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TEFL Courses in Belfast
Teach all over the world with our TEFL course in Belfast. Dreaming about living and working in South East Asia, South America, Europe, or in your own home teaching English online? A TEFL qualification is what you need to make that dream a reality.
The EFL industry is rapidly growing – it’s estimated that by next year there will be 2 billion English language learners worldwide. Whether you’re looking to teach abroad or online, there’s a huge amount of work to be found teaching learners of all ages and abilities.
We recommend taking this classroom TEFL course in Belfast in combination with up to 200 hours of online study. TEFL courses are measured in hours, so the more you do the better your employment prospects. Most employers require applicants to have at least a 120-hour qualification, which is why we’ve made it possible to get a TEFL qualification that seamlessly combines classroom and online learning. Sign up today and start your own TEFL adventure!
Our 20-hour weekend TEFL course in Belfast 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 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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Weekend TEFL Course ContentsThe 20-hour Weekend TEFL Course will cover:
Saturday (9am-8pm)Unit 1 - WarmersIntroducing yourself, getting to know each other, reducing inhibitions
Unit 2 - Classroom managementArranging the classroom and managing your students
Unit 3 - Getting the students to speakInventive ways to elicit from the students, using pictures, mime and gesture
Unit 4 - Introduction to grammarA first look at some of the English tenses. What is the Present Perfect exactly?
Unit 5 - Foreign language lessonA beginner's lesson: find out what it's like to be on the receiving end
Unit 6 - Controlled PracticePractice activities: why we use them and some ideas for the classroom
Unit 7 - Free PracticeUsing role-play and other activities to bring your lessons to life
Unit 8 - GamesHow games can improve the learning experience
Unit 9 - More warmersMore ideas for the classroom
Unit 10 - FunctionsTeaching everyday English words and phrases
Unit 11 - Lesson planning, preparation & practiceHow to plan a TEFL lesson & giving your first lesson
Sunday (9am-6pm)Unit 12 - More warmersA little warmer for your second day
Unit 13 - Needs analysis & understanding levelsAssessing new students and understanding different levels of students
Unit 14 - PronunciationThe sounds, stress, intonation & rhythm of the English language
Unit 15 - Correcting errorsHow and when to correct in the classroom
Unit 16 - Teaching SkillsHow to teach reading & listening in the classroom
Unit 17 - GrammarA more in-depth look into tenses (Warning! Includes fun!)
Unit 18 - Lesson planning, preparation & practiceGive your Second TEFL lesson
Unit 19 - Finding work abroadHow to find your first teaching English job
It’s hands on! During our TEFL courses in Belfast, 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.