Weekend TEFL Course Content

We run regular two-day classroom courses across the UK, Ireland, Spain and the United States. Upcoming weekend classroom course dates

On one of our weekend classroom courses, you will cover the following topics:

 

Saturday

9am-8pm

Unit 1 – Warmers

  • Introducing yourself, getting to know each other, reducing inhibitions

Unit 2 – Classroom management

  • Arranging the classroom and managing your students

Unit 3 – Getting the students to speak

  • Inventive ways to elicit from the students, using pictures, mime and gesture

Unit 4 – Introduction to grammar

  • A first look at some of the English tenses. What is the Present Perfect exactly?

Unit 5 – Foreign language lesson

  • A beginner’s lesson: find out what it’s like to be on the receiving end

Unit 6 – Controlled Practice

  • Practice activities: why we use them and some ideas for the classroom

Unit 7 – Free Practice

  • Using role play and other activities to bring your lessons to life

Unit 8 – Games

  • How games can improve the learning experience

Unit 9 – More warmers

  • More ideas for the classroom

Unit 10 – Functions

  • Teaching everyday English words and phrases

Unit 11 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice

  • How to plan a TEFL lesson & giving your first lesson

Sunday

9am-6pm

Unit 12 – More warmers

  • A little warmer for your second day

Unit 13 – Needs analysis & understanding levels

  • Assessing new students and understanding different levels of students

Unit 14 – Pronunciation

  • The sounds, stress, intonation & rhythm of the English language

Unit 15 – Correcting errors

  • How and when to correct in the classroom

Unit 16 – Teaching Skills

  • How to teach reading & listening in the classroom

Unit 17 – Grammar

  • A more in-depth look into tenses (Warning! Includes fun!)

Unit 18 – Lesson planning, preparation & practice

  • Give your Second TEFL lesson

Unit 19 – Finding work abroad

  • How to find your first teaching English job