A TEFL/ TESOL course is the perfect way to Teach and Travel abroad and thereby satisfy the desire of a traveller and a teacher inside you. A TEFL course is the gateway to explore opputunities globally and thereby earn yourself an universal teaching experience. The course not only provides you with the knowhow to teach English but is a learning in itself of global communication as it teaches one with the skills to interact with students of different language and culture. A TEFL course s also required to gain a Teaching license or a work permit in foreign countries to enable to work unhindered in any part of the globe.
Moreover our Notarized certificate will not just give you a TEFL certificate but a validated document which is accepted all over the world as a teacher training certificate and can be used lifelong.
An international teaching course like TEFL/ TESOL to teach abroad can be done by anybody from any walks of life. You can be a teacher with experience or a fresh graduate with the dream of imparting education to people. One can be a mid life career changer or a corporate employee who wants to re-invent themselves and fulfil their deep passion for teaching. You can also be a traveller whom likes to visit countries and be a global teacher. You can also be a teacher of other subjects as long as your mode of teaching is English. One can also be a corporate trainer who trains people in communication and language.
One does not need to have a background of English teaching or in that case even teaching itself to join this course, nor do you need to be a graduate in English as graduates from all streams can join the TESOL course. What one needs to do a TEFL course is just a Graduation degree, good communication skills in English and an aptitude towards teaching. If you have the above then the world is your classroom and there is no stopping you to conquer it.
The In-class TEFL course in Bangalore is of 3 weeks. Its an intensive course where classes occur during the weekdays from morning till early evening and attendance is must across all the days of the program. Successful completion of class assignments and peer observation and practice teaching with reward you with the certificate on the last day of the program.
The 120 Hour In-class TEFL/ TESOL certificate from American TESOL Institute is valued and valid all over the world as it is the only notarized certificate bearing the sign and seal of the Notary officer from the Dept of Education of the Govt of USA. This makes the certificate recognized and all over the world.
The 120-hours TESOL in class program prepares an ESL teacher with the material and the motivation to be an international teacher. The program makes the theories of language learning practically possible through interactive input sessions and hands-on experiences that can be carried back to any classroom across the globe. Each session is meticulously planned and the practicum comes with constructive feedback that helps in confidence building as well as an exposure to global teaching experience.
|1.||Course Introduction||Course Criteria||Approaches to Language Learning and Teaching foreign Language (Day 1)||Using theater techniques in language classes.|
|2.||Warmers & Micro teaching techniques.||Foreign language (Day 2)||Context setting & modeling|
|3.||Basic lesson demonstration and lesson Planning||Review||Lesson Planning for Peer Teach 1||Foreign language Day 3|
|4.||Peer Teach 1||Feedback||Error Correction|
|5.||Teaching listening as a receptive skill.||Using music||Grammar|
|1.||Teaching reading||Classroom Management|
|2.||Teaching YL||YL lesson demonstration||Lesson planning|
|3.||Phonology||Communicative and Interactive materials||Teaching Speaking|
|4.||Teaching Adults||Receptive Lesson Demo|
|5.||Lesson planning for Peer Teach 2||Peer Teach 2||Text Evaluation|
|1.||Teaching Writing||Lesson planning for Teaching Practice 1|
|2.||TP 1||Feedback||Lesson prep|
|3.||Practice teaching 2||Review||Lesson planning|
|4.||Practice teaching 3||Review||Lesson planning|
|5.||Practice teaching 4||Review||Certification|
Bangalore popularly known as the “City of Gardens” is a place of many varieties. It is also a city of palaces, forts and temples and there is a serene conglomeration of modern marvels with traditional architectural gems.Bangalore Fort was originally built by a feudatory of the Vijaynagar Empire and the Founder of Bangalore, Kempe Gowda, in 1537. Hyder Ali converted the mud fort in to a stone fort. After the British conquered it and kept on dismantling it for various reasons but what remains now is its Bangalore Gate and remnants of 2 bastions.
Situated in a 450 acre property in a prime locality of North Bangalore , The Bangalore Palace is surrounded by a vast garden of various species of trees. The palace has nearly 30,000 paintings and an audio tour introduces the tourists to the rich history and heritage of the erstwhile Mysore Empire.
Tippu’s Palace was the summer residence of Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan and was constructed within the Bangalore Fort with teak wood. It has got beautiful arches, pillars and balconies in the Indo- Islamic architectural style. Relics like the clothes worn by the erstwhile King, the silver and gold pedestals, silver vessels and the crown of Tipu are kept in the palace, and are a major tourist hunt in the city.
Cubbon Park is a wonderful green island situated in the heart of the city and is spread over 300 acres now. Thick bamboo gardens are the main attraction of this park which is also interspersed with various heritage buildings like the Seshadri Iyer memorial Hall which serves as the Central Library today, the Attara Kacheri, which serves as Karnataka’s High Court, and the Museum of the Archaeological Survey of India.
Lal Bagh, the beautiful botanical garden built by Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan is spread over 200 acres and has thousands of varieties of trees and plants. There is a Glass House inside the park built by the British where flower show is arranged twice a year during the Republic Day and Independence Day. The park has a huge rock, which is supposed to be more than 3000 million years old on top of which there is a 16 th century tower built by Kempe Gowda.
Other places of visit includes the The Bangalore Aquarium which is the second largest in India, Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain, Mantri Mall, Mavalli Tiffin rooms(MTR), National Gallery of Modern Art(NGMA), Sankey Tank, Ulsoor or Halsuru lake etc.
The Wonderla Amusement Park, supposedly the largest of its kind in India, is located at Bidadi, about 28 km into the Bangalore – Mysore road. Spread over 82 acres, it has got 56 thrill packed rides suitable for all ages. The park is an attraction for children and for all those who want to escape from the daily city life.
Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is an ancient hill fortress about 60 km from Bangalore, which is a favourite picnic spot because of its pristine evergreen forests and rich flora and fauna. Situated just 20 km from NH-7, just after Devanahalli,where the Kempegowda International Airport is located. The Fort built by Tipu, the 1300 year old Dravidian style Nandi Temple, the Shiva and Parvati Temple, the Tipu Drop from where it is said the criminals were dropped to death, the Gandhi Centre and many other interesting places make this place a perfect getaway from the city.
The Innovative Film City is an entertainment theme park, located about 40 km from the city offers many entertainment facilities to suit all age groups such as Teddy Museum, Louis Tussad’s Wax Museum, Mini Golf field, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Haunted Mansion, Bungee jumping and many more. There is a handicraft and cultural village, where the native arts and crafts and cuisine of different states can be found.
Bannerghatta National Park, covering nearly 25000 acres, is located at a distance of about 22km from Bangalore city and is home to one of the richest natural zoological reserves. Many wild animals like the tiger,lion, panther, deer, elephant and a variety of reptiles and birds roam about freely in the park. To view the animals from close quarters Safari rides are organized by the Forest Department. Beside these there is a wonderful zoological and botanical park which has been created in this park and a small museum showcasing zoological exhibits and a butterfly conservatory is also there.
A typical breakfast in Bangalore which is not just made at home but at popular restaurants in the city consists of Idli (steamed rice cakes), Dosa(Rice pancake) which is available in varieties like Masala Dosa, Rava Dosa, Plain Dosa, Tomato Dosa etc and Chutney, a spicy side dip for idlis, vadas and dosa. Other breakfast items include Uddina Vade which is spicy and fried in oil and is doughnut shaped made of fermented rice and lentils, Mosaru Vade, vada dipped in curd, Uppitu or Khara Bhath, Chappathi, Poori, Avalakki Oggarane, Mysore Bonda, Akki Roti etc.
Bangalore Food is largely non- greasy, roasted and steamed. Rice is the staple diet and forms the basis of every lunch and dinner. It is usually served with Huli(a thick soup with vegetables) or Sambhar( a thick soup without vegetables), Saaru or Rasam(a thin soup), dry and curried vegetables called Palya and the meal ends with Mosara Anna( a mixture of rice with curds). Coconut is an important ingredient in all Bangalore recipes. Most restaurants offer all the above in special stainless steel plates called “Thali Meals”. Sometimes rice is mixed with spicy powders, vegetables which makes eating easier and called Rice Bath like Bisi bele Bath(/rice mixed with lot of vegetables), Vangi Bath(rice mixed with spicy eggplant), Puliyogare(Tamarind rice), Chithranna(Lemon rice), Mavinkayee Ann(Mango rice), Kosambari(salad) and Ragi Mudde(Ragi balls) which serves as an alternative to rice.
There are varieties of snacks with the afternoon tea or coffee like Kodubale, Chaklee, Nippattu etc.