Graduate Certificate in TESL in Seattle, WA

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Washington Academy of Languages:
Washington Academy of Languages (WAL) is located in the vibrant heart of downtown Seattle, and offers an Accredited Graduate Certificate in TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) on local Seattle university campuses. Our TESL Certificate Program has an established reputation for combining practical skills with theory enabling graduates to become confident, creative, and effective instructors. Since 1979, WAL has been offering classes in English as a Second Language (ESL), World Languages and Teacher Education. Credits are awarded by City University of Seattle, which is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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Accredited Graduate Certificate in TESL/TEFL:
Photo of Graduate Certificate in TESL in Seattle, WAThis program is offered in conjunction with Seattle Pacific University (SPU). The TESL program consists of eight courses at the post-baccalaureate level. Each course earns 3 university quarter credits, for a total of 24 university quarter credits. It is necessary to take all classes for credit in order to receive the Certificate. A graduate Certificate in Bilingual Education is also available. All classes are offered onsite in the evening, during the day in our Summer Intensive program, and online.
The TESL Program gives participants a foundation in second language acquisition theory, linguistics, language teaching methods, and cultural issues related to teaching a diverse student population. Participants acquire hands-on experience utilizing contemporary instructional methods. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of teaching.

TESL Certificate Requirements
Completion of the TESL Certificate requires a total of 8 courses (24 credits):

- Principles of Language Learning OR Introduction to Linguistics
- History and Methods of Teaching ESL/Bilingual Education
- English Structure for ELL Teachers
- Methods of Teaching Spoken Language
- Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing to the ESL Student
- Issues Across Cultures
- Testing and Evaluation of the ESL Student
- ESL Materials Selection and Development

Students who complete all eight courses will be awarded the TESL Certificate. Graduates who already hold a Washington State teacher's certificate will also be eligible for ELL Endorsement and Bilingual Endorsement.

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TEFL Academy of Arizona, Scottsdale
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The TEFL Academy of Arizona in downtown Scottsdale offers Arizona's only in-class 120 hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate course.

This focused and intensive TEFL course is available either as a full-time course during the week (4 weeks) or part-time at weekends (12 weeks). We aim to provide our students with the confidence and know-how to plan a lesson and teach English in ESL classrooms around the world.

All of our instructors are TEFL certified and exceed the highest levels of international TESOL /TEFL /ESL training standards. We also provide a Certificate in Teaching International Business English course and a TEFL certificate course for non-native speakers of English.

Our school is located in Scottsdale's vibrant entertainment district close to art galleries, restaurants, cultural venues, hotels, and lots of outdoor activities under the sunny Arizona sky. Students can enjoy wonderful weather and tourist attractions such as the Grand Canyon.
Teaching English Certificate Courses:

- TEFL Certificate Weekday Course for native speakers of English (4 weeks)
- TEFL Certificate Weekend Course for native speakers of English (12 Saturdays)
- TEFL Certificate Course for non-native speakers of English
- Certificate in Teaching International Business English

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- Evaluated practice teaching in a real ESL classroom
- Observation of experienced ESL teachers in the classroom
International TEFL Academy - Online Programs
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Based in Chicago, Illinois, International TEFL Academy provides internationally-accredited and recognized TEFL / TESOL certification courses in a range of locations worldwide including the USA, Canada, Spain, Italy among many others.

In addition to our full-time campus-based TEFL / TESOL programs, we offer an online ESL teacher certification program which takes approximately 11 weeks to complete.

The online TEFL / TESOL course is a fully interactive course taught by a highly-experienced university level professor.

Designed for students who wish to teach English as a foreign language internationally in a professional environment, it consists of 150 class hours and 20 hours of teaching practice at a local ESL classroom in your home town.

Student Testimonial:
“I am looking forward to using my certificate I obtained at International TEFL Academy to teach English abroad and make my class exciting for students! My online class, set up for me by my advisor, exceeded my expectations! Todd is a great instructor. He provides clear examples and encourages class discussion and participation.”
- Joseph, Yakima WA
Online TEFL / TESOL 170-Hour Course (11 weeks).

- This online certification program consists of 150 hours of classes & a 20-Hour teaching practicum at a local ESL classroom in your home town.

- An additional 30-Hour Business Professional & Young Learner module is available as an optional add-on to the main course for total TEFL / TESOL certification of 200 hours.
International TEFL Institute - ITEFLI
Courses / Programs
The International TEFL Institute (ITEFLI) provides internationally-accredited and globally-recognized certificate and diploma programs in Teaching English Language as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

Taught via online learning, our TEFL (TESOL) programs are available to students in the U.S., Canada and worldwide.

We equip you with the teaching skills and certification required to get a professional well-paid job teaching English anywhere in the world. 

A TEFL qualification from ITEFLI will help you find TEFL jobs throughout the world. Our online TEFL certification programs are provided through up-to-date, technologically-advanced interactive training media which enhance and promote the learning experience.

The main advantages of completing an online TEFL course are convenience and flexibility. You can study from any location you choose and you can start the program whenever you want.

Learn at your own pace with up to 6 months to complete a course. You don't have to take any exams - your qualification is earned through assignments you submit.

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"The course itself is professionally produced and contains great information...thank you very much for the wonderful time I had. I'm equally impressed with the professional materials. I highly recommend this course to anyone."
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Online TEFL Certificate & Diploma Programs:

• TEFL Certificate - 120 hrs: An initial TEFL qualification.

• Diploma Add-on: After completing the Certificate, you may upgrade to the Diploma by completing this course

• TEFL Diploma - 180 hrs: For students seriously contemplating a career in English Teaching

• Master TEFL Diploma - 250 hrs: Increase your understanding of the principles & practice of English teaching.

• Short Certificate Courses
Updated: 2016-04-21
Updated: 2016-04-21
ELS Tacoma - CELTA Certification
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ELS Tacoma offers a four-week Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) course at our school in the heart of downtown Tacoma, on the campus of Bates Technical College in Washington State.

CELTA is an initial certification for people with little or no previous teaching experience, and can open a new world of exhilarating teaching opportunities for you.

Recognized worldwide, the CELTA qualification is awarded by Cambridge ESOL, part of the world-famous University of Cambridge, so you can rely upon its quality and recognition.

Just 26 miles south of Seattle, Tacoma is a vibrant and beautiful city filled with interesting sights and experiences. It has an impressive backdrop of majestic Mt. Rainier, and the Olympic Mountains.

ELS Tacoma is one of just eighteen CELTA certificate program locations in the USA, one of four on the West Coast and the only location in the Pacific Northwest (and in the Seattle area).

Student Testimonial:
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CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) Course:
4 weeks / 120 contact hours

- Language analysis and awareness 
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- Professional development
- A practical teaching component in a real ESL classroom

There is also an additional 80 learning hours devoted to pre-course preparation and tasks, on assignment writing, course reading and research, record keeping, and lesson preparation.
TEFL Training College
Courses / Programs
Do you want to travel to exotic locations and experience diverse cultures while earning money at the same time? Start an exciting new career as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher with TEFL Training College!

A global leader in online TEFL / TESOL education and learning, we provide internationally-recognized and accredited TEFL / TESOL certification courses that are taught online via self-study.

Our distance education teacher training courses are available to students in the U.S., Canada, the UK and around the world. We offer online certificate and diploma programs as well as a range of short certificate courses.

Studying online is an affordable and convenient way to achieve your TEFL / TESOL qualification to teach English abroad. You do not have to attend class in person and do not have to start your course on any specific date - if you enrol today, you can start today! Our courses are assignment-based so you do not need to take any exams.

Whether you are interested in teaching adults, young learners, Business English, private tutoring or TEFL management, TEFL Training College offers tutor-supported courses tailored to your every need.

Student Testimonials:
"As an experienced teacher, I highly recommend this course to both novices and experienced teachers."
- Andre Venter

"I thank you for the excellent service and professional tutors you have provided to me during my studies."
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Online TESOL/TEFL Courses:
- Preliminary Certificate (100 hours)
- Certificate (150 hours)
- Diploma (200 hours)
- Advanced Diploma (250 hours)
- Master Diploma of Educational Studies in TESOL (300 hours)

Short Certificate Courses:
- Teaching English Language to Young Learners
- Teaching Business English
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Updated: 2016-04-21
Updated: 2016-04-21