Level 3 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (BTEFL)

The PQS Level 3 BTEFL is a 120 hour qualification that will allow you to launch your teaching career with confidence.

It is designed for those who are:

  • ⦁ new to the profession but want a good grounding in TESOL/TEFL.
  • ⦁ want a 120 hour course - a requirement for many TEFL employers.
  • ⦁ would like a accredited TEFL certificate upon successful completion
  • ⦁ want a substantial course but want to get certified quickly.

The course content is as follows:


Module 1

  • ⦁ Thinking about teaching 
    • - What makes a good teacher ?
    • - Motivation
    • - What is TESOL ?

  • ⦁ Language Awareness Assessment .

  • ⦁ Lesson Planning and Staging.

  • ⦁ Reasons for Learning English
    • - Young Learners
    • - Adults

  • ⦁ Materials 1
    • - Choosing Materials
    • - Course books

  • ⦁ Teaching the Basic Skills 1 
    • - Reading

  • ⦁ Teaching Grammar 1- the Present Tense 
    • - The Present Simple
    • - Teaching the verb 'to be'
    • - The Present Continuous

Module 2

  • ⦁ Classroom Management 1  
    • - Classroom Layout + Warmers
    • - Classroom Planning 
    • - Preparation and Setting Objectives 
    • - Homework and Discipline
    • - Groupwork and Pairwork

  • ⦁ Teaching the Basic Skills 2   
    • - Controlled and Semi-controlled Writing
    • - Free Practice Writing
    • - Teaching Vocabulary 1
    • - Approaches to Vocabulary Lessons
    • - Storage and Retrieval

  • ⦁ Teaching Grammar 2- the Past Tense  
    • - the Past Simple
    • - the Past Continuous
    • - Teaching Vocabulary 1
    • - Regular and Irregular Verbs
    • - Auxiliary Verbs

Module 3

  • ⦁ Teaching the Basic Skills 3 - Listening   
    • - Listening Comprehension
    • - Other Listening Ideas
    • - Working with Video
    • - Homework and Discipline
    • - Groupwork and Pairwork

  • ⦁ Teaching Grammar 3 - the Future   
    • - Making Predictions
    • - Plans and Intentions
    • - Instant Decisions
    • - Future Facts
    • - Making Arrangements

  • ⦁ Teaching Grammar 3 - Passives  

  • ⦁ Teaching Functional English  
    • - Requests and Offers 
    • - Permission
    • - Obligation and Advice
    • - Suggestions

  • ⦁ Classroom Management 2   
    • - Spoken and Written Correction
    • - Testing
    • - Classroom Sensitivity

  • ⦁ The world of EFL/Career Advice   
    • - Getting your first Job

Module 4

  • ⦁ Teaching the Basic Skills 4 - Speaking and Pronunciation   
    • - Giving Instructions
    • - Consensus Seeking Activities
    • - Role-play

  • ⦁ Pronunciation   
    • - Stress and Intonation

  • ⦁ Teaching Grammar 4 - the Perfect Tenses  
    • - The Present Perfect
    • - The Past Perfect
    • - The Future Perfect

  • ⦁ Teaching Grammar 4 - the Conditionals

  • ⦁ Teaching Vocabulary 2    
    • - Prefixes and Suffixes
    • - Antonyms and Synonyms 

  • ⦁ Confidence in the Classroom   
    • - Teaching Your First Lesson 

Assessment

Candidates have to complete Modules 1-4 and assessment is by Assignment in each case (2000 words).
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