Online Course Curriculum


Online TEFL/TESOL Course Curriculum

 Pre-Module Grammar (non-assessed)

Self-assessed tasks with answers provided to help Unit 1 - The study of English.  (Pre-course available upon registration)

Graded Course

Unit 1: The Study of English

Module 1 – Grammar

-Tasks on the understanding of grammar, tense, and structure
- Completed with the use of a grammar book.

Module 2 – Phonetics

 - Tasks relating to the phonetic alphabet (given), stress & intonation.

Module 3 - Lexis

- Tasks relating to the presentation of vocabulary, compound words, word stems, appropriate language & frequency.

Unit 2: The Teaching and Learning of ESL

Module 1 - Basic Principles

 - Answers from your own experience, the course materials & handbook on:

  • The blocks which may prevent learning
  • Motivation 
  • Communicative competence.

Module 2 - Reading and Listening

- Tasks based on exploitation of authentic materials i.e. magazines, newspapers, radio broadcasts etc.

Module 3 - Speaking and Writing

- Tasks based as above but with a more productive bias
- Getting your students to produce language

Module 4 - Visual Aids

- Study of all the audio-visual aids available. Production of your own flashcards and aids to be used with a simple story board.

Module 5 - Error

- Looking at authentic student errors, classifying them, using a correction code, producing remedial exercises and improving your own error correction methods.

Unit 3: Lesson Planning

Module 1 - Classroom Management

- Task relating to student teacher relationships and how to achieve genuine communication inside and outside the classroom.

Module 2 - Lesson Stages and Plans

- Putting all the above into a lesson; timing; warm-up; input; presentation, practice and production stages of your lessons.

Additional Bonus Modules (Optional)

Advanced Unit 1: Business English

  • Business English in relation to EFL/ESOL
  • How to carry out a Needs Analysis
  • Matching course content to target group
  • Creating materials for Business English
  • How to write a Business English syllabus

Advanced Unit 2: Young Learners

Differences between the ways in which adults and children learn
Features in the stages of development of young learners
Classroom management strategies for use in the Young Learners classroom
Teaching techniques for use with Young Learners

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