Duration: Combined TEFL Certification (75% online theory/25% onsite teaching practices)
Hours: 120 Hours Total
Total Course Tuition: $2,000 USD
Booking Fee: $500 USD
Why take your TEFL Course in Canada?
The TEFL centre is located right at the heart of the city on Park Avenue, one of central Montreal’s major north-south streets. Once one of Montreal’s most elegant residential avenues, Park Avenue is a busy commercial street with great shopping and entertainment today. The facilities have been luxuriously renovated with state-of-the-art equipment for today’s demanding needs.
Study in Montreal
Montréal, a charming and unique North American city that hypnotizes you the moment you step on it. Its perfect combination of old traditions and modernity, and its undeniable French heritage blended with the progressive beliefs of American society, have shaped Montréal’s culture making it one of the most pleasant and exclusive places to visit.
You can visit museums, churches, historic sites, science centers, urban parks, and multicultural quarters. In fact, Montreal has been rated as one of the safest cities in North America!
Accredited TEFL Program
Our TEFL course in Canada has successfully met all of the International Accreditation Organization (IAO)’s accreditation requirements and, as a result, our program has been awarded Full Accreditation by IAO. Our institute has been awarded Full Accreditation after being evaluated under the International Accreditation Organization’s standards of global best practices in: Organizational Management, Academic Management and Institutional Performance. IAO’s full accreditation is a proof that we offer education that is on par with global education standards and that our institute is fully committed towards continuous improvement in the ever-evolving field of education.
120-Hour Combined TEFL Certification
(75% on line/25% on site)
The certificate is the same as the one issued upon completion of the on-site program. This is due to the 7-day teaching practicum in Montreal, Canada that comes with the combined course.
Classes run between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm from Monday to Thursday and on Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Our accredited Combined TEFL course connects online with on-site training. The first stage is to study the principles and theories of TEFL online, at your own pace. After completion of the theory segment, you will attend one of our training centers for seven days of practical teaching of real EFL/ESL students. This combined certification is ideal if you do not have the time the intensive nature of an on-site TEFL course, but would like to get real teaching practice (something a lot of schools prefer to see, especially when they pay in the upper salary range). The combined course features the same components as an on-site course and results in 120-hour TEFL certification. The course comes with full career-support services.
2017 Course Dates (Combined course)
3 July – 11 July
7 August – 15 August
4 September – 13 September
2 October – 11 October
30 October – 7 November
27 November – 5 December
Included features within Total Course Fee:
120-Hour Combined TEFL/TESOL Course Description
The academic program of the combined TEFL Course in Canada is essentially the same as the one of the on-site course. The difference is that the trainees work on the theory in an on-line segment under the guidance of a tutor. They do the practical teaching and project work during a seven-day attendance in one of the centers.
ON-LINE THEORY COMPONENT
Topics include the following:
· Lesson planning
· Classroom management
· Approaches to language learning
· A “methodical” history of language teaching
· Current methodologies
· Developing speaking, writing, reading and listening
· Teaching vocabulary, grammar and phonology
· Basic concepts in language assessment
· Practical classroom applications in assessing students
· The importance of giving feedback
· Teaching across proficiency levels
· Teaching across age levels
· Socio-cultural development
· Theater techniques
· Textbook review and evaluation
· Using songs and chants
· Using video and computer-assisted learning (CALL)
How to Teach English Grammar
Inputs cover word classes, simple sentence elements, complex sentences and clauses, verb tenses, conditionals and modals, phrasal verbs and reported speech. The participants of the TEFL Course in Canada experience how to present grammar concepts in the EFL/ESL classroom in an interesting way while reviewing it at the same time.
How to Teach Accent Reduction (phonology)
Covering phonemics, rhythm, stress, intonation, place & manner of articulation, and connected speech. Trainees learn how to assess a student’s accent in order to design a program to reduce (or even eliminate) it.
Besides daily teaching of actual EFL students, the teaching practicum focuses on the same projects students of the on-site program must complete.
· Foreign Language Learning Experience
· Student Evaluation Project
· Teaching Practice and Observation
All teachers have to complete:
· 3 hours of observing experienced teachers
· 3 hour observing professionally developed video
· 6 hours of peer observation
· a minimum of 6 hours of observed, individual teaching practice with EFL classes.
Trainees’ assignments on the TEFL course in Canada will be evaluated according to a specific set of assessment criteria, as listed below, all of which are also specified on the information header sheets attached to each relevant assignment. The assessment criteria for the Language Awareness component of the course include the requirements for the Phonology and Grammar Tests. You will also be evaluated on the following:
Teach to Travel Academy expects its trainees of the TEFL Course in Canada and other locations to meet the certain standards during their attendance on the course and throughout their subsequent stay.
Trainees are asked to:
· Observe the laws of the host country.
· Practice culturally sensitive behavior.
· Encourage tolerance and cross-cultural understanding in the classroom.
· Act with responsibility, reliability and professionalism both in and out of the classroom.
· Be aware of acceptable behavior for teaching in foreign schools.
· Trainees are expected to adopt the trainers’ advice on social etiquette as related to their role as aspiring teachers.
· Dress and act with appropriate decorum.
· Adopt teaching approaches that are culturally appropriate to their students.
· Develop an interest in the host country’s language and culture.
· Encourage their students to act in a socially responsible manner.
With Canada turning increasingly multicultural, there are countless opportunities for trained professionals in Canada, in both the public and private sectors.
Teaching is a great way get immersed in new cultures and to meet new people. If you plan to stay in Canada, there are many teaching opportunities for qualified professionals, specially native English speakers. All major cities in Canada have long been a destination for immigrants. While many know several languages, many of these immigrants need to improve their language skills in English. Our TEFL Course in Canada provides the training required to teach English to those who speak other languages.
Most of our students use Airbnb (visit https://www.airbnb.com) to arrange their own accommodation while taking the course. You can find housing in apartments, hostels, or single rooms at very affordable prices. The benefits of using this App is that you get to see different photos, read reviews of the place, a map to see the distance from the school, and you can talk to the owner directly.
Alternatively, we will gladly assist you set up your housing with an additional fee of $150 USD (plus the cost of the accommodation).
How is the nightlife in Montreal?
If nightlife is of any concern during your TEFL course in Canada, you can rest assured; there is no shortage of it in Montréal! From bars and pubs to jazz clubs and lounges, and resto clubs to dance clubs, you will find a fun place to suit your style. Montréal is famous for the most exciting bars, great terraces, and beautiful people. We invite you to watch the following video to get a glimpse of what you can expect in this fabulous city. There couldn’t be a better party going on!
How is the weather?
Montréal’s climate varies a lot over the year. The city is known for its cold winters, but its summers are hot and generally sunny, with occasional muggy days. May and October are arguably the most pleasant months for outdoor activities and walking. Average temperatures vary from 10-25°F (-13°-5°C) in January to 65-80°F (18°-27°C) in July.
What type of activities can I do during my 4 week TEFL course in Canada?
· Exciting club life attracting people from all over!
By attending this TEFL course in Canada, you will receive so much more than a TEFL Certificate and job contacts in Canada you will get priceless experiences! Your classmates will be an eclectic mix of people of all ages and professions, from all over the world, creating unforgettable friendships and enjoying the endless charm and beauty of Canada.