TEFL

(Teaching English as a Foreign Language)

DurationFeeModeAwarding bodyAssessmentStart Date
3 to 4 Months
  • 120 credit hours $900
  • 100 credit hours $800
  • Face to face
  • Online
City University New York
  • Assignments
  • Online Exam
Every three months

About the course:

The TEFL qualification aims to provide you with English Language Teaching skills. The program expands and deepens teachers’ knowledge and practical skills needed to teach EFL. The course helps improve teaching quality and supports internationalization.

Who is this course for?

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certification is a commonly required qualification for new and experienced teachers who want to teach English anywhere in the world.

Course Requirements:

Candidates should have:

  • At least 14 years of education
  • B2 level or above in English i.e. good language proficiency

Admission Process:

Step 1: Submit your application by filling out the ICD application form. Short listed applicants will be contacted by our registration team.

Step 2: Pay the Admission and Registration Fee. Note that this is needed to be uploaded in the application form.

Step 3: Participants complete the pre-course task.

Please note that the remaining fee is payable in up to 6 installments for the 100hr course and 7 installments for the 120hr course as per the convenience of the course participant.

What will you learn?

100hr TEFL Participants will have to complete 4 modules while the 120hr TEFL participants will be required to complete 5 modules out of the following six modules:

  • Fundamentals of ELT
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Preparing for the TKT
  • Teaching Young Learners

Note that the available modules may differ from your preferred modules, in which case you will be required to opt in for the available modules.

Assessment:

There is an online exam at the end of each module. The participants need to score at least 75% in each module, in order to complete the course successfully.

Please note that the participants of 120hr TEFL certificate will sit in one exam out of these following five exams:

Module 1: Language and background to language learning and teaching.

Module 2: Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching.

Module 3: Managing the teaching and learning process, including classroom management.

Specialized Module: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

Specialized Module: Young Learner (YL)

You will receive an additional Cambridge Certificate for this exam which is TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test by Cambridge).

Recommended Resource Material:

Resource material will be provided by Pearson during the course. However, the following books can be used to supplement the available resources:

Fundamentals of Teaching Young Learners Module:

The Primary English Teacher’s Guide.By Brewster, Jean et al. Pearson Education Ltd.

Fundamentals Module:

Principles of Language Learning and Teaching by Brown, H. Douglas. Pearson Education, Inc.

Speaking Module:

How to Teach Speaking, by Thornbury, Scott. Pearson Education Ltd.

Listening Module:

How to Teach Listening, by Wilson, J. J.Pearson Education Ltd.

Reading Module:

How to Teach English by Harmer, Jeremy. Pearson Education Ltd.

Awarding Body:

Upon successful completion of each module teachers receive a ‘First TEFL Certificate’ from the ‘English Language Teaching Institute at Hunter College, City University of New York’. See more about City University of New York at http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/main/

About Hunter College:

Hunter College located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University New York (CUNY). Founded in 1870, it is also one of the oldest public colleges in the country. Details at http://product.pearsonelt.com/tdi/

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