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Specialized TEFL Course

Certificate programs in Teaching Business English and Teaching International Exam Preparation help ESL teachers improve their career opportunities and earning potential.

Specialized TEFL Courses

Teaching Business English

Maximo Nivel’s Certificate in Teaching Business English (TBE) trains ESL teachers how to prepare non-native speakers to effectively conduct themselves in international business settings. During the intensive 3-day course, you learn basic business concepts and terminology, needs analysis, teaching methodologies, materials creation, course design, and more. The TBE course is designed for participants who have already completed a minimum 100-hour TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification course. This add-on certification is perfect for ESL teachers who are now looking to specialize in teaching Business English and who are seeking an additional TEFL qualification.

Teaching English as a Second Language has a number of specialties that ESL Teachers can choose to focus on. Business English is an increasingly important part of ESL—it is one of the fastest growing and most lucrative areas of English teaching. Whereas you don’t need a degree in Business to teach Business English, teachers do need to be hard working and creative, because each company and each business person has unique demands and very personalized needs to meet their Business English objectives.

TBE Course Objectives

– Understand English for Specific Purposes
– Introduction to theory and practice in methodology and approaches to teaching Business English
– Introduction to basic business concepts and terminology
– Learn how to conduct needs analyses to determine learner objectives in Business English
– Examples and practice in how to assess, adapt and create TBE study materials
– Practice in designing learner-based Business English courses

Course Overview

TBE COURSE MODULES
1. English for Specific Purposes
2. Business Concepts & Terminology
3. Needs Assessment
4. Course Programming
5. Materials Creation
6. Task-based Learning (TBL)
7. Running Simulations

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Teaching Business English

Teaching International Exam Preparation

Maximo Nivel proudly offers a unique certification in how to prepare ESL learners for international English exams. During this intensive 3-day course, you learn about test structure and strategies for the TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge exams. You also learn about needs analysis and course design. The TIEP course is intended for participants who have already completed a minimum 100-hour TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA certification. This add-on certification is perfect for ESL teachers who are now looking to specialize in teaching exam preparation and who are seeking an additional TEFL qualification.

International exams are a very specialized area of ESL and teachers who know these exams and the strategies for scoring high are hugely sought after by both language schools and English learners. Teachers need to be resourceful, creative, and firm in order to help students achieve success on these very important exams. As an ESL teacher, you can make a enormous impact helping students earn high scores on these exams, because they’re key steps to being accepted at universities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, etc. Success on an exam such as the TOEFL or IELTS literally changes the lives of many English students!

TIEP Course Objectives

– Understanding the structure and use of English proficiency exams
– Introduction to English exam strategies
– Learn how to apply exam strategies and achieve high scores
– Learn how to conduct needs analyses to determine best exams for each learner
– Examples and practice in TOEFL, IELTS, and Cambridge exams
– Practice in designing learner-centered courses for international English exams

Course Overview

TIEP COURSE MODULES
1. English for Specific Purposes
2. Needs Assessment
3. Exam Structure
4. Exam Strategies
5. Application of Strategies
5. Course Programming

 

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