ITTT’s 60-hour introduction to TESOL course provides an excellent insight into the world of English language teaching. It is a particularly popular choice for anyone who is taking their first steps into the TESOL industry, as well as people who are considering working as a teaching volunteer. One of the many features that ensure the popularity of this course is its flexibility which allows you to work at whatever pace you feel comfortable with. Once you have successfully graduated from the course, you will also have access to our unique support services for the duration of your teaching career.
After you have completed the registration process for the 60-hour course, we will send you an email containing the personal log-in details that you will need to access your own restricted section of our online system. From this personal section you will be able to view the written materials for the course which can either be studied online or downloaded to your own computer.
Once you have fully studied the materials for each individual unit, your understanding of its contents will be assessed before you move on and study the following section. Upon successfully completing all the course units, you will be required to complete a final essay writing task. The final essay writing task will be submitted online for assessment by one of our course tutors. On successful completion of the final essay writing task, you will graduate and receive your introduction to TESOL certificate.
If you choose the tutored option you will receive the valuable support and assistance of our experienced and dedicated online tutors for the duration of the course. At any time you will be able to contact an online tutor with whatever problems or questions you may have. All your correspondence will be answered via email within one working day.
TESOL Course Aims
Our shorter format, 60-hour course aims to provide a solid introduction to English language teaching. The course has been specifically designed to give you a wide range of essential skills and knowledge that will help you to confidently set out on your career in the TESOL industry.
Please note that many employers will insist on their teachers having a certificate of 120 hours or more (see our 120-hour certificate course here).
TESOL Course Content
The materials for this course are mainly focused on the most important teaching skills that are required to teach an effective lesson in the classroom. Areas that are covered include teaching theories and methodologies, classroom management, lesson planning and how to test and evaluate your students’ progress. As this is a short format, entry level course it does not have time to cover language awareness and certain other important components that are included in our more comprehensive 120-hour course.
This course consists of 10 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. This unit design allows you to work through the course at whatever pace suits your requirements.
60-hour Introduction to TESOL Course Units
- Introductory Unit
- Unit 1: Teachers and Learners
- Unit 2: Theories, Methods and Techniques
- Unit 3: Managing Classes
- Unit 4: Teaching New Language
- Unit 5: Lesson Planning
- Unit 6: Video Lessons
- Unit 7: Teaching Receptive Skills
- Unit 8: Teaching Productive Skills
- Unit 9: Course Books and Lesson Materials
- Unit 10: Evaluation and Testing
- Summative Task
This course has been designed to allow for a great deal of flexibility. The course must be completed within six months, however, within this time frame you can work at whatever pace you want.
60-hour Introduction to TESOL Course Videos
In addition to the written materials you receive with this course, the tutored version also gives you access to a series of stimulating and informative video lectures presented by our highly experienced and qualified TESOL trainers. This selection of videos covers many of the most important subjects that are included in the course including:
- Teachers and Learners
- Theories, Methods and Techniques
- Classroom Management
- The ESA Methodology
- Lesson Planning
- ESA Demonstration Class 1
- ESA Demonstration Class 2
- Productive and Receptive Skills
- Course Books and Materials
- Evaluation and Testing
Post-Course TESOL Job Guidance
ITTT will provide you with all reasonable assistance and guidance in finding a job after you have completed one of our online TESOL courses. This includes the following support services:
- CV/Resume preparation
- 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.
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