About

International Open Academy has successfully graduated over 300,000 students who have gone on to teach English abroad or online. As one of the biggest global providers of online TEFL/TESOL courses, our students benefit from a distinct advantage of the opportunity to receive ICOES certification, which guarantees your entry to a new career in this area.

Teaching English gives you the freedom to work anywhere in the world or from the comfort of your own home. It is a flexible and easy way to earn an extra income.

Accredited by ICOES, whose certificate is recognized by employers around the world, this TESOL certification class puts you on the fast track to securing your first job teaching English.

You will learn:

  • Different pedagogical techniques to help you get started
  • Classroom management strategies
  • How to motivate students
  • Basics of linguistics
  • How to use a student’s primary language to teach them English
  • How to teach reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Tips and help on how to land a job as a TESOL teacher

      Lessons

      Module 1: Teaching And Learning

      • Motivation
      • Understanding cultural backgrounds
      • The importance of first language
      • Getting started

      Module 2: Linguistics

      • Phonology
      • Lexicology
      • Morphology
      • Syntax
      • Phonetics
      • Semantics

      Module 3: Reading

      • Developing reading skills
      • Auditory and visual discrimination
      • Forming associations
      • Decoding
      • Reading for purpose

      Module 4: Writing

      • Sentence structure
      • Grammar
      • Creating new knowledge
      • Informative and explanatory writing
      • Persuasive writing

      Module 5: Speaking

      • Sounding out words
      • Reading out loud
      • Responding to questions
      • Presenting new ideas

      Module 6: Listening

      • Decoding sounds
      • Repeating what you hear or transcribing
      • Paraphrasing what you hear
      • Conversational English
      • Using what you hear to present new ideas

      Module 7: Pedagogy

      • Understanding motivation
      • Exposition
      • Know where you’re going
      • Constructive criticism
      • Modelling

      Module 8: Lesson Planning

      • Standards and objectives
      • Following a curriculum
      • Varying instruction
      • Teaching strategies
      • Meaningful assessments

      Module 9: Classroom Management

      • Setting expectations
      • Respect
      • Accountability
      • Choosing your battles
      • Unique strategies

      Module 10: Getting a Tesol Job

      • What do you need?
      • Building a resume
      • Possible destinations
      • Interview techniques: What are they looking for?
      • Preparing to join a different culture

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      • All fluent English speakers who are interested in teaching
      • Anyone who wants a job that lets them travel and work anywhere in the world
      • Anyone who needs formal qualifications to start teaching English as a second language

        Career path

        Start a new career as an English teacher anywhere in the world. Many schools, whether in person or online, require a TESOL certification. In fact, China has made it an absolute must-have to start teaching there.

        A TESOL certificate and the teaching skills it provides give you a leg up on jobs such as private tutor, nanny and Au Pair.

          Certification

          You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

          All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

          The 120 Hour TESOL course is a TQUK (Training Qualifications UK) endorsed course. TQUK is a national awarding body recognized by the UK Government and regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examination Regulation (Ofqual).

          Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

          Disclaimer: The content of our 120 Hour TESOL Certificate course and our 120 Hour TEFL Certificate course is the same. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is primarily used in North America, whilst Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is used in Europe, Australia. However, both courses are intended for the same purpose.

          Creator

          Matthew Kimmel

          Matt Kimmel is a professional educator and writer who specializes in writing about education, travel, personal health, business, and job training.

          He lives in Danbury, CT with his wife, Catherine, with whom he loves to travel, read, and watch movies. As an English teacher, Matt enjoys introducing new material to his students, making it entertaining and accessible to all. It is this love of connecting with people that makes his writing unique and effective.

          His experiences with his students, including a high population of ELL students, has prepared to adjust his instruction to engage students of all age-levels, skill-levels, and levels of English language acquisition. Matt brings all of these experiences to his writing to give it richness, depth, and authenticity.

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          About

          International Open Academy has successfully graduated over 300,000 students who have gone on to teach English abroad or online. As one of the biggest global providers of online TEFL/TESOL courses, our students benefit from a distinct advantage of the opportunity to receive ICOES certification, which guarantees your entry to a new career in this area.

          Teaching English gives you the freedom to work anywhere in the world or from the comfort of your own home. It is a flexible and easy way to earn an extra income.

          Accredited by ICOES, whose certificate is recognized by employers around the world, this TESOL certification class puts you on the fast track to securing your first job teaching English.

          You will learn:

          • Different pedagogical techniques to help you get started
          • Classroom management strategies
          • How to motivate students
          • Basics of linguistics
          • How to use a student’s primary language to teach them English
          • How to teach reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
          • Tips and help on how to land a job as a TESOL teacher

              Lessons

              Module 1: Teaching And Learning

              • Motivation
              • Understanding cultural backgrounds
              • The importance of first language
              • Getting started

              Module 2: Linguistics

              • Phonology
              • Lexicology
              • Morphology
              • Syntax
              • Phonetics
              • Semantics

              Module 3: Reading

              • Developing reading skills
              • Auditory and visual discrimination
              • Forming associations
              • Decoding
              • Reading for purpose

              Module 4: Writing

              • Sentence structure
              • Grammar
              • Creating new knowledge
              • Informative and explanatory writing
              • Persuasive writing

              Module 5: Speaking

              • Sounding out words
              • Reading out loud
              • Responding to questions
              • Presenting new ideas

              Module 6: Listening

              • Decoding sounds
              • Repeating what you hear or transcribing
              • Paraphrasing what you hear
              • Conversational English
              • Using what you hear to present new ideas

              Module 7: Pedagogy

              • Understanding motivation
              • Exposition
              • Know where you’re going
              • Constructive criticism
              • Modelling

              Module 8: Lesson Planning

              • Standards and objectives
              • Following a curriculum
              • Varying instruction
              • Teaching strategies
              • Meaningful assessments

              Module 9: Classroom Management

              • Setting expectations
              • Respect
              • Accountability
              • Choosing your battles
              • Unique strategies

              Module 10: Getting a Tesol Job

              • What do you need?
              • Building a resume
              • Possible destinations
              • Interview techniques: What are they looking for?
              • Preparing to join a different culture

              Career

              Who is this course for?

              • All fluent English speakers who are interested in teaching
              • Anyone who wants a job that lets them travel and work anywhere in the world
              • Anyone who needs formal qualifications to start teaching English as a second language

                Career path

                Start a new career as an English teacher anywhere in the world. Many schools, whether in person or online, require a TESOL certification. In fact, China has made it an absolute must-have to start teaching there.

                A TESOL certificate and the teaching skills it provides give you a leg up on jobs such as private tutor, nanny and Au Pair.

                  Certification

                  You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

                  All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

                  The 120 Hour TESOL course is a TQUK (Training Qualifications UK) endorsed course. TQUK is a national awarding body recognized by the UK Government and regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examination Regulation (Ofqual).

                  Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

                  Disclaimer: The content of our 120 Hour TESOL Certificate course and our 120 Hour TEFL Certificate course is the same. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is primarily used in North America, whilst Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is used in Europe, Australia. However, both courses are intended for the same purpose.

                  Creator

                  Matthew Kimmel

                  Expertise:

                  Matt Kimmel is a professional educator and writer who specializes in writing about education, travel, personal health, business, and job training.

                  He lives in Danbury, CT with his wife, Catherine, with whom he loves to travel, read, and watch movies. As an English teacher, Matt enjoys introducing new material to his students, making it entertaining and accessible to all. It is this love of connecting with people that makes his writing unique and effective.

                  His experiences with his students, including a high population of ELL students, has prepared to adjust his instruction to engage students of all age-levels, skill-levels, and levels of English language acquisition. Matt brings all of these experiences to his writing to give it richness, depth, and authenticity.

                  151910 Students

                  Guarantee

                  Accredited

                  Accredited