120 HOUR ADVANCED TEFL COURSE

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What you get

  • Fully accredited training
  • Personal tutor support
  • Internationally recognized certificate
  • Expert job hunting advice

3 Months Study Time

120 study hours

10 Modules

Internationally Recognized Certificates

Online Study

The 120 Hour Advanced TEFL Course

WAS: £189 NOW: £99

Why take the 120 hour advanced TEFL course?

The majority of TEFL employers – especially those who offer good teaching salaries – prefer to hire teachers with a minimum of 120 hours basic tuition.

Our premium 120 hour advanced TEFL course is ideal for TEFL beginners; you don’t need any previous experience, just fluent English and a passion for new adventures. Coordinated by a real teaching English professional, the internationally recognized certificate trains you in all the fundamental skills you need to teach English as a second or foreign language.

As well as being fully accredited, our 120 hour course is delivered online for optimum flexibility. You can study whenever and wherever it suits you, on any device in any location. This 24/7 access means you have the freedom to fit your learning around your lifestyle, and not the other way around.

With a lifelong 120 hour 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, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, Brazil and Spain. Along with full support from our friendly Courses Manager, you can be confident in choosing the best, most rewarding opportunity for you.

Course syllabus

How it works

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.

About your online TEFL course

The 120 hour course has been created to provide you with real, comprehensive knowledge of everything you need to become a confident, influential TEFL teacher. The 10 modules introduce you to the key elements of TEFL teaching, from the role of the teacher to understanding the main principles of teaching writing and speaking skills. The modules have been specifically coordinated to be engaging, accessible and intuitive, with real-life classroom examples, quizzes and videos to review your learning.

What will I learn?

The TEFL 120 online course will guide you through all the stages of becoming a confident, equipped TEFL. You will cover…


  • 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.



Hear from our students

“It covered everything I needed to know as a beginner teacher to be able to teach an English class. The examples and resources are great and I definitely recommend this company to anyone looking for a TEFL course.”

Qianna

“I recently undertook the 120hrTEFL course the certificate. It helped me to get a part time position teaching refugees basic English. I found the content to be inspiring although it did challenge me.”

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