TEFL Classroom course

Who will the course benefit?

The course is designed to help anyone become an English teacher and work towards earning a TEFL qualification.

If you’re interested in teaching English, either abroad, in the UK or online, this course will give you the skills and experience necessary to get started.

Course objectives

To give you a fundamental understanding of TEFL methodology and teaching skills.

Course outline

Course Contents – DAY 1

Unit 1 – Warmers
Introducing yourself, getting to know each other, reducing inhibitions

Unit 2 – Classroom management
Arranging the classroom and managing your students

Unit 3 – Getting the students to speak
Inventive ways to elicit from the students, using pictures, mime and gesture

Unit 4 – Introduction to grammar
A first look at some of the English tenses. What is the Present Perfect exactly?

Unit 5 – Foreign language lesson
A beginner’s lesson: find out what it’s like to be on the receiving end

Unit 6 – Controlled Practice
Practice activities: why we use them and some ideas for the classroom

Unit 7 – Free Practice
Using role play and other activities to bring your lessons to life

Unit 8 – Games
How games can improve the learning experience

Unit 9 – More warmers
More ideas for the classroom

Unit 10 – Functions
Teaching everyday English words and phrases

Unit 11 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice
How to plan a TEFL lesson & giving your first lesson

Course Contents – DAY 2

Unit 12 – More warmers
A little warmer for your second day

Unit 13 – Needs analysis & understanding levels
Assessing new students and understanding different levels of students

Unit 14 – Pronunciation
The sounds, stress, intonation & rhythm of the English language

Unit 15 – Correcting errors
How and when to correct in the classroom

Unit 16 – Teaching Skills
How to teach reading & listening in the classroom

Unit 17 – Grammar
A more in-depth look into tenses (Warning! Includes fun!)

Unit 18 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice
Give your Second TEFL lesson

Unit 19 – Finding work abroad
How to find your first teaching English job

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Call James now on 0131 625 7151 to get a full detailed course description and next available dates.

Course Location

This course will be run at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, which is situated in the centre of Edinburgh, just 5 minutes walk from Waverley Station and close to major bus routes, including the airport bus. Discounted parking is available at the St John’s Hill NCP Car Park. Our training rooms are light and spacious, all are air conditioned with natural daylight.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will provided, as well as tea and coffee throughout the day. If you’ve got any special dietary requirements just let us know, ideally in advance, and we will be pleased to cater for them. Our team will be there on the day to make sure everything goes smoothly. If there’s anything you need please ask, because “If we Can we Will”.

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