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TEFL Courses in Chester
Get TEFL qualified in Chester with our 20-hour weekend course and start an exciting new adventure today. With TEFL you can get paid to travel the world – from Spain to South Korea, China to Chile, and everywhere inbetween.
No previous teaching experience? No problem, our courses are suitable for inexperienced and qualified teachers alike, and will prepare you with the knowledge and confidence needed to lead your first English lesson.
Our weekend TEFL course in Chester can be paired with flexible online study to bring your hours up to the 120 most employers look for. For those looking for the most comprehensive training our 188-hour Level 5 course is regulated by Ofqual and will give you a more in-depth understanding of TEFL.
Important Notice: Due to the current pandemic and changing government guidelines and restrictions please check our COVID-19 notice notice regularly.
We currently have no upcoming course dates available in Chester. We regularly add new course dates so please check back soon, you can also look at our virtual classroom courses as a fantastic alternative.
Our 20-hour weekend TEFL course in Chester gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence you will 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 Chester?
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 people will there be in the Chester TEFL classroom course?
A: There is a maximum class capacity of 20 and a minimum of 5 people per classroom.
Q3. Do I need a university degree to teach abroad?
A: The simple answer is no, you do not need a degree to TEFL. However, for certain countries, you will need a BA level degree or equivalent in order to gain a work visa. Certain employers will specify that they would prefer the candidate to be a degree holder.
It’s hands on! During our TEFL courses in Chester, 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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