Online TEFL Course – Intro

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Online TEFL Intro Course

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Most employers don’t accept an online TEFL course, but only the Trinity CertTESOL or the CELTA. However…

  • Do you like studying at home?
  • Are you considering taking a Trinity Cert TESOL / CELTA course but not sure if you want to make the investment?
  • Would you like to brush up your grammar skills before starting a CELTA or Trinity CertTESOL course?

Then our 30-hour Online TEFL Intro Course is for you!

By the end of the course you will:

  • have a clear idea if TEFL is for you

  • be fully prepared to start a TEFL course

  • have better understanding of grammar and language awareness

  • Course fee: €49*
    If after completing our TEFL Intro Course you decide to sign up for our Trinity CertTESOL Course, the full amount of the TEFL Intro Course will be deducted from the course fee.

Why the Online Intro Course?

This introductory course gives you a comprehensive overview of the grammar, phonology, teaching resources, and methodologies used in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

As our TEFL Intro course is delivered by distance learning, it’s very flexible. You can study from anywhere in the world and since you work at your own pace, it can be easily combined with other work or study commitments.

Course Overview

Section A: Language Awareness: Grammar & Lexis

In this section you will:

  • learn how to identify parts of speech
  • raise your awareness of verb forms & tenses
  • look at inductive and deductive approaches to teaching grammar

Section B: Phonemic Chart

In this section you will:

  • familiarise yourself with the phonemic chart and phonemic script
  • learn how to read and write phonemic script
  • learn how to use the chart for teaching pronunciation
  • look at connected speech

Section C: Reflective Teaching

In this section you will:

  • raise your awareness of your needs, preferences and learning style as a (trainee) teacher
  • find out what kind of teacher you are
  • learn about different learning styles and adapt to your students´ needs

Required Reading

We will supply the reading material required for these tasks from The Trinity CertTESOL Companion: A guide for English language teachers. If you plan to pursue a career in English teaching then purchasing the full book would be advised. Here you can see the link to buy this online.

How can I apply?

To apply for the TEFL Intro Course you just need to fill in the application form at the bottom of this page. You will then be redirected to the payment page and after payment you’ll receive the online course materials.

When can I start?

This course is completely online, so you can start anytime and work according to your needs.