IH Certificate in Teaching English (TEFL)

Course Objective

The 120-hour TEFL course offered at IH Cairo is a comprehensive program designed to provide participants with the necessary skills, knowledge, and practical experience to become effective English language teachers. The course is conducted at the International House Cairo, which is a renowned institution for language education and teacher training. 

What does the course include?

How long is the course:

Intensive face-to-face: 9 weeks.

Extensive face-to-to-face: 16 weeks.

Online: 10 weeks.

Groups Of Students In Classroom

Course Objectives:

Develop a solid understanding of English language teaching principles:

the course aims to provide participants with a strong foundation in the theories, methodologies, and best practices of teaching English as a foreign language.

Gain practical teaching skills:

the course includes practical components, such as teaching practice sessions or micro-teaching, where participants have the opportunity to apply the teaching techniques they learn in real or simulated classroom settings.

Familiarize Ls with language teaching materials and resources:

the course introduces participants to various teaching materials, resources, and technologies that can be used to enhance language learning and engage learners effectively.

Learn classroom management techniques:

Effective classroom management is crucial for creating a positive and productive learning environment. The course covers strategies and techniques to manage classroom dynamics, create a supportive atmosphere, and promote student engagement.

Develop assessment and evaluation skills:

the course addresses assessment and evaluation techniques, including methods for assessing students' language proficiency, designing and grading assessments, and providing constructive feedback.

Understand cultural aspects and intercultural communication:

Given the diverse nature of English language learners, the course emphasizes the importance of cultural sensitivity and intercultural communication skills in language teaching.

Enhance professional development:

the course offers guidance on professional development opportunities, such as networking, continuing education, and career advancement within the field of English language teaching.

Tutors

The course is taught by DELTA qualified tutors.

Discussion Among Tutor And Students

Suitably qualified local tutors conduct the observations and the final portfolio is moderated by the OFQUAL institution.

The certificate is awarded to teachers who successfully complete the three areas of the course – coursework, the written assignments and teaching practice. The grading of the course is PassA, Pass B, Pass, and Fail.

Sessions Schedule

Week One

Course orientation and GTKY

Classroom Management: face to face and Online

How to teach receptive skills

Test-Teach-Test

Week Two

Text based presentation

Teaching Lexis: ECDW

How to write a lesson plan

Language analysis

TP1

Week Three

Concept checking questions

Phonology: The chart

Phonology 2: stress and intonation.

Situational presentation

TP2

Week Four

Controlled vs. Freer

How to teach Grammar

How to teach speaking

Phonology 3: connected speech

TP3

Week Five

How to teach functional language.

Error correction

How to teach writing

Gamification

TP4

Week Six

LA Conditional

How to teach speaking

Phonology 3: connected speech

TP5

Week Seven

How to teach writing

gamification

Dictation

LA Modals

TP6

Week Eight

Testing and teaching exams

Professional development

TP7

Week Nine

TP8

Face to face Course Calendar

Course Mode

Face to face

Course Schedule

2 Days/week

Course Days

Friday - Saturday

Course Time

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Extensive Course Calendar

Course Mode

Face to face

Course Schedule

2 Days/week

Course Days

Sunday - Wednesday

Course Time

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Online Course Calendar

Course Mode

Online

Course Schedule

3 Days/week

Course Time

6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Course Days

Saturday/Monday /Thursday

Course Info

  • The course is taught by qualified, experienced tutors who hold an online and face-to-face tutoring qualification. Suitably qualified local tutors conduct the observations and the final portfolio is moderated by the IH Assessment Unit.
  • The certificate is awarded to teachers who successfully complete the three areas of the course – coursework, the written assignments and teaching practice. The grading of the course is Pass or Fail.
  • The course consists of 120 hours of input and a minimum of 80 hours of homework and reading tasks.
  • The course offered full-time and part-time on a face-to-face and online mode
  • Click Apply Now on the chosen date from the Calendar below
  • Our team will contact you if they have any questions about your application.  
  • Once your application is approved, we will be in touch to let you know how to pay.
  • The course is offered face-to-face and online through Zoom
  • You can choose between our part-time and full-time course

We offer various payment options for your convenience:

$500
OR 12000 EGP plus £100 international certificate, fees/optional

Course fees must be paid in full prior to the start date.

If you have any questions please send to: teachertraining@ihcairoeg.com

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