A TEFL course is not only beneficial for mandatory for both aspiring and experienced English teachers. The TEFL (Teaching English as Foreign Language) course is a wide-ranging course training aspirants and professionals on the latest techniques, modules, skills and methods of teaching English language. The minimum requirement for becoming an English teacher is to go through a TEFL course.
The rudimentary TEFL diploma courses deal with the basic methods of teaching while the TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages or Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) course or TEFL certification course are more detailed and are a requirement for people who are interested in taking up jobs abroad.
The TESOL course trains a teacher on the ways of teaching to enable people of non-native English speaking nations to communicate freely. This course puts special emphasis on the nuances of the English language like grammar and phonology. It aptly arms an English teacher to help build one’s vocabulary and communicate freely in English. The TESOL course trains a teacher to confidently teach adults as well as young learners and is a complete course on the know-how of teaching English.
The TEFL Certification course trains a teacher on the best ways of developing the four basic language skills namely, speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classroom management, handling of students, crisis-management and understanding the psyche of trainees are all a part of the TEFL Certification course. A good English teacher is responsible for planning lessons and applying teaching and evaluation methods most suitable for the batch of students along with making it interesting and interactive all the time to ensure maximum retention by the students. A TEFL Certification Course is all-comprehensive and trains an English teacher on all the skills required to teach English.
A huge range of TEFL courses are on offer these days and an aspirant must choose wisely depending on the level at which he or she teaches. These courses are recognized world-wide and a teacher fluent in English and with a proper course in his or her kitty could easily get a job in India or abroad.