Inventive ways to elicit from the students, using pictures, mime and gesture

Unit 4 – Introduction to grammar
A first look at some of the English tenses. What is the Present Perfect exactly?

Unit 5 – Foreign language lesson
A beginner’s lesson: find out what it’s like to be on the receiving end

Unit 6 – Controlled Practice
Practice activities: why we use them and some ideas for the classroom

Unit 7 – Free Practice
Using role-play and other activities to bring your lessons to life

Unit 8 – Games
How games can improve the learning experience

Unit 9 – More warmers
More ideas for the classroom

Unit 10 – Functions
Teaching everyday English words and phrases

Unit 11 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice
How to plan a TEFL lesson & giving your first lesson

Tuesday (9am to 6pm)

Unit 12 – More warmers
A little warmer for your second day

Unit 13 – Needs analysis & understanding levels
Assessing new students and understanding different levels of students

Unit 14 – Pronunciation
The sounds, stress, intonation & rhythm of the English language

Unit 15 – Correcting errors
How and when to correct in the classroom.

Unit 16 – Teaching Skills
How to teach reading & listening in the classroom

Unit 17 – Grammar
A more in-depth look into tenses (Warning! Includes fun!)

Wednesday (9am to 6pm)

Unit 18 – Teaching young learners
Strategies & ideas for teaching young learners

Unit 19 – Finding work abroad
How to find your first teaching English job.

Final teaching practice

Need more information? Then why not contact us to discuss your requirements.

Think the weekday course is for you?  Check out the weekday course and our more recommended courses (with the weekday course as a component) on our courses page.

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