International TESOL Diploma

Looking for the competitive edge in ESL/IELTS teaching? Enrol in TESOL Australia’s International TESOL Diploma and get the very best in TESOL training. This internationally recognized TESOL Diploma will give you the teaching expertise and practical teaching skills to be a highly sought after ESL/IELTS teacher overseas, online, and as a private tutor.

Additionally, by learning how to prepare ESL students for the IELTS test you increase your overseas and online employability as well as, earning potential as millions of ESL students worldwide undertake the IELTS as evidence of English language proficiency yearly (over 2 million tests were taken globally, last year alone).

Guaranteed Skype job interview for working in China or Teaching Online!

Course Curriculum: 7 Units
Nominal Study Hours: 400 hours
Teaching Practicum: 6 Hours
Price: $1975

Qualification: Internationally recognized and accepted (NOT – ASQA/nationally accredited)
Note: A bachelor degree or higher in any discipline in addition to Certificate IV in TESOL is required, to teach in Australian accredited (ASQA/NEAS/CRICOS) language schools.

Unit Descriptors:

Unit 1:
Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
Unit 2:
TESOL Methodology
  • Introduction to the TESOL Industry
  • Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
  • 6 ESL Language Levels
  • Teacher Talk (TT)
  • Placement tests
  • TESOL Methodology
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching with Course Books
  • Developing Lesson Resources
  • Games for Teaching ESL
  • Websites with Free Resources
Unit 3:
Unit 4:
Communication & Teaching Electives
  • The History of the English Language
  • Branches of Linguistics
  • Grammar Terminology
  • Teaching with Audio/Visual Technology
  • Teaching with Music and Song
  • Communication in the ESL Classroom
  • Teaching the Four (4) Language Skills
  • Teaching Children
  • Teaching Adults
  • Teaching Business English
  • Teaching Online
Unit 5:
IELTS Introduction
Unit 6:
IELTS Conversion Analysis
  • Introduction to the IELTS Examination
  • Overview of the IELTS Examination
  • Teaching IELTS Lessons
  • Resources for teaching IELTS
  • In-depth Analysis of Speaking & Writing Test Criteria and Band Scores
  • Listening & Reading Results Conversion
  • Ten (10) hours of Teaching Practicum, consisting:
    - Administering full IELTS mock test to an international student
    - Mock speaking test assessed
    - Assessing and reporting students full test results
    - Development of individualised student study plans
Unit 7:
Business Development
  • How to start an IELTS Business
  • How to market your ESL business
  • How to set up a free website for ESL
  • How to develop online lessons
  • Resources for teaching IELTS
  • How to use YouTube for your business

How is the International TESOL Diploma completed?

After logging onto the online platform with your unique student portal details, you will have guided tutorials that will demonstrate how to complete and submit each of the Unit tasks. Thereafter, your trainer will provide feedback and marking with chat support. There is no cut off point for marking, we are here to help you achieve your academic goals.

Job Opportunities:

International Teaching Options National Teaching Options
  • Overseas Language Schools
  • Relief / Casual Teaching
  • Online Teaching
  • Non-Accredited Australian ESL Schools
  • Private Tutoring
  • Study Tours


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