120-hour Advanced TESOL Certificate


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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 Specialist Package

Get the 10-hour Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL) and the 10-hour Teaching English Online specialist courses for free when you register with OnTESOL.

These specialist courses will give you more training on the methods and techniques used to teach young learners. Get ready to teach English to young learners in the classroom or online!

The free 20-hour specialist package covers:

  • Needs and Characteristics of the Young Learner
  • First Language Acquisition Theories
  • Introduction to TEYL Approaches and the Total Physical Response Method
  • Grammar Games and Activities
  • Grammar Syllabus for Grades 1 to 6
  • Total Physical Response Techniques and Activities for the Online Class

The specialist courses will be activated after completing the TESOL course. You will have a maximum of 1 month to complete the assignments and receive the certificate. The assignments consist of two final reflection essays.

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