ITTT’s 120-hour TESOL certificate course is our most popular online course as it includes the full range of our high-quality materials and results in certification that is internationally recognized and welcomed by employers all over the world. The course’s many popular features include the ability to set your own study schedule so you can work at whatever pace you want. All our course graduates will also receive the benefit of ITTT’s unique career support services for the duration of their English language teaching career.
Once you have completed the enrolment process, you will receive an email containing the details you will require to be able to log-in to your personal, restricted area of our online course system. When logged-in to the system you will have access to the course materials which you can choose to either study online or download to your own computer.
When you feel confident that you have fully absorbed the materials that accompany the first unit, your understanding of the information will be evaluated before you move on and study the following unit. Upon successfully completing all the course units, you will then be required to complete a final lesson planning task. This lesson plan will be submitted online for evaluation by a course tutor. Once the lesson plan has been accepted, 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 120-hour course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the world of English language teaching. Once you have successfully completed this course, you should have developed a good understanding of English grammar, as well as learnt a variety of skills and techniques that will help you to design and present productive lessons in the classroom.
TESOL Course Content
The 120-hour course is divided into two main areas - teaching skills and language awareness. The teaching skills components provide details of the techniques and skills required by teachers in the classroom including teaching theories and methodologies, classroom management, lesson planning and how to test and evaluate your students’ progress. The language awareness components focus on grammar subjects such as the parts of speech and the English tense system, as well as other important subjects such as pronunciation.
This course consists of 20 units, carefully chosen and organized to ensure a gradual build up of knowledge whilst not overloading students with too much information at any one time. These units allow you to work through the course at a pace that suits your requirements.
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
This course is designed to give you a great deal of flexibility. You will need to complete the course within six months, although you can work at whatever pace you want within this maximum time frame.
120-hour TESOL Certification Course Videos
Our tutored version of this course also includes a series of stimulating and relevant video lectures presented by our experienced TESOL trainers. This fantastic combination of printed and video instruction provides a comprehensive coverage of teaching theory and practice that will greatly benefit novice teachers, as well as those with some experience in teaching. The 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 TESOL Job Guidance
ITTT will provide you with all reasonable assistance and guidance in finding a TESOL job after you have completed one of our courses. This includes the following support services:
- Information on sources of TESOL vacancies
- Job guidance counselling
- TESOL Job search and application
- Preparation for interviews
- Free downloadable lesson plans and materials for teaching
We will provide these services on an ongoing basis throughout your teaching career.
120-hour TESOL Certification Course Special Offer:
Sign up for our 120-hour online TESOL certificate course with tutor support before the end of this month and receive one of our specialized courses free of charge. You can choose either our Certificate in Teaching Business English (CTBE) or our Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners (CTEYL).
220-hour Master and 470-hour Professional Packages
If you would like to complete more than one course to increase your skills and knowledge, you might be interested in one of our convenient course packages. The first of our two course packages is the 220-hour Master Package which includes three online courses; the 120-hour TEFL 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 can choose whether you require tutor support or not, and whether you prefer to receive three individual certificates (one for each course), or one 220-hour certificate that covers all three courses.
Our second course package is the Professional Package which includes four online courses; the 120-hour TEFL 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. With this package you can also choose whether you require tutor support, and whether you prefer four individual certificates (one for each course), or one 470-hour certificate that covers all four courses.
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