ATA TESOL Foundation Course
"An award-winning and internationally recognised TESOL Course"
Want to teach English overseas? This informative and fun course will give you all the tools you need to teach English overseas. Work your way through the 60 hour online course at your own pace, which has been designed by highly qualified TESOL teachers.
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So what exactly is TESOL?
TESOL is short for ‘Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages’. With a TESOL certificate you can teach abroad and even get paid to do it! You will gain valuable teaching skills and give yourself a head start in finding teaching opportunities overseas.
Who is this course for?
Anyone who would like to gain valuable and educational skills in teaching the English language. Whether that’s total beginners, or teachers who would like to further gain skills for teaching overseas. This would be a great introductory course for IVI volunteers that would like to be as prepared as possible before joining one of our teaching projects. Having prior knowledge about various teaching methods and ideas can be so vital, in order to feel more confident in the classroom.
It can also be a great opportunity for anyone thinking about becoming a teacher. Gain an insight in how to teach English conversational skills, grammar and creating lesson plans and then get that practical, first-hand experience on one of IVI’s projects. This course will help you to succeed not only in the classroom but will give you a wealth of knowledge to take into a future teaching career.
What can I expect from my TESOL course?
This award-winning online TESOL Course is designed to take around 60 hours and is done so at your own pace.
You will learn everything from fun icebreakers, educational activities, props you can use in the classroom, right down to the nitty gritty stuff like grammar, pronunciation, reading, writing, phonology and linguistics.
You will also be taught valuable and helpful skills such as lesson planning, methods of teaching, learning how to settle into a new culture and the secrets on how to find the best jobs and projects overseas.
Yes! There are 15 speciality courses that can be added on to your TESOL certificate. These are also 60-hour courses, which can be completed online or in person. You can gain extra skills in the areas you are interested in, such as teaching pre-school, children, adults, grammar, private tuition and many more!
Absolutely! The ATA TESOL Foundation Course is an online course, so you can complete it from anywhere with a good Wifi reception.
No. This course can be done separately. However, by choosing to do the course before you begin one of IVI’s projects, it will provide an excellent opportunity to practice your new skills, whist giving back to underprivileged communities at the same time.
The course is prepared and taught by highly qualified, trained TESOL professionals. Your certificate will be internationally recognised, which means you can teach English in many countries worldwide. You will also have support from online tutors during your course, as well as lifetime employment assistance after you have completed your TESOL course.
To enroll on this course, or to find out more info, click on the button below and check out ATA’s website
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