The TEFL Practical Course

20-hour / 2- day Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) 8am to 5pm 

TEFL Practical Teacher Training In-person or Online via Zoom

The following weekend dates are available to book your place in the TEFL Practical course. 

Online via Zoom. Live Interactive training. Free Zoom app.

20 – 21 August 2022 (Booked out)

17 – 18 September 2022

22 – 23 October 2022

19 – 20 November 2022

10 – 11 December 2022

21 – 22 January 2023

18 – 19 February 2023

or select Flex-time


Johannesburg In-person at Courtyard Hotel, Rosebank. View Map

03 – 04 September 2022

01 – 02 October 2022

05 – 06 November 2022

03 – 04 December 2022

04 – 05 February 2023

or select Flex-time.


Durban In-person at City Lodge Hotel, North Beach. View Map

12 – 13 November 2022

11 – 12 February 2023

or Select Flex-time.


Cape Town In-person at 319 Main Road, Sea Point. –View Map

12 – 13 November 2022

11 – 12 February 2023

or select Flex-time.


–* Practical course venue dates are subject to COVID-19 health protocols.

– Free rescheduling, should any of the in-person course dates be postponed due to lock-downs or other eventualities. 

– Online via Zoom requires internet for live video. No special equipment required. The Zoom app is free ( Unfortunately, the training cannot be done on a cell phone screen. 

20-hour TEFL Practical course 

Delivered over a 2-day Weekend / Saturday and Sunday, 8am to 5pm.

Choose to attend in-person at a venue in Joburg, Durban, Cape Town

or Online via Zoom

The 2-day practical course is an important component to your development as a English Language Teacher.

Learning Outcomes:

– Introduces and gives you practice in understanding the basic principles of group teaching management.

– Teaches you fundamentals of giving and checking instructions and using the “board” effectively.

– Gives you practice in a variety of techniques to elicit and check the meaning of new language.

– Gives you understanding of phonetics: phonemes, word and sentence stress.

– Allows you to experience learning a foreign language as a English language student. 

– Clarifies the difference between what goes into teaching Young Learners, Business English and Online Teaching.

– Gives you practice in planning both a system lesson and a skill lesson using suitable frameworks.

– Provides you with constructive feedback in lesson delivery in teaching practice.

– Guides you into finding work in the TEFL industry.

– Provides you with overall feedback on your understanding of the course content.

Delivered by Cambridge DELTA teacher trainers.

Course includes:

TEFL Practical Course Manual.

20-hour TEFL Practical Certificate.

Planing to teach ESL in a classroom or online, the Practical course is invaluable to your future career.

 Employers look favorably on candidates with TEFL practical experience.


The Practical course is included in the “Combined TEFL course” package for R2795. Learn more and  book Here

The Practical course is also available as a stand-alone course. R1950 – All ESL teachers and trainees are welcome. Book Here

TEFL Practical Program

Day 1

Saturday – 8 am to 5pm

Day 2

Sunday – 8am to 5pm

TEFL Course Material Manual

Learning Outcomes

Teaching Young Learners,

Teaching Business English,

Teaching Online

Classroom Management

Eliciting and Checking Meaning

Teaching Receptive Skills lessons (Reading and Listening)

Pronunciation / Phonetics / Word and Sentence Stress

Teaching practice and teacher trainer feedback

Teaching a Systems Lesson (Grammar and Vocabulary – Foreign Language Lesson (using the PPP framework)

Teaching practice and trainer feedback

Teaching reflections

Finding work in the TEFL industry

Home Reflection Task