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Are you an English Language speaker? Would you like to travel, have a deeply enriching cultural experience, earn and build your career while you do? Then this course is for you!

Teaching English abroad is a huge adventure. Training with TEFL Express means it's a whole lot more besides. Browse through our range of online, classroom or blended courses and get started on your new future today.

The 120 hour TEFL advanced course is made up of the Core Module, which covers the principles of teaching, and a further choice of two Specialist Modules covering specific areas of teaching such as Young Learners English, Survival Teaching or Professional English Teaching. Also as part of the 120 hr Advanced Certificate.

In addition to the 120 hr Advanced Certificate you are also prepared for the 5 part Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) that will give you a score of 1-4 from the Cambridge ESOL examining body. If you wanted to do this exam you would have to arrange the examination yourself. You can find a list of the centres here - http://cambridgeesol-centres.org/centres/index.do

There are no pre-requisites for the course, although we recommend a reasonable standard of written and spoken English. No previous teaching experience is required. On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to teach English.

You do not need any prior teaching experience/qualification to take our TEFL courses. All our courses are designed with the beginner teacher in mind. As part of the course you will have access to online videos that show real classroom situations. It is designed to bring you through Teaching English as a Foreign Language step-by-step. You will have access to teaching tips and sample lesson plans. Our Core Module is especially created to give you an excellent introduction to TEFL and set you up to begin your TEFL career!

Our online courses enable study whenever and wherever you choose. You have 100 days from the time of course activation (which you decide upon) to complete all components of this course. If more time is needed then you can choose a study extension option for a small fee. The extensions can be processed within the Secretary tab in the Virtual Campus and range from 2 weeks to 3 months. If you need help to process your extension then one of the Customer Care Team will be happy to arrange it for you.

You simply redeem your voucher using the following link http://www.teflexpress.co.uk/groupon

Once you have entered your account details, an activation email will be sent to the email address provided at the time of registration. When you are ready to start the course you simply activate it from the link provided in the email. This enables you to start whenever suits you.

There is no formal examination at the end as the course is marked by continuous assessment. As you move through the course you are regularly concept checked to ensure your understanding of the lessons. This is done through the use of online tasks and tests. On successful completion of the course you are then awarded the TEFL Advanced Certificate.

On successful completion of the course you are awarded the 120 hr Advanced Certificate. These can be used to apply for jobs independently, or alternatively TEFL Express has access to hundreds of TEFL jobs abroad across our network of language schools in the UK, Central Europe, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Vietnam and China. If you are interested we can forward your CV to the HR departments of our various centres or apply online through our jobs section.