Theory & Methodology
Fees - £500-£1300
The Diploma in Theory and Methodology of TESOL is designed for those who wish to learn high-level theory and the methodology of teaching English to speakers of other languages. This course is designed to equip teachers with a deeper understanding of the theory that underpins the teaching of English as a second language. Their teaching skills will be strengthened and with a fresh understanding of how English works, boosting their employability and career advancement prospects.
This programme is suitable for teachers who have completed a TEFL course or similar and wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge concerning the theory and methodology of teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Understand how language is acquired.
Explain what constitutes errors in a language.
Recall the principles on which modern language teaching is based.
Understand what phonetics and phonology are.
Know the different methodologies that are used to teach English.
Be able to use materials and aids in the classroom.
Feel confident in managing the class.
Be able to design lesson plans.
Teaching Methods and Teaching Principles
The nature of language
Theories and methodologies of TEFL
Principles of modern language teaching
Theory of TESOL: Language Skills
Approaches to teaching language skills
Planning & Organisation in TESOL
Developing lesson plans
Roles of language teachers
Classroom management techniques
Using materials and aids in the classroom
Applications of Linguistics to TESOL
Syntax and semantics
Introduction to linguistics
Phonetics and morphology
Errors % mistakes in language learning
Submission of assignments will result in the achievement of the Diploma in Theory and Methodology of TESOL. Assignments include written pieces which are submitted online.
For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions.
With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.
On the Virtual Campus, you will meet weekly with like-minded students and taught lessons led by expert tutors. You will discuss your subjects with your fellow learners, replicating a physical classroom experience online, and apply your course content to real-world industry scenarios. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures whilst still accessing all the benefits of a Distance Learning student.
Eligibility & Fees
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and at least two years’ teaching experience.
Distance Learning: £500
Hybrid Learning: £1300
Virtual Campus: £750
Fees are subject to change.
Working within the ESL sector is a role that can exist in the physical classroom or online. Teachers with TESOL expertise can also choose which age range of students they wish to work with, from young learners to teenagers to adults. There are plenty of options to suit each teacher’s desired work environment, location and lifestyle.
Career paths include:
Personal English tutor (online or in person)
English teacher at an overseas school (private or state-run)
English teacher at language school in an English-speaking country
ESL school coordinator
Notting Hill College
We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.
Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.
Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.
Choose your own flexible learning schedule.
Keep up to date with the latest trends in teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Save money with affordable payment plans.
Learn from expert teachers.
Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.
Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.
Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.
Enjoy excellent support and communication services.
Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.