Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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The Introduction to TEFL unit is your first step towards a career in teaching English as a foreign language. This unit is available to all University undergraduates. In order to succeed on the unit, you will need to have an advanced level of English.

You can find full details on the unit catalogue.

Please find the 2018/19 timetable for Teaching Block 1 here: OU 18/19 TB1 TEFL Timetable (PDF, 55kB)

How to register

Registration for 2018/19 optional units is now open for teaching block 2. Please complete this form to register. Following the registration process, the unit will appear on your timetable. Please register before the 30th of January 2019. 

Get in touch

If you have any questions, please email

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