TEFL 150 Hour Course w/TEFL Tutor is $549, 120 Hour Correspondence Course: only $299 & TEFL 100 Hour Correspondence Course: only $249 & the 50 Hour Specialty Courses are only $149 each

150/120/100 hours of Self Pace/Self Study Online learning Online TEFL


Starting dates


Class may begin anytime of the year as it is a self study course.


Length of time

The class is typically 150/120/100 hours of reading, quizzes, homework and papers. This can be finished as fast as 1 month but on average students finish this course within 3 months, but there is no time limit on completing this course.


Tuition
$ 549 for 150 Hour TEFL Course [Note: Payment plan is possible with the 150 Hour Correspondence Course. A $300 first payment is due at registration and the remainder is due one month after registering for the course (payment plan is $50 more expensive than the one time payment option). When all of the modules are turned in for grading, a passing grade has been acheived and the payment has been made in full then the TEFL certificate is then awarded.

$ 299 for 120 Hour TEFL Course [Note: No payment plan option for the 120 or 100 Hour TEFL Courses.]


Purpose


There are several ways you can earn your TEFL Certificate, such as by registering for a university program, which can be very expensive and lengthy; stateside TEFL schools, which can be expensive; TEFL schools abroad, which is not always practical; on-line TEFL programs, like the TEFL professional course, which is a great option for those who want an interactive on-line course, but for those who want the same qualification, but want to only spend half the money then the TEFLUSA distance TEFL Course is for you. The TEFLUSA distance course is most appropriate for those who want to get a certified 120/100 hour TEFL Certification at their own pace and who: 1) want to invest less money [50%-70% cheaper than on-line courses] 2) need less supervision 3) want to study at their own pace 4) want to work while studying 5) has not been in school recently or who are currently in school 6) who do not want to travel to a distant school location to take a course & 7) prefer not to study in a traditional classroom setting..


Course Description


Students will be trained to Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Most of the work is automated tests and quizzes with a smaller component of term papers graded and reviewed by your TEFL Tutor. This course is a great holistic course designed for those who want to be TEFL certified at half the cost of most on-line programs.


The four cornerstones of language learning will be covered: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It covers the basics of language methodology, linguistics, phonetics and grammar. Teaching skills of lesson planning, curriculum development, classroom management skills, personality and language assessments are covered.


You will complete 150/120/100/50 hours of coursework and class lesson planning exercises that prepares you to teach English abroad. This is a comprehensive course but is managed by a university level instructor with a MA degree and over 10 years of ESL teaching experience who will grade your course materials and issue your final certificate of completion.


Participants in TEFL 150/120/100/50 hour Correspondence Course are sent by email 10 modules to complete. After the modules are completed and returned to the TEFL Professor they will be graded and returned with the instructor's comments and feedback to help facilitate continued learning. Participants work to complete the course at their pace and are able to complete the course within as little as 1 month, but up to 12 months, with the average student finishing between 1-3 months.


The 100 Hour TEFL Basic course is an innovative and comprehensive course that exceeds the typical online TEFL Instruction offered by other companies. It is the first of its kind in the TEFL field that allows participants to learn at their own pace monitored by a certified TEFL instructor with over 10 years of ESL teaching/teacher training experience.


Participation and Attendance


There is no specific meeting time for this course. You may email your assignments to the instructor any time day or night. Your instructor will grade and return your assignment within five business days.


Remember that your instructor is here for you. Many people believe that online learning means there is no teacher and that is simply not true. You have your own private teacher for this course and your instructor is your coach and mentor throughout the entire course and is there for you when you have questions, comments or concerns. All of our instructors are university level professors with a minimum of a MA degree and have at least 10 years of teaching experience. Take advantage of the support and attention of your mentor teacher, and you will get the most out of the 150/120/100 hour certified TEFL correspondence course. Email your instructor if you have any questions about the course, course contents or assignments.


You will have twelve months to complete all of the assignments for this correspondence course. However, we recommend that you complete one course module per week so that you remember what you have learned, integrate the information into your knowledge base and at that pace you should be able to complete the course in approximately ten weeks.


Course Overview


This course is designed to provide you with quality coursework and experiences which will aid you in developing and awareness and mastering teaching skills for the EFL/ESL classroom.


Course Objectives


• Develop an awareness of the field and practices of TEFL enabling one to be a successful ESL teacher.
• Develop an understanding of the components of the English Language as related to teaching English to non native speakers.
• Develop appropriate lesson plans for your English Language Learners in all skill areas.
• Assess your own learning through quizzes, assignments, lesson plans and reflections.


Written Assignments


For each written assignment, you will read the assignment in Course Material as you complete the module, or in the Assignments Area. Complete the assignment and email it to your instructor. Though the assignments are not due at any specific time, you may only submit assignments for one Module at a time. Try to develop a schedule for yourself to give equal time to the materials and assignments in each module. If you do so, you will get more out of the course.


Syllabus


Module Topics Assignments


Unit 1: Study Skills

(Not assessed) - How best to organize your study time.

Pre Module Grammar

Self-assessed tasks with answers provided to help with Unit 2 the Study of English.

 

Unit 2: The Study of English

Module 1 - Grammar-tasks on the understanding of grammar, tense & structure - to be completed with the use of a grammar book.

Module 2 - Phonetics - tasks relating to the phonetic alphabet (given), stress & intonation.

Module 3 - Lexis - tasks relating to the presentation of vocabulary, compound words, word stems, language appropriateness & frequency.

 

Unit 3: The Teaching and Learning of ESOL

Module 1 - basic principles - answers from your own experience, the course materials & handbook on

  1) The blocks which may prevent learning

  2) Motivation

  3) Communicative competence.

Module 2 - Reading and listening - tasks based on exploitation of authentic materials i.e. magazines, newspapers, radio broadcasts etc.

Module 3 - Speaking and writing - tasks based as above but with a more productive bias - getting your students to produce language

Module 4 - Visual aids - study of all the audio-visual aids available. Production of your own flashcards and aids to be used with a simple graph.

Module 5 - Errors - looking at authentic student errors, classifying them, using a correction code, producing remedial exercises and improving your own practice.

 

Unit 4: Lesson Planning

Module 1 - classroom management - tasks relating to student teacher relationships and how to achieve genuine communication inside and outside the classroom.

Module 2 - lesson stages and plans - putting all the above into a lesson plan; timing; warm-up; input; practice and production stages of your lessons.



NOTE: Upon successful completion of this online 150/120/100 hour distance learning TEFL course you will receive a Certificate in TEFL after completing a minimum of 6 hours of observed ESL/EFL teaching practicum. Ask you TEFL Instructor where one can obtain the minimum of 6 hours of ESL/EFL teaching experience and for those of you with documented ESL/EFL teaching experience this requirement will be waived. Your TEFL certificate will enable you to obtain better ESL/EFL teaching positions and in most cases will bring you a higher pay rate and it will be your passport to many adventures in foreign countries.