The 120-hour TESOL certificate course is one of our more popular online courses as it includes full coverage of the TESOL world and results in a certificate that is internationally recognized and welcomed by employers in all corners of the world. The many popular features of the course include the ability to decide on your study schedule which enables you to work at whatever pace suits your lifestyle. All graduates of the course will also receive access to our unique career support services for the duration of their English language teaching career.
Once your enrolment is complete we will send you an email containing details that will enable you to log-in to your restricted area of our online course system. From this system you will be able to access the course materials which you can choose to either study online or download to your own computer.
When you are sure that you have fully absorbed the materials for unit one, your understanding of its contents will be assessed after which you can move on to the following unit. Once you have worked through all the units you will then be required to complete a final essay writing task. The essay will be submitted online for assessment by an online tutor. On successful completion of the essay, you will graduate from the course and receive your 120-hour online TESOL certificate.
If you decide to take the tutored option you will receive ongoing support and assistance from our experienced online tutors throughout the length of the course. At any time during your studies you will be able to contact an experienced online tutor with any questions or problems you may have. The tutor will then respond to your queries via email within one working day.
TESOL Course Aims
Our best-selling 120-hour course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the world of English language teaching. Once you have successfully completed the course, you should have developed a good working knowledge of English grammar, as well as a variety of skills and techniques that will help you to deliver interesting and productive lessons in the classroom.
TESOL Course Content
The 120-hour course contains two main subject areas - teaching skills and language awareness. The sections dedicated to teaching skills cover the techniques and skills you will need in the classroom including teaching theories and methodologies, classroom management, lesson planning and how to test and evaluate your students’ progress. The sections dedicated to language awareness focus on grammar subjects including the parts of speech and the English tense system, as well as some other important subjects such as pronunciation.
The course is organized into 20 individual units that have been specifically designed to provide a gradual build up of knowledge, without overloading you with too much information at any one time. This convenient layout allows you to work through the course materials at whatever pace suits your own personal circumstances.
120-hour TESOL Certification Course Units
- Introductory Unit
- Unit 1: Teachers and Learners
- Unit 2: Parts of Speech
- Unit 3: Theories, Methods and Techniques
- Unit 4: Present Tenses
- Unit 5: Managing Classes
- Unit 6: Past Tenses
- Unit 7: Teaching New Language
- Unit 8: Future Tenses
- Unit 9: Lesson Planning
- Unit 10: Video Lessons
- Unit 11: Teaching Receptive Skills
- Unit 12: Teaching Productive Skills
- Unit 13: Teaching Pronunciation & Phonology
- Unit 14: Course Books and Lesson Materials
- Unit 15: Evaluation and Testing
- Unit 16: Conditionals & Reported Speech
- Unit 17: Equipment and Teaching Aids
- Unit 18: Modals, Phrasal Verbs and Passive Voice
- Unit 19: Teaching Special Groups
- Unit 20: Troubleshooting
- Summative Task
The course has been designed to provide as much flexibility as possible. You will be given up to six months to complete all aspects of the course, and within this time frame you are free to work at whatever pace you prefer.
120-hour TESOL Certification Course Videos
The tutored version of this course also includes an extensive collection of videos that consist of our experienced teacher trainers presenting informative lessons on some of the most important subjects that are covered in the written materials. The course’s convenient mix of printed and video instruction will give you comprehensive coverage of both teaching theory and classroom practicality that is ideal for novice teachers, as well as teachers with some experience in the classroom. The videos included in this course are:
- Teachers and Learners
- Parts of Speech
- Theories, Methods and Techniques
- The Present Tenses
- Classroom Management
- The Past Tenses
- The ESA Methodology
- The Future Tenses
- Lesson Planning
- ESA Demonstration Class 1
- ESA Demonstration Class 2
- Productive and Receptive Skills
- Pronunciation and Phonology
- Phonology Class Demonstration
- Course Books and Materials
- Evaluation and Testing
- Teaching Special Groups
- Conditionals and Reported Speech
- Modals and Passive Voice
Post-Course TESOL Job Guidance
ITTT will provide you with all reasonable assistance and guidance in finding employment after you have completed one of our online TESOL courses. This assistance includes the following services:
- CV/Resume preparation
- Information on sources of TESOL vacancies
- Job guidance counselling
- TESOL Job search and application advice
- Interview preparation
- Free downloadable lesson plans and materials for teaching
The above services will be available for the duration of your teaching career.
120-hour TESOL Certification Course Special Offers:
By signing up for our 120-hour online TESOL course with tutor support before the end of this month you will be able to take advantage of one of our specialized certificate courses absolutely free of charge. You can choose either our Certificate in Teaching Business English (CTBE) or our Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners (CTEYL).
Online TESOL Course Packages
One way to take advantage of our great range of course options is to sign-up for one of our exclusive course packages. Our first course package is the 220-hour Master Package which includes these three online courses; the 120-hour TESOL certification course, the 50-hour course in teaching business English (CTBE) and the 50-hour course in teaching English to young learners (CTEYL). With this package you will be given the option of tutor support and the choice of receiving three individual certificates (one for each course), or one 220-hour certificate that covers all three courses. If you choose the tutored version of this package you will also receive a free specialized course in teaching English online (CTEO).
Our second course package is the Professional Package which includes these four online courses; the 120-hour TESOL certification course, the 50-hour course in teaching business English (CTBE), the 50-hour course in teaching English to young learners (CTEYL), and the 250-hour TESOL Diploma course. As above, you will be given the option of tutor support and the choice of receiving four individual certificates (one for each course), or one 470-hour certificate that covers all four courses. The tutored version of this package also includes a free specialized course in teaching English online (CTEO).
Our third course package is the Expert Package that includes six courses; the 120-hour TESOL course, the 50-hour course in business English (CTBE), the 50-hour course in teaching English to young learners (CTEYL), the 50-hour course in teaching English online (CTEO), the 250-hour TESOL Diploma course, and the 30-hour certificate of teaching practice recognition (CTPR). This package is available with or without tutor support and you will have the choice between receiving six individual certificates, or a single 550-hour certificate encompassing all the courses.
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