In the last 10 years Instituto Franklin-UAH has been a reference in Spain for bilingual education and teacher training. This course will prepare you to teach English, effectively and professionally. You will learn the necessary tools to develop lesson plans and activities based on the characteristics of your students. You will learn the different approaches to TEFL, methods of teaching, as well as focusing on the different types of student learners and their needs.
Considering that you will be teaching students from different ages and level of English, you will learn the importance of intercultural communication, and how to address these aspects in the classroom to teach effectively. You will have the possibility of teaching virtually, with supervision and guidance by a university advisor and a language school supervisor.
The design and structure of this course will allow you to complete the modules at your own pace. You will be guided throughout the course by an instructor who will provide feedback and will help you to meet the required deadlines to obtain the TEFL diploma.
At the end of the program, students get a Diploma in TEFL from the Estudios Propios Office of the Universidad de Alcalá worth 9 ECTS credits.
If you are interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages in another country, and particularly in Spain, this is for you.
You will earn…
- Universidad de Alcalá diploma (TEFL Certificate Diploma)
- Transcript upon completion of the program
- 9 ECTS credits
- Virtual Practicum (if you select this option). If you prefer to do a final project, you will be able to choose between a course design, portfolio, or conducting research related to TEFL
- Online advisor throughout the program
Upon successful completion of all courses, you will be awarded a diploma in: Formación en TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) by the Estudios Propios Office of the Universidad de Alcalá (UAH). Universidad de Alcalá is a public university, recognized by the Ministry of Education of Spain.
This course is divided into two sections; the first will discuss what is TEFL and other names given to the teaching of English. In the second part, students will learn about different methods and pedagogies related to English instruction.
In this course, students will learn about the different types of student and their needs, as well asbest practices in classroom management. Students will learn and create lesson plans based on the needs and profiles of students. Also, students will learn how to create different materials for their classes, as well as how to introduce and use different technologies and multimedia tools to make their classes more interesting and effective.
Students can choose to do a practicum which consists of teaching English to children, teens, adults, or a combination of students. This practicum is supervised by a university advisor and a language school supervisor.
Students may also choose to complete a final project which will be supervised by a university advisor.