Canterbury English offers TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) courses that start on the first or second Monday of every month and are four days a week (M-Th). Successful completion of the course requires 120 total class hours. These hours are equally divided among TEFL theory, Application of Theory and Paid Practice Teaching. Application of Theory is further divided into two twenty hour modules; one with a Business orientation and one geared towards teaching Children.
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12:30pm-3pm Application of Theory (Children’s on M/W, Business on T/Th)
5:30pm-9pm “In the Field” Paid Practice Hours Teaching English
The classroom aspects of the TEFL course last four weeks and cover a variety of particular topics. While students will receive a day by day outline of their course on the first day, below is a weekly outline, broken down by module, of topics that will be studied.
General TEFL: Lesson Planning, Classroom Interaction
Business: Meeting the Needs of an Adult Student
Children’s: Teaching English to Children ages 3-7
General TEFL: Classroom Mgmt, Learner Differences
Business: Teaching Grammar to Adults
Children’s: Teaching English to Children Ages 8-11
General TEFL: Teaching Skills and Grammar
Business: Teaching Business English
General TEFL: Business English, Technology
Business & Children’s: Review and Presentations
TESL Theory Class:
TESL Business Class:
TESL Children Class:
Written Grammar Exam:
Written Practices Exam:
The grading for this course is broken down into six sections. However, a student’s Final Teaching Evaluation counts for 25% of the final grade and the final grade cannot be any higher than the Teaching Evaluation grade by itself.
At the end of the course, students will receive official documentation proving course participation and completion, along with an individual report from Canterbury Madrid tracking the student’s performance.
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