120-hour Advanced TESOL Certificate

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New! OnTESOL 20-Hour Video Practicum

Good News!

From now until 31st December 2018, the first 5 enrollments for:

  • OnTESOL120-Hour Advanced TESOL Certificate or;
  • OnTESOL 250-Hour TESOL Diploma

will receive the 20-Hour Video Practicum free of charge! (worth CAD$350)

This teaching practice component is customized for teachers working in Hong Kong.

Whatsapp us at 9848 9382 for details and enroll today!

Free 20 Hour Teaching English To Young Learners (TEYL) Specialist Course

To cope with the demand on the free TEYL course, we are extending this offer until 30th November, 2018. Thank you very much for your support to Headstart and Ontesol!

Get your TESOL qualification with Ontesol and get a 20-hour Teaching English To Young Learners (TEYL) Specialist Course for free. This offer is for Ontesol 120-hour and 250-hour TESOL courses only. Enroll your TESOL course by 30th November, 2018 and get your free TEYL course today!

Course Outline

The Advanced TESOL Certificate course provides trainees with the professional lesson planning skills that they need to teach English in any part of the world. This course will prepare you to use the Communicative Approach to teach fun and effective lessons. Learn to plan lessons that integrate grammar and vocabulary topics with speaking, writing, listening, and reading activities so that your students learn the rules of the English language while communicating in English!


TESL Canada
TESL Canada was set up in the 1990’s to raise the standards of the English Language Teaching (ELT) industry in Canada. Today, TESL Canada is the leading accrediting organization in Canada for TESOL / TESL / TEFL training and one of the most highly recognized accrediting organizations in the world. You can use your TESL Canada certification to teach English in Canada or go abroad with an internationally recognized credential.
Accreditation for TESOL Distance Education Courses (ACTDEC)
ACTDEC is an independent body whose function is to provide frameworks and accreditation structures for providers of ELT teacher training through online or blended provision. This mission is motivated by recognition of the need for such globally available provision to be measured and monitored for the benefit of course providers, employers and students.

Course Curriculum

There are 9 assignments and 2 tests in the Advanced 120-hour TESOL Certificate course. You will pass the course after completing all the required tests and assignments.

Module 1: The Adult Learner

This module includes the following topics:

  • Introductory Unit
  • Adult Teaching and Learning
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Learning styles

There are two reflective essays in this module.

Module 2: The Study of The English Language

2a – Grammar
  • Chapter 1 Parts of Speech
  • Chapter 2 Parts of a Sentence
  • Chapter 3 Nouns
  • Chapter 4 Pronouns
  • Chapter 5 Adjectives- Determiners and Articles
  • Chapter 6 Adverbs
  • Chapter 7 Verbs
  • Chapter 8 Conjunctions
  • Chapter 9 Prepositions
  • Chapter 10 Tenses
  • Chapter 11 Ideas for Teaching grammar
2b – Phonology
  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Phonology
  • Chapter 2 Introduction to Phonemes
  • Chapter 3 Getting to Know the Anatomy of the Mouth
  • Chapter 4 Vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs
  • Chapter 5 Consonants
  • Chapter 6 Sentence Stress
  • Chapter 7 Intonation
  • Chapter 8 Teaching pronunciation
A final test must be submitted at the end of each section.

Module 3: The Theory and Methodology of TESOL

Methodology is the most important module in the 120-hour TESOL certificate course. You will have to complete 7 assignments, which will require you to develop activities, create full lesson plans, and write reflective essays on recorded ESL lessons.

  • Chapter 1: The First Class
  • Chapter 2: Approaches to Language Teaching
  • Chapter 3: The Communicative Approach
  • Chapter 4: Teaching Skills – Speaking
  • Chapter 5: Teaching Grammar
  • Chapter 6: How to Write a Lesson Plan
  • Chapter 7: Teaching Vocabulary
  • Chapter 8: Teaching Skills – Listening
  • Chapter 9: Teaching Skills – Reading
  • Chapter 10 Teaching Skills – Writing
  • Chapter 11: Using Authentic Material
  • Chapter 12: Correcting mistakes
  • Chapter 13: Classroom Management
  • Chapter 14: Testing and Assessment in the ESL Classroom
  • Special Video Observation Chapter

FREE 20-hour Teaching English To Young Learners (TEYL) Specialist Course

Get the 20-hour Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) Specialist Course for free when you enroll with OnTESOL on or before 31st October, 2018.

The 20-hour TEYL Specialist Course has been carefully developed to address the needs of young learners. This course reviews the most effective approaches for teaching grammar and pronunciation, shows trainees how to analyze a TEYL textbook, and provides practical training on how to use the Task-based Learning approach via a major lesson plan assignment.

20-hour TEYL Specialist Course Syllabus

Module 1: First Language Acquisition

In this chapter you will learn about First Language Acquisition theories, concepts like imitation and habit formation, and how they have influenced Second Language Learning. This chapter also talks about the development of inflections and the grammatical development of children.

Module 2: Behaviorism and First Language Acquisition

In this chapter you will read about Behaviourism and language learning mechanisms and theoretical approaches that explain First Language Acquisition.

Module 3: Language Learning versus Acquisition

In this chapter you will learn the difference between “’learning” a language and ‘acquiring’ a language and which one will be more appropriate to use with young learners. You will analyze two sample lesson plans and identify their strengths and weaknesses.

Module 4: Approaches to Language Learning

In this chapter you will revise the main approaches to language learning that you studied in the Ontesol’s TESOL certification courses, and how effective these methods could be with young learners. After a brief review of these approaches, you will be introduced to the difference between Communicative Language Learning and Task-based Learning and how they can be applied to young learners.

Module 5: Teaching Grammar to Young Learners

In this chapter you will be introduced to lesson development and ideas on how to teach grammar to kids. It will also introduce you to samples of topic-centered syllabi for Kindergarten and Primary school. You will analyze an ESL textbook for kids and identify the approaches and techniques used in the textbook. This knowledge will prepare you for designing your own course.

Module 6: Planning a TEYL Class

In this chapter, you will learn how to create lesson plans considering the different approaches seen in previous chapters. Step by step instructions including the main characteristics of the following lesson planning formats: PPP, TTT, TBL.

Module 7: Teaching Pronunciation to Young Learners

In this chapter you will review the basic concepts of phonology that you have studied in the Ontesol’s TESOL certification courses, including vowel and consonant sounds, word and sentences stress and intonation. The chapter includes lots of ideas for teaching pronunciation to kids, including rhymes, songs, and pronunciation games.

Module 8: Storytelling in the ESL Classroom

This chapter introduces you to the fascinating world of Storytelling and how to use it in the ESL classroom. You will learn different techniques and how to integrate the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation to the ESL classroom through Storytelling.

This Specialist Course takes a minimum of one week to complete, but trainees are given up to 8 weeks to complete the course. Candidates must have an internationally recognized TESOL, TEFL, or TESL certification course in order to take the TEYL course.

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