The Trinity Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL) is an intensive English language teaching course. It's designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to take up your first post as an ESOL teacher.
The CertTESOL is accepted by the British Council as an initial TESOL or TEFL qualification.
The course is a minimum of 130 timetabled hours and 15 non-timetabled hours. This includes:
The course comprises five units as follows:
This unit covers:
It will assess your ability to apply your skills, knowledge and understanding to a dynamic learning environment.
This is the largest unit. Its length reflects our need to ensure the vocational validity, relevance and professional integrity of the CertTESOL award.
This unit covers linguistic form, function and meaning in standard English and how to teach these to learners.
This unit covers:
It brings together everything studied in Units 1 and 2 in the form of a practical assignment.
This unit covers the production, adaptation, use and evaluation of simple classroom teaching materials and tasks.
You'll devise/adapt your own materials to use in teaching practice lessons. Your assignment will be externally assessed by a Trinity moderator.
This unit covers methodologies and activities for teaching beginner language-learners, using little or no use of their first language. It also introduces lesson planning and contrastive analysis.
By the end of the course, you should have:
You should be able to:
You will be aware of:
Full time intensive:
Mid-August - mid-September 2020 (exact dates TBC)
- Tuition fee
£1200 UoY students
£1500 Non UoY students
- Entry level
IELTS 7.0 and above
A level or equivalent
Who to contact
- +44 (0) 1904 322462