120-hour Specialized TEFL Certificate

This practical online TEFL certificate program combines the 100-hour TEFL course with the 20-hour Teaching English to Young Learners specialist module.

Qualify to Teach English Abroad!

TEFL Certificate The 120-hour Specialized TEFL Certificate course is perfect for gap-year teachers going to East Asia and Latin America, where teaching English to young learners is the largest job market. This program will teach you how to create grammar lesson plans using the Communicative Approach and how to use the most effective techniques for teaching young learners.

Testimonial – Erik Sorenson – Teaching in South Korea: “I found the 120-hour TEFL certificate program challenging and rewarding. This course allowed me to gain a proper understanding of the concepts/methods that work in the ESL classroom. It helped me to better organize my classes and ultimately benefit my students”. 

TEFL Certificate and Accreditation

Graduates receive an internationally recognized 120-hour Specialized TEFL Certificate with TEYL endorsement and a transcript with their marks issued by Coventry House International-OnTESOL. Graduates will also receive ACTDEC Level 3 accreditation after they register with ACTDEC UK.

Save $150 with the Specialized TEFL Certificate Course!

Take an accredited TEFL certificate course for only $299. This program combines the 100-hour TEFL certificate course ($245) with the 20-hour Teaching English to Young Learners specialist ($199). Your total savings: $150!

50% OFF Second Specialist TEFL Course!

Add the 20-hour Teaching Business English Course for only $100! Save on the TBEC specialist course when you register in the 120-hour TEFL certificate program and upgrade your credentials!

What’s Included in the 120-hour TEFL Certificate Course?

              • Course material (Printable/online/mobile)
              • Video tutorials
              • Tutor support
              • Internationally recognized TEFL Certificate sent by post
              • List of 1000+ schools
              • EPIK Recruitment (South Korea)
              • Gaba Recruitment (Japan)
              • English First Recruitment (China and Russia)
              • Amslink Recruitment (Vietnam)

Tuition Fee: CND $299! (Approx. US$229, GBP 159, EU 205)

Add the 20-hour Teaching Business English specialist! (50% OFF with the 120-hour TEFL Certificate course!)

Testimonial – Olivia Bourgine – Teaching in Spain: “I can safely say I had a great experience with OnTESOL. The course hit all the right areas. My tutor was very helpful and her comments have truly been useful”. 

120-hour TEFL Certificate Syllabus

Core 100-hour TEFL Course Plus 20-hour Teaching Young Learners

Module 1: The World of ELT and Study Skills

Based on the MindTools Website. One final assignment on study skills.

Module 2a: Grammar

• Parts of Speech
• Parts of a Sentence
• Nouns
• Pronouns
• Adjectives- Determiners and Articles
• Adverbs
• Verbs
• Conjunctions
• Prepositions
• Tenses
• Ideas for Teaching grammar

Final test

Module 2b: Phonology

• Introduction to Phonology
• Introduction to Phonemes
• Getting to Know the Anatomy of the Mouth
• Vowels, diphthongs and triphthongs
• Consonants
• Sentence Stress
• Intonation
• Teaching pronunciation
Final test

Module 3: Methodology

    • The First Class
    • Approaches to Language Teaching
    • The Communicative Approach
    • Teaching Grammar
    • How to Write a Lesson Plan
    • Teaching Speaking

Module 4: TEYL

    • First Language Acquisition
    • Behaviorism and First Language Acquisition
    • Language Learning versus Acquisition
    • Communicative Language Learning and Task-based Learning in TEYL
    • Teaching Grammar to Young Learners
    • Lesson Planning for Young Learners
    • Teaching Pronunciation to Young Learners
    • Storytelling in the ESL Classroom

There are 5 assignments in this module.

Testimonial – Alia Khan – Teaching in Saudi Arabia: “It was indeed a great learning experience. It helped me understand the English grammar and phonetics in a better way. Practicing lesson plans was very useful as well. Last but not least, I appreciate my tutor from the core of my heart as her wonderful teaching and communication skills allowed me to complete this course with a greater level of understanding. I am grateful to you all”.  


This online TEFL course was designed for trainees who need to take a TEFL certificate program at their own pace in order to meet other work or study commitments. The minimum time necessary to complete this TEFL course is 3 weeks. The maximum time given to complete this course is 24 weeks (6 months).

120-hour Specialized TEFL Certificate course

What Will You Learn in a TEFL Certificate Course? Find Free Tutorials on The Communicative Approach and Lesson Planning

Testimonial – Kevin Leahy – Teaching in China: “As a working professional with a very full schedule, I have to make the best of my limited time. I’m grateful that OnTESOL offered the environment and flexibility to do so. I found my tutor to be extremely capable and helpful in guiding me through the process of learning the TEFL course, and he always sent me timely, constructive feedback. I also found the TEFL certificate course and assignments to be well-structured and effective”.