Higher Certificate - Cert.(TM)TESOL

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Important information

Typology Training
Level Advanced
Methodology Distance Learning
Class hours 200h
Duration Flexible
Start Different dates available
Online campus Yes
Support service Yes
Personal tutor Yes
Virtual classes Yes
  • Training
  • Advanced
  • Distance Learning
  • 200h
  • Duration:
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Online campus
  • Support service
  • Personal tutor
  • Virtual classes

This internationally accredited course aims to equip each trainee with the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively as a teacher of English to speakers of other languages at a number of levels and in a variety of teaching situations. Suitable for: The online Certificate course aims to provide a thorough introduction to the theory and methodology of TESOL. Successful completion of the course will almost certainly guarantee a suitable teaching post abroad. Schools seek really well qualified English language teachers. Both Eurolink and ACTDEC certificates provide detailed course descriptions on the reverse of the certificates, providing written proof of the professional standing, depth and scope of the course.


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Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance Learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance Learning

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

For the Certificate programme a candidate needs to have a good general education up to the generally accepted level for university entrance. For international trainees a min. of IELTS 6.5 The Certificate in the Theory and Methodology of teaching English to speakers of other languages - Cert.

What you'll learn on the course

Language awareness
Practice of TESOL
Practical Phonetics
Lesson Planning
Teaching the 4 Skills
Classroom management

Teachers and trainers (2)

Laura Walton
Laura Walton
Head of School

Terry Whitnell
Terry Whitnell
Head of Training

Course programme

Certificate in (the Theory and Methodology of) TESOL

Finally, a Certificate level course from the well-established and highly acclaimed Eurolink Teacher Training programmes. Now available for the first time online.

This 250-hour modular online course leads to the award of the Certificate in (the Theory and Methodology of) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - Cert.(TM)TESOL.

Successful completion will almost certainly enable you to obtain teaching posts abroad but the programme does not include any teaching practice though TP is available, following course completion, through the Tlc Study/Vacation Programme. Part Teaching and part holiday. The best of both worlds - and the Teaching Practice is completely Free.

This online programme is a substantial one consisting of twenty-six modules comprising the following units: - The Practice of TESOL - Phonetics and Phonology - Language awareness - Lesson Planning and Preparation - Study Skills and General Linguistics Each unit consists of between two and six separate modules.

  • New Entrants to the Profession and Teaching Practice
    For those without teaching experience finding employment, albeit abroad, is very easy when armed with the internationally recognised Cert.(TM)TESOL.

  • For anyone without teaching experience it's now possible to undertake a two month teaching development practicum.

Additional information

Course Objectives
The general objectives will require each student to be able to: demonstrate a firm grasp of the basic phonological, lexical, and syntactical features of modern communicative English. 
  identify the needs of ESOL students at various levels, and to modify and update such a needs analysis in the light of observation and testing of the learners. 
  write instructional objectives and prepare effective lesson plans. 
  handle a repertoire of lesson forms.     

   Course Content and Approach This online course is designed to provide a systematic approach which is simple yet thorough, easy to read and understand. Each module follows a series of simple steps with plenty of examples and guidance leading to practical self-assessment exercises followed by tutor-assessed activities. Facilities for guided self-revision are built in and assessment is as follows: A continuous assessment mark for the distance-training tutor-assessed worksheets (26 in total). 
  An assessment mark for a post mid-course essay of 1,500 words approximately. (A choice of assignments an

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