Learn how to teach English as a foreign language online and open the door to international travel opportunities. Special discounted price for Volunteer Maldives!
Volunteer Maldives is proud to announce a partnership with Global English: specialists in online TEFL/TESOL provision since 1996. Global English is now helping our volunteers acquire the skills they need to teach English so they can travel, live and contribute meaningfully abroad. If you are thinking about participating in Volunteer Maldives Volunteer Abroad programs, gaining a TESOL certificate can improve your teaching abilities, prepare you to better contribute to your host community, and in some cases, make you eligible for a higher pay grade (for Teach Abroad). The course can be completed online in as little as one month.
About the course
The Level 1 TESOL course with Young Learners (100 hours) is a 4 module course for new TESOL teachers who wish to gain the skills needed to teach effectively in the classroom. It includes all the basics you will need and adds in key specialist study areas and material for teaching from Kindergarten through to teenagers, in a wide variety of settings, including teaching ESL with minimal resources. The course leads to the accredited Preliminary Certificate of TESOL Distance Education Courses, awarded by (ACTDEC - the UK based Accrediting Council for TESOL Distance Education Courses). You’ll also gain a 100 hour teaching certificate from Global English, which you can use anywhere in the world. All Global English tutors are highly qualified TESOL teachers with international experience and are on hand to offer help or advice during your course.
Who is the course for?
You should either have a degree in any subject or university level entrance qualifications (HS diploma or equivalent). But consideration is also be given to mature applicants who possess significant life experience e.g. in teaching, business, languages or with young people. Global English welcomes applicants whose first language is not English. However, non-native English speakers should possess a high level of written and spoken English and/or English language qualifications, such as Cambridge C.A.E. or IELTS 6.5.
The course is divided into 4 modules and includes specialist video teaching components, so you can see exactly what you will be doing in your classroom when you begin teaching. It is an online course, but with an emphasis on helping you in practical ways in your classroom. So you'll cover the practical elements of teaching, like classroom management (group work and pair work, discipline, correction and classroom sensitivity) as well as the key theory needed for teaching the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. There are comprehensive sections on English Grammar and unlimited tutorial support as you progress. A new course - we have just launched a new 20 hour basic grammar module - ideal for people who are new to TEFL. Details of this course can be found here. If students enrol on this at the same time as a Level 1 or Level 2 course, there is a further 10% off as well View a complete module by module list of course contents.
Grading and assessment
The course is graded by continuous assessment. There are short tasks and in-depth activities throughout the course with an exam question at the end of module 4. Your tutor will mark your answers and is available if you require any further help. Your final award is based on your performance across all 4 modules and upon successful completion you'll gain a recognized certificate. Course duration Most Volunteer Maldives trainees work their way through their chosen course in around 2-4 months, although you set the pace of your studies. 6 months is the maximum duration, but this is extendable, if required, for a small extra fee. You can go as fast or as slow as you wish, so completion inside a month is easily possible.
The special Volunteer Maldives prices are as follows: The Level 1 TESOL for teaching young learners course(100 hours, includes course book): $ 414.00 USD (includes 10% discount for Volunteer Maldives) * Please note that the Level 1 TESOL for teaching young learners course (100 hours) comes with a choice of YL course book. You can pay for your course in 2 payments if you wish, by using your Visa or MasterCard.
Enroll through this page on the link below to take advantage of this special 10% discount just for Volunteer Maldives applicants. Just enter the Volunteer Maldives promotion code in the "Other information" box to receive your discount: VM8.
Click here to view the GE data protection policy. Also, please read GE terms and conditions of service before enrolling. For more information about GE, please visit http://www.global-english.com. Be sure to use the Volunteer Maldives promotion code: VM8. If you would like to take any of the other Global English courses, then your 10% Volunteer Maldives discount will still apply.
To enrol today and take advantage of the discount, simply add the promotion code VM8 when you register for your course, and Global English will automatically apply the discount. You can get started the same day!
Any questions? Then contact Global English here.
Ready to Start? Then enroll here.