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This was exactly what I needed to kick-start my online teaching course. I have a lot of teaching experience but a sad lack of IT
All in all – great tutors, great organisation, great fellow students, lovely people to teach – and some really serious, worthwhile learning. We all know
Continuous career development programs are the bedrock of a motivated teacher to show employers one is moving forward and not stagnating. These modules contain a
I really enjoyed the program. Jack, the instructor, was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. He gave us lots to think about when teaching our students and
Amy was amazing and supportive. The course has brought lots of clarity into my teaching and made me aware of what I am doing in
Before coming to Cádiz and taking up a CertTESOL course, I had to get a student visa (as I’m a non-EU resident). The process of
I recently completed the Leadership in ELT course with oxfordtesol and it was excellent! The range of material used was interesting, varied and thought provoking. The skype
One of the most exciting and interesting part of the course was video observations. During the online course and face to face sessions we could submit videos of phonology assignments and classroom teachings. It really helped me to save time and experiment with something new.
The Cambridge Exam Classes Teacher development course was great, a very flexible course structure with constant support from the tutor. Excellent for new or experienced teachers, it provided me with new and insightful information and teaching techniques to bring into my exam classes.
It’s been a great experience for me to take the online teaching CLIL course. I really like the in-depth topics covered by the Modules and I have had very practical experience of using the learned knowledge. I also feel the resources that are shared in the course are very helpful. I would definitely recommend others who are either new or have already been in the CLIL field to take this course.
The Teaching Pronunciation course provided me with detailed content about the world of English pronunciation, the teachers are supportive and the feedback was detailed and consistent. This made me feel really involved with the syllabus and also let me be part of a professional TEFL team.
The Oxford TEFL Accommodation Service is brilliant. It’s convenient, thorough and helpful and you are set up with wonderful hosts and a great room. I
I came in with some experience but, in those 4 weeks, I learned a lot. The facilities were amazing and with a great library and resources to help me prepare the lessons. Both my peers and my tutors were amazing. They were always ready to help and give advice. With every passing lesson, I was gradually becoming a better teacher.
I really enjoyed the course and I could use what I was learning straight away in my classes. The tutor (Claire) is full of great ideas and advice and a great motivator and very empathetic to other work commitments. I would highly recommend this course to anyone wanting a bit more background for working with young learners.
If you are looking for an experience that you will want to carry with you for the rest of your life, get a really great certificate, and make a ton of new friends…then sign up for this course.
I thoroughly recommend this online Teaching Business English course offered by OxfordTEFL to all aspiring and professional teachers of English as it contains a great deal of useful and practical information that is crucial for teacher development in this area.
I would highly recommend this course, it’s a great opportunity. I have just completed the Online Starter Course and found the website easy to use during each module. I enjoyed the discussions and using the forums. It was informative with useful and interesting content. I feel I have learnt an awful lot.
After doing an insane amount of research for a language school to take my TEFL certification, I decided Oxford TEFL was the best option. The deciding factor was the careers and visa support. As an American, I knew that there would be numerous obstacles I would face when applying for a visa. The school was very attentive during this stressful time, and made the visa application process so easy.
The Teaching Business English course covered a lot of ground in little time, and many of the concepts and techniques taught would be applicable in every sort of classroom. Both beginning and experienced instructors can expect to find something fresh to keep their teaching lively, relevant, and effective. Recommended.
This course is just what the doctor ordered if you’re considering teaching English as a second language. For a course that’s only 30 hours, it’s jam-packed with a sample of everything offered in the Certificate course. It’s quite challenging, yet I knew my tutor Anna, was only an email away. I know for sure this is something I want to pursue.
The course is very well organized, the instructor is helpful and gives wonderful feedback on how you can better your lesson plans to include a pronunciation component. Before this course I lacked the confidence to teach pronunciation and now I know how to explain it and teach it without issues. I’m seeing big improvements in my students pronunciation skills already!
I found the course to be extremely interesting and it really made me think about certain aspects of my work and personality. The more open and honest you are during the course, the more you’ll get out of it. I’d certainly recommend anyone who is already in management or who is thinking of going in to management to do this course.
Taking this course was a very stimulating experience. It was really practical and efficient in exploring the particularities of teaching Business English and how it differed from General English. It taught me how to make the most of the office environment, to use the student and their knowledge as a resource and how to think on my feet to produce quick and efficient needs analysis for my studets and cater the best solutions to them. I received continuous feedback and support from my tutor and plenty of resources and suggestions regarding teaching materials and teacher development.
The introductory course was well received and enabled our teachers to update their skills and knowledge. Oxford TEFL have been highly responsive to our needs; as a result of feedback, one component was significantly rewritten and timings were arranged to suit our faculty needs. They were prepared to run individual, small and large group courses.
I would definitely recommend the course to any teachers who are embarking on teaching EAP, as it really crystalises the key concepts, gives you a lot of information and material that you could use, and has very good feedback. AND it’s a quick course, too!
I just finished the Oxford TEFL EAP course and was delighted by the organisation, the ease of access, the materials, and the support by Katt Robb the tutor. It was easy to follow, informative, and interesting. I would take another similar course should one arise.
Doing my DIP-TESOL with OxfordTEFL have been a truly invaluable experience, building my personal development. Each tutor is selected specifically to meet the personal needs of of each trainee and we have had the opportunity to work with well known professionals in the field if ELT, experts in their field and always on hand to answer and guide you through the course units.
As a TEFL practitioner with 20+ years experience , the OxfordTEFL TEAP course provided a really useful introduction to the world of EAP. The modules were well thought through, the tasks and activities were appropriate, the discussion board proved to be a lively forum for discussion and the tutorial support provided was excellent.
I found an excellent training facility in Oxford TEFL. The staff were very prompt in sending information and in response to whatever questions that I sent in. My assignments were graded promptly, and I received excellent feedback and guidance along the way. I look forward to training with them in future courses, and I would recommend anyone the courses that Oxford TEFL has to offer.
Regina was very helpful at Oxford Tefl, especially in regards to the visa support. The visa process is a bit challenging but Regina was always available to me with any questions I had. She was very organized as she explained the details of the visa process. She always followed up with me on any questions or concerns I might have had. She went over my documents personally to make sure I would not have any troubles with the visa process. The support that Regina provided is totally worth it.
I was attracted to apply for a course at Oxford Tefl in particular because of the visa support service. I had heard stories on how obtaining an NIE could be a nightmare, more so if you did not speak Spanish. Regina took me through the process and was able to get the NIE within a shortest possible time.She has further complimented my stay with a job through the school’s connection. I am a Developing Teacher and now working within legal stipulated hours for a student. For those coming to Spain to pursue their teaching career and who do not want hurdles, Oxford Tefl is their answer. And to Regina, you have no idea how much you have helped. Thank you!
The major hurdle for a non-EU citizen is a lack of clear, coherent information about the steps to get the Student Visa, and being able to do things legally in Spain. The reason why I chose to study at Oxford Tefl was their professionalism, especially the clarity with what the process would be like for a non-EU citizen.
The OxfordTEFL CLIL course was very informative and useful. I took away many practical ideas and activities that I look forward to using in my classroom. I particularly liked that the tasks were “small” enough to do in 30-minute or 1-hour sessions. It made it really easy to fit into my busy schedule between other obligations.
I would recommend the Training The Trainer course at Oxford TEFL to anyone who wants to gain practical experience and knowledge for becoming a teacher trainer. The facilities at the centre are excellent as are the staff who are very flexible and tailored the course to suit our needs and teaching context. This ensured that we went away with the knowledge that we wanted and needed.
This course helped me to gain a better understanding of EAP and how it differs from teaching General English, and provided practical ideas for exploiting material, using portfolios and developing learners’ skills for their academic life.
The TEFL in Spain course was a great introduction to teaching English. I feel ready to go into a classroom feeling confident that I can handle any challenge that arises. The trainers are very helpful and supportive, and I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to start a teaching career, especially in Spain.
The course was a good and very useful experience. I really feel like I am able to teach now. The course is very intense, but don’t worry, all trainees feel exactly the same. I made a lot of new friends and met a lot of awesome people here. Great experience and a good qualification to have under your belt.
I found the course to be a very good platform to build on, in terms of my English teaching career. The course is intense, but I was warned beforehand that it would be. I have learned so much and now I feel confident that I can teach students from all backgrounds, with varying needs, the English language. I recommend this course for anyone that is thinking of going into teaching English as a foreign language. Thanks!
Before, after and during my course I was in contact with the Visa and Careers advisor who helped with my CV, got me interviews and guided me through the Visa process. As a non EU citizen herself she really knew what she was doing and everything went pretty smoothly. I now have a job, a visa and the opportunity to travel around Europe. Thanks guys!
The Online TEFL Starter course was simple enough for me to easily get back into a learning mode with the additional advantage of having several different support mechanisms to enable me to read/learn/experience a more in-depth analysis of the programme. I was really encouraged and supported by a knowledgeable tutor who clearly has years of experience in teaching English.
The Teaching Exam Classes course gave me a solid foundation to start teaching exam preparation classes. I had no prior experience of teaching exams and found the thought of having to teach IELTS or FCE quite daunting.
Oxford Tefl’s online Business English course is perfect as an introduction and/or refresh for teachers in this particular field. Having qualified with a celta over five years ago, it was really stimulating to reflect on and revisit best practice.
Exceeded my expectations. The course will help with my development in the classroom. I feel my lesson planning and teaching will improve because of the whole diploma course. I would recommend the Diploma course at Oxford house to any teacher who wishes to improve their teaching.
My online starter course was just what I required to point me in the right direction to start teaching English as a foreign language. The content, the structure and the dedicated tutor (Anna Stubbs) guided me through each module very clearly. Add the flexibility to complete the course and it was near perfect.
I completed the diploma in 2014 with Oxford TEFL and the thing that impressed me the most was that the tutors for each module were actively participating professionals in the ESOL community. Most of them frequently publish on their specialized area as well as presenting at conferences and this meant that they were able to give excellent insight into the processes of teaching and learning. Since finishing the course I’ve felt more professionally confident to engage more with the wider ESOL community by doing things like conferences and writing myself, and it’s thanks to my experience at Oxford TEFL that I have that confidence.
This course is ideal for all teachers of Young Learners who need theory and ‘how to’ knowledge. For an online course there is still a personal element, with the teacher making great efforts to ensure that the student is included and not just a distant ‘unit’ behind a computer screen. I enjoyed the (all too brief) course thoroughly!
A very useful course, varied tasks, and a supportive tutor. This experience boosted my confidence and creativity, and helped me organize my thoughts, techniques and resources. Moreover, it provided a great deal of useful ideas to use with children, which I now look forward to putting into practice.
A very useful course, varied tasks, and a supportive tutor. This experience boosted my confidence and creativity, and helped me organize my thoughts, techniques and resources.
After searching long and hard for a quality online teaching course, I finally found it in the Online TEFL Starter course
Training at Oxford TEFL has been an enriching and exciting learning experience.
I couldn’t imagine a group of trainers and staff that could be more welcoming.
The Developing Teacher Course at Oxford TEFL has substantially improved the quality of my teaching.
I found the course very inspiring and it has really motivated me to concentrate more on an area of teaching that I have neglected. The content was very interesting and developed nicely at the right pace. It has really freshened up my approach to teaching!
The teaching practice was well balanced throughout the course. Excellent pre-teaching practice and feedback sessions with detailed observations from our tutors. Excellent Careers Service with help, guidance and advice always available during and after the course.
Everything about the program, the staff, and the location shouts professionalism. With the smooth operation of the school given the amount of students, the constant
I can take almost any book and teach its subject matter, but in this cased the stakes were high for the students who came to
As a designated young learners centre it is crucial that our teachers are equipped with the knowledge and skills appropriate for teaching young people. Qualifications
Seriously, I was very concerned before I arrived in London. After all, I came by myself and I did not know what it would be
The Young Learner’s extension course was really helpful because it had us actually play a lot of the games that our future students would enjoy
They are very kind and treated me as member of their family. [homestay accommodation]
The course was great. Living in the apartment building with other trainees was great. No distractions, very easy to focus and get work done. The Indian students we taught were terrific. I felt like our teaching practice with them made an enormous difference to their lives.
I highly recommend the course… It has also encouraged me to engage more with the wider ELT world… Meeting other professionals from all over the world was a great experience… This was a fascinating and eye-opening experience… definitely worth the time and effort!
The Kerala location was perfect for focusing on the Trinity Certificate in TESOL and absorbing all the knowledge the instructors provided. The accommodation was great
I found this course an excellent introduction for teaching YL as I this is something I just started doing on a once-a-week base. The course
Taking the Leadership Course has been a major step in my professional career. The techniques and skills I learned brought about real changes in the way I lead my team and manage my time. This in turn has lead to greater productivity, job satisfaction, a promotion and a pay rise! Slowly but surely, I have continued to develop professionally and become more comfortable in my new role and confident about the decisions I make. I have recommended this course not only to my colleagues in management, but also to the administrative staff and teachers.
Taking the Oxford TEFL course has been one of the most worthwhile experiences in my life. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and helpful and because
I would recommend this course to anyone taking their first steps into academic management. Highly motivating and well-organised.
Oxford TEFL consistently rose above the others in quality and content. Having just completed the course, it has exceeded my expectations and I cannot imagine entering the classroom without this training and experience.
Before even having finished my course, I was being interviewed by different schools. I started working for a school a week later and stayed there for nearly four years. In February of last year I left Barcelona to go travelling and when I got back in October, Oxford House once again found me a position. I am loving teaching there and am very grateful to the career adviser!
The Careers Service at Oxford TEFL was my life-line to finding a job here in Prague! I met with Sinéad shortly before finishing the course and she looked over my CV and made a few suggestions on how I could improve it to make myself more marketable, she then plastered it all over Prague! I had a job within a week of graduating from the course and I still have companies calling me.
Doing the Dip has opened up a whole new career for me, and I would heartily recommend it to any EFL teacher who is looking for a new challenge.