120 hours TEFL Online Certification Course – Master
Consists out of all 10 modules – short description:
MODULE 1: SPEAKING & PRONUNCIATION
In this module, we will be using a combination of videos of native speakers and variety of interactive exercises, in order to present how to improve student’s speaking and pronunciation skills, as well as how to effectively correct their errors.
MODULE 2: LISTENING
In module 2 we will show how to develop student’s proficiency in listening, in order to become more freethinking learners. At the beginning, we will present effective methods and a step-by-step guideline on how to teach students to track down the most important information from the interlocutor. There will be examples of various types of listening activities, their advantages and disadvantages for various age groups.
MODULE 3: READING
In module 3 we will present a guideline and the features for effective reading class.
We will talk in detail about importance of the pre-reading tasks, then we will move to various exercises which aim to master their skill of understanding what they read. We will also show the best practices of how to teach to track down main idea of the text as well as how to answer detailed questions regarding the text. Subject of the sample reading comprehensions will be very diversified and the difficulty level of the texts will be increasing, starting from texts on upper-intermediate level, ending with advanced texts, related to business topics.
MODULE 4: WRITING
In module 4 we will first of all go through productive prewriting activities. Then we will present different approaches of how to effectively develop writing skills amongst students. We will also go step by step through methods of correcting and assessment strategies.
MODULE 5: TEACHING VOCABULARY
In module 5 we will present the most important aspects of teaching vocabulary, what are the most effective ways for students to memorize them with support of some games, various exercises and what are the most effective ways to introduce new vocabulary for different age groups.
MODULE 6: TEACHING GRAMMAR
In module 6 we will show our students how to effectively teach grammar. We will go through different sets of tools and activities which will be helpful in order to plan an effective grammar lesson for the future teachers. The module will be divided in three parts: inductive, deductive and interactive language teaching.
MODULE 7: LESSON PLANNING
In module 7 we will show our students how to successfully plan an interesting and interactive lesson for different age groups, and why is it so important to plan a lesson. We will also talk about benefits or using textbooks and different ways of replacing them with other activities to keep the class interesting and informative.
MODULE 8: TEACHING RESOURCES
In this module, we will teach our students on how to effectively use technology during English class, the specifics of teaching different age groups, from kids to elderly people and what is the best way to adjust the teaching resources so the students will take most out of the class. We will also present ideas for using games, songs or quizzes for different age groups.
MODULE 9: MOTIVATION AND TEACHING WITH IMAGINATION
In this module, we will share best student-motivating practices based on our knowledge in teaching various groups of students. We have worked on those practices with our experienced and creative teachers and combined their best applications to motivate students extrinsically in order to make them high-fliers. We will talk about two types of motivation: integrative and instrumental and what are their pros and cons.
MODULE 10: BUSINESS ENGLISH AND ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES
This module will specifically focus on different methods of teaching business English or for other professional purposes.