About the course:
The Level 2 TESOL course with Young Learners (100 hours) is a 4 module course for new TESOL teachers who wish to gain the skills needed to teach effectively in the classroom. It includes all the basics you will need and adds in key specialist study areas and material for teaching from Kindergarten through to teenagers, in a wide variety of settings, including teaching ESL with minimal resources.
The course leads to the accredited Preliminary Certificate of TESOL Distance Education Courses, awarded by (ACTDEC - the UK based Accrediting Council for TESOL Distance Education Courses). You'll also gain a 100 hour teaching certificate from Global English, which you can use anywhere in the world.
All Global English tutors are highly qualified TESOL teachers with international experience and are on hand to offer help or advice during your course.
Who is the course for?
You should either have a degree in any subject or university level entrance qualifications (HS diploma or equivalent). But consideration is also be given to mature applicants who possess significant life experience e.g. in teaching, business, languages or with young people. Global English welcomes applicants whose first language is not English. However, non-native English speakers should possess a high level of written and spoken English and/or English language qualifications, such as Cambridge C.A.E. or IELTS 6.5.
The course is divided into 4 modules and includes specialist video teaching components, so you can see exactly what you will be doing in your classroom when you begin teaching. It is an online course, but with an emphasis on helping you in practical ways in your classroom. So you'll cover the practical elements of teaching, like classroom management (group work and pair work, discipline, correction and classroom sensitivity) as well as the key theory needed for teaching the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. There are comprehensive sections on English grammar and unlimited tutorial support as you progress.
View a complete module by module list of course contents and click on the 'Course Contents' tab.
Grading and assessment :
The course is graded by continuous assessment. There are short tasks and in-depth activities throughout the course with an exam question at the end of module 4. Your tutor will mark your answers and is available if you require any further help. Your final award is based on your performance across all 4 modules and upon successful completion you'll gain a recognized certificate.