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Preparatory Course For Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

CPE Approved Course. SkillsFuture Credit Approved Course.

Origin of the Award and Developer of the Course:

London Teacher Training College (LTTC), Dalton House, 60 Windsor
Avenue, Wimbledon, London SW19 2RR, United Kingdom
www.teachenglish.co.uk        lttc@teachenglish.co.uk

This LTTC Graduate Diploma in TESOL is under the accreditation of the Council eeeor Accreditation and Quality Control (CIACQ) www.ciacq.org.

16 weeks, one 1:1 three-hour session per week on days and times by mutual agreement. 48 hours contact time plus minimum 82 hours of private study, total course commitment of 130 hours.


The London Teacher Training College Graduate Diploma in TESOL is aimed at those interested in developing their existing knowledge and skills in teaching English as a second or foreign language (TESOL/TEFL). It is designed for those who wish to take on a more senior level in their teaching career, perhaps senior tutor or ELT management, or for those who wish to enhance their professional development.


Our course is delivered by face-to-face tuition in Singapore in our well-equipped TESOL training centre. There are five modules. Assessment scripts are sent to LTTC where they are marked and the Graduate Diploma is graded.

Module 1. Introduction to the English Language and its Origins
To understand in depth the spread of English as a global language.
Assessment: Minimum 1000 word essay

Module 2. Teaching Methodologies
To develop understanding of the approaches and methodologies used in teaching language.
Minimum 1000 word essay.

Module 3. Syllabus Design and Needs Analysis
Aim: To know how to identify learner needs and match them with appropriate syllabus design.
Assessment: Written assignment.

Module 4. EFL Examinations and Placement Tests
To understand the palette of examinations in ESOL and be able to approach preparing students for specific examinations.
Assessment: Minimum 1000 word essay.

Module 5. Research and Development
To research two topics of choice in TESOL and prepare a mini-dissertation in each.
Assessment: Two mini-dissertations, each minimum 3000 words.


1.  A Diploma in TESOL or equivalent qualification of at least 100 hours study/assessment course hours.
2.  A good level of English for the environment in which the candidate will teach.
3.  Age at least 21 years old.

If you do not meet these requirements or are not sure if you qualify, please contact us. LTTC will consider your application.


Our TESOL trainers are English native speakers who are well qualified and have long experience in teaching English to foreign students and in TESOL/TEFL training in countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, England and Myanmar. We have all been together on our TESOL programme here since 2008 and are bonded by our passion for education.


You will receive course notes plus excellent and informative handouts to give you much more out of your Graduate Diploma. You will be a member of our library, able to borrow from an extensive range of books and published papers on TESOL and other subjects.


100% refund of any course fees paid in advance if you change your mind about enrolment, right up to the end of the first class.


LTTC marks and grades the assessments and awards the Graduate Diploma. Successful participants receive the:graduate-diploma-certificate

Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)