- 120 Hour Certificate which will allow you to qualify for a work visa in most countries
- Course can be completed as fast as 1 week
- Work whenever you have time, on desktop, tablet or phone
- Utilizes same curriculum as our popular classroom course
- Full support of Teaching Nomad for job placement
- Get your course cost reimbursed if you take a job through Teaching Nomad!!
- Teaching adults has its own set of challenges and rewards for the ESL teacher.
Teaching adults is quite different from teaching children. Adults have more experience on which to draw, and classroom management isn't as much of a concern. In addition, they're usually more motivated and have a real need for learning the language. However, they do acquire the language differently than children do.
This course provides an introduction to the specifics of teaching adults, and includes helpful links, videos of real teachers teaching adults, quizzes, tests and examples of lesson plans.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do I have to take a 120-hour TEFL course?
The 120 Hour course is most recognized certification in the TEFL industry. Some countries may accept a lesser qualification but a 120 Hour course will take you almost anywhere you want to go!
I don't have any teaching experience or a degree, can I still take the course?
Of course, our online course does not require you to have any experience or a degree. By taking this course will enhance your chance of getting a teaching job.
What is the difference between TEFL, TESL and TESOL?
TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. The term TEFL is mostly used when English is being taught in a country where it isn't the native language(e.g. teaching English to Chinese people in China). TESL is similar to TEFL and stands for Teaching English as a Second Language. This is where English is being taught to non-native speakers of English in a country where it is the native language (e.g. teaching non-native emigrants in the UK/USA). Finally, TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and encompasses both TESL & TEFL. The principles behind TEFL/TESOL are the same, and the training programs are special courses designed for teachers who want to teach English to non-native speakers of English.
How long time will it take me to finish this course?
It depends on the individual's ability to learn things online. Most people are able to finish the course within one month. If you're in a rush you may be able to finish it as fast as 1-2 weeks!
How long will it take to receive my certification?
Upon successful completion of the course, your international recognized TEFL certificate will be sent to you via encrypted PDF within 48 business hours. If you require a hard copy that can be arrange as well. Each certificate contains your unique student ID number which employers can use to confirm authenticity.
Do your certificates say "online" on them?
No, the certificate granted specifies the course hours completed. Along with your name and unique student ID number.