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IBERO TEFL Course schedule

 The classroom part of the TEFL training runs from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
This 120 hour course is very intensive, so please make sure you are able to fully dedicate 4 weeks to the program without other commitments!

Our academic course syllabus includes

  • Teaching English overview
  • English as a second and/or foreign language teaching methods
  • Motivation
  • Phonetics and phonology
  • Classroom management
  • English grammar and practice
  • Teaching English grammar in context
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching Levels
  • Teaching the four language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Games and songs
  • How to create materials
  • Assignments
  • Professional development
  • Classroom observation
  • Teaching practices

Our week per week ÍBERO TEFL Course

Week 1

  • Introduction and getting to each other
  • Course expectations / course outline
  • History of English Language Teaching 1 and 2
  • Culture Shock
  • Teaching the four skills
  • Written assignments
  • Teaching Grammar
  • Motivation
  • Discussions
  • A review of theories of learning and teaching
  • Job hunting and interviews
  • Review for test
  • TEFL Test 1 (Friday)

Week 2

  • Student presentations
  • Grammar areas appropriate for different levels
  • Student presentations of specific grammatical points
  • Sentences and interrogatives – different types
  • Starting a class effectively – stating aims, warmers
  • Teaching vocabulary
  • Examples of vocabulary lessons and activities
  • Observation journal
  • CV/ resumé preparation
  • Error correction
  • Teaching ideas
  • Lesson planning for next week
  • Presentations
  • Review for test
  • TEFL Test 2 (Friday)

Week 3

  • Ice-breakers – when to use them and some examples
  • Lesson Planning – how, why and what makes a good one
  • Differences between teaching groups and one-to-ones
  • Lesson evaluation
  • Observation journal
  • Teaching Writing: sub skills, task types suitable for various levels
  • Correcting writing and criteria for assessing writing
  • Grammar: modals and functions
  • Types of errors –errors and reasons why errors are produced
  • Correction Techniques
  • Pronunciation
  • Presentations
  • Teaching different levels, adults vs children
  • Teaching practice
  • Feedback on teaching practice
  • Review for test
  • TEFL Test 3 (Friday)

Week 4

  • Teaching Listening
  • Top down vs. bottom up listening – selected articles
  • Example of a listening lesson from breaking news English
  • Challenges and solutions to listening lessons
  • Listening tasks for different levels
  • Prepare to teach a reading/listening lesson
  • Teaching Speaking, what is it?, why teach it?, how to teach it?
  • Examples of Speaking lessons
  • Teaching conversation classes: level-appropriate topics
  • Review vocabulary teaching techniques
  • Student profile
  • Work on assignments: give feedback on drafts
  • Teaching practice
  • Feedback on teaching practice
  • Course design
  • Complete assignments
  • Review for test
  • TEFL Test 4
  • Diploma

 

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