Weekend TEFL Course Content

We run regular two-day classroom courses across the Ireland, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. Upcoming weekend classroom course dates

On one of our weekend classroom courses, you will cover the following topics:

 

Saturday

9am-8pm

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

Sunday

9am-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!)

Unit 18 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice

  • Give your Second TEFL lesson

Unit 19 – Finding work abroad

  • How to find your first teaching English job

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