Oxbridge TEFL

English teacher training
Formación profesional
03/07/2017 and 04/09/2017 - 28/07/2017 and 29/09/2017
Descripción del curso
  • 120 hour internationally recognized TEFL course and a valid certification
  • Daily workshop training sessions in small groups (up to 5 candidates)
  • 20 hours of observed and evaluated Teaching Practice  
  • Course and class material included in the course price
  • Teacher profile with endorsement and references
  • Job guaranteed for our best graduates 
  • Life-long career service and material support for our community members
  • Business models for teachers interested in starting their own school or becoming self-employed
  • How to analyse, use and present the English language

  • How to practically apply ESL teaching theory in the classroom

  • How to manage a classroom

  • How to plan effective lessons and create high standard activities

  • How to analyse the needs of your students

  • How to behave in the classroom and interact with your students

  • How to teach and develop: grammar, listening, reading, writing and speaking

  • How to motivate your students

  • How to respond to student questions

  • How to find, create and effectively use learning materials

  • How to check that your students are learning

  • How to evaluate lesson effectiveness

  • How to analyse your success as a teacher

  • How to survive as an English teacher in a foreign country

  • How to adapt to a different culture

  • How to behave as an ESL teaching professional

  • How to succeed in an ESL teaching job interview

  • How to create an ESL profile, a video CV and Cover Letter and successfully look for a job.

Preguntas Frecuentes

-  You can take the course online, in Madrid, Barcelona or Málaga. 

- There are flexible start dates 

- The course material is included in the course 

- Job opportunities are guaranteed. There are three routes upon completion of the course: 

- Working for Oxbridge 

- Working for one of our partner school 

- Self employment with Oxbridge business model and support. 

- No previous experience needed

- Requirements : bilingual or native speaker and passionate about teaching. 



1. Language Analysis Module

  1. The scientific study of human language. Branches of linguistic study. What is grammar?

  2. Parts of Speech. The English tense system

  3. Structure of the English sentence

  4. Syntactic peculiarities and punctuation

  5. Semantics and pragmatics. Lexicology. Phonology

Teachers will discover how the English language works and how to approach teaching its functions in the classroom through communicative activities.

2. Teaching Principles and Methodologies

  1. Second language acquisition theories. How people learn and how people learn languages

  2. Learners’ needs, goals and motivation. Difference between learning and teaching

  3. Defining a teaching methodology. Micro and macro skills

  4. Existing teaching methods and approaches

  5. Level considerations in ESL. Strategies to teaching beginners in the target language

Teachers will research and debate on the processes and factors that intervene in language learning and will develop understanding and practical skills in classroom management and new target language presentation entirely conducted in L2 without translating.

3. Course and Class Structure

  1. Introduction to lesson planning. The syllabus and the lesson plan

  2. Introducing new target language through activities. Working on students’ fluency

  3. Working on students’ accuracy

  4. Planning activities for specific purposes. Using textbooks

  5. Staging and sequencing of activities. The rhythm of the class

Teachers will acquire practical skills on lesson planning and will learn to create and adapt activities for different purposes, ages and levels. Special emphasis on activities for low level students will be paid.

4. Teaching Proficiency Module

  1. Anticipating learners’ problems. Assessment and evaluation procedures

  2. Classroom management and teacher-student interaction

  3. Adapting to specific class formats: young learners, big groups, web classes. Transmitting in class

  4. Testing the level and proficiency of English learners. Tests and exams

  5. The teacher’s profile, video CV, cover letter and job interview techniques. Professional


Teachers will learn to evaluate the linguistic competences and progress of learners. They will develop skills in transmitting in the classroom and guiding learners to knowledge according to the level, age and specific learning purposes.
Last, but not least, they will elaborate on their teachers’ profiles displaying in a natural and convincing way all their personal and professional skills.