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Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 120 Hours Level 3 Certificate (RQF)

Overview

  • Learn how to plan and deliver lessons to non-English speaking students
  • Understand how to create resources and learning materials
  • Study how to teach engaging TEFL lessons
  • Gain an essential qualification for teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Get qualified within a year
  • Start an exciting new career teaching English around the world

About your Course

Teaching English as a Foreign Language is an exciting and rewarding career, giving you the opportunity to teach English almost anywhere in the world.

This level 3 certificate is suitable for anyone wishing to teach as they travel or simply live and work in another country.

This course will give you the core skills and knowledge you need to effectively teach English to non-English speaking students either in the UK or in their home nation.

You will learn how to plan lessons, create resources and create an engaging teaching environment for your students.

How to assess student work, give instructions and corrections will also be covered, giving you the skills to assess student performance and constructively provide feedback to assist their learning.

Upon completion of this course you will have gained an internationally recognised, Ofqual accredited qualification in teaching English as a foreign language, allowing you to launch your new career.

Getting Started

The Level 3 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language will equip you with teaching best practices and core skills to allow you to teach young people and adults in non-English speaking countries.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials, any time of the day or night.

You will be supported throughout your learning by a specialist, dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

By choosing to study online you are the one taking charge of your education. With no physical classes or timetables, you will have the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments.

Modules

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Lesson Planning in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of lesson planning
  • Understand the appropriate content and structure of lesson planning
  • Understand characteristics of learners and classes which may affect lesson planning
  • Understand the purpose and value of different teaching methodologies and techniques
  • Understand the purpose and value of different modes of interaction
  • Be able to produce lesson plans appropriate to the needs of learners

Unit 2: Lesson Content in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the appropriate use of resources, materials and aids
  • Understand the adaptation of resources and materials for teaching different skills
  • Understand the use of computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
  • Be able to match resources, materials and aids to the needs of learners
  • Understand English grammatical structures, syntax and punctuation
  • Understand how to present grammatical structures to learners
  • Understand basic phonetics as they relate to teaching English as a foreign language
  • Understand the teaching of productive and receptive English skills
  • Understand appropriate teaching and learning activities for teaching different skills

Unit 3: Lesson Delivery in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the teaching environment
  • Understand classroom management
  • Understand appropriate behaviour when teaching EFL
  • Understand elicitation of language and concept checking
  • Understand error correction and providing feedback to learners
  • Understand the assessment and testing of learners
  • Understand giving instructions to learners

Unit 4: Practical Lesson Delivery in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to teach an engaging EFL lesson
  • Be able to teach an effective EFL lesson

Unit 5: Practical Employability Skills in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to plan a lesson within a specialist English language teaching context
  • Be able to make effective applications for TEFL employment

Requirements

This qualification is available to learners aged 18 and over, who are working, or preparing to work, as teachers of English as a Foreign Language.

The qualification may be undertaken as initial training for those whose current or desired job role requires them to develop skills, understanding, and knowledge of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or as refresher training for more experienced practitioners.

 

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, it is recommended that those undertaking the qualification have a proficient level of spoken and written English and hold a formal English language qualification of at least Level 2, for example:

  • GCSE English Language (A* - C), or equivalent
  • ESOL International (CEFR: C1 or C2) Assessment

Assessment

This TEFL course consists of quizzes, videos and real-world classroom examples. Once you have completed the modules, you will be required to complete a final assessment to receive you qualification.

Qualifications

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (Qualification Number: 603/0150/8).

The qualification is based upon the courses developed, owned and operated by the Teach and Travel Group Ltd under its ‘i-to-i’ brand and is aimed at meeting the needs of Candidates and employers by underpinning the high-quality courses with a regulated qualification.

The qualification is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) in England and is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

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  • Learn how to plan and deliver lessons to non-English speaking students
  • Understand how to create resources and learning materials
  • Study how to teach engaging TEFL lessons
  • Gain an essential qualification for teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Get qualified within a year
  • Start an exciting new career teaching English around the world

About your Course

Teaching English as a Foreign Language is an exciting and rewarding career, giving you the opportunity to teach English almost anywhere in the world.

This level 3 certificate is suitable for anyone wishing to teach as they travel or simply live and work in another country.

This course will give you the core skills and knowledge you need to effectively teach English to non-English speaking students either in the UK or in their home nation.

You will learn how to plan lessons, create resources and create an engaging teaching environment for your students.

How to assess student work, give instructions and corrections will also be covered, giving you the skills to assess student performance and constructively provide feedback to assist their learning.

Upon completion of this course you will have gained an internationally recognised, Ofqual accredited qualification in teaching English as a foreign language, allowing you to launch your new career.

Getting Started

The Level 3 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language will equip you with teaching best practices and core skills to allow you to teach young people and adults in non-English speaking countries.

learndirect is the UK’s leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials, any time of the day or night.

You will be supported throughout your learning by a specialist, dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

By choosing to study online you are the one taking charge of your education. With no physical classes or timetables, you will have the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments.

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Lesson Planning in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of lesson planning
  • Understand the appropriate content and structure of lesson planning
  • Understand characteristics of learners and classes which may affect lesson planning
  • Understand the purpose and value of different teaching methodologies and techniques
  • Understand the purpose and value of different modes of interaction
  • Be able to produce lesson plans appropriate to the needs of learners

Unit 2: Lesson Content in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the appropriate use of resources, materials and aids
  • Understand the adaptation of resources and materials for teaching different skills
  • Understand the use of computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
  • Be able to match resources, materials and aids to the needs of learners
  • Understand English grammatical structures, syntax and punctuation
  • Understand how to present grammatical structures to learners
  • Understand basic phonetics as they relate to teaching English as a foreign language
  • Understand the teaching of productive and receptive English skills
  • Understand appropriate teaching and learning activities for teaching different skills

Unit 3: Lesson Delivery in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the teaching environment
  • Understand classroom management
  • Understand appropriate behaviour when teaching EFL
  • Understand elicitation of language and concept checking
  • Understand error correction and providing feedback to learners
  • Understand the assessment and testing of learners
  • Understand giving instructions to learners

Unit 4: Practical Lesson Delivery in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to teach an engaging EFL lesson
  • Be able to teach an effective EFL lesson

Unit 5: Practical Employability Skills in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Upon completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to plan a lesson within a specialist English language teaching context
  • Be able to make effective applications for TEFL employment

This qualification is available to learners aged 18 and over, who are working, or preparing to work, as teachers of English as a Foreign Language.

The qualification may be undertaken as initial training for those whose current or desired job role requires them to develop skills, understanding, and knowledge of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or as refresher training for more experienced practitioners.

 

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, it is recommended that those undertaking the qualification have a proficient level of spoken and written English and hold a formal English language qualification of at least Level 2, for example:

  • GCSE English Language (A* - C), or equivalent
  • ESOL International (CEFR: C1 or C2) Assessment

This TEFL course consists of quizzes, videos and real-world classroom examples. Once you have completed the modules, you will be required to complete a final assessment to receive you qualification.

Gatehouse Awards

Gatehouse Awards logo

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) (Qualification Number: 603/0150/8).

The qualification is based upon the courses developed, owned and operated by the Teach and Travel Group Ltd under its ‘i-to-i’ brand and is aimed at meeting the needs of Candidates and employers by underpinning the high-quality courses with a regulated qualification.

The qualification is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) in England and is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Gatehouse Awards Ltd is a leading awarding body recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, England (Ofqual). They also have a significant international presence providing language testing services.

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