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TEFL Courses in Chelmsford
Take our 20-hour weekend TEFL course in Chelmsford and join over 120,000 TEFL Org graduates teaching English all over the world! Teach abroad, teach in the UK, teach online: a qualification from the UK’s most accredited TEFL course provider is all you need to get started teaching English for the first time.
We recommend combining this weekend course in Chelmsford with online study as most employers look for teachers with at least a 120-hour TEFL qualification. This course can be taken along with either 100 or 120 hours of online study, or as part of our 188-hour Ofqual-regulated Level 5 course.
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Location: Anglia Ruskin University, Lord Ashcroft Building, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ
Our 20-hour weekend TEFL course in Chelmsford gives you the knowledge and skills that you need to be able to create, plan and deliver your own TEFL classes. The classes are fast-paced, and fun and you will complete activities and games that help you absorb and learn.
The course is also a great way to expand your contact list by meeting new, like-minded people to share your TEFL experience with!
A hardcopy coursebook
A reference letter from your classroom course tutor
An internationally recognised TEFL certificate (paper and electronic)
Lifetime access to our TEFL job centre
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Q1. What is the classroom schedule for the 2-day weekend course in Chelmsford?
Weekend TEFL Course Contents
The 20-hour Weekend TEFL Course will cover:
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
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!)
Unit 18 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice
Give your Second TEFL lesson
Unit 19 – Finding work abroad
How to find your first teaching English job
Q2. How many other people will be in the Chelmsford course with me?
A: Our courses have a maximum capacity of 20, and there will be a minimum of 4 people.
Q3. Is it easy to find a job in TEFL after taking the course?
A: You will receive an internationally recognised TEFL certificate once you complete your course which you can use to apply for positions all over the world using our frequently updated TEFL Job Centre.
It’s hands on! During our TEFL Chelmsford courses, our experienced trainers explain and demonstrate where appropriate, but we make sure our students get involved as much as possible. The best way to learn to TEFL is to TEFL, so look forward to lesson planning, games, and taking part in activities created by other people on the course.
You will create your very own lessons and have the chance to teach your peers. The course will enable you to fully understand how to adapt your lessons to suit different age groups and English levels.
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