Self-taught online course with email trainer support. Complete course work at your own pace.
• Total time given: Students have a total of 12 months to finish course work, assignments and exams.
• Typical time needed: This course typically takes 3-6 weeks to complete.
ASSESSMENT & GRADING
Regular assignments, self-study questions and a final test must be completed during the course. Those assignments need to be sent to your trainer. The trainer will grade them and send you feedback on your work usually within 5 days. Feedback is comprehensive and will include careful comments on your work and assignments, together with suggestions and recommendations. The assignments consist of a range of different tasks that include lesson plans on different skills and analysis of classroom management situations.
Lesson plan and other assignments are Pass or Fail. You have three attempts.
Final Exam: You must pass with at least 50 points. You have three attempts and your final grade will be based on an average of your grammar and final exam.
• 90% to 100% = A
• 80% to 89% = B
• 50 to 79% = Pass
120 Hour TEFL Certificate with ACTDEC accreditation
COURSE CONTENT / CURRICULUM
This course has 6 modules which covers:
• Course Outline
• Principles of Adult Learning
• English Grammar
• TEFL Methods
• Grammar Test
• Lesson Planning 1
• Lesson Planning 2
• Using Drama in the Classroom
• Classroom Management
• How to Teach Vocabulary
• Using Technology in the ESL, EFL Classroom
• Developing Speaking Skills
• Error Correction
• Games and Activities
• Developing Listening Skills and Video
• Listening - Advanced
• Developing Writing Skills and Video
• Error Correction in Writing
• Video: Integrated Language Skills, Learner Feedback
• Dialog Drills
• Sample Lesson Plan
• Pronunciation Activities
• Selecting and Creating Activities
• Sample Lesson Video
• Develop Reading Skills
• Reading Comprehension Video
• Using a Coursebook
• Creating Materials - Video
• Using Videos in the Classroom
• Cooperative Learning
• ESP - English for Specific Purposes
• Teaching English to Children
• Teaching Business English
• Final Test
Refer to course FAQs for additional information about this course.
WHO OPERATES THIS COURSE?
Global Language Training
DO I NEED TO PREPARE ANYTHING BEFORE ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE?
No. You can enroll and begin this course at any time.
ARE THERE ANY EXTRAS FEES (TEXTBOOKS OR COURSE MATERIALS) IN ADDITION TO THE COURSE ENROLLMENT FEE?
No. All course materials are included in the displayed enrollment price.
IS THERE A FINANCING PLAN AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE?
No. The course enrollment fee must be paid in full.
HOW EARLY SHOULD I BOOK MY SPOT IN THIS COURSE?
Anytime. There are no specified start dates and students can begin the course at their convenience.
ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR THIS COURSE?
Yes. You must be 18 years of age or older on the date of enrollment.
ARE THERE NATIONALITY RESTRICTIONS FOR THIS COURSE?
No. Refer to the next FAQs for other prerequisites.
CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE IF I’M NOT A NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER?
It depends on your English speaking level of proficiency. If you have a B2 level (Common European Framework) in the English language then you are eligible to enroll in this course.
CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE WITHOUT PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE?
Yes. Having previous teaching experience is not a prerequisite for this course.
CAN I TAKE THIS COURSE WITHOUT A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY DEGREE?
Yes. Having a degree is not a prerequisite for this course, however, some countries, schools and teaching programs with only hire candidates with degrees.
IS THIS COURSE ‘SELF-TAUGHT’ OR IS IT LED BY AN INSTRUCTOR?
This is a self-taught online course with instructor support.
HOW MUCH CONTACT & SUPPORT WILL I HAVE WITH MY INSTRUCTOR ON A DAY-TO-DAY BASIS?
You can contact your trainer at any time by email. For general questions your trainer will reply within 48 hours (Monday to Friday). For feedback on assignments your trainer will respond within 5 days.
DOES THIS COURSE INCLUDE A ‘TEACHING PRACTICE’ COMPONENT?
No. This course does not include an in-class teaching practice component. If you plan on using your TEFL certification for a specific teaching program that requires an in-class component (such as EPIK) then we advise browsing our site for courses that include the in-class component or scheduling a consultation session with one of our teach and travel experts.
IS THIS COURSE ACCREDITED?
Yes. This course is approved and accredited by the Accreditation Council for TESOL Distance Education Courses (ACTDEC).
WILL THE CERTIFICATION FOR THIS COURSE EXPIRE?
No. The certification does not expire. Similar to a high school diploma or degree, the credential will last a lifetime.
IS THIS COURSE WRITTEN IN BRITISH ENGLISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH?
This course is written in British English. However, it was developed for all nationalities and assignments can be submitted in American or British English.
ON AVERAGE, HOW LONG DOES THIS COURSE TAKE TO COMPLETE?
This course takes most trainees 3-6 weeks to complete.
HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE, IN TOTAL, TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?
You have 12 months to complete the course.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I FAIL THE COURSE?
You have a total of 3 attempts at all assignments and tests. If you fail the course you will receive a 75% discount from Global Language Training to retake the same course or another course offered by GLT.
HOW WILL MY WORK (MARKS & GRADING) BE ASSESSED?
Grammar, regular assignments, self-study questions and a final test must be completed during the course. Those assignments need to be sent to your trainer. The trainer will grade them and send you feedback on your work usually within 5 days. The assignments consist of a range of different tasks that include lesson plans on different skills and analysis of classroom management situations.
WHEN WILL I RECEIVE THE TEFL CERTIFICATE?
You will receive your certificate within 5 working days of completing the course.
IS THERE A FEE FOR A HARDCOPY OF THE CERTIFICATE?
Yes. There is a small fee for a hardcopy of the TEFL certificate. Requesting a hardcopy is completely optional and you will automatically receive an electronic copy for free. Note: Electronic TEFL / TESOL certificates are widely accepted by most overseas schools and employers.
WILL I RECEIVE JOB SEARCH AND PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE?
Yes. Global Language Training provides free job placement assistance. They have a network of contacts in various parts of the world where teaching jobs are available. They can assist you in the job search process and guide you in the right direction.
WHEN CAN I BEGIN APPLYING FOR TEACHING JOBS?
You can apply for a job after the course is completed. Some employers will offer you a position with the understanding that you successfully complete the course. If you need a letter confirming that you have enrolled in our course, Global Language Training will gladly provide one for you.
ARE THERE ANY SOFTWARE OR INTERNET REQUIREMENTS?
Yes. You must have access to a computer that has an internet connection and a modern web browser (Chrome, Explorer, Safari, Firefox or other).
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GLOBALTEFL AND OTHER COURSE PROVIDERS?
The general objectives of the course are similar to others but we have an academic staff with more than 20 years of experience teaching English abroad and trainers with experience at institutions such as the British Council. They pride themselves on providing the best administrative service during the course and job placement service upon completion of the course.
CAN I ACCESS MY COURSE ONCE I HAVE GRADUATED?
On completion of the course you will have 30 days to access the course. After this period you will be de-activated regardless of the amount of remaining days you have left.
PRICING & PAYMENT
This course is displayed and sold in USD. Your local currency price is displayed in addition to the USD sale price for reference purposes only. There are no additional fees, the displayed price includes all required course materials. The course fee must be paid in full before receiving course access and instructions.
REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
There is a 14 day refund guarantee for this course, provided no course assignments were submitted for marking or grading. Students who have already submitted completed assignments for marking or grading will not be eligible for a refund. If you would like to apply for a refund please write to us by email and your refund will be issued as soon as possible (within 15 business days).
NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS
This course requires a strong command of both written and spoken English. Non-native English speakers should possess a TOEFL score of 280 or higher, or B2 level proficiency in the English language. If you are not sure of your English Language level then please schedule a free consultation session with one of our advisors.
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