Earn your internationally accredited 120-hour TEFL Certification in Nagoya, Japan.
This course provides significant instruction on the theories, strategies, and techniques of teaching English as a foreign language. The course also includes a strong cultural and linguistic foundation to prepare students to teach and live in Japan.
This TEFL Japan course is an intense, full-time university-level course. You will be in class full-time, five days a week. During your TEFL Nagoya course, you will receive the following:
Experience a full week of interactive orientation on Japanese culture, language, and society as well as an opportunity to bond with other teachers-in-training and staff members.
This Nagoya course offers observed teaching practice to help you gain confidence in the classroom.
Interact daily with your instructor and receive individual instructor feedback at the completion of your practice teaching to help you improve.
This TEFL Nagoya course is fully accredited through Accreditat - the international TEFL/TESOL accreditation site for TEFL/TESOL Providers and TEFL/TESOL Students.
International TEFL Academy's TEFL Course in Nagoya is perfect if:
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This TEFL certification course has been specially designed to provide all course graduates with the tools to succeed as professional English teachers.
Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in your Japan TEFL Course:
This 4-week, full-time course is made up of a 1-week (40-hour) cultural orientation and 3 weeks (120 hours) of onsite and off-site instruction and work. This is an intensive university-level course.
Students should expect to be in class for 8 hours daily, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Students will also participate in at least two days (16 hours) of practice teaching throughout the duration of their course at a local Japanese school. Weekends are primarily free for sightseeing and relaxation, but some homework is required.
This 120-hour TEFL course is located in Nagoya, the largest city in the Chubu Region and the fourth largest in Japan.
Classes are capped at a maximum of 18 students and a minimum of 12 students.
Your Nagoya TEFL certification comes with:
Your course tuition does not include personal expenses, transportation, visa, insurance, and housing costs.
Here are the minimum technology requirements to attend the TEFL course:
Laptop - Students are required to bring a laptop with long battery life (at least 4 hours). Tablets, Chromebooks, and mobile devices cannot be used in place of a computer.
Flash Drive - Students will need a flash drive that is compatible with his or her computer.
Word Processing Software - Students should have a reliable word processing system on their computer such as Microsoft Word.
Adobe Acrobat - Students will be required to submit assignments as PDFs. Most computers already have the capability of saving documents as such.
Google Drive - Students will need to know how to use the basics of Google drive. If you are unfamiliar with Google Drive, check out this quick tutorial. Many others can be found on YouTube.
All ITA students & graduates have the option to enhance their skills and credentials by taking additional TEFL Specialty courses online in the fields of:
The first week of the course is an amazing, interactive, orientation on Japanese culture and language, as well as an opportunity to bond with other teachers-in-training and staff members. The program is taught by area experts and includes several exciting and informative cultural excursions such as:
In addition to the in-country cultural orientation, an online course is provided to prepare students for what to expect from Japanese culture and living and working there as an ESL teacher.
Workshops are also included in the following:
Housing is not included in the cost of your Nagoya TEFL course.
If you require accommodation for the duration of your course, the course provider can help to arrange this for you. Accommodation with be shared with other student teachers and will cost $500 USD.
Make sure to enroll at least 60 days in advance in order to secure housing.
Before enrolling in any International TEFL Academy courses, we recommend that you speak with an advisor who will answer your questions; review your employment prospects for teaching English abroad, and assist you with the enrollment process.
We strongly recommend enrolling in your Nagoya TEFL course at least 60 days in advance due to its popularity and to secure housing. We also invite you to read our registration procedure and terms & conditions. Note that all students will be charged a small processing fee per course/program purchased.
Learn how to teach hands-on thanks to the mandatory live practice teaching (practicum) sessions included in your TEFL course. The practicum is an essential component of a teacher's training process, as it provides valuable insight and experience prior to obtaining independent teaching positions.
You must complete a minimum of 16
hours for your TEFL/TESOL certification. These hours will be achieved through observation and real student teaching.
Apply teaching principles to real-life situations, build confidence in your skill and pedagogical style, and gain exposure to various learning styles and classroom situations.
This course offers ESL classes to non-native English speakers that attend a local school in Japan. You will focus your practice teaching on children learners, as this is the most common student type should you decide to seek employment teaching English in Japan.
Feel more prepared, and add a competitive edge during your job search and interview process thanks to your acquired teaching experience.
Amy Fraser, Japan TEFL Course Instructor.
Amy has 6 years of ESL teaching experience of which 4 years were spent teaching all age groups in public and private schools in South Korea. Throughout her career, she has also taught ESL online to adults and she has experience leading a team of online teachers in South Africa. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science and she is a PGCE graduate in Primary Education.
All in-country TEFL/TESOL instructors have a minimum of 3 years of ESL teaching experience in an overseas capacity. 2 years of professional practical experience teaching, coaching, or lecturing to adults. Our instructors are highly-trained in TEFL/TESOL, passionate about education, and hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education, English, or a related field.
Remember that it is an intensive, university-level course. Here's what you should expect:
Your textbook is provided to you as part of your course tuition.
This course is available for all citizenships, ethnicities, native and non-native English speakers. If you're a non-native English speaker you will need to complete a phone interview & submit an essay to verify your English skills.
Read more: Non-native English speakers & TEFL.
*Please note, if you wish to obtain a teaching job in South Korea at course completion, in order to obtain a work visa you must be a native-English speaker with citizenship from the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, or South Africa.
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