International Advanced Diploma Course on TEFL/TESOL

280 hours International Advanced Diploma in TEFL/TESOL – Asian College of Teachers

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), a multiple award winning teacher training organization in Asia, recently bagged two prestigious awards - the ‘Iconic Teachers' Training Institute’ award at the World Education Icon Awards 2021 on 10th October, 2021 and the “Institute of the Year 2021 – Digital Learning” and has redefined Teacher Education by incorporating the latest teaching and learning methodologies while imparting training to teaching aspirants not only in modern pedagogical approaches but preparing reflective teachers with reformed mind-sets fit for 21st century classrooms.

Course Length : 280 hours
Our 280 hours International Diploma course is classified into different segments as following : -
1) Fundamental TEFL Techniques
2) Research Module
3) Any two: Business English Teacher Training, Young Learners Teacher Training, Train the Trainer
Fees : Rs 29,500/- (18% GST as applicable)
Eligibility: Fluency in English, minimum academic qualification is 10+2
Tutor : Accomplished tutors with years of experience
Certification : All our successful TEFL students will receive certification from ACT. Our students have option to appear for Cambridge TKT Exam to earn Cambridge Certification. You will also have option to receive certificate from TESOL Canada, Canada's largest recognized TESOL center and the Only Official Center to provide standards and accreditation to Teachers of English
Application: Online Application
Registration: Rolling
  • This is a 280 hours online Advanced Diploma course
  • The course content is divided into phases followed by assignments
  • Trainees acquire practical teaching skills and thorough understanding of TEFL methods
  • Course covers English grammar, phonology and classroom management
  • In-depth course content covering evaluating text books and use of materials
  • Comprises TEFL Certificate course and research module and,
  • Any two among these three - 60 Hrs YLTT , 60 Hrs BETT, 60 Hrs TTT.

You can choose any 2 specializations from Business English, Young Learners Teachers Training or Train the Trainer.

Phase 1 - Introduction to TESOL Language Acquisition
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Acquisition Vs. Learning
EFL teaching
  • Methodologies and Approaches
  • Language Learners and their levels
Phase 2 - The Study of English Grammar
  • The structures
  • Contextualizing Grammar
  • Segmental
  • Supra-segmental


Phase 3 - Teaching Techniques (Language Skills) Part I
  • Teaching speaking
  • Teaching Listening
  • Teaching reading
  • Teaching writing
Part II
  • Context and Language Modelling
  • Communicative ways
Phase 4 - Classroom Management
  • The components
Disaster Management
  • Mixed and large groups
Phase 5 - Lesson Planning
  • Guidelines
  • Format
  • Samples
Phase 6 - Need Based Language Teaching
  • EAP
  • ESP
  • Business Communication
Phase 7 - Teaching Young Learners
  • Difference between Adults and YL
  • Different orientation
  • Songs, Rhymes, Stories and games
Phase 8 - Text Books and Materials
  • Evaluating Text books
  • Types and use of Materials
Phase 9 - Research and Self Study The Business English - Professional Skills Phase I - Introduction to Business English - features and components
  • The Learner
  • The teaching context
  • The trainer
  • The language
  • Communication techniques
  • Communicative Language teaching
Phase II - Need Analysis
  • Need analysis - categories and modes
  • Decision Making
  • Communication needs/li>
  • Business needs
Phase III - Course Design
  • Setting objectives
  • Syllabus components
  • Designing
  • Implementing
  • Setting up the independent on-going learning plan
  • Managing the logistics
Phase IV - The Client Approach
  • Introduction - Adult, personal and professional
  • Present yourself professionally -differing "roles" for the teacher - e.g. coach, consultant facilitator
  • Methods of empowering learners
MID-Term Assignment Phase V - Feedback and Evaluation
  • Different types
  • Assessing the trainees
Phase VI - Classroom Management
  • Creating rapport - sensitivity to needs
  • Modelling instructions
  • Creating interactive activity
  • Varying activities
  • Being a facilitator
Phase VII - Teaching Business Speaking
  • Business communication related to socialization
  • Skill practice variants - the different methods
Phase VIII - Teaching Business Writing
  • Technicalities of Business Writing
  • The basic business writing - types and approaches to training writing
Young Learners Teachers Training Curriculum Phase 1: Language learning and language acquisition
  • The Hypothesis
  • The Difference between learning and acquisition
  • Assignment
How do children learn English
  • Practical approaches to teaching children
  • The levels
  • Language Development and context
  • Assignment
Phase 2: Teaching Listening
  • The importance of listening in the classroom
  • Listening activities
  • Self - Assignment
Teaching Speaking
  • Speaking in the classroom
  • Student talk
  • Introducing language
  • Activities
  • Self - Assignment
Teaching Reading
  • Approaches to reading
  • Building confidence
  • Different Material
  • Assignment
Phase 3: How to handle mixed groups
  • Mixed groups
  • Helpful strategies
  • Group work
  • Assignment
Class Management
  • The teacher
  • The room
  • Rules
  • Working in groups
  • Self-Assignment - not to be submitted
Lesson Planning
  • The need to plan
  • Different ways of planning
  • The framework
  • When things go wrong
  • Assignment
Phase 4: Materials in the classroom
  • Things to make
  • Things to buy
  • Assignment
Stories, games, songs, chants
  • How to use stories
  • Games - some ideas
  • The importance of songs and chants
  • Self-Assignments - not to be submitted
Phase 5: Correction techniques
  • Look at error differently
  • Ways of error correction
  • Assignment
Evaluation techniques
  • The meaning
  • Purpose
  • Formative assessment
  • The continuous system
  • Assignment
Train the Trainer
  • Phase 1 - Training and learning
  • Phase 2 - The Trainer
  • Phase 3 - Techniques
  • Phase 4 - The Group
  • Phase 5 - Need Analysis
  • Phase 6 - Feedback
  • ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA.
  • All TEFL courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • TEFL Courses offered by ACT are also accredited by CPD Certification Service UK
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC Education, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The prestigious Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC) has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) that has met all the standards set by this Commission
  • Comprehensive online course covering 280 hours
  • Reasonable course fee of Rs 29500/- (18% GST as applicable)
  • The word "online" is not mentioned in the certificate
29500 INR* 600 USD 480 GBP 20600 THB

* Taxes as applicable

Teach English Abroad and get ready for a life of travel!!!


All our successful TEFL students will receive certification from ACT. TEFL students can receive Cambridge TKT certification after taking Cambridge TKT test through us. You will also have option to receive certificate from TESOL Canada, Canada's largest recognized online TESOL center


ACT TEFL courses are accredited by world's largest TESOL accreditation body and the only Official Center to provide standards and accreditation to Teachers of English. Our Students have an option to appear in the respective exams conducted by TESOL Canada .

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Job Support

P G Diploma in TEFL Course will not only provide you with a globally recognized certificate but will open new avenues when it comes to teaching English as a foreign language. ACT will provide 100% placement support and prepare you for a variety of career paths.

Our Course Highlights

Teacher Education streamlined for Global Classrooms

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is an award winning institution in Asia dedicated to producing future global educators who will not only be equipped with contemporary TEFL/TESOL techniques but will show a deeper understanding of varied learners as well as different cultures incorporating emerging trends in EFL/ESL teaching across diverse classrooms.

  • Accredited by TESOL Canada
  • Online/In class / Residential courses
  • Easy instalment fee structure
  • Accredited with TESOL Canada
  • In operation since 2007
  • Complete the course as per your convenience
  • 50,000+ students completed the course
  • Award winning educational organization
  • Faculty support throughout the program
  • Job and placement supports
  • Academic Collaboration with University
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