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TEFL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

TEACHING ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

 

 

The 120-hour TEFL certificate program at the ELP is designed for those who wish to teach the English language abroad. It is a four-week intensive program with 55 instructional hours, 10 practicum hours, and an additional 55 post-instructional observation hours.  The program provides students the latest techniques in effective English language acquisition and prepares practical teaching strategies to adapt to any cultural environment. The initial four-week program will consist of classes from 9:00am-3:30pm, Monday-Thursday, and the post-instructional observation hours will occur in the month following the classes. The individual post-instructional observation schedules will be set by the student and coordinator of the program to fit the student’s schedule. In this program, TEFL students will:   

 

  • Learn the basic concepts of how language is learned
  • Learn current methodology and ways to assess students
  • Learn techniques of English teaching
  • Learn to plan and teach lessons
  • Develop classroom management skill