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EBC online TEFL course with a teaching practice option

EBC online TEFL course with a teaching practice option

150 hour online TEFL course
2 week teaching practice option

  • EBC offers a 150 hour online TEFL course that teaches your the same classroom material as our Trinity accredited 4 week intensive TEFL course.
  • EBC offers a 2 week, 80 hour teaching practice course so that you can convert your online TEFL certificate into a full, dual award TESOL and TEFL certificate.

150 hour online TEFL course

EBC online TEFL course with a teaching practice option

This course is designed for candidates who have no experience teaching English and want to know more about how to teach TEFL or are existing teachers and want to take a refresher course. It is not a course for anyone that wants to work as an EFL/ESL teacher because it does not include observed teaching practice.

  • Download a prospectus
  • Taught in our virtual campus
  • No previous teaching experience required
  • Total of 100 hours
  • Online TESOL/TEFL certificate awarded upon graduation
  • All material is from the 4 week TEFL course
  • You set your study schedule (max. 6 months)
  • You set the days you work
  • You set the hours you work
  • 150 online hours
  • No observed teaching practice
  • All work is done during the online course
  • Video demonstration classes
  • Tutor support for written assignments
  • Grading by tutor based on assignments
  • Accent, grammar and spelling tolerant
  • American and British English tolerant
  • Prepares you to teach all ages
  • Does not prepare you to teach business English
  • Course work assessed on content, spelling and grammar
  • Teaching practice is not included
  • Video observation of different levels
  • Worldwide, one time English teaching job placement
  • No travel is neccessary
  • Full student support from your first contact
  • Fee: €300

The online TEFL course does not award a Trinity certificate.

2 week TEFL teaching practice course

EBC online TEFL course with a teaching practice option

This course is designed for people that have taken an online course and want to convert it into a full TESOL/TEFL certificate that employers will accept. It is a course for anyone who wants to work as an EFL/ESL teacher because it provides the observed teaching practice that online courses do not.

The two week teaching practice course does not award a Trinity certificate.

Course syllabus

  • Introduction to TEFL
  • Learning versus teaching
  • The lesson structure
  • What do we know about language learning?
  • Planning lessons and didactic material usage
  • What are the best kinds of lesson
  • Classroom interaction
  • Asking questions
  • How to give constructive feedback
  • Testing and assessment
  • Classroom discipline
  • Teaching vocabulary
  • How to teach grammar
  • How to teach reading
  • How to teach writing
  • How to teach speaking
  • How to teach listening
  • Student motivation and interest
  • The teacher's behaviour, role and responsibility
  • How to perform concept checking

Course syllabus

  • 8 hours observed given to non-native English speakers
  • 8 hours trainer demonstration classes
  • 8 hours micro-teaching (rehearsals and peer teaching)
  • How to manage classroom interaction
  • How to perform concept checking (did your students understand?)
  • How to give constructive and supportive feedback
  • How to constructively and supportively correct errors
  • How to manage your classroom
  • How to teach grammar
  • How to teach and introduce new vocabulary
  • How to teach reading
  • How to teach writing
  • How to teach speaking
  • How to teach listening
  • How to keep your students motivated and interested
  • How to plan a syllabus
  • How to design and administer tests

* Micro-teaching is EBC terminology for dress rehearsing your lessons in front of your classmates and trainer before you teach your actual teaching practice class. Practice makes perfect so EBC makes sure that you get a lot of practice.