The Online TEFL Starter course is a practical 45-hour online course providing an introduction to teaching English as a foreign language.
This course has been designed for those looking for an introduction or a taster of teaching English as a foreign language. It is ideal for you if:
This course covers a range of topics related to teaching English as a foreign language, including:
The course content is practical and includes 45 hours of our own content and carefully curated content from experts in the field of ELT. It is divided into 3 modules of 15 hours each.
You can choose to complete the course in 3 weeks (studying 15 hours approximately per week) or 6 weeks (7.5 hours per week). During this time, you will work on a variety of tasks including reading, watching videos, writing assignments, discussing ideas with your tutor in a forum and talking to your tutor in a live zoom (or skype) call.
As this is a one-to-one course, we are able to provide you with personalized attention. If you would like to enroll as a group of friends or colleagues and complete the course together we can also arrange this.
The course is divided into three modules and each module has three parts. Modules open on Friday mornings and last one or two weeks (depending on if you are taking the course over 3 or 6 weeks). You will work through the modules in order and complete a task at the end of each one.
At the end of each module you will have a live videoconference session with a tutor. You can discuss the topics relating to the course, and you will practice teaching techniques with your tutor and receive feedback. You can arrange the time and day of this tutorial directly with your tutor. We are very accustomed to training teachers all over the world and we will always be able to schedule your online tutorial at a convenient time for you.
In order to pass the course and receive your Oxford TEFL certificate, you will need to participate fully and complete the tasks to a satisfactory standard.
Online one-to-one course