The TEFL Practical Course

20-hour / 2-day Weekend


The TEFL Practical course

An important component of TEFL teacher training.

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

Choose a Venues in Joburg, Durban, Cape Town or Online via Zoom

      Learning Outcomes:

– Understanding the basic principles of classroom management.

– Fundamentals of giving and checking instructions and using the board effectively.

– Techniques to elicit and check the meaning of new language.

–  Understanding of phonetics: phonemes, word and sentence stress.

–  Experience learning a foreign language and using it in TEFL.

–  Approaches and different techniques between teaching Young Learners, Business English and Online Teaching.

–  Practice in planning and teaching both a system lesson and a skill lesson using suitable frameworks.

–  Provide you with constructive feedback in teaching practice.

      – Guide you into finding teaching work in the English as a Second Language (ESL) industry. 

The Practical Course is delivered by Cambridge DELTA trainers and includes:

– A concise TEFL practical course Manual.

– A TEFL 20-hour Practical Teaching Certificate.

– An English Language Teaching (ELT) experience you will always treasure and remember. Regardless of your other qualifications. 


Choose weekend dates to suit your schedule and location.

Practical TEFL teacher training – weekend classes only.

Saturday: 8am to 5pm & Sunday: 8am to 5pm


Online via Zoom

Zoom Live Video Interaction from your home. Free Zoom App

Great choice for those who plan to teach online.

07 – 08 August 2021 (Booked out)

21 – 22 August 2021 (Booked out)

11 – 12 September 2021

25 – 26 September 2021

09 – 10 October 2021

23 – 24 October 2021

or select Flexi-Time and decide later.


Johannesburg in-class

Courtyard Hotel, Rosebank. View Map

31 July – 01 August 2021 (Booked out)

11 – 12 September 2021

09 – 10 October 2021

06 – 07 November 2021

04 – 05 December 2021

or select Flexi-Time and decide later.


Durban in-class

City Lodge Hotel, North Beach. View Map

09 – 11 October 2021

or select Flexi-Time and decide later.


Cape Town in-class

LAL Language School, Sea Point.  View Map

18 – 19 September 2021

20 – 21 November 2021

or select Flexi-Time and decide later.



Not sure of the dates to suit your schedule… choose, Flexi-Time.

Enrol in the Combined TEFL course and book your weekend practical course later. Start your online course and book and attend your 2-day weekend practical later, within 6 months.  



– The Weekend Practical course can be taken anytime, before, during or after the 120-hour online course.

In-Class Practical course at city hotel and school venues conforms to COVID-19 health department regulations. Limited class numbers.   

Online TEFL Practical course via Zoom, offers the same program from the comfort of your home. Experience first-hand, online teaching. No special equipment required. Free Zoom App. Training over a cell phone screen is not recommended.

Delivered by Cambridge DELTA teacher trainers.

Experience ESL teaching as it should be. TEFL South Africa.

The Practical Course Program

Day 1 – Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm

Day 2 – Sunday, 8 am to 5  pm

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

Self evaluation

Tutor led feedback

Teaching a systems lesson (grammar and vocabulary – foreign language lesson (using the PPP framework)

Teaching practice preparation

Teaching practice and feedback


Finding work in the TEFL industry and general

Reflective task home assignment (2 hours)

20-hour TEFL Practical certificate.

The Practical course is available as part of the “The Combined TEFL Course” Package

Price: R3,090

The complete Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) teacher training course.  

You get:

– 120-hours TEFL online theory course and certification. Flexible to complete anytime

– 20-hour / 2 days of comprehensive and fun weekend TEFL practical teacher training.

– No boring lectures. Real interaction and feedback with your professional teacher trainer.

– Highly recommended by online and in-class employer schools and teacher recruiting agencies.

– Book your weekend practical course date now and start the 120-hour online course anytime.

– 120-hour TEFL / TESOL Certificate & 20-hour TEFL Practical Certificate.

International Certification Recognised & Accepted Worldwide by all ESL Schools. View ESL Jobs