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The Essential TEFL Guide
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3h 22m

Learn how to gain confidence when taking your TEFL course and become an effective ESL teacher.

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Hi there, My name is Nikolas . I am an ESL English teacher and trainer and have held many management positions all across schools in Asia. My teaching career has taken me across China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, and now I am currently teaching in a small city in Korea. My classroom is always active and engaging and filled with fun and interesting activities and methods. I have taught people from all over the world, from beginners to seasoned teachers, on how to improve and maintain a controlled,

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for anyone who is planning on taking a TEFL course or has just decided to teach ESL

What you’ll learn:

  • Gain confidence when taking your TEFL course
  • How to teach ESL with confidence
  • How to control a class of students
  • Games, activities, lesson planning, and reading strategies to encourage learning


  • No experience is needed as this course will cover all the basics you need to know
  • Teachers should be ready to learn, have an open mind, and a willingness to try
  • Enthusiasm and a passion for educating will help you too

Your fundamental all-encompassing guide to passing your TEFL course and gaining confidence in the ESL classroom.

  • Worried about taking your TEFL course?
  • Unsure about how to teach ESL?
  • Lacking confidence in your abilities to perform a lesson?
  • Wondering how you can control a class of students?
  • Need advice on games, activities, lesson planning, reading strategies, and such?

Then this is the course for you!

This course has been specially designed to encompass all aspects of the TEFL course requirements as well as added extras for new and established teachers alike!

In this course, we will cover the fundamentals and so much more. This is the only course you will need to pass your TEFL and gain confidence to teach English as a foreign language. No matter where you go to teach, Asia, Europe, South America, or even online, you can rest assured that this course has all the strategies and guides necessary for a successful and educational class.

I have over 12 years of experience in the field of ESL, teaching, managing, and training new teachers to improve their class quality. Join me in this journey as we explore the fabulous world of teaching English to second language learners! I will include subject handouts to follow along with the course, and at points, I will ask you to perform tasks and assignments.

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned how to effectively teach English as a foreign language.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction
Introduction To The Course 00:00:00
Section 2 - Self Evaluation
Self Evaluation: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Good And Bad Teaching 00:00:00
Part 2: Observation 00:00:00
Part 3: Class Environment 00:00:00
Self Evaluation Handout 00:00:00
Section 3 - Pair And Groupwork
Pair And Groupwork: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Setting Up 00:00:00
Part 2: Activities 00:00:00
Part 3: Pros And Cons 00:00:00
Part 4: Organising Your Class 00:00:00
Pair And Groupwork Handout 00:00:00
Section 4 - Co-operative Learning
Co-operative Learning: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: What And Why 00:00:00
Part 2: Routines 00:00:00
Part 3: Student Centered Classrooms 00:00:00
Part 4: Class Setup 00:00:00
Cooperative Learning Handout 00:00:00
Section 5 - Using The Board
Using The Board: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Board Rules 00:00:00
Part 2: Organising Your Board 00:00:00
Part 3: Using Tables 00:00:00
Part 4: Board Management 00:00:00
Using The Board Handout 00:00:00
Section 6 - Teaching Vocabulary
Vocabulary: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Presenting Vocabulary 00:00:00
Part 2: Combining Techniques 00:00:00
Part 3: Using The Words 00:00:00
Teaching Vocabulary Handout 00:00:00
Section 7 - Teaching Sentence Structures
Teaching Sentence Structures: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Table Setup 00:00:00
Part 2: Structures And Meaning 00:00:00
Part 3: Rules 00:00:00
Teaching Sentence Structures Handout 00:00:00
Section 8 - Teaching Readings
Teaching Readings: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Pre-Reading 00:00:00
Part 2: Reading Steps 00:00:00
Part 3: CCQs 00:00:00
Part 4: Games And Activities 00:00:00
Teaching Readings Handout 00:00:00
Section 9 - Flashcards
Flashcards: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Visual Aids 00:00:00
Part 2: Using Real Objects 00:00:00
Part 3: Flashcard Basics 00:00:00
Part 4: Drilling 00:00:00
Part 5: Flash Card Games And Activities 00:00:00
Flashcards Handout 00:00:00
Section 10 - Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Basic Rules Of A Lesson Plan 00:00:00
Part 2: Lesson Aims 00:00:00
Part 3: A Skeleton Plan For 4-6 Years Old 00:00:00
Part 4: A Skeleton Plan For 7-10 Years Old 00:00:00
Lesson Plans Handout 00:00:00
Section 11 - Bonus: Purposeful Lesson Plans
Purposeful Lesson Plans: Introduction 00:00:00
Part1: Lessons With Purpose 00:00:00
Part 2: Four Main Skills 00:00:00
Part 3: Speaking 00:00:00
Part 4: Listening And Reading 00:00:00
Part 5: Writing 00:00:00
Section 12 - Bonus: Classroom Management
Classroom Management: Introduction 00:00:00
Part 1: Line-up 00:00:00
Part 2: Rules 00:00:00
Part 3: Seating Arrangement 00:00:00
Part 4: Points Systems 00:00:00
Part 5: No Dead Time 00:00:00

Course Review


1 Ratings
  1. Anonymous

    Good kick start for me


    This lesson was a good kickstart for me to enter into TEFL. I would recommend this course.


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