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Language Background

The session comprises Grammar and Phonology. Grammar will include awareness of the basics of English Grammar and how to teach Grammar. Where as Phonology will cover stress, rhythm, intonation and the speech organs.

Learning a Foreign Language

This session will help the trainee understand what helps and hinders the language learning process and what it feel likes to be in a language learners shoes.

Teaching Techniques

These sessions will include:
  • Theatre in the Classroom
  • Tuning In (Warmers)
  • Teaching Listening
  • Context and Language Modeling
  • Communicative ways
  • Using Aids (IM)
  • Teaching Reading
  • Teaching Young Learners
  • Teaching Writing
  • Classroom Management
  • Looking at Errors
  • Music in the classroom
  • Use of games and projects
  • Teaching Observation

Trainees will be expected to observe 2 Teaching Sessions and write reports on them. These will also help them to observe a model lesson before their own teaching practice.

Teaching Practice

Teacher trainees will have 6 teaching Practice classes which will be observed by trainers and the trainees given feedback on them. They will also self evaluate and peer evaluate these Teaching Practice classes helping them to reflect on their own teaching and those of others.

The Hybrid Course is a 80 Hrs online followed by 6 days orientation program in Bangkok. Pre course study material is given to the candidates once they enrol for the course.

The students are given access to study material of 80 hours TEFL course once they sign up for the course. There is an assignment at the end of the study material. The teaching practice in Bangkok follows after completion of the 80 Hrs online course.

Areas covered in the program:

Classroom Management:
  • Know your role in the school
  • Punishment
  • Illness
  • Disaster management
  • Co-workers/co-teachers
  • Cultural differences
  • Special needs students
  • Administration
  • Things that hinder classroom management:
  • Ideas for CM for Teens/Young Adults
  • First day of teaching
  • Large classes
  • Mixed ability classes
  • Discussion based on a problem situations in class

Maintaining Teacher Portfolio:

  • What is a portfolio?
  • Importance and purpose
  • Documents and their objectives,
  • Different types of portfolio,
  • TP portfolio

Lesson planning and testing:

  • Goals and objectives
  • Stages of a lesson

Preparation for TP:

  • Writing a lesson plan
  • Creating relevant material
  • Collaborating with peers



  • My experience was amazing, challenging, fulfilling and rewarding in every way. I am so happy I took the course with ACT. I believe I have met people I will continue to travel and experience new things with, and I am so excited to start teaching and begin impacting lives!

    lisa ruderman - Placed in Kasintorn St Peter, Nonthaburi

  • TEFL TestimonialsI heard great things about this TESOL course from 4 different people who went through it last year. I have always wanted to travel and teach, so this program was perfect for me.

    Avery Anderson -Placed in Plengprasit sailom school-BKK

  • TEFL TestimonialsAfter looking at other programs in Thailand, I found ACT was offering the lowest price. Also, Kiersten and I came together and her friends had previously done the ACT program and they had nothing but good things to say about the program.

    Blaine Sheldon -Placed in Rajprachasamasai School Under The Royal Patronage Of His Majesty The King-Samutprakarn

  • TEFL TestimonialsThe ACT program seemed to be a great way to receive hands on training. It was a great learning experience. Sangeeta and Pak did a great job throughout and I was continually impressed with them and how professional the company was.

    Peter Gorgui -Placed in Kehabangpli School-Samutprakarn

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