Internationally recognised teaching certificate in Teaching
English as a Foreign Language
The Trinity College London Certificate TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), offered at our partnerschool in Malaga, is a professional qualification, validated by Trinity College London and recognised by the British Council and employers worldwide. Credits are also awarded towards degree programmes offered by universities in the UK.
Our 4-week course provides you with all the required skills and knowledge to work successfully as an English teacher. No previous teaching experience is required to take the course: you just need to have a high level of written and spoken English and a positive attitude towards education. Our training team is made up of experienced and qualified professionals who will help you become the best teacher you can be.
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The Trinity CertTESOL course is a combination of:
- Guided lesson preparation and observed teaching practice. Our training team will guide you through the teaching process, from assisting you with lesson preparation to assessing and giving constructive feedback on your classes to real students of English.
- Input sessions related to English language teaching
- Individual assignments
This course is validated by Trinity College and covers all 5 units of the Trinity Cert TESOL qualification:
Unit 1: Teaching Skills
- Classroom teaching practice (when you prepare lessons and teach students).
- Classroom teaching practice will be assessed by your course tutors.
- Self-evaluation of your classroom teaching practice.
- Observation of experienced teachers.
- Teaching Practice Journal to be submitted at the end of the course.
Unit 2: Language Awareness
- Develop your understanding of grammar, vocabulary and phonology through attending input sessions taught by the class tutors.
- Written exam to test your understanding near the end of the course.
Unit 3: Learner Profile
- Interview, prepare a 1-to-1 lesson for (i.e. a private lesson) and teach this lesson to a real English language learner.
- Produce a written assignment describing what you learnt about the learner, their first language and also details and an assessment of the lesson you taught. This will be assessed by the course tutors.
Unit 4: Materials Assignment
- Create a set of materials for your classroom teaching practice during the course.
- Produce a short report describing how and why you created them and how effective they were.
- This will be assessed through an interview with Trinity moderator on final day.
Unit 5: Unknown Language
- Participate as a student in 4 unknown language lessons.
- Produce a written journal describing your experience and how this will influence your teaching.
4-week fulltime TEFL course:
05th January 31st January 2015
09th February 07th March 2015
16th March 11th April 2015
20th April 16th May 2015
25th May 20th June 2015
29th June 25th July 2015
03rd August 04th September 2015
07th September 03rd October 2015
13th October 7th November 2015
16th November 12th December 2015
Timetable fulltime TEFL course
Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.30
including some short breaks and a lunch
break. Some days you might finish later
due to teaching practice hours.
Course fee: €1450 (excluding accommodation)
EARLY BIRD FEE: €1299
Only 1299 if you sign up and pay the deposit 3 months in advance.
Otherwise the course fee is 1450
- Candidates should be 18 or over by the start of the course. All candidates need to demonstrate sufficient maturity and personal qualities to be able to complete the programme effectively. No previous teaching experience is required.
- Candidates should demonstrate that they have qualifications that would gain them entry to higher education in their home country. They will also be required to show original certificates of education to the interviewer and may be asked to confirm that these are equivalent to UK qualifications. Official verification of its validity may be required.
- Candidates have an awareness and competence in written and spoken English to enable them to follow the course.
- Non-native speakers are required to have proof of their language competence by demonstrating one of the following:
Trinity graded examination in spoken English, Grade 10 or above
Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced or Proficiency in English
IELTS band 7.0 (on all sub-scores) or above
Pitman Advanced ESOL examination
TOEFL PBT 600, CBT 250, iBT 10
Skype interview to assess your level of English