Accredited 120 Hours TEFL Course Online


The cheapest 120-hour TEFL course

$99  $34

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Cheap Online TEFL Certification

If you’re looking for a cheap, accredited TEFL course with superior quality then you’re in the right place. Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) allows you to earn money, experience the world, and help others learn English. Most countries require teachers to have TEFL certification of 100 or more hours learning. Our 120-hour TEFL course is only $34 to study, which includes official certification through digital certificates (PDF & placed on our website for employers to view with your certificate transcripts).

We offer online accredited TEFL certification without breaking the bank. You’re probably wondering how it can be so cheap but still be legitimate. Well, it won’t always be this cheap; we’re a fairly young company and intend to revolutionize the TEFL certification industry. The studyTEFL 120-hour course is fully accredited by OTCAC, we have CPD provider accreditation, and have been awarded official UK registered learning provider status. Cheap online TEFL courses don’t come any cheaper than this but they don’t come any better either. Try two free lessons to see for yourself.

Registered UK Learning Provider

StudyTEFL is a registered UK learning provider as confirmed by the UK government’s UKRLP department. This means that studyTEFL is an officially recognized education institute. Our UKPRN is 10089401 and can be verified at UKRLP. With our dual accreditation and registered status, you should feel in safe hands learning with us.

  • Fully online & automated tuition
  • Free lessons pre-purchase
  • Text & video content
  • Quizzes instead of essays
  • Job recruiter links
  • Digital PDF & online certificate
  • Technical support
  • 14-day full refund for unused courses*

Our lower overheads are reflected in our course prices. Please try our units to see for yourself how in-depth and professional our material is.

Once you have completed your course with a passing grade, you will receive digital certificates (these can be printed but will not be embossed). The online version can be viewed by anyone with your course completion code and your surname 24/7. Paying $25 extra, once you’ve passed, means we will also post a professional, embossed hardcopy of your certificate with transcripts to most destinations in the world (very remote places may require additional postage). The hardcopy is protected with strong backing card and a plastic sleeve. Students do not need to purchase this since most employers accept the online check on our website.

Yes. A 3-month extension requires an additional payment of $20. You can extend your course one time only.

As an accredited TEFL course provider, StudyTEFL certification is accepted worldwide. Employers can check your completed TEFL status online with your unique certification code.


120-Hour TEFL Certification

120-Hour Online TEFL Course Comparison
StudyTEFL $34

StudyTEFL Certification $34

TEFLmasters $37
Enjoy TEFL $120
TEFL UK $125
i-to-i $180
ITTT $200

*Prices accurate on August 1st 2022

Fully Accredited Course

We deliver the 120-hour online TEFL certification course. It scored an OTCAC accreditation grade of "Excellent", meaning it far exceeds the international standards set by the accreditation committee. StudyTEFL's 120-hour TEFL course is 100% online. There are no essays, but our quizzes ensure you have an in-depth understanding of the content of our units. All units are supplemented by videos.

Cheap TEFL courses sometimes cut corners, but not ours. Try our free units for your peace of mind. Our accredited online TEFL course also includes an optional bonus unit on young learners.

Course accessible immediately.
Refundable within 14 days.

Our Online TEFL Certification Course

  • Course welcome
  • Common acronyms in EFL/ESL


  • Learn about the most popular places to teach, their perks, and other essential information


  • What you need to consider before deciding on a place to work abroad
  • What you should expect from your TEFL experience
  • Videos: “A Day in the life of a TEFL teacher in China / Korea”
  • Verbs
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • English as a global language
  • Past influences on the English language
  • What it means to be an EFL teacher
  • The multiple roles an effective EFL teacher must adopt
  • Qualities of a ‘good’ teacher
  • How to entertain your students
  • Managing your first day as a teacher
  • Modelling behavior as a teacher
  • The usefulness of a teacher’s voice
  • Using gestures in class 
  • Grouping students 
  • Giving instructions
  • Building rapport
  • Behavior problems and reasons
  • Behavior management systems
  • The tense system
  • Simple Present tense 
  • Present progressive tense
  • Present perfect tense
  • Present perfect continuous tense
  • Common errors
  • Intrinsic Motivation
  • Extrinsic Motivation
  • Motivation Theories
  • Instrumental Motivation
  • Integrative Motivation
  • Increasing Motivation in the Classroom
  • The student-centered approach
  • Activities to enable student-centered learning
  • Cooperative learning
  • Seating arrangements for collaboration
  • Experiential learning 
  • Scaffolding
  • Materials to enhance learning
  • VARK
  • Culture and how it relates to language teaching
  • The five barriers to cross-cultural understanding 
  • Cultural dimensions and how they impact the EFL classroom 
  • Culture shock and its stages
  • Simple Future tense 
  • Future continuous tense
  • Future perfect tense
  • Future perfect continuous tense
  • Common errors
  • Differences between methods, approaches, and techniques
  • Traditional teaching methods
  • Contemporary teaching methods
  • Language accuracy and fluency
  • Features of the Natural and Communicative Approaches
  • Appropriate teaching methods for different age groups
  • The levels of language proficiency (indicators)
  • The importance of lesson planning
  • Effective lesson plan creation
  • Introducing lesson goals using WALT
  • Goals using WILF
  • PPP and ESA lesson plans
  • Simple Past tense 
  • Past progressive tense
  • Past perfect tense
  • Past perfect continuous tense
  • Common errors
  • Objects: Direct and Indirect
  • Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
  • Direct Speech
  • Reported Speech
  • Activities to Teach Direct & Reported Speech
  • Conditionals: Zero, First, Second, Third
  • Activities to Teach Conditionals
  • Things to consider when teaching vocabulary 
  • How to present lexical meaning
  • Teaching vocabulary to young learners 
  • Vocabulary games
  • How to select which vocabulary to teach
  • Teaching vocabulary using ESA
  • The basics of language production
  • How to improve your students’ language production
  • Classroom speaking and writing activities
  • Pronunciation incorporation and activities
  • Language production assessment strategies
  • Writing as a form of communication
  • Providing effective feedback on language production
  • The process approach to writing
  • Games to encourage the use of writing skills
  • Phonology
  • Intonation
  • Stress
  • Place and manner of articulation
  • Phonemes and the IPA in-depth
  • Strategies for teaching pronunciation
  • Why receptive skills teaching is necessary
  • Schema theory
  • Activity ideas
  • Receptive skills problems and solutions
  • Lesson planning for teaching receptive skills
  • Assessing receptive skills
  • Differences between written and spoken language
  • Listening & reading abilities by level
  • Listening & reading materials
  • Strategies for teaching listening & reading skills
  • Listening & reading skill difficulties
  • Lesson planning for reading & listening
  • Sight word recognition skills
  • Selecting reading materials 
  • Exercises to promote reading skill development
  • Channel conversion
  • Different assessment types
  • Different international English language tests
  • Methods of evaluation for productive and receptive skills 
  • The importance of providing feedback
  • Producing rubrics


  • Useful classroom resources
  • How to utilize several resources in the ESL classroom
  • Potential issues with key resources
  • Visual aids in the ESL classroom
  • Online teaching pros and cons
  • Using videos in lessons
  • Classroom Motivation Tips
  • Approaches to Motivation
  • Growth Mindset
  • STEM Challenges
  • Gamification
  • Game-Based Learning
  • What to expect from online teaching 
  • Equipment required for teaching online
  • Working for online ESL companies
  • Online teaching independently
  • Online teaching methods
  • Activities and games for online classes
  • Finding an online ESL teaching job


  • Piaget’s stages
  • Ideas for teaching beginners
  • Difficulties with teaching young learners
  • Classroom management
  • Activities to aid learning

100% Online Content

No essays. No lengthy assignments. No waiting.
Access your TEFL course from anywhere, anytime.

Video with Audio

Videos supporting text lessons. Videos with theory & modeling how to teach certain concepts.

Quizzes Deepen Learning

End of unit quizzes are designed to consolidate learning and ensure that all content is read, watched, processed, and retained.

Paper & Online Certificates

our prices include a digital certificate, accessible 24/7 by yourself or your employer, but you can also receive an embossed certificate by mail for a small fee.

Accepted Worldwide

Employers look for reputable TEFL certifiers that actually prepare future EFL teachers for teaching in a classroom. Our course does this!

14-Days Refundable

We follow UK & EU law, so unused courses are fully refundable within 14 days from purchase.*

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120-Hour TEFL Certification

Where In The World Will You Teach ?

We don’t host a jobs board or promise to find you a job after your TEFL course certification. Instead, we provide you with contacts and links with recruiters, destination advice, and helpful resume and cover letter templates. In reality, finding a job is easy and free through a recruiter. 

Never pay to find a TEFL job; schools pay recruiters to find teachers, so save your money.






Our Learning Process

Read PDF

All units include text PDFs that can be downloaded. Read & re-read for deeper learning.

Watch Video(s)

Videos support the text content of each unit & often add further depth of knowledge. Some lessons show actual EFL teaching in videos.

Take Quiz

Students must score 60% or more in each end of unit quiz, testing both text & video content. end of course quiz may be retaken.

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