Language Tutoring Course | TEFL Institute of Ireland
Level 5 TEFL Course

30 Hour Language Tutoring Specialist Course

Take this 30 hour online course to prove yourself as an esteemed TEFL teacher, in the classroom or at home. Make your TEFL CV stand out to employers.

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30 Hour Language Tutoring Course

Why take the 30 Hour Language Tutoring Course?

Having Language Tutoring on your CV means flexibility and opportunities in the world of TEFL.

This fully accredited Langauge Tutoring Course will offer you the ability to work when and where suits you.

Teachers trained in tutoring have the option to work from home or in a school offering both private and/or group tutoring sessions. Tutoring can be done online via Skype, Facetime etc. allowing you the flexibility to manage your lessons.

Most students you come into contact with during your teaching career will strive towards passing the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and/or the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC). Specialist preparation courses will allow you to charge more as a tutor and create greater demand for your specialist skills.

You will tutor students in the four pillars of communication:

  • Listening- students listen to four recordings and answering questions based.
  • Reading- students answer 40 questions on various writing materials provided in the exam.
  • Writing- students will be asked to explain data provided to them and write an argumentative essay.
  • Speaking- assessment through four oral conversations on various general topics as well as more abstract topics.

While holding a Language Tutoring Course, you will be a valuable asset to any school you teach in. 

One to one tutoring is very popular in China, approximately 300 million Chinese people want to improve their English. There are endless opportunities for you to set up your own tutoring business, such as our amazing Kate, our Senior TEFL & Travel Specialist.

What you get with the 30 Hour Language Tutoring Course

  • Fully accredited training.
  • Personal tutor support.
  • Internationally recognized certificate.
  • Expert job hunting advice.

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While Studying the 30 Hour Langauge Tutoring Course

You will have 24-hour online access to the program, allowing you to learn when and where suits you while gaining a lifetime qualification.

Because of our dedication to helping you succeed, our course support team will assist you along your educational journey to becoming TEFL certified.

Did we mention a 14-day money-back guarantee?


Ultimate Flexibility

Online training has become the fastest growing resource for qualifications, and our TEFL training is no different.

The 24/7 access to the program means you can juggle work, family, university and the all-important social life.

The interactive program is structured using a combination of text, audio, and video, so there’s something to suit everyone.

Become an internationally recognized teacher with the TEFL Institute of Ireland and broaden your horizons.

  • Module 1: Getting to Know Your Learner
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Learn about learner characteristics.
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of second language teaching.
    • A formal and structured approach, to provide the correct amount of guidance, information, advice, and knowledge.

  • Module 2: Planning to Teach a Foreign Language
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Take an in-depth look at the role of tutoring.
    • Consider key areas and current thinking in second language teaching.
    • Time organisation.

  • Module 3: Teaching Vocabulary
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Ways to help your student learn and remember new vocabulary.
    • Teach vocabulary which will allow your student to communicate fluently.
    • You will learn techniques to introduce new vocabulary.

  • Module 4: Teaching Grammar
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Learn to help your student using correct grammatical structures.
    • Learn why it is important to teach grammar and what that could involve.
    • Provide you with techniques and practical ideas about how you can help your student improve their grammar.

  • Module 5: Teaching Receptive Skills
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • Receptive skills are reading and listening.
    • Productive skills are writing and speaking.
    • You will learn how to help your student with receptive skills in general before providing some more specific information, tips and ideas for helping them with reading and then listening.

  • Module 6: Teaching Productive Skills
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • We will discuss some general points about productive skills.
    • You will learn to help your student with productive skills through tips and ideas for reading and writing.
    • You will also be provided with specific information to assist you in tutoring.

  • Module 7: Course Summary
    By the end of this module, you will:

    • You will take





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