everything you need to know to kick off your career in language teaching

take your time

In this flexible, 80h course, you will experience hands-on activities that will take your teaching to the next level and help your students achieve their goals.

learn & network

Learn or revisit all the essential teaching techniques from some of the best English Language Teaching professionals in the market. 

a tailor-made experience

The Troika Teaching Basics takes into account the context of Brazilian language centres, regular schools, and one-to-one classes.

a troika certificate

Trusted by over 10,000 teachers and 100 schools and education companies, a Troika Certificate is acknowledged by the market as a valuable asset.

Our line-up of tutors includes Isabela Villas Boas, Paulo Dantas, Mônica Freire, Bruno Albuquerque, Leticia Moraes and many guests, who are leading experts in their fields.

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Who is the course for?

This course is for novice teachers who want to learn more about language teaching and it covers the most relevant aspects of the teaching profession: methods and approaches in language teaching, lesson planning, classroom management, giving feedback to learners, principles of assessment, and professional development.

Is the Troika Teaching Basics online?

Yes, the course is 100% online. The course is made up of: 18 live sessions (36h), on Mondays from 9 August to 20 December, 2021 (8pm to 10pm). 18 self-paced lessons (38h) that include reading activities, video materials and collaborative activities. 6 hours of supervised teaching, in which you will experience two lesson-observation cycles: you will meet with your tutor to plan your lesson, have your lesson observed and then receive constructive feedback and teaching tips to ensure your teaching is top-notch!

Who are the tutors?

Tutors include Isabela Villas Boas, Mônica Freire, Paulo Dantas, Leticia Moraes, Bruno Albuquerque and other incredible Troika staff who will help you through every stage of the course.

What will I learn on the course?

This is a compact, hands-on teaching basics course that covers everything you need to know to start teaching. The course content includes:

  • Second language acquisition theories
  • The most relevant methods and approaches to teaching
  • Teaching speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • Giving feedback to learners
  • Lesson planning
  • Teaching the language
  • Different teaching formats: online, face-to-face, and one-on-one
  • Principles of language assessment
  • Classroom management
  • How to keep developing as a teacher

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the whole course and not just in the observation cycles: your active participation in the discussions, course attendance, collaborative work and all your learning will count towards your course assessment.

how much?

Non-member - R$ 1.950,00

Member Unlimited - R$ 975,00

Member Full  - R$ 975,00

Member Lite - R$ 975,00

Public Sector Teachers - R$ 975,00


7 March - 4 July, 2022