OFQUAL Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate

This course is ideal if you wish to gain a professional qualification in teaching English as a foreign language – whether you are new to the profession or already have some experience. It may also be useful if you work as a mentor with learners for whom English is a second language. The course focuses on lesson planning and practical teaching skills and covers many aspects of teaching English – including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and reading.

The course consists of the following eleven units:

1.Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
2.Understanding English Grammar
3.Teaching English Grammar
4.Teaching English Vocabulary
5.Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing
6.Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
7.Materials and Aids for Teaching English
8.Teaching Pronunciation of English
9.Lesson Planning for Teaching English as a Foreign Language
10.Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Young Learners
11.Using Resources Effectively When Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English, plus any relevant Level 3 qualification (e.g. English Language A-Level)

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Eleven written assignments

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Education and Training Award Level 3 (NEC), or Open University Access Module YO32: People, Work and Society

Find Out More: From the LTTC here

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