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TESOL Videos - 120-hour TEFL/TESOL Online Course from ITTT
The 120-hour TEFL/TESOL online certification course is our most popular course format. Complete 20 exciting units on teaching English as a foreign language and receive your hard-copy embossed TEFL/TESOL certificate via mail. This certification enables you to travel the world and live abroad teaching English.
Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.
False Beginners Beginners that have already studied some English at some point in their life. Most of these learners have studied English at school, many for a number of years. These learners have usually had some contact with English since their schools years, but feel that they have little command of the language and therefore want to begin 'from the top'. Absolute Beginners These are learners who have had no contact with English at all. They often come from developing nations and often have had very little education. These students are often more challenging to teach as the teacher cannot expect learners to understand even a minimal amount of English. The question, ?How are you?', will not be understood and the teacher must begin at the very beginning, usually with no common language with which to explain the basics. Naturally, a teacher starts with the basics but considers what they?ll need to know first. Does it make sense to start with a list of foods in English? Or colors or numbers? Probably not. What they need to know first is how to introduce themselves and greet others. Give priority to the language they will need first and foremost. Absolute beginners will tell you they don?t speak English ? until the very end of the course. What they?re thinking is that they don?t speak English fluently, or like you, for example. But make sure they?re aware of what they can do. A