Teacher Training Course
Basic Training for Teaching Foreign Languages (TFL)
Duration six weeks – 4 hours / week
Start your new TFL career!
This comprehensive course is designed for individuals with no previous experience in
teaching a foreign language. It is designed for prospective teachers of foreign
languages who wish begin in a new career in language-teaching. It is also useful for
experienced teachers with no formal training in language-teaching methodology who
desire to improve not only their skills but also effectiveness as a teacher.
The course content is based on modern, humanistic proven teaching methodology
and approaches. It includes modules on understanding the role of the teacher in the
classroom, lesson planning, integrating skills-work into the lesson, designing practice
and production tasks, teaching grammar, vocabulary functional language
expression, using materials resources. The course also includes a focus on the
psychology of learning, motivation and classroom management.
Although this course is delivered in English, it’s approach is suitable for teaching any
foreign language. The course also serves as a stepping stone into undertaking more
formal foreign language teaching qualifications.
Course delivered by: Jay Schwartz
Geared by: Lord Byron School