TEFL 140: Here’s the lowdown
What if we said you could soon be getting paid to teach English while travelling the world?
Well, with our 140-hour TEFL course, you can do just that. With a combination of online learning and in-depth classroom practice, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to bag your first paid teaching gig. We know you might have a few nerves getting up to teach your first lesson, which is why there’s plenty of opportunity over the weekend to role play various classroom scenarios.
Complete 120 hours online at your own pace, then join other budding TEFL teachers for a weekend of practical activity with an experienced tutor in the classroom. All our tutors have years of TEFL experience so will be prepared for any questions you throw at them.
Highly respected by employers around the world, our TEFL course has been developed with some of the world’s leading language schools. This means you’ll gain a recognised qualification, ready to land your dream job and start your adventure.
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You’re busy, we get it. That’s why we’ve designed our 140-hour TEFL course to fit around you.
You’ll complete 120 hours online at your own pace and then gain 20 hours’ practical experience in the classroom over a weekend, learning from a professional tutor. You can even choose a date and location that suits you for the classroom part.
By the way, we don’t do dull, so you won’t need to fear finding any tedious tasks or assignments in our TEFL course content. What you’ll find instead is manageable chunks of learning, packed with interactive features, video clips and quizzes. Plus, constructive feedback from your own personal tutor.
The result? Everything you need to start earning and travelling as you teach.
From learning to earning
No teaching experience? No problem! With our 140-hour TEFL course you’ll learn everything you need to know to teach with confidence. Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll learn:
In no time at all, we’ll take you from rookie to rockstar, ready to take on the world.
Want to know what you’ll be doing? Here’s a brief overview of the online modules:
1. Knowledge modules:
Combining theory with short films, activities and quizzes to bring learning to life.
2. Putting it into practice:
Real-life examples to turn what you’ve learnt into really effective teaching practice.
3. Check your knowledge:
See how far you’ve come with quizzes to help you review what you’ve learnt.
4. Course assessment:
A final assessment to pull everything together. It’s your opportunity to show the world your amazing new skills.
In just two days, you’ll gain practical insights into what it’s like to teach abroad and get the confidence to go after your dream job, wherever that may take you. And with our unique Flexi-Course option, you can start your online course now and book your classroom course when you’re ready at a date that suits you.
Here’s the timetable:
|9.00-9.15||Welcome & course aims|
|11.00-12.30||Teaching new language|
|1.30-3.00||Grammar & error correction|
(time may vary)
|Teaching Practice 1|
|5.30-6.00||Day 1 reflection|
|11.00-12.30||Teaching reading & listening|
(time may vary)
|Teaching Practice 2|
|5.00-5.30||Day 2 reflection|
|5.30-6.00||Your TEFL future|
Early bird or a night owl; you can learn at a time to suit you with 24/7 access to the online modules.
Access the TEFL course from your tablet, laptop or phone and complete the modules at your own pace, any day, anytime, to fit in around your current job or uni holidays.
You’ll also benefit from support and expert advice from our team of DELTA-qualified tutors. Throughout the entirety of your Course, they’ll be ready and waiting for your TEFL questions – and with their wealth of industry knowledge and experience, you’ll always get the answers you need.
Our qualifications have been approved by Gatehouse Awards, the awarding organisation recognised by Ofqual. Make your CV stand out from the crowd with a TEFL qualification from i-to-i.
Ofqual is the British exam watchdog and their job is to ensure qualifications awarded are of the highest standard. An Ofqual stamp of approval on your qualification will be recognised worldwide and is highly respected by employers, pushing your resume to the top of the pile and getting you your dream TEFL job!
We’ve also received independent accreditation from the ODLQC (Open & Distance Learning Quality Council) which is recognised by employers across the globe giving you a qualification which will give you the best start on your TEFL journey.
Learning online is great but what’s even better is knowing there’s a real person behind the scenes providing support, marking your work and giving you feedback. Throughout the TEFL course, you’ll get expert guidance from your tutor and our support team, so you’ll never have to go it alone.
Absolutely! The course is designed to fit around you and your lifestyle.
The 120 hours’ TEFL online study can be completed at your own pace. You can access the course 24/7 so you can drop in and out when it suits you.
The 20 hours’ classroom time is completed over a single weekend and you can choose from a range of dates and locations to fit your schedule. Hosted over one weekend. You’ll be in the classroom between 9am – 6pm across Saturday and Sunday with a lunch break and tea and coffee breaks provided.
Eager to pack the sunscreen and flip-flops? Well, the great news is you could be applying for jobs in as little as three months.
We find most people take four to six weeks to complete the online TEFL course. You can complete the classroom course at any point, it's totally up to you. Normally once people have passed they start applying for jobs straightaway. As soon as you find the perfect job, chuck your passport in your backpack and call a taxi to the airport!
Don’t let worries about grammar put you off. You’ll be teaching conversational English and we’re sure you’re already a natural when it comes to talking.
So if grammar leaves you cold, don’t sweat; you can still be a great teacher.
Most people complete the course within four to six weeks but if you need a little more time, that’s no problem. You’ll have access for 10 weeks.
The beauty is, you can work at your own pace.
Yes! We believe feedback is really important, not only to check you’re on the right track but to give you confidence as you go along.
After submitting your work, it will be checked by our experienced TEFL tutors and you’ll receive great feedback and support as you’re progressing.
Anywhere where English isn’t already the first language. That’s a lot of places! So hit Google Maps and pick your dream destination. You could be there sooner than you think!
From our friendly TEFL Experts to our DELTA-qualified tutors; our whole squad is passionate about providing excellent customer service – and we’ll be there for you on every step of your TEFL journey.
Here at i-to-i, we’ve built a very strong name for ourselves in the industry. So, not only will your qualification be respected and recognised, it’ll be favoured by employers around the globe.
Established in 1994, we’re the longest-standing TEFL Course provider in the world. Our graduates number over 210,000 and we even pioneered the first ever online and weekend TEFL Courses.
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