SUMMER CAMP TEFL COURSE

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This specialist course leads to the awarding of the following qualification:

150 hours Advanced Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) with 30 hour teaching practicum

 

This online course is designed to provide core training in English language teaching as well as recognising a minimum of 30 hours of classroom teaching experience, usually gained through our EduCamp program or similar summer camp teaching programs. We can also provide recommendations on organising your own TEFL teaching placement.

Specialised

Using our expertise in summer camp teaching, we focus on the essentials

Supported

Individual email support, online forums, webinars and sample lessons

Portable

Works on all devices, including mobiles, plus offline pdf guides!

Activity guides

Often the biggest challenge of summer camp teaching, particularly for first-timers, is coming up with fun and educational activities to maximise learning in your classroom.

Your TEFL course comes with the following activity packs and guides to get you started:

  • Teaching speaking activities pack
  • Teaching listening activities pack
  • Teaching reading activities pack
  • Teaching writing activities pack
  • Teaching vocabulary activities pack
  • Teaching grammar activities pack
  • English grammar guide
  • 100+ summer camp lesson plans and resources

Entry Requirements

Acceptance into one of the following approved partner programs:

  • Abridge EduCamp
  • Camford Summer Camp
  • Vision Academy Summer Camp

OR

Independent candidates may enrol if they meet all of the following. If you are unsure, please contact us before purchasing.

  • Minimum upper intermediate level of English
  • Completed high school
  • Willing to undertake a minimum 30 hour TEFL practicum

Modules

Specifically designed with summer camp tutors in mind, this TEFL course contains all the core advice you need to hit the ground running on day 1! We’ve kept theory to a minimum, focusing on practical, implementable tips with no unnecessary time fillers.

Lessons combine video and written content, accessible on both computer and mobile devices. The course is assessed through a combination of interactive quizzes, lesson participation and short written assignments.

Introduction

  • TEFL course introduction
  • The diverse role of a summer camp tutor
  • Finding a TEFL teaching placement

Communicative language teaching

  • CLT theory and practice
  • Structuring a lesson
  • Using activities and games in the classroom
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Content and Language Integrated Learning

  • CLIL theory and practice
  • Task-based language learning
  • Planning a CLIL lesson

Advanced Lesson Planning

  • Differentiation and assessment for learning
  • Medium term planning
  • Adapting for different age ranges

Teaching the core language areas

  • Teaching speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar
  • Teaching creativity and culture

Classroom management

  • Preparing and managing your classroom
  • Making good use of teaching assistants
  • Communication in the immersive language classroom

Making the most of your internship

  • Expectations and preparations
  • Top tips to make the most of your experience
  • Future career opportunities

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