Oxford TEFL is the world’s most popular Online CELTA course provider and the only in-centre CELTA course provider in central Barcelona. We offer multiple start dates and schedules throughout the year to suit all time zones. Since 1998 we have trained over 5000 graduates now working worldwide. Our 97% pass rate, unique level of support and vibrant teacher community means we are highly rated by our graduates.
The Cambridge CELTA is one of only two qualifications recognized by the British Council. Around 75% of TEFL employers request the CELTA which means that it has maximum acceptance worldwide and is one of the best possible ways you can start teaching English.
The CELTA course is highly practical and includes supervised teaching practice and feedback with real students from the first week. Input sessions and workshops centre on such areas as language awareness, lesson planning, materials and methodology. Take advantage of our careers, visa and accommodation service and join our worldwide community of teachers, trainers and graduates!
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171 reviews of Oxford TEFL
Review 130 of 171 Oxford TEFL
Everything you need is made available by the wonderful staff and faculty. (accommodation, teaching resources, help (with anything)) The students you will teach are friendly, eager to learn, encouraging, supportive of each other and you as practicing teachers. So much to learn in such little time but your success is clearly the main aim of Oxford House (Prague). Great bunch of people, a well run ship, sail to success! yea! thx, sincerely. A+
Review 129 of 171 Oxford TEFL
A great experience. The tutors really cared and gave very useful feedback on practical teaching. 100% recommended. It was a very thorough course with theoretical and practical concepts… It was not easy as the workload can be intense but this is relevant to all certified courses… you come out of it ready to teach, which is the main thing!
Review 128 of 171 Oxford TEFL
I did the Oxford TEFL course in August at the Prague Oxford House. I stayed in the lovely trainee flat offered by OH which was an amazing 15 minute walk from the school. I was recommended the course by my sister who had done it a few years earlier. She had warned me about the intensity of the course, which I found to be true, but I actually relished the long hours as I enjoyed learning about teaching so much. The two tutors I had were absolutely fantastic, providing very constructive feedback on my teaching practice. The building itself was well equipped with teaching facilities, absolutely no complaints! I can definitely say that this course has equipped me with the skills to start work as an ESL teacher with confidence, and a massive thank you to all the staff at the OH! I couldn’t recommend it enough!
Review 127 of 171 Oxford TEFL
I chose the Oxford House Trinity TESOL course in Prague. Off-course the sea of courses make it hard to choose, but this one seems perfectly well designed and run. If your looking to be part of a small intense team, this is a good one. recommended.
Review 126 of 171 Oxford TEFL
While browsing for the most appealing course, in the land of TEFL it might be hard to see the wood for the trees. Of course you could do an online course, but there won’t be any theory out there to help you when you’re trying to convey the message as a rookie in front of the classroom.
Because real-life experience is key I am very glad I found Oxford House. The professional tutors provided me with tons of tips, gave us trainees clear instructions, were always enthusiastic and created a nice atmosphere. You gain a lot of confidence in the end while teaching, since you have lots of opportunities to create your own lessons and you have time to find out whatever (doesn’t) works for you.
The certificates of this school are also recognized and moderated by Trinity College London, and that is definitely a plus while applying as a TEFL teacher. Still have any doubts? Just do it. Yes the course is intense, but even if you’ll never teach for the rest of your life, you’ll still obtain some extremely useful management skills, meet some great people and have a lot of fun in one of the most fairytale-like cities I have ever seen!
Review 125 of 171 Oxford TEFL
Overall, this is and outstanding course with excellent facilities and resources. After completing the program, I feel quite confident in my teaching activities due to the intensive nature of the program where we got hours of hands-on teaching practice, feedback and lesson plan guidance. There was no shortage of knowledgeable staff to assist if you had any questions or needed help. The instructors are professionals and their high energy and positive attitude resonates in their teaching instruction and teaching assistance. There were numerous opportunities for career help and their job placement services you can take advantage of for life. I would highly recommend this program for anyone who is looking to start a career in teaching.
Review 124 of 171 Oxford TEFL
The overall experience was effective and time efficient as the tutors was very supportive and were always ready to explain what they were teaching in input seasiona. Moreover, giving us the opportunity to give feedback and share experience with the trainees gave us a practical insights on how we can help novice teachers and guide them.
Review 123 of 171 Oxford TEFL
Although I have been teaching IELTS for several years and using a variety of course books and supplementary materials, I found out I need to tailor a course for one or a group of learners who are preparing for the exam. The Teaching IELTS Course opened new horizons in my teaching career. At first week, I started to write effective lesson plans for my classes in addition to leading workshops for teachers who are going to start teaching IELTS. What I learned helped me to teach receptive and productive skills much more effectively than before. What was wonderful about the course was teaching reading. It is the most challenging skill for Iranian learners. I learned how to support them to gain above 6.5 in reading, the score that a few learners were able to get.
Review 122 of 171 Oxford TEFL
I’ve just completed the Teaching English for Academic Purposes course and I thought it was really interesting. Even though the weekly content and assignment were sometimes rather slow to appear, once they did, the combination of articles and videos challenged you to think about your own teaching in the EAP classroom and how to exploit the materials, which can be very different from those found on a General English course. There was an opportunity to post reflections in a discussion forum and read what the other participants had to say. Feedback was given via skype and was a really good way to reflect upon each of the three modules and learn what the tutor thought about your assignment and postings.I would recommend this course to anyone thinking of making a move into TEAP or for anyone that recently has.
Review 121 of 171 Oxford TEFL
Course completed: Training the Trainer course, October 2015, Barcelona
I have found the course very useful for teacher professional development. After taking the course, I feel very confident that I am able to do a teacher trainer job as I have learned a lot about the specifics of the trainer position. I liked the blended structure of the course, which included a “pre-course tasks” week, a “face to face” week and the final week for consolidation of what had been learned. I have found the face to face week the most valuable in that I had an opportunity to work closely with the new teachers-trainees. That is where you get the most understanding of the tutor’s job! Observing the trainees’ lessons was a great experience. However, if I had to do the course again, I would like to spend more time with helping trainees to prepare their lesson plans. During the rehearsal sessions, the trainees were consulting with their “real” tutors, so I felt a bit left out being a ‘trainee” myself. Also, sometimes I was not provided with the trainees’ lesson plans before observation which made it more challenging giving constructive feedback.
Making notes all the way through the face to face week was really important, as completing of the week 3 tasks required thorough consolidation of those notes. I would suggest that the importance of making notes needs to be emphasized more. May be using some templates for recording the most important aspects observed during input sessions would help in this.
Overall, the experience of training to be a trainer was very enjoyable and by all means very valuable.