Samui TEFL and Destination TEFL’s 4 week intensive TEFL/TESOL course on the island of Koh Samui, Thailand, or in Siem Reap, Cambodia offers both practical training and classroom sessions to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to teach English to non-native speakers.
The TEFL course on Samui or in Siem Reap is 140 hours, 4 weeks, Monday to Friday. Additional hours will need to be done in your own time for resourcing, studying and planning. Your TEFL certificate is for the 140 hour course, including observed practical lessons. This is the preferred requirement for schools worldwide, and they are now reluctant to accept online courses or the shorter 60 hour courses.
You receive your certificate on the last day of the course, along with a letter of recommendation and a detailed report to show prospective employers.
All of the learning is done hands on through games and interactive activities. You will never just be lectured to, but will always be involved in every lesson. The theory in the course is presented by the trainer using games, activities and strategies that you will then be able to use in your own teaching, allowing you to build your portfolio of activities and teaching tools from day one. Your observed teacher practicum will start from week two, when you’ll be able to apply these techniques yourself.
We limit our numbers to small groups, so that we can offer personal assistance with lesson planning and any area you may need help with such as grammar etc. Our practical training includes both youth and adult lessons, at various schools and businesses around the island.