Gain the language skills and confidence you need to teach your English classes 100% in English!
This course is designed for experienced teachers who speak a first language other than English who want to improve their ability and comfort level when using English as the medium of instruction in the classroom. In this language-focused training, you’ll learn and then practice common English terms, phrases, and expressions used to correct students’ errors, elicit answers and information, encourage participation, praise students, and much more. Reduce your anxiety and become a language model for your English students!
Module 1 Basic Classroom Language
Module 2 Instructional Language
Module 3 Lesson-Focused Language
Module 4 Teaching Skills
Module 5 Classroom Management
When you graduate, you’ll be able to:
Discuss the best practices and specific skills for teaching in English.
Practice key English words and phrases necessary to instruct in English.
Reflect on, appraise, and analyze your own English lessons and language skills in the classroom.
Discuss and solve real problems that arise in the classroom when teaching in English.
Improve oral fluency in preparing for conducting English lessons primarily in English.
Recognize your skills as an English language learner and develop strategies to leverage them in your classroom to inspire and relate to students.
Requirements to take this course:
18 years of age.
An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language)
Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).
Start anytime and work from any device.
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.
Certificate of completion
Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certiﬁcation.
Explore the course features
You’ll actively engage with your learning as you progress through this course. Through interactive listening and speaking activities, you’ll not only learn key phrases and vocabulary for teaching English, you’ll practice using them correctly!
Meet Jack. He’ll guide you through the course, introducing new modules and explaining new concepts! Plus, you’ll watch videos of teachers in the classroom demonstrating the specific skills you’re learning, so you can see them in context.
Throughout the course, you’ll learn over 500 key vocabulary words and phrases that every English teacher should master. Each module contains a glossary of these terms that you can download, keep, to refer back to when you’re teaching.
Tutor and Discussion Board
You’ll have a personal tutor who provides feedback on assignments and answers questions throughout the course. You’ll also share ideas and experiences with other trainees around the world on the class discussion board.