Types Of Tefl Courses

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What's the difference between online courses, in-class courses and combined courses? ▷ Infographic - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

ITTT offers three ways of earning your TEFL certificate. These are in-class, online and a combination of the two. But how do they differ and which course is the right one for you? The first option is the in-class course and this is best for those who like a structured study environment and have the ability to attend a four week on-site course. Trainees on the in-class courses benefit from the more than 120 hours of study time the course involves, plus the advice of experienced and qualified teacher trainers. You will also receive six to ten hours of observed teaching practice giving you the chance to earn valuable practical experience and feedback on your teaching. Upon graduation of the in-class course you will receive an internationally recognised certificate and lifetime job...  [Read more]

Types of Determiners in English - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Determiners are noun modifiers; they precede and are necessarily followed by nouns.   Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!  [Read more]

Conditionals Review All Types - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! This is a fun worksheet to practice the different types of conditionals.   Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!  [Read more]

What are the different types of TEFL programs? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

There are four main categories of English teaching programs that we will consider here: Each program is designed with a specific audience in mind, involves distinctive educational activities, and has unique highlights. General English Academic English (Also referred to as English for Academic Purpose EAP) Business English Young Learners Other Notes Audience: Primarily taught in governmental schools and private language institutions worldwide. Curriculum: Typically, it covers five study levels with a predefined syllabus, utilizing popular book series like 'New Headway' or 'Let's go'. Highlight: It caters to millions of students worldwide who are keen on learning general English. Also read: Should I take a TEFL course bundle? Audience: Tailored for students who need to demonstrate their...  [Read more]

Noun Types in English Grammar - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!   Nouns are naming words which make up the most common category of words in the English language. Within this category there are several different types of nouns with specific roles to play.   Nouns are the most common type of word in the English language and therefore make up a large part of EFL language lessons, particularly in lower level classes. As an EFL teacher it is recommended that you have a solid understanding of the different types of nouns so you can help your students make rapid progress in this area of grammar. Common nouns are used to name a GENERAL type of person, place or thing. Common nouns can be divided into smaller classes such as countable and uncountable nouns, concrete and abstract nouns, and...  [Read more]

The 5 Most Common Types of EFL Students and How to Deal with Them - TEFL Blog

Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Teaching Ideas So you have got your TEFL certificate in hand and are about to set foot into your very own classroom abroad. You have planned your lessons, created your teaching materials and marked the right pages in your textbook. There's only one more thing to consider: challenging students! Here are the 5 common types of EFL students and how to deal with them in the classroom. 1. The Dominator 2. The Class Clown 3. The Silent Student 4. The Translator 5. The Arguer Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Every teacher loves students who are eager to learn and enthusiastic about your lesson. However, there's often a student in a class that demonstrates his/her eagerness in a destructive and disruptive way. This...  [Read more]

TEFL Course Features - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL Training Courses

At ITTT we fully understand that our in-class TEFL certificate courses require a great deal of commitment in terms of time, effort and expense on the part of the trainee. Therefore, it is our aim to match this level of commitment by providing everything we possibly can in terms of the overall quality of the course itself and in the ongoing support we provide once the course is completed. The main features of our in-class TEFL certification course include, but are not limited to, the following: While we aim to cover every possible eventuality, this is not always possible. However, we are constantly updating and improving our materials and facilities in order to provide the highest level of service possible. We are always open to suggestions and welcome any comments that will help to improve...  [Read more]

Which TEFL/TESOL Course Is Right For Me? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

  In this live session, we will go over the different types of TEFL/TESOL courses and which one might be the best for you! #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: Teach English online from anywhere you want: Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!  [Read more]

All Types of Verbs in the English Language - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Verbs are one of the most important parts of speech in English and incredibly important for learners of English. The below infographic showcases all types of verbs in the English language.   Generally speaking, a verb is a word that shows an action, state or an event. It is an essential part of a sentence and is known as the soul of language. For example: "They study English grammar." (Action) "We celebrate independence day." (Event) "I sleep at night." (State)    Following are the different types of verbs:   When a verb's past tense (2nd form) and past participle (3rd form) is created by adding ‘d’ or ‘ed’, it is called a regular verb. Some examples of a regular verb include: Walk Walked ...  [Read more]

Different Types of Learning Skills to be Fostered by a Teacher - TEFL Blog

Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching is an essential part of education. Its special function is to impart knowledge, develop understanding and skills. The teacher plays a vital role in imparting knowledge to the learners What is Teaching Skill? Teaching Skills all Educators Should Foster Patience Creativity Communication and Collaboration Likable Personality Self-Discipline Possessing these skills is important because: Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Kimbu H. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Teaching skills are defined as a group of teaching acts or behaviors intended to facilitate students learning directly or...  [Read more]

What type of teachers get paid the most? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL), also known as teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), is a rewarding profession that needs commitment and love. Luckily, you also won't have to sacrifice a good salary! We are sure you are curious about what type of teachers earn the most when teaching abroad, so let's have a look. The simple answer is your potential salary often depends on three main factors: your qualifications, the country you teach in, and the type of school you work for. The fact is, TEFL and TESOL certified teachers earn higher salaries compared to teachers without a certificate. Saudi Arabia, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates are among the top-paying countries in the world to teach English, with salaries ranging from $2,000 to $4,000 USD a month....  [Read more]

The Different Types Of Schools Where TEFL/TESOL Teachers Work - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

  In this live event, our TEFL expert Linda goes over all the different types of schools TEFL or TESOL certified teachers can work at. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TeachEnglish Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: Teach English online from anywhere you want: Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!  [Read more]

What types of school hire English teachers abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

TEFL qualified teachers venturing abroad have a plethora of institutions eager to tap into their expertise. Some of the predominant employers include: Diverse as these options are, it is important for aspiring teachers to research specific requirements and benefits associated with each type of employer. What are the pros and cons of teaching English in a private language school? What are the pros and cons of teaching English in a public school? What are the pros and cons of teaching English in a summer camp? What are the pros and cons of teaching English in a university? What are the pros and cons of teaching English on a voluntary basis? A significant percentage of all ESL teaching jobs are located in language schools that are privately owned by individuals or independent...  [Read more]

Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups - TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas There are many types of English learning groups and each group requires different teaching techniques. In my opinion, English learners can be divided into 2 groups: beginners and English learners for specific purposes. Beginners can be students who have no English at all or know a few simple structures. They can be children or adults. English learners for specific purposes are students who have a basic English level and want to achieve their specific aims of learning. Young Beginners Adult Beginners English Learners for Specific Purposes Conversation Learners Business Students Examination Classes Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Nhung...  [Read more]

Learning Modes: Young Learners vs. Adult Students - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences For people who are learning a foreign language, their lives might change a lot. They have the chance to talk to more people, get more information, and their brains get trained. As we all know, it's much easier for a child to learn a new language than an adult. Why? What are the essential differences between adults and young learners? Understanding their goals Experience teaching older groups of students Possible Challenges Young students Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate LU C. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Usually, there is a goal that motivates an adult to learn something new, whereas...  [Read more]

The Basic Types of Adverbs - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Usage & Adverb Examples in English

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!   Let's take a look at the six basic types of adverbs in English. Learn useful usage, example words, and example sentences of different adverbs types in English with this printable ESL infographic.   Usage: Describes when or for how long a certain action happened. Example words: Already, ago, before, yet, never, soon, yesterday, soon, lately Example sentences:   Usage: Describes how often something occurs, either indefinite or indefinite terms. Example words: Always, usually, normally, often, sometimes, occasionally, once, seldom, rarely, never Example sentences:   Usage: Tells about where something happens or where something is. Example words: Here, everywhere, near, nearby, down, away,...  [Read more]

TEFL vs. TESOL: Understanding Your ESL Certification Options - TEFL Blog

Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas This is a frequently asked question, and it can start to be answered by asking another question… Where are you in your ESL teaching career? Regardless of your answer, there will be a course that will meet your specific needs. So what are the options?Let us start with the basics; the minimum qualification required by most ESL employers worldwide is a 120-hour TEFL or TESOL certificate course. The good news is that there are a number of ways in which this can be achieved. TEFL or TESOL Travel to learn or stay at home? What are onsite TEFL courses like? What are online TEFL courses like? a. 120-hour TEFL certification b. Specialized TEFL courses c. Diploma level courses Combined TEFL courses Are you ready to teach...  [Read more]

The Different Types of Schools Where TEFL/TESOL Teachers Work - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

hi guys hello i'm linda back with another live session this week from itt welcome so nice to have you here i'm super excited it's a beautiful day outside um it is 10 a.m in south korea what about you where are you at where are you watching from today let me know in the comments and what time it is there and what brought you here are you an itttt tefl tesol graduate um are you yet to take a course um what's what's going on with you let me know in the comments who are you like a brief introduction would be great i'm also going to introduce myself in a little bit if you don't know who i am um and also please don't forget to like and subscribe you're already here you have nothing to lose we share a lot of good content every day especially on our facebook page on youtube um on social media in...  [Read more]

Different types of teaching jobs ▷ Infographic - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Many people dream of starting a new life in another country and earning a TEFL certificate is a great way to make that dream a reality. One of the obstacles to moving abroad is finding work that you are able to do to support yourself comfortably overseas. Unless you already work for a company that has offices in your desired location it can seem difficult to find a way to earn money abroad. However, as a qualified English teacher your skills will be in demand in almost all countries around the world and you are highly likely to find work in your dream destination. A TEFL certificate also enables you to earn money while travelling. Rather than spending just a short while in a handful of countries before your savings run out and you have to head home, you can earn a living while taking...  [Read more]

Navigating the Testing Maze: Understanding the Array of Assessments for ESL Learners - TEFL Blog

Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Assessing language proficiency is a vital component of any English as a Second Language (ESL) program, enabling educators to gauge learners' abilities and track their progress. In the realm of ESL testing, there exists a diverse array of test types, each designed to evaluate specific language skills and competencies. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the eight primary categories of ESL tests, shedding light on their purposes, formats, and significance in determining learners' language proficiency. Whether you are an ESL teacher, student, or language enthusiast, this article aims to unravel the intricacies of ESL testing, empowering you with the knowledge to make informed decisions and effectively measure...  [Read more]

Types of Stories to Use for Teaching English to Different Groups of Students - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Stories serve to be entertaining and educational in most cultures. A nice bedtime story for young children becomes a ritual in a lot of families nowadays, it makes up a sweet memory for a lot of people. When the listener is interested in the story, even when there is no verbal communication between the storyteller and the listener, there is still a bond between them. Therefore, storytelling is such a powerful tool teacher could use. Storytelling could make the lesson more interesting and memorable. To build the bond between the students and the teacher during storytelling, the teacher has to make sure the attention of his/her audiences are fully attracted. To make sure the stories are interesting for students the teacher has to consider several factors...  [Read more]

TEFL TESOL Courses: Course Topics - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

  By choosing an online TEFL certification course you are in no way compromising on the theory of English language teaching as they cover a wide range of essential topics. Our most popular course, the 120-hour TEFL certification, includes in-depth units on all the main subjects you need to know about before you start your first teaching job. A great deal of coverage is given to English grammar subjects and how to teach them in the classroom. These include the tense system, conditionals, modals, passive voice and much more. Initially these subjects can seem a little scary, but there is nothing to fear as our high-quality materials will guide you safely through each topic. Another very important part of teacher training is classroom management skills. Regardless of the age or...  [Read more]

Learning Techniques and Educational Assessment - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In an article that explores the future of Assessment for Learning (AfL), Popham (2006) draws on the difference between the traditional approach known as assessment of learning, which focuses on determining what pupils know for the purposes for grading and reports and Assessment for learning, which focuses on helping 'teachers use assessment, as part of teaching and learning, in ways that will raise pupils' achievement' (Assessment Reform Group, 1999, p. 2). Learning Styles Assessment Methods Research of Assessment Techniques Successful Strategies Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Robert S. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent...  [Read more]

Types of Articles: Definite Article & Indefinite Articles - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!   Let's take a look at the different types of Articles in English! Learn article definitions and how to use definite and indefinite articles in sentences with the ESL infographic below.   An article is defined as a word that modifies or describes a noun. Adjectives are used before the noun to show whether it refers to something specific or not. So, in a way, articles can also be described as a type of adjective as they also tell us something about the noun, just like adjectives. There are two types of articles in the English language, they are indefinite articles (a, an) and definite article (the).   Definite means to be clear, exact or obvious about something. It is called definite because it is used in relation...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - The Esa Methodology Of Teaching Types Of Esa Lessons - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

  This particular methodology is known as a straight arrow ESA lesson. If every single lesson that we undertook with our students was a straight arrow ESA lesson then it is quite possible that the students would be able to predict what is going to come up next and whilst this is good for the lower level students, then it could potentially become a little bit boring for our higher level students. So what Harmer did in his ideas about ESA, was to generate two other types of ESA lesson that we can use to try and generate a little bit more interest. So, the other two types of ESA lesson that we can follow: The first is known as a boomerang lesson and the second is known as a patchwork lesson and what we're going to do is to have a look at those other types of ESA lesson in a little bit...  [Read more]

Ways You Can Act in Your TEFL Class - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How do you define who a teacher is? In the general sense and definition, a teacher is a person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competence or values. In an informal scenario, someone who helps another learn something new can be called a teacher while in a formal setting, teachers are seen as educators as they teach knowledge through the curriculum to the learners through lectures for adults, lesson, small group activities or hands-on activities for the young learners. Listen to this blog post: Impact in students' future Classroom environment Perfect example Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Jackline M. Please note that this blog post might not...  [Read more]

How long does it take to get TEFL certified? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

The first major factor that has an impact on how long it will take to get TEFL certified is which type of course you choose to take. There are three main TEFL course types to be aware of: In-person TEFL course Online TEFL course Combined TEFL course Course levels Entry level = 120-hour Entry level = 120-hour Diploma Specialized Courses The most common form of in-person TEFL course is the four-week, 120-hour TEFL certificate. Trainees on this course usually travel from their home country to one of many locations around the world to take the course. Courses should involve a theory component, covering language awareness and teaching skills, and a practical teaching component where trainees teach classes of real English language learners and receive feedback. These courses usually take four...  [Read more]

What type of TEFL teacher is most in demand? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

Before discussing the demand of different TEFL teachers we must first be aware of the different roles that these teachers can take. Perhaps the first distinction or grouping would be between online and onsite teachers. What are the different roles TEFL teachers take? For online teaching there are a few types of teaching jobs that you can undertake. These include: For onsite teaching there are also a few types of teaching jobs available, such as: Which teachers are in most demand? What other roles can TEFL teachers move into? Conclusion There is no single answer to this question as it depends very much upon whether you want to work online or onsite and if so, which country you are considering. It will also depend to a certain extent on your qualifications and experience. In general, the...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Coursebooks And Materials/making Best Use Coursebook - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

  So how do we actually make best use of the course book? Well, just a couple of factors that you need to keep into consideration when using these types of material, use the course book to help you create a balanced lesson in terms of the range of skills that are being taught and the actual types of material within that the grammar or vocabulary. Secondly, don't use it all the time, particularly with things like activities, we can create our own materials and we can tailor those materials much more specifically to the actual class that we're teaching. As very often the actual creations in the book are very general, we can make our own materials much more specific. The third thing you need to be aware of is that you can't always rely 100% on the information that's presented in those...  [Read more]

What is English for Specific Purposes? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

The field of English language instruction is teeming with acronyms, and ESP is a fairly common one. ESP stands for English for Specific Purposes, a niche within TEFL that you may end up teaching in the future. But what does English for Specific Purposes entail? What is English for Specific Purposes? Who needs English for Specific Purposes? How to teach English for Specific Purposes Who can teach English for Specific Purposes? Resources for teaching English for Specific Purposes English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is an approach to English language teaching that focuses on the specific linguistic needs of learners in a particular professional or academic field. Unlike general English courses that cover everyday communication, ESP courses zero in on the specialized vocabulary and structures...  [Read more]

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