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The USA's leading level 5 TEFL course

The one and only course you need -168hrs and you're done!

What our combined level 5 TEFL course includes

  • 20-hour Weekend Classroom TEFL Course in Boston
  • 148-hour Online TEFL & Grammar Course to further your TEFL training (6 months' access)
  • Tutor support from EFL professionals
  • Help with finding TEFL Jobs abroad on completion of the course
  • All for just $345! (Was $690) *Offer ends 12/18/2018
TEFL Course Information

Have you lost interest in your current job? Looking for a new career that allows you to travel and help others? Then teaching English as a foreign language might be the perfect job for you!

At The TEFL Academy in Boston, we offer the Combined Level 5 TEFL Course (168 hours). The first phase can be completed over a weekend in a classroom setting. With expert teachers at your disposal, your TEFL course will be taught at the Holiday Inn in Boston. You can then finish your TEFL course in the comfort of your own home by using our online system. Our qualified group of TEFL experts are always available to help you with any questions you may have.

When taking the TEFL course in Boston, you will learn how to format lesson plans and what their content should be. You can also expect to practise teaching yourself. Teaching English as a foreign language is truly a remarkable experience, and we want you to be confident, prepared and excited.

You determine the rate at which you will complete your online TEFL course which is 148 hours of study.  This can be completed over a few months or weeks, whichever works best for you. Our students usually complete the course in under six weeks. The online course delves into grammar and vocabulary lessons, as well as the theory of TEFL. 

Once you have completed the TEFL course in Boston, you will be given the internationally recognized Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours). Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body. Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognized awarding body.

Once you have received your final marks, you can begin your search for jobs all around the world, which can be found on our TEFL Jobs Board.

Looking to scratch your travel itch and help others? Look no further! Enroll on a TEFL course in Boston today, with only an $80 deposit. Deposits are only accepted for courses more than 2 weeks away.  Your online course will be available as soon as you have paid the balance in full.

“Our course has been approved by the DEAC, a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body.”

Course Breakdown

Weekend course units and timetable

Day 1 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
  • Course Introduction
  • Warmers/Icebreakers
  • Classroom Management
  • Morning Break
  • Teaching Absolute Beginners
  • Foreign Language Lesson
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Break for Lunch
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Functions and Grammar in Context
  • Jobs & CVs
  • Afternoon Break
  • Teaching Practice Preparation
  • Teaching Practice
Day 2 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
 

“Our course has been approved by the DEAC, a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body.”

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Online Course (Instant access on enrollment)

The online course consists of eleven mandatory units.  All eleven units are exam-assessed and for units 5, 10 and 11 there are also coursework-assessed assignments. You have up to 6 months to complete the course, but the average student completes the course within 4–6 weeks.

Online Course Unit Breakdown
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching English Vocabulary
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Understanding English Grammar
  • Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
  • Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Listening
  • Teaching English Grammar
  • Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Materials and Aids for Teaching English/Classroom Management Strategies
  • Using Resources Effectively when Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Case Study, CV and Cover Letter, Job Sites and Resources
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With so much choice and such a vast amount of conflicting information available on the Internet it can be difficult for potential TEFL course students to make the correct choice. The minimum standard for most entry-level teaching positions is a 120-Hour TEFL Certificate, however to ensure our students can access the best global opportunities our course leads to a Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours), which is regulated by Ofqual (UK government).

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognised awarding body. Our
course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognised awarding body.

You will see many courses available that are shorter than 120-hours, these options are TEFL taster courses and will not be accepted by most employers. 

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities

With 1.5 billion people wanting to learn English right now the career opportunities are endless! Once you have completed the course you will be qualified to teach English internationally.

You will be qualified to teach:

  • Children
  • Young Adults
  • Adults

In a range of educational settings such as:

  • Schools
  • Universities/Colleges
  • Private English Language Schools
  • Business/Corporate English
  • Private One-to-One Tuition 

“Our course has been approved by the DEAC, a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body.”

Tutor

Brendon Albertson, TEFL Trainer

Brendon earned an MS in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Central Connecticut State University, and has been teaching English as a Second Language for 8 years in China, South Korea, Japan, and the United States.

His students have included adult business people, high school and college students, kindergarten and elementary school children, and immigrants living in Boston.  In addition to teaching abroad, Brendon volunteered on organic rice farms in Japan, joined a dance group with security guards in Southern China, and learned to make kimchi in Korea.  

Recently, Brendon was the lead teacher at a non-profit organization assisting immigrants with finding employment and college opportunities in the Boston area, and he currently teaches at a private international high school just outside Boston.  

Brendon is passionate about teaching students how to learn on their own, and enjoys helping new teachers find their own strengths and teaching style.  He speaks Mandarin Chinese and Japanese, and enjoys learning about how students' native languages influence their ideas and personality.  

His one piece of advice for future EFL teachers is that when you teach a language, you're not just teaching others knowledge; you're guiding them in the development of a skill.  Brendon would like to encourage everyone to try teaching EFL abroad, as you can learn so much at the same time!

"My one piece of advice for future EFL teachers is that when you teach a language, you're not just teaching others knowledge; you're guiding them in the development of a skill"
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How to find us

The TEFL Academy course is held at: 

Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area
30 Washington St
Somerville
MA 02143
USA

Tel: +1 347 434 9694
Email: boston@theteflacademy.com

Click here for a map

TEFL Courses in other locations:
TEFL Courses in New York
TEFL Courses in Philadelphia

 
TEFL Course Information

Have you lost interest in your current job? Looking for a new career that allows you to travel and help others? Then teaching English as a foreign language might be the perfect job for you!

At The TEFL Academy in Boston, we offer the Combined Level 5 TEFL Course (168 hours). The first phase can be completed over a weekend in a classroom setting. With expert teachers at your disposal, your TEFL course will be taught at the Holiday Inn in Boston. You can then finish your TEFL course in the comfort of your own home by using our online system. Our qualified group of TEFL experts are always available to help you with any questions you may have.

When taking the TEFL course in Boston, you will learn how to format lesson plans and what their content should be. You can also expect to practise teaching yourself. Teaching English as a foreign language is truly a remarkable experience, and we want you to be confident, prepared and excited.

You determine the rate at which you will complete your online TEFL course which is 148 hours of study.  This can be completed over a few months or weeks, whichever works best for you. Our students usually complete the course in under six weeks. The online course delves into grammar and vocabulary lessons, as well as the theory of TEFL. 

Once you have completed the TEFL course in Boston, you will be given the internationally recognized Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours). Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body. Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognized awarding body.

Once you have received your final marks, you can begin your search for jobs all around the world, which can be found on our TEFL Jobs Board.

Looking to scratch your travel itch and help others? Look no further! Enroll on a TEFL course in Boston today, with only an $80 deposit. Deposits are only accepted for courses more than 2 weeks away.  Your online course will be available as soon as you have paid the balance in full.

Course Breakdown

Weekend course units and timetable

Day 1 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
  • Course Introduction
  • Warmers/Icebreakers
  • Classroom Management
  • Morning Break
  • Teaching Absolute Beginners
  • Foreign Language Lesson
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Break for Lunch
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Functions and Grammar in Context
  • Jobs & CVs
  • Afternoon Break
  • Teaching Practice Preparation
  • Teaching Practice
Day 2 (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
 
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Online Course (Instant access on enrollment)

The online course consists of eleven mandatory units.  All eleven units are exam-assessed and for units 5, 10 and 11 there are also coursework-assessed assignments. You have up to 6 months to complete the course, but the average student completes the course within 4–6 weeks.

Online Course Unit Breakdown
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching English Vocabulary
  • Teaching Pronunciation
  • Understanding English Grammar
  • Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
  • Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Listening
  • Teaching English Grammar
  • Principles of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Materials and Aids for Teaching English/Classroom Management Strategies
  • Using Resources Effectively when Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Case Study, CV and Cover Letter, Job Sites and Resources

With so much choice and such a vast amount of conflicting information available on the Internet it can be difficult for potential TEFL course students to make the correct choice. The minimum standard for most entry-level teaching positions is a 120-Hour TEFL Certificate, however to ensure our students can access the best global opportunities our course leads to a Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168 hours), which is regulated by Ofqual (UK government).

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognised awarding body. Our
course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognised awarding body.

You will see many courses available that are shorter than 120-hours, these options are TEFL taster courses and will not be accepted by most employers. 

Career opportunities

With 1.5 billion people wanting to learn English right now the career opportunities are endless! Once you have completed the course you will be qualified to teach English internationally.

You will be qualified to teach:

  • Children
  • Young Adults
  • Adults

In a range of educational settings such as:

  • Schools
  • Universities/Colleges
  • Private English Language Schools
  • Business/Corporate English
  • Private One-to-One Tuition 
Tutor

Brendon Albertson, TEFL Trainer

Brendon earned an MS in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Central Connecticut State University, and has been teaching English as a Second Language for 8 years in China, South Korea, Japan, and the United States.

His students have included adult business people, high school and college students, kindergarten and elementary school children, and immigrants living in Boston.  In addition to teaching abroad, Brendon volunteered on organic rice farms in Japan, joined a dance group with security guards in Southern China, and learned to make kimchi in Korea.  

Recently, Brendon was the lead teacher at a non-profit organization assisting immigrants with finding employment and college opportunities in the Boston area, and he currently teaches at a private international high school just outside Boston.  

Brendon is passionate about teaching students how to learn on their own, and enjoys helping new teachers find their own strengths and teaching style.  He speaks Mandarin Chinese and Japanese, and enjoys learning about how students' native languages influence their ideas and personality.  

His one piece of advice for future EFL teachers is that when you teach a language, you're not just teaching others knowledge; you're guiding them in the development of a skill.  Brendon would like to encourage everyone to try teaching EFL abroad, as you can learn so much at the same time!

"My one piece of advice for future EFL teachers is that when you teach a language, you're not just teaching others knowledge; you're guiding them in the development of a skill"
How to find us

The TEFL Academy course is held at: 

Holiday Inn Boston Bunker Hill Area
30 Washington St
Somerville
MA 02143
USA

Tel: %tel%
Email: boston@theteflacademy.com

Click here for a map

TEFL Courses in other locations:
TEFL Courses in New York
TEFL Courses in Philadelphia

 

Accreditation FAQ

Is the course accredited?

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status. The DEAC is a U.S. Department of Education recognized awarding body. Our course is regulated by Ofqual (UK government department) and awarded by TQUK, a UK government recognized awarding body. 

For further information about the DEAC, please visit their website: 

https://www.deac.org

For further information about TQUK please visit their website:

http://www.tquk.org

Who are the DEAC?

The Distance Education Accrediting Commmission was founded in 1926 and is a U.S. Department of Education recognised awarding body. DEAC's goal is to ensure a high standard of educational quality in the distance education institutions it approves by requiring compliance with its published standards, policies and procedures.

Our Level 5 TEFL Course is DEAC-approved as meeting the criteria for Approved Quality Curriculum (AQC) status.

You can find out more about the DEAC on their website:
https://www.deac.org

Who are TQUK (Training Qualifications UK)?

The TEFL Academy is fully accredited by TQUK an Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, a UK government department) regulated awarding body. TQUK have robust quality assurance systems and procedures in place which all course providers must successfully pass in order to be accredited under the scheme.

Potential TEFL course students should remember that their prospective employers are likely to be based outside the USA. This means that accreditation bodies based solely in the USA may not be recognized by employers abroad. This is why The TEFL Academy has chosen TQUK, as they offer international accreditation for training course providers.

You can find out more about TQUK on their website:

https://www.tquk.org

Who are Ofqual?

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.

Ofqual is a non-ministerial UK government department.

You can verify our qualification on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

Ofqual recognize Awarding Organisations like TQUK and regulate qualifications like ours. An Ofqual regulated TEFL qualification will be recognized worldwide and is highly respected by employers.

What is a Level 5 qualification?

A regulated level 5 qualification means that Ofqual (UK government), have approved the qualification to be an equal level of achievement to other qualifications at the same level. Our Level 5 TEFL Certificate (168hrs) is equal to the following American qualifications: an associate degree, a foundation degree, 2 years at university and the CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL qualifications.

What does "regulated" mean?

A regulated qualification means that it is officially recognized by government and sits on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications. You can view our qualification on the Ofqual register here.

What benefits does studying a regulated qualification offer learners?

Choosing to study a regulated qualification is your guarantee of quality. Course providers offering regulated qualifications must comply with very tough quality assurance rules and procedures. This ensures that:

  • The staff delivering and assisting students are suitably qualified
  • The course provider has the resources to effectively deliver the qualification
  • The course itself effectively teaches and assesses the qualifications aims
  • The contents of the course have been written and designed by industry professionals and peer reviewed
  • The feedback and grades given to learners is fair, moderated and meets modern academic standards
  • Officially regulated by the UK government, therefore the qualification will be internationally recognized by schools, employers, foreign embassies and governments of most other countries.

How do I know if a qualification is regulated?

Any qualification that is officially recognized by the UK government will sit on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications. Make sure to ask your course provider to provide a link to the register for their qualification.

You can view our qualification on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

What's the difference between TEFL and TESOL?

TEFL and TESOL are both acronyms for teaching English to non-native English speakers. Both acronyms can be used to describe qualifications which certify you to teach English as a foreign language. To a large extent, "TEFL" and "TESOL" are used interchangeably.

  • TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Are cheap TEFL courses on daily deal websites like Groupon and Amazon too good to be true?

Offering a high quality TEFL course that provides students with qualified tutors and leads to a government regulated qualification doesn't come cheap! Course providers selling on daily deal websites must heavily discount their course fees and then split what they make 50/50 with the deal portal such as Groupon, Wowcher & Amazon.

With such small revenues it’s impossible for TEFL course providers selling on daily deal websites to:

  • Offer on-going support from experienced & qualified tutors
  • Have fair & moderated marking/grading systems
  • Develop and continually update quality course content & resources
  • Offer a course that leads to a government regulated qualification
  • Offer job support and on-going assistance after course completion

TEFL courses sold on daily deal websites are unregulated, unaccredited, lack academic credibility and will not be respected by employers.

Read our blog 'Are cheap TEFL courses too good to be true?'

Is a level 5 course always a level 5 course?

You may see cheap TEFL courses advertised online that claim to be a “level”, such as “Level 5 140-Hour TEFL Course” (often advertised on daily deal websites), unfortunately these courses are not the level they claim to be and are highly misleading.

The level of a course tells learners where the qualification sits on the UK’s Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).  If a course is not listed on the Register of Regulated Qualifications, then it is not really a level at all. You can find our qualification on the register here.

Make sure you ask any TEFL training provider that claims to be offering a “level” of TEFL course to provide a link to the Register of Regulated Qualifications. If they cannot provide this, then the qualification is not the level they claim it to be and will not be accepted by foreign embassies and employers. 

Your TEFL journey starts here! Fancy teaching English as a foreign language around the world?

Great! You’re in the right place. The TEFL Academy provides the very best in accredited TEFL courses, meaning your qualification is recognized throughout the world . The TEFL Academy is the world's leading TEFL course provider. We can help you acquire the skills needed to teach English as a foreign language, whether it be through our specialist online TEFL course or our combined TEFL course. Unsure which is the best TEFL option for you? See our TEFL courses compared page for an instant breakdown of course specifics.

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