400 hours International P G Diploma in TEFL

Asian College of Teachers' Post Graduate Diploma in TEFL course which will enable candidates to develop efficient techniques to teach English as a foreign language, provide them with opportunities to teach and travel at the same time and succeed as an EFL or ESL teacher.

400 hours International TEFL Course – Asian College of Teachers

International Post Graduate Diploma in TEFL offered by Asian College of Teachers is an intensive online course combining both TEFL Certificate course, 60 Hrs of YLTT, 60 Hrs of BETT, with 60 Hrs of Train the Trainer, 60 Hrs of Ed Management and 40 Hrs Special Education. The course is especially designed for experienced professionals associated with teaching/training. This course is for TEFL professionals who are looking for in-depth knowledge in the field of TEFL and teach learners of varied age groups, along with a proper knowledge on Trainer Training, Education Management and Special Education.

Enrol for this course if you want to carve a niche for yourself in the teaching/training domain. The course modules focus on imparting knowledge and upgrading themselves in terms of their teaching, training and management skills and expertise. If your passion lies in teaching and travelling the world and you plan to be associated with the education system then enrol in our International P G Diploma in TEFL and help realise your dreams.

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  • 400 hours International P G Diploma course spans for 1.5 years
  • Course can be completed in fast track
  • Flexible course and can be pursued anywhere at anytime

400 hours International P G Diploma is of 1.5 years duration which can be completed in fast track too. The flexible timing helps the candidates to go for an in-depth study if they want to. The course is offered through online mode, therefore allowing the candidates to pursue it from any corner of the world. All is required is a computer and unlimited internet connection. The flexible timing and the option to pursue the course from anywhere are some added advantages.

Module 1 TESOL Techniques, Lesson Plans & Classroom Management

  • Phase 1 - Introduction to TESOL
  • Phase 2 - The Study of English
  • Phase 3 - Teaching Techniques (Language Skills)
  • Phase 4 - Classroom Management
  • Phase 5 - Lesson Planning

Module 2 TESOL Resources, Need based Language Teaching & Teaching Young Pupils

  • Phase 6 - Need Based language Teaching
  • Phase 7 - Teaching Young Learners
  • Phase 8 - Text books and Materials

Module 3 Business Speaking/Writing, Course Design, Client Approach & Evaluation Methods

  • Phase 1- Introduction to Business English - Features and Components
  • Phase 2 - Need Analysis
  • Phase 3 - Course Design
  • Phase 4 - The Client Approach
  • Phase 5 - Feedback and Evaluation
  • Phase 6 - The Classroom Management
  • Phase 7 - Teaching Business Speaking
  • Phase 8 - Teaching Business Writing

Module 4 Teaching Young Learners, Developing Classroom Materials & Correction Techniques

  • Phase 1 - Language Learning and Language Acquisition
  • Phase 2 - Teaching Listening skills
  • Phase 3 - How to Handle mixed groups
  • Phase 4 - Material in the classroom
  • Phase 5 - Correction Techniques

Module 5 Need Analysis, Techniques, Feedback and other components of Train the Trainer

  • Phase 1 - Training and learning
  • Phase 2 - The Trainer
  • Phase 3 - Techniques
  • Phase 4 - The Group
  • Phase 5 - Need Analysis
  • Phase 6 – Feedback

Module 6 Components of Educational Administration, Management & Supervision

  • Phase 1 - Components of Educational Administration
  • Phase 2 - Human relations in Educational Administration
  • Phase 3 - Educational Supervision
  • Phase 4 - Decision Making in Education Management and Administration
  • Phase 5 - Curriculum Issues in Administration

Module 7 Understanding Learning Disabilities and Individualized Education Program

  • Phase 1 - Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • Phase 2 - Identifying Students with LDs
  • Phase 3 - Making sense of the IEPs
  • Phase 4 - Understanding Service Locations
  • Phase 5 - Learning the Right Teaching Strategies


Module 7 Common Characteristics of HFA/AS and Understanding Students with Autism

  • Phase 1 - Meet your Students with Autism
  • Phase 2 - Understand the Common Characteristics of HFA/AS
  • Phase 3 - Discover How Your Students Think
  • Phase 4 - Nurture Students' Social Skills
  • Phase 5 - Encourage Language Reciprocity


Module 7 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Overview, Symptoms & Identification

  • Phase 1 - Understanding Students With ADHD
  • Phase 2 - The Diagnostic Process
  • Phase 3 - Are They Putting in the Effort?
  • Phase 4 - ADHD and Brain Activation
  • Phase 5 - ADHD and Activity Level

Module 8 Microteaching - It enhances teaching skills and promotes effective teaching methods

Module 9 Peer teaching - Students teach their peers and observe & learn from each other

  • Course comes at a reasonable price of 34000 INR*
  • Easy payment options – net banking or through your debit/credit cards

ACT’s International P G Diploma in TEFL is a comprehensive course designed to equip the candidates with practical teaching skills and thorough understanding of TEFL methods. The course which is offered through online mode can be availed at a reasonable fee of 34000 INR* . The candidates with basic computer skills and an internet connection can take up the online course, gain substantial knowledge and pass on to the learners. The course instils a sense of confidence among the candidates so that they do not face any problem while teaching/training and managing individuals from around the world.

34000 INR 750 USD 600 GBP 25700 THB

* For Indian fees, 18% GST is applicable

  • Bachelor degree holders are eligible
  • Age limit of 18 years or above
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer skills

The course is best for those who want to teach English effectively and want to thrive in the ESL teaching industry as well as for training and education administration and management. It will be an added enhancement for the experienced teachers also as this qualification will prove their competency in a modern teaching and training environment. This is an exhaustive course where the trainees gain confidence and get equipped with the latest methodologies of effective language teaching in today’s all-inclusive classrooms, corporate training as well as education management.

1-day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice

The online TEFL courses from ACT will not only equip you with the latest learner-centric teaching skills and knowledge to become an efficient EFL/ESL but also prepare you to handle global classrooms confidently. ACT has designed the online TEFL/TESOL courses keeping in mind the needs and necessities of both aspiring and working EFL/ESL teachers. The online courses also incorporate 1- day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice which is an important component when preparing as a teacher. Peer teaching is not only builds content knowledge but provides the trainee teachers with experience of real teaching environment where they can reinforce their own learning. Teaching Practice is beneficial to the aspirants as it acquaints them with teaching experience, increases confidence, provides a grip on classroom management skills along with other benefits.

  • The 1-day Classroom Session & Teaching Practice is mandatory for all our online TEFL students based in India
  • An instruction/ prep video will be sent to all the trainees before they come to attend the Classroom Session & Teaching Practice
  • The session will be a Peer Teaching and Observation session of 30 minutes’ duration for each trainee
  • Each Peer Teach session will be shot and the respective videos will be evaluated accordingly and feedback will be mailed to the trainees along with the video

Face-to-Face Tutoring Session

To have a smooth learning experience and get the most out of your learning, come visit us to attend the Face-to-Face session, and make good use of this opportunity!

Asian College of Teachers provides Face-to-Face Tutoring Session for its online/distance candidates. The tutoring session is for a duration of one hour and mainly comprises of a doubt-clearing-session, whereby you will be able to meet the tutors, interact with them and clear all the doubts and queries arising in the course of your study, which may not be quite possible to do through online or telephonic interaction. You will also be able to meet the other students, share and discuss the best practices and help each other complete the course hassle-free.

During the tutoring session, you will be able to discuss areas such as:

  • any question that you have related to course content
  • clear your doubts related to course assignments
  • questions related to tutor’s feedback on your assignments
  • anything else related to the course

Venue and Timing:

Face-to-Face Tutoring takes place on selected Saturdays at ACT centres in Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore.
All you need to do is fill out an online form.

    • On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
    • ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA
    • Successful TEFL students can get exclusive TESOL Canada Certificate after successfully appearing for the TESOL Canada Board exam by paying an extra exam fee.
    • TESOL Canada Certificate can be Notarized, Apostle, Attested by Embassy of India in Ottawa or Washington
    • TESOL Canada Certificates can be signed and sealed by UAE Embassy in USA or Canada
    • Certificates can be authenticated by Canada - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and USA
    • ACT is a Cambridge authorized TKT Centre and all our students can sit for Teaching Knowledge Test and earn their Cambridge Certificate. Exams are conducted all over India. These tests can be availed by paying an extra fee and is globally accepted for any teaching job

    The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT) on successful completion of TEFL PG Diploma course. ACT’s TEFL courses are accredited by the world’s largest accrediting body, TESOL Canada - an international association of educators, TESOL teachers, TESOL instructors, TESOL graduates, Board of Federal Directors and Provincial Representatives across Canada with both national and international representatives. TESOL Canada programs are approved by the Ministry of Employment, Human Resources Development Canada HRDC, and authenticated through Ministry of Foreign Affairs for international use.

    The certificate awarded has an extra advantage as the word “Online” will not be mentioned in the certificates. Shipment of certificates within India is done free of cost but the candidates residing outside India are required to pay an additional fee. Generally after the submission of all the assignments and completion of the course, the candidates need to pay the dispatch fee. After that the institute takes the respective shipping address and contact number of the candidate to courier the certificate. It will take maximum 3 weeks for the certificates to reach the designated address.

  • Easy admission process
  • Online submission of application
  • Various options for online payment

In order to enroll to the International PG Diploma in TEFL, you need to fill up the application form available online providing all the valid and relevant details including email id and phone number as all communication will be forwarded there. After the submission of the filled application form, the course details will be sent through email and phone call from ACT’s admission executives. The course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once the enrolment is confirmed. The course fee can be paid through online payment using UPI online money transfer, Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft to ACT’s bank account. The payment confirmation will be sent to the candidates after the payment is successful along with the online admission form.

About Cambridge TKT Examination *

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leader in teacher education in Asia is now the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT Exam all over India. TKT is the acronym for Teaching Knowledge Test and is conducted by Cambridge, which tests your basic teaching knowledge.

The test comprises of three core modules, with one test for each. Cambridge English certificates are provided after the completion of each module. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate's preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.

Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is appropriate for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly boost their teaching career and give it a solid start. All they have to do is to register and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module they complete.

*This examination is conducted only in India.

Cambridge TKT Examination Fee

One module (without preparation):
Rs. 5500 ( additional dispatch fee applicable)

One module (with preparation):
Rs 8500 (additional dispatch fee applicable)

Candidates will have the option to choose more than one exam module and they can avail a discount of Rs 500 from the 2nd exam module onward.

Cambridge TKT Examination Dates :

25th November 2023 Kolkata
19th August 2023 Bangalore
10th June 2023 Mumbai
19th August 2023 Chennai
Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test - Contents


  • Part 1: Language and Background to Language and Teaching
  • Part 2: Background to Language Learning
  • Part 3 - Background to Language Teaching


  • Part 1: Planning and Preparing a Lesson or Sequence of Lessons
  • Part 2: Selection and Use of Resources


  • Part 1: Teacher's and Learner's Language in the Classroom
  • Part 2: Classroom Management

TKT CLIL (Content and language Integrated Learning) MODULE Part 2 :

  • Lesson Preparation
  • Lesson Delivery
  • Assessment

TKT YL (Young Learners) MODULE
The learning and development of young learners

  • planning lessons for young learners
  • teaching strategies, practice activities and resources used to support and challenge language learning in young learners.
Choose your Cambridge TKT Module

You can opt for TKT Module 1, TKT Module 2, TKT Module 3, TKT CLIL and TKT YL if you are pursuing P G Diploma in TEFL course.

Our International P G Diploma in TEFL will not only provide candidates with a globally recognized certificate but will open new avenues when it comes to teaching English as a foreign language in today’s all-inclusive classrooms, learning how to conduct corporate trainings, as well as get acquainted with the details of education management. Jobs in educational institutes, corporate organisations, language centres and various other organisations dealing with teaching and training are in plenty for our trained graduates.

Apart from India, Middle East is an extremely diverse region and EFL jobs are plentiful in the region. Gulf countries are showing promise as they are keen to hire professionally trained individuals in a number of institutes. Asian countries have also opened up their doors to expert and certified EFL teachers as well as corporate trainers as they follow a systematic approach when it comes to recruiting them. Thailand has become the current sought after destination for EFL teachers. A lot of well financed government initiatives are conspicuous in Japan and with countries like South Korea and Vietnam steadily making its presence when it comes to learning English, and with soaring demand for English language, teaching job openings are at an ever expanding mode. Other Asian destinations such as China, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Taiwan are also making its presence among the top places for teaching/training job opportunities.

  • Complete tutor support throughout the program
  • Call us or mail us – we will answer all you course related queries
  • Additional support with online videos and reference materials

You will be provided complete guidance from the experienced tutors of Asian College of Teachers who are committed to mentor throughout the course to achieve the learning goals. With years of valuable experience the tutors provide great support to the candidates and guide them through all the aspects of teaching giving valuable advice all along. Since our International P G Diploma in TEFL of ACT offer the candidates flexible learning they can take the opportunity to learn at their own pace and clear all their doubts as and when required. The candidates can also email their queries and can also opt for online chatting between 10 am and 6 pm and can discuss any course related problem and clear their doubts.

  • ACT TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA.
  • ASIC is recognised by UKVI in UK and is a full member of The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), is a member of the BQF (British Quality Foundation) and are institutional members of EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network).
  • All TEFL courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • TEFL Courses from ACT are also accredited by CPD Certification Service UK
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education

Accreditation is a process which plays an important role for an educational institution as it is all about meeting the set standards of quality and is an on-going evaluation which encourages constant improvement. It acts as a vital tool to monitor and assess the standard and quality of education. TEFL PG Diploma aims at those are planning a career in EFL/ESL teaching and keen on exploring different cultures while they teach and travel abroad.

All our TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA and the candidates get the option of appearing in the TESOL Board exam and receiving prestigious TESOL Canada and TESOL USA certificates notarized, attested and apostle by USA and Canadian Government and Embassy of UAE and India.


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Ratings & Reviews

Preethi S
India, Thanjavur
Iam extremely felt good enough and configured myself well enough in the field of Teaching English in various aspects. It provides me lot of writing experience and enhancement as well. Timely guidance kept me enthusiastic always. Especially the tutor's communication and comments through mail made me comfort in my learning process. I will be grateful for that ever.

Neelima Ravi Kumar
India, Bangalore
On the whole, the course was comprehensive and explored different aspects of teaching and training. The course went in-depth. Some videos were really good and helped me to understand the concepts better. I especially enjoyed putting together the final video. My understanding of lesson planning has improved a great deal.

Payal Khanna
India, Kanpur
The team's constructive approach is highly appreciated and integral to my continuous improvement process. The course content was comprehensive, well-structured and highly relevant to current teaching practices. The support provided by the instructors was outstanding, and their expertise greatly enhanced my learning. The program not only equipped me with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the field of teaching English as a second language but also instilled in me a sense of confidence and professionalism.

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It was an enriching experience and made me wiser. It was easy to follow the course with a formulated course structure. It has enhanced my level of confidence. I am working as a teacher in New York Public School, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

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I am knowledgeable, experienced and confident after completion of the training. I am looking forward to more courses from ACT and further enhancement of life and learning. The trainers were nice and have got suggestions and information that were very helpful.

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Helped in expanding my knowledge and experience the concepts closely through trainers demonstration. wonderful and must for any trainers trainer. the participants were really connected and their skills utilised to add value to the programme.

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The overall teaching experience has been good. Something new for me as I had no teaching background. Will need to identify from the learnings the content which will be relevant for my requirements.

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