240 hour Expert TEFL Course - Begin Today - Premier TEFL


  • 240 hours of online TEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, TBE & TYL training
  • ODLQC & TQUK accredited qualification
  • Internationally recognized certificate
  • 70+ page Grammar eBook
  • Downloadable TEFL course book
  • Expert job hunting advice
  • Learn on any device
  • Flexible study schedule
  • Personal tutor support

3 Month Study Time

120 Training Hours

Fully Accredited

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Overall Rating: 9.58

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Why take the 240 hour Expert TEFL Course?

Year on year, the TEFL industry offers ambitious travelers a viable way of earning a competitive salary while also experiencing what the world has to offer. As the global market becomes more saturated, TEFL teachers with extra qualifications under their belt are able to enjoy endless teaching opportunities in every destination you can think of, and find themselves in better positions to boost their earning power.

Our 240 hour expert package includes five professional courses. By choosing this bundle, you’ll be a fully qualified ESOL teacher, and be licensed to prepare students for the important IELTS and TOEIC tests. Plus, to make sure you really shine in the international job market and stand out to employers, you’ll also concentrate on Teaching Business English and Teaching Young Learners. With these specialist skills at your disposal, you’re free to take on daytime teaching roles in incredible locations around the world, or if it suits you, during the evening to make even more money – it’s a great way of extending your travels and building experience in the classroom.

TEFL Expert allows you to get certified in 90 days or less thanks to the online curriculum and unlimited, 24/7 access to study materials. With PremierTEFL, you have the freedom to study our fully accredited, internationally recognized courses whenever and wherever it suits you, on any device in any location. We also offer our members personal tutor support, expert job hunting advice and a 14 day money back guarantee.

Advanced Teacher Training

With a lifelong TEFL qualification, you’ll have your pick of thousands of teaching positions worldwide, and feel more than prepared to apply for jobs in dream destinations like China, South Korea, Vietnam, Turkey, Brazil and Spain. Along with full support from our friendly team, you can be confident in choosing the best training opportunity for you.

This course is ideal for TEFL beginners; you don’t need any previous experience or be degree qualified. You will need to be a native English speaker with a passion for new adventures. Coordinated by a teaching English professionals, the internationally recognized certificate trains you in all the fundamental skills you need to teach English as a second or foreign language.

Course Syllabus

Our internationally recognized, fully accredited courses give you the ultimate flexibility to get TEFL qualified easily and enjoyably. You also benefit hugely from the course being delivered online, so you can study whenever and wherever it suits you, on any device in any location. With 24/7 access, you can fit your learning around your job, university classes or any other commitments. The course is helpfully structured with session guides, tips, quick student tasks, class resources, reflective tasks and quizzes to ensure you’re comfortable with the material.
  • Module 1: Introduction to TEFL
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • have greater awareness of how English is used as a global language today.
    • be aware of different English language learner motivations and needs.
    • know about historic and current ELT theories, methods and approaches and the influence these have had on current trends in ELT practices.
    • be familiar with learner levels and competencies, with reference to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

  • Module 2: The role of the teacher
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • have greater awareness of what is involved in being an effective ELT teacher.
    • learn a range of practical classroom management techniques.
    • learn and begin to develop a range of teaching techniques.
    • have greater awareness of how to adapt your teaching to cater for different teaching contexts.

  • Module 3: Organising and managing learning
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • have greater awareness of different lesson planning considerations.
    • understand the different aspects of lesson planning including setting lesson plan aims and considering your class profile.
    • be able to structure a detailed lesson plan using different lesson plan models for different lesson types.
    • have greater awareness of how to use a syllabus or timetable to structure a series of lessons.
    • have considered how to use a variety of materials and resources effectively.

  • Module 4: Teaching grammar
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • understand what is meant by the term ‘grammar’.
    • understand decisions made about which grammar to teach to certain learner levels.
    • understand arguments for and against the teaching grammar.
    • have reviewed historical approaches to teaching grammar and current trends.
    • have a better understanding of the English grammar system.
    • understand different approaches to presenting grammar.
    • be aware of accuracy-focused and fluency-focused ways of practising grammar.

  • Module 5: Teaching vocabulary
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • understand the importance of teaching vocabulary.
    • be better aware of what is involved in knowing a word and how words are learned and organised.
    • be better aware of different aspects of English vocabulary, including lexical chunks.
    • be aware of different ways of presenting vocabulary and lexical chunks.
    • be aware of different ways of practising vocabulary.
    • understand the importance of recording and recycling vocabulary.

  • Module 6: Teaching pronunciation
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • understand some of the challenges learners may face with English pronunciation.
    • have an understanding of how what is involved in producing sounds, words and longer utterances.
    • be aware of different phonological features.
    • be aware of different activities and techniques which can be used in class to teach and practice pronunciation.

  • Module 7: Teaching receptive skills
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • understand the difference between receptive and productive skills and what is involved in being an effective reader or listener.
    • understand the main principles of teaching reading and listening skills.
    • know how to stage a reading or listening comprehension activity.
    • understand the importance of extensive reading and listening outside class.

  • Module 8: Teaching productive skills
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • understand what is involved in being an effective writer or speaker.
    • understand the main principles of teaching writing and speaking skills.
    • know how to stage writing or speaking activities.
    • be familiar with a range of writing and speaking activities.

  • Module 9: Teaching English for different purposes
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • have reviewed the different reasons students are learning English today.
    • have a greater awareness of how to adapt your teaching to teach very young learners, young learners and teenagers.
    • be more aware of different English language examinations available and how to adapt your teaching to teach examination classes.
    • understand how to adapt your teaching to teach Business English and English for Specific Purposes.

  • Module 10: From course to classroom
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • be more aware of how to plan for your first teaching job.
    • be aware of how to build up a ‘tool kit’ of resources.
    • be better aware of how you can develop professionally.
    • be aware of different ways of improving your teaching.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does my study time begin?

You’ll get instant access from the moment you enroll.

From the date you book your course, you’ll have 3 months’ study time. Since you’ve access 24/7 on any device, you can study any time that suits your lifestyle.

Do I need to be a native English speaker?

No! But you will need to be a fluent English speaker with a great command of English.

Plus, we have one of the largest range of paid TEFL internships welcoming non-native English speakers.

Can I take the course and work full-time?

Absolutely! And most people do exactly that.

Your TEFL training is self-paced, meaning you can study as much or as little as you want, depending on your commitments.

How long to complete the course?

Most people complete the 120 hour Advanced TEFL course within 6 weeks. Each student is different and it’ll depend on how much time you dedicate to your course.

ProTip: Try to work in two hour blocks so you make real progress each time you log in.

What score do I need to pass my course?

Your course is marked through continuous assessment with end of module knowledge tests. You’ll need to score 80% to pass, and unlock the next module.

If you don’t pass first time, you’ll be able to re-sit at no extra cost, so don’t worry.

What if I’m not good at grammar?

Don’t panic! In many cases your focus as an English teacher will be conversational.

Most native English speakers aren’t aware of grammar terms; but you’ll cover everything you need to know during your course.

Why Premier TEFL?

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