Module One: Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Understanding your students’ language abilities and why they want to learn English. Get to know the basic principles behind TEFL teaching. As you are going to be an English teacher, it’s vital to know the origin of the English language along with its global spread. How does English fit into today’s interconnected instant world? How many people speak English and why is it so important? By the end of this module, you’ll know exactly why your skills are in high demand.
Guided learning: 19 hrs
Module Two: How to Understand & Use Grammatical & Teaching Terminology
You know how to use English grammar innately, but we’ll teach you the terminology and how to pass it on.
By the end of this module, you’ll know your present continuous from your present simple tense no problem. Most of all, you’ll be familiar and confident with grammatical terms. This module will improve your understanding of basic grammar and give you the knowledge you’ll need to communicate complicated language rules to your students. We know that grammar can be intimidating for new teachers – it won’t be at the end of module 2!
Guided learning: 27 hrs
Module Three: How to Teach Grammar
Now you know grammatical terms, this module will teach you how to master the challenge of teaching it. Breaking down your students’ English levels, you’ll know which grammatical term to teach and how to teach. This includes how to form sentences and phrases with the correct meaning and context. You’ll get so much useful information about how to prepare engaging grammatical building block lessons that work.
Watching your students progress will be so exciting!
Guided learning: 17 hrs