If you are eager to hold a teaching job but do not have a TEFL qualification you will surely be disappointed. The world looks for teachers who are TEFL qualified. A non certified teacher even if s/he gets a job will be a low paid one. To get a well paid ESL job you must obtain a world TEFL qualification.
All well known schools seek university graduates with recognized TEFL qualification. World TEFL qualifications can be TEFL, TESOL or CELTA. Without recognized world TEFL qualification if one lands a teaching assignment it will be like trying to drive the without first acquiring the skills for driving. Teaching needs training not only theoretical but practical hands on teaching experience before one takes on the task in real earnest. TESOL certification prepares one to be a skilled teacher with great classroom skills.
TESOL is the acronym for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It is more in use at present and it covers both TEFL and TESL. TEFL = Teaching English as a Foreign Language and TESL is teaching English as Second language.
All the terms can be used synonymously or interchangeably as they mean the same.
CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) It is an rigorous TEFL course where candidates need to possess a very high level of grammar and only then may enroll for CELTA course.
Asian College of Teachers offers TESOL certificate course both Onsite 120 hours for 3 weeks as well as Online and Distance mode.
The TEFL International course is a perfect teacher training course that focuses application based teaching techniques.
The curriculum is particularly for teachers looking for teaching tools and techniques.
Candidates of TEFL /TESOL course receive a well regulated training in English language teaching that enables them to become skilled facilitators of English language learning.
The trainees get to implement the lesson plans and teaching methods in real classroom situations. This helps them to gain in confidence as teachers as they realize the importance of creating lessons that are largely learner centric. The experience helps them to be flexible, adaptable and innovative in class.
The Online TESOL course equips the candidates with similar tools and offers the added advantage of allowing them to do the course at their own pace and from the comfort of their home.
You can opt for any of the TEFL courses and secure a placement anywhere in the world.
My overall experience in ACT has been wonderful. I learned a lot, which no online course can provide.
My experience in ACT was really wonderful and i learnt many things and peer teaching helped me to practice.
Course is really awesome. It helped me a lot to improve my skills and knowledge and I learnt that even English could be taught in a playful way.
This TEFL program made things a lot clearer career wise, life wise. Thank you Asian College of Teachers. You shape future. Not only teach and touch lives.
My experience here was memorable. ACT will always be close to my heart and I wish the best to ACT.