10 Hour Virtual TEFL Course
What will you learn?
Teach the four key areas of language acquisition: reading, speaking, writing, pronunciation
Plan and deliver effective lessons supported by personal instructor feedback
Understand the nuances of teaching English to non-native speakers
Grasp English grammar terminology and know how to teach it to students of all levels
Manage a virtual classroom and student behaviour effectively
Find and create effective learning materials to use in class to target language use
Use props and physical to engage students in the lesson topic
Grow in confidence as a new teacher to be able to enter your first class
English language minimum level: Fluent.
At least an international standard of intermediate or advanced fluency: B1
About this course
Perfect if you are short on time and open to everyone. This course is led by a qualified EFL teacher with years of experience and is fully endorsed by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). Our real-time virtual TEFL courses are an ideal way to understand what teaching English involves.
On this virtual TEFL classroom course, you will learn how to deliver interesting and useful lessons to English learners of all ages and levels with a peer-to-peer teaching practice module. You’ll also gain the vital methods needed to give you the confidence to enter any classroom, either virtually or abroad.
The course will take place over two sessions and consists of 3.5 hour lessons. To give you the utmost flexibility, there are regular dates every few weeks. Join our global community which is helping to empower English teachers like you to stand out and get the job you deserve.
Recommended: Add our optional module of certified teaching practice with real ESL students to this course to qualify for more TEFL jobs online and abroad.
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10 hour Virtual TEFL Course
Day 1: Introduction to Teaching Methods
You will cover the first 8 modules of learning during this 3.5 hour session.
Modules One-Four: Your Classroom and Students
Understanding your students language abilities and why they want to learn English. Get to know the basic principles behind TEFL teaching, starting with ice-breakers and grammar. As you are going to be an English teacher, it’s vital to know how to manage your classroom and learners. By the end of this section, you’ll know exactly why your skills are in high demand.
Modules Five-Seven: The Presentation, Practice & Production (PPP) Approach
Now that you know vocab and grammatical terms, in this section you’ll learn how to master the challenge of teaching it. Breaking down your student’s English levels, you’ll know what target language to teach and how to teach. Now it is time to build an effective lesson AND get ready to deliver it to your peers on Day 2.
You’ll get so much useful information about how to prepare engaging building block lessons which work for all kinds of English learners, following the PPP approach. Watching your students progress will be so exciting!
Modules Eight: Foreign Language Lesson
By the end of this module, you’ll know exactly how it feels to be an ESL student. Our instructors will deliver a foreign language lesson to show you just how learning through complete language submersion works. You’ll be amazed by how effective these techniques are, and how many new words you will learn in the short demonstration.
You will have two homework tasks to work on between classes.
Task One: Lesson Preparation
Building on everything that you learned earlier today, you will prepare your 5 minute lesson with your team-teaching partner. On Day 2, you will deliver your lessons in pairs to the rest of your group.
Task Two: Grammar Exercise
You will complete a short grammar exercise that will be marked in your next Teacher Studio session.
Day 2: Putting Theory into Practice
You will cover the final modules of learning during this 3.5 hour session.
Modules Nine-Eleven: Teaching the Four Skills
The ‘four skills’ are listening, speaking, reading and writing. They are categorized into productive (writing and speaking) and receptive (reading and listening) skills. You’ll learn plenty of useful ideas and activities about how to get your students up on their feet and chatting to you about hobbies, politics or story telling. You’ll also get help with how to teach your students to read and write English – at all levels, from favorite foods, to the economy in Spain. You’ll be able to distinguish between accuracy and fluency, and evaluate their importance in ESL learning.
Modules Twelve: Teaching Practice
Now it’s your turn to be in the hot seat. Take your confidence to the next level by delivering your 5 minute lesson plan. In pairs, you will present your lesson to your fellow classmates and receive real-time feedback from your instructor.
Previous students say that this is the most valuable (and fun) part of the course and it is almost always highlighted in the 5-star reviews online.
Modules Thirteen: International English Exams
Boost your earning power by learning about high demand areas of English teaching that you can specialize in. It is important to understand what exams are popular with English learners and how you can help them to achieve the scores they require, for studying or working abroad in English speaking countries.
Modules Fourteen-Fifteen: Getting Work in TEFL (Online & Abroad)
Our instructors will guide you with personal advice about getting hired as a TEFL teacher. You can network with other participants on the course and hear first hand about your instructor’s experiences in the TEFL industry. Learn the dos and don’ts about job hunting and become more familiar with our student services and TEFL job recruitment website GoCambio.com.
Employers Request - Teaching Practice:
Recommended Optional Module: 35 hour Certificate of Teaching Practice Recognition (CTPR)
Many employers are now seeking evidence of teaching experience from applicants. Qualify for more jobs and get hired quickly for higher paying positions by completing our 35 hour fully organized online practicum, with real ESL students.
You will teach a real English Language Learner (ELLs) over a range of student levels and topics. This will be conducted online through our partner school and overseen by qualified instructors.
During this practicum you will first observe four lessons, of teachers with different teaching styles. This helps you to shape your own methods of presentation and tutoring.
Then you will teach a learner one-to-one online for around four one-hour sessions per week over two months. On completion you will receive a teaching practice certificate and a reference letter to include in your TEFL job application forms.
The time taken to complete a TEFL course depends on how much study time you can dedicate each week and which duration of course or training
Your course is marked through continuous assessment with end of module knowledge tests. You’ll need to score 100% to pass, and unlock the
Questions and Answers
Who is the 10 Hour Virtual TEFL Course suitable for?
The TEFL methodologies live webinar course is designed for any TEFL students who want to gain confidence and practical teaching experience. Our dynamic teacher training encourages participants to put their skills into action in a supported peer-to-peer environment.
You don’t need to have previous TEFL training to take part. Premier TEFL’s virtual Zoom classroom means that you can join world-class teacher training from the comfort of home.
What is a virtual TEFL class?
A live TEFL webinar is a course that’s delivered online in a virtual classroom using the Zoom platform in real time. The class covers all the same topics as you would in a physical classroom and you enjoy the benefits of joining from home with no commute time or travel expenses.
On successful completion of the 10 Hour Advanced Certificate in TEFL Classroom Methodologies you will gain a trusted TEFL certificate from a world-leading TEFL training provider.
What’s included in the virtual TEFL course?
Included in the 10 hour live TEFL webinar you will receive:
- 10 hour Advanced Certificate in TEFL Classroom Methodologies
- Practical teacher training from industry experts
- Coursebook manual eBook
- Printable course worksheets eBook
- Grammar Guide eBook
- Lesson Planning Guide eBook
- FAQs of Teaching English Online eBook
Is a TEFL webinar course interactive?
Yes! A live TEFL webinar is very interactive. There is a maximum of 14 students on the course and you’ll take part in practical activities and tasks during each module of tuition. You’ll work in pairs in breakout rooms and prepare and deliver your own TEFL lesson.
Do I need to have completed another TEFL course previously?
No, you don’t need to have completed a TEFL course previously to join the 10 Hour Virtual TEFL Course webinar.
However, if you have completed any prior TEFL training before joining this live webinar course you will benefit from having a solid foundation in ESL theory already and be quicker to confidently put that into practice.
What equipment or materials do I need to join?
To attend a live TEFL webinar course you will need a laptop or tablet with a webcam, headset with mic and reliable fast internet connection to connect to Zoom. You’ll be joining the webinar with video and audio, it is important that there’s a good quality connection for you and your classmates to get the best experience during the training.
TIP: Be sure to set up a suitable study space for the course duration and have easy access to device charging cables.
Do I need to have my webcam on?
Yes, you will need to keep your webcam and audio on for the duration of the course. Think of it like this, it’s good to get used to seeing yourself and others on screen. It’s great practice in preparation for teaching English online which is a huge opportunity for any TEFL teacher currently.
Do I need to do anything before the course to prepare?
Before joining the live TEFL webinar your pre-course task is to become familiar with the Zoom platform (be sure to register using your full name) and ensure that you can access the platform with ease. This will make for a smooth start to your first day’s training.
You’ll have a lesson planning and grammar awareness task to complete as homework between sessions; this forms part of your 10 hours of training.
Do I need to attend both sessions?
Yes, to successfully pass the TEFL webinar course you are required to attend both sessions in full. If you miss a session, you will be able to book a place on a new course for another available date.
What happens if I lose internet connection during class?
If you lose internet connection during your class and cannot rejoin within 30 minutes, you will need to book another course for a future date.
Will there be any breaks in the webinar sessions?
Yes, your tutor will schedule refreshment breaks so that you can take a stroll, get a snack and step away from the laptop for 5 – 10 minutes.
What timezone is the webinar class?
The TEFL webinar class is scheduled on the following timezone: London, UK GMT+1, you can see what this is in your local time here. You can join the live TEFL webinar course from anywhere around the world.
How long are the virtual training sessions?
The course is delivered in two sessions each lasting around three and a half hours.
If you’re part of a full class there may be an extra 30 minutes added to the second session so that everyone has enough time to present their teaching practice.
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