150-hour Certification Course with Teaching Practice (CTP) with tutor support
Our 150-hour TESOL certificate course with teaching practice combines an initial online course that includes tutor support and a set of teaching videos, with six hours of teaching practice. The online TESOL certificate awarded upon completion of the course is recognized and welcomed by a wide range of employers worldwide. Among its many benefits is you are able to set your own study pace to whatever suits your situation and individual learning style. After completing the CTP course, you will also have full access to ITTT’s extensive career support services for as long as you work in the field of ESL teaching.
Upon receipt of your course application we will send you the log-in details via email that you need to access your personal online course control panel. From the panel you can work on the course materials directly online or simply download them to a computer, tablet or smartphone and work on them wherever you choose.
Each individual course unit requires you to complete a short online test before you move onto the next section. Once all the units are successfully completed, you then begin the teaching practice section of the course which can be undertaken in any location that suits you best.
After teaching the required six lessons, you simply send us the course documentation and our team of experts will review your performance. Assuming your assessment is successful; you will graduate from the CTP course and receive your 150-hour CTP TESOL certificate.
The tutored version of the CTP course is an extremely popular option as you will receive ongoing support and expert assistance from our professional online tutors, from start to finish. At any stage you can contact them no matter how big or small the question and they will respond with helpful advice via email within a maximum of one working day.
TEFL Course Aims
Our 150-hour CTP TESOL course has been specifically put together to give you a comprehensive introduction to the world of English language teaching, whether at home or abroad. Every graduate of the course should develop a good working knowledge of the English grammar system, as well as a wide range of skills and techniques that you can put into practice in the classroom, both during and after the course.
TEFL Course Content
The 150-hour CTP TESOL course contains two distinct sections. Section 1 is solely focused on teaching skills required in the classroom. Some of the topics covered are teaching theories and methodologies, classroom management, lesson planning, and how to test and evaluate your students’ progress. This section also covers language awareness issues, such as English grammar subjects, pronunciation, and phonology.
To make the course easy to follow, these subjects are further divided into twenty units that have been specifically designed to gradually build up your knowledge, without overwhelming you with information. The purpose of this course design is to allow each individual to work through the materials at whatever pace they choose.
Section 2 of the course is where you actually start teaching. First you will need to organize a venue where you can complete a minimum of six hours teaching practice. Once they are complete, you can submit your teaching practice documents to ITTT and we will contact you with your course review within two working days. Please note that this course is graded as pass/fail only.
Upon successfully completing both sections of the course, you will receive a certificate that shows you have completed a 150-hour TEFL/TESOL certification course which included at least six hours of supervised teaching practice.
150-hour TEFL Certification Course Units
Phase 1 (online):
- 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
Phase 2 (in-class):
Six hours of teaching practice
When designing this course, flexibility was one of the many factors we considered. From the day you start the course, you will have up to twelve months to complete both sections (six months for section 1 and six months for section 2). Within the 12 month period you are free to set any timetable that suits your personal situation.
150-hour CTP Certification Course Videos
Another added bonus of choosing the tutored version of this course is the inclusion of a series of study videos delivered by our experienced teacher trainers. This welcome addition to the written materials provides a truly comprehensive overview of both teaching theory and practice. Whether you are a novice teacher, or you have some classroom experience, the video collection is sure to be of great benefit to your studies and future classroom practice. Subjects covered include:
- 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 TEFL Job Guidance
At ITTT we are more than happy to help you find a teaching job once you have completed the course. Our extensive support services include:
- TEFL CV/Resume writing.
- How to find TEFL job vacancies.
- How to effectively apply for TEFL jobs.
- Interview preparation.
- Free downloadable teaching materials and lesson plans.
Our support services are available indefinitely throughout your teaching career.
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