LIVE TRAINERS & TEACHING PRACTICUM
Can you really learn to teach English at a professional level, by taking an online TEFL course? At Maximo Nivel… yes, you can! The online TEFL program at Maximo Nivel is not your ordinary online certification. Other online TEFL courses simply concentrate on ESL theory—they are automated, online courses. This is known as one-way learning, because you miss the class interaction and the practical teaching component that the best TEFL courses offer.
Maximo Nivel’s online TEFL course gives you the theory, the opportunity to discuss theory and practice with your TEFL Trainer, and you teach 6 one-hour lessons with a live English student! The online TEFL course includes 10 hours of tutoring and coaching by Zoom or Skype with your TEFL Trainer. The Online TEFL is a thorough introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). During the online course, you become familiar with the principles of successful ESL teaching. The online program includes independent reading, in-book tasks, lesson plans, and focused written assignments. You submit your work via email and your TEFL Trainer provides written and verbal feedback through email, or Zoom or Skype meetings. During the practical teaching module, your trainer observes your online teaching and provides feedback and coaching to help you improve.
Online TEFL courses are more affordable and flexible than onsite TEFL courses. In addition to saving you money, online courses give you a great deal of independence and flexibility. You earn your TEFL certificate from the comfort of your home or your favorite coffee shop. Online courses are perfect for working professionals or full-time students who are unable to commit to a 4-week, onsite course. An online TEFL course is a simple and easy way to start your teaching adventure abroad, because you can dip your toes and determine if a full-time TEFL course and teaching in a foreign country is really what you are looking for.
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Why I Maximo Nivel
Maximo Nivel rocks. When I first came across the opportunity to take the TEFL course I was skeptical of the overwhelmingly positive comments and almost didn’t take the opportunity. I am so glad I did. The TEFL course was everything I hoped it would be and more. If you have ever wanted to teach English abroad, Maximo Nivel is the place to do it.
ONLINE TEFL MODULES
The Online TEFL course is self-paced, and we recommend you complete the course in 4-12 weeks. Your TEFL Trainer is available for 10 hours of included tutoring and coaching via Zoom or Skype. When you sign up, you receive your Trainer’s contact details. During the Online TEFL you get excellent exposure to working with online learning platforms and teaching and learning in the cloud.
You have 6 months to complete all modules in the Online TEFL Program. Participants who do not finish all modules within the 6-month time-frame can extend their program in 3-month increments. Each additional 3-month extension costs $195 and must be paid prior to continuing you Online TEFL.
There are 12 modules in the Online TEFL Certification course.
|Online TEFL Modules|
|1. Approaches to Learning & Teaching|
|2. Critical ESL Techniques|
|3. Class Management|
|4. Lesson Planning|
|5. English Grammar Review 1|
|6. English Grammar Review 2|
|7. Teaching Grammar|
|8. Teaching Vocabulary|
|9. Teaching English with Games|
|10. Teaching Speaking & Writing|
|11. Teaching Listening & Reading|
|12. Online Practice Teaching|
ONLINE PRACTICAL TEACHING
It is important to note the Maximo Nivel online TEFL includes a practical teaching module—making the course completely distinct from all other online programs. Your practical teaching is done via Zoom or Skype with a non-native learner, and your TEFL Trainer observes and coaches you on each lesson. Feedback is critical to improving your teaching and increasing your self-awareness as an ESL professional. Note, the online practical teaching module presents many of its own challenges including being animated while on camera, learning how to use eBooks, PDFs, and an electronic whiteboard.
Maximo Nivel’s TEFL Certification is a rigorous teacher training course that exceeds all global standards. We have trained more than 4,100 ESL teachers since 2003. Schedule a call with a program advisor today!
WHY DO THE ONLINE TEFL AT
When you earn your Maximo Nivel TEFL Certification, you have completed a rigorous teacher training course that exceeds all global standards. We have successfully trained more than 4,100 TEFL graduates since 2003, and Maximo alumni are teaching all over the world. We go way beyond all other TEFL certification programs. Maximo Nivel is a well-known, first-class language training center in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru with 3,000+ English students enrolled every month. We are the local organization and we teach English abroad every day.
- Online TEFL course tuition from $495
- Accredited certification accepted worldwide
- Highly qualified TEFL Trainers
- 6 hours of practical teaching
- Teach real ESL learners
- Continuous coaching during TEFL course
CAREER SUPPORT FOR TEFL GRADUATES
Maximo Nivel offers lifetime job-finding support for all our TEFL graduates. Your TEFL course includes a workshop and resume/CV preparation to find the best international teaching positions. Our professional team is always at your service to make sure you enjoy a long and successful teaching career. Get the job you earn!
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