"These 5 day in-class intensives are practical, informative and fun and will boost your confidence for when you're ready to stand in front of a class in your chosen destination."
Overseas job placement is guaranteed (conditions apply).
(The Foundation Course (5 day course component) can be done In-Class, by Correspondence or Online).
In-Class TESOL Course Info:
What is the foundation TESOL teacher certification?
It is the first mandatory part of the various TESOL programs offered by the ATA - TESOL College.
For example, it is part 1 of the 2-part Program 1 (Advanced TESOL Teacher Certificate-120 Hours).
It is classed as a 60-Hour course, and takes at least 60 hours to complete.
In-class TESOL course components:
28 hours of in-class instructor-led lecture and teacher training.
12 hours of out-of-class creative lesson planning, presentation preparation, readings and exercises during the week of the course.
20 hours of readings plus exam to be completed after the course at student's convenience.
28 + 12 + 20 = 60 Hours of Study
The TESOL Foundation Certificate is awarded at the end of the in-class course.
The 60-Hour elective course(s) are to be completed either online or by correspondence.
Our Most Popular Courses
|ATA Advanced TESOL Certificate|
|(120 Hours) | 5 days in-class Foundation Course + 1 Elective|
|Our 120-hour Advanced TESOL Certificate program is designed for individuals who desire to travel and teach conversational English internationally. These programs are popular for people ready to grab their backpacks for a year or two abroad. An unparalleled life-changing experience awaits you!|
|ATA Professional TESOL Certificate|
|(240 Hours) | 5 days in-class Foundation Course + 3 Electives|
|Our 240-hour Professional TESOL Certificate Program is designed for individuals who desire to travel and teach conversational English internationally. These programs are popular for people ready to grab their backpacks for a year or two abroad. An unparalleled life-changing experience awaits you!|
|ATA Advanced TESOL Diploma|
|(360 Hours) | 5 days in-class Foundation Course + 5 Electives|
Our 360-hour Advanced TESOL Diploma Program is designed for the professional, career-minded global or local English teacher. For the more lucrative and prestigious employment opportunities the advanced TESOL Diploma is an achievement of "Academic Excellence" with more employment options in higher-level positions.
|ATA Professional TESOL Diploma|
|(600 Hours) | 5 days in-class Foundation Course + 9 Electives|
|Our 600-hour Professional TESOL Diploma Program is designed for people who love language teaching and wish to make a longer-term career from teaching English and TESOL administration. ESL teachers and academics worldwide also take our Diploma programs to enhance their present credentials or to make the transition from local to overseas employment. Expand your TESOL knowledge base, upgrade your TESOL credentials, and elevate your salary with an ATA TESOL Diploma.|
|ATA Ultimate TESOL Program|
|1. Ultimate TESOL Program||(1020 Hours) | Online Foundation Course + 15 Electives + our Unique Practicum Elective + one week Volunteer program fees|
|Our 1020-hour Ultimate TESOL Program was developed for anyone who wants to further their knowledge and excel in every opportunity that there is to know about TESOL. This program is designed for people who love language teaching and wish to make a long-term career from teaching English. ESL teachers and academics worldwide also take our Diploma programs to enhance their present credentials or to make the transition from local to overseas employment. Expand your TESOL knowledge base, upgrade your TESOL credentials, start your own Private Tutoring service and elevate your salary with an ATA Ultimate TESOL Program.|
|2. TESOL Practicum Elective
||To gain recognition and certification for your experience in ESL teaching. The TESOL Practicum Program will provide you with the opportunity to document evidence of your teaching abilities enhancing your international earning ability.|
|3. One week Volunteer program fees
||Includes one week Volunteer program fees in one of the following countries: Kenya, Kenya - Maasai, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Thailand, China, Brazil, Colombia, Peru - Cusco, Peru - Lima, Morocco and Mexico
* These courses are up to Australian standards, internationally recognised and are sufficient to teach English overseas.
All electives for industry courses are self-paced and approximately 60 hours per elective.
|The Core "Standard TESOL Course"|
The Core "Standard TESOL Course" qualifies you to teach English in over 80 countries around the world. Material covers TESOL communication, conversation, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar, and overseas employment. Specifically, we will cover these topics:|
- Preparing to teach English overseas
- 40 Classroom TESOL approaches and methods
- Conversation, pronunciation and communication
- Listening, speaking, reading and writing
- Lesson planning and teacher preparation
- Phonology and linguistics
- Grammar review
- Communicative approach
- Activity-based learning
- Promoting dynamic student/teacher interaction
- Teacher and student role reversal
- Video training and analysis
- Music, song, and media for language acquisition
- Teaching philosophy (positive attitude, humour)
- English for special purposes (courses and career options)
- Overseas teaching/work/travel information and tips
- Culture shock
- Finding an English teaching job overseas
- Current employment contacts and connections
- Obtaining tutoring contracts in addition to your regular TESOL employment
- Teaching/tutoring locally
- TESOL and the internet
- The hidden secrets on how to make the most money possible while teaching overseas