Online TEFL Intro Course

Online TEFL Intro Course

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Most employers don’t accept an online TEFL course, but only the Trinity CertTESOL or the CELTA. However…

  • Do you like studying online?

  • Are you considering taking a full-time, part-time or Online Blended/100% online Trinity Cert TESOL / CELTA course but not sure if you want to make the investment?

  • Would you like to brush up your grammar skills before starting a course?

Then our 30-hour Online TEFL Intro Course is for you!

By the end of the course you will:


Why the Online Intro Course?

This introductory course gives you a comprehensive overview of the grammar, phonology, teaching resources, and methodologies used in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

As our TEFL Tester Intro course is delivered by distance learning, it’s very flexible. You can study from anywhere in the world and since you work at your own pace, it can be easily combined with other work or study commitments.

Course Overview

Section A: Raise your language awareness and brush up your grammar

In this section you will:

  • raise your awareness of vocabulary and grammar
  • develop your grammar explanations skills

Section B: How to teach English and plan a lesson

In this section you will:

  • learn about different teaching methodologies, teaching materials and lesson planning
  • get a general idea of what happens in a language class
  • activate your critical and creative thinking skills as a future English teacher

Section C: Teaching pronunciation and using the phonemic chart

In this section you will:

  • familiarise yourself with the phonemic chart and phonemic script
  • learn how to read and write phonemic script
  • learn how to use the chart for teaching pronunciation

Section D: How to become an effective teacher

In this section you will:

  • raise your awareness of your needs, preferences and learning style as a (trainee) teacher
  • find out what kind of teacher you are
  • learn about different learning styles and adapt to your students´ needs

Section E: Teaching Practice (optional - if you are able to come to our centre in Malaga or Rome)

In this section you will:

  • get the chance to observe a real lesson
  • get the chance to teach a real lesson

Required Reading

We will supply the reading material required for these tasks from The Trinity CertTESOL Companion: A guide for English language teachers. If you plan to pursue a career in English teaching then purchasing the full book would be advised. Here you can see the link to buy this online.

Assessment and evaluation

All the assignments you submit will be assessed by your tutor. All tasks must be completed to a satisfactory standard in order to receive the TEFL Intro Certificate.

How can I apply?

To apply for the TEFL Intro Course you just need to complete the application form below. You’ll then be redirected to the payment page and after payment you’ll receive the online course materials.

When can I start?

This course is completely online, than you can start anytime and work according to your needs.