TESL / TESOL Certification in Tennessee

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Tennessee Foreign Language Institute, Nashville:
Learn to teach English as a second language. Gain knowledge and skills to help you get a career in teaching overseas or locally. Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI) is located in Nashville, TN, in a thriving, multicultural community, and the "Athens of the South". We provide TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) courses for both native and non-native English speakers. TFLI has the unique privilege of serving this community, holding the distinction as the only state-supported language institution in the US. We have offered training in over 100 world languages since 1987.

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British Council Recognition:

The British Council recognizes TFLI as a reputable teaching institution, acknowledging that our coursework meets the highest standards in teacher training. Therefore, graduates of TFLI's TESL program meet the criteria to become IELTS examiners for ELS and the British Council.

ESL Teacher Training Programs:


TESL Certification Program:

At the end of the 150-hour training, student TESL teachers give affordable instruction to non-native adult speakers in Nashville's community. The training program has served thousands of adults in local community centers schools and institutes, as well as parents of children attending public schools. TESL graduates have been employed locally in private schools, community centers, community colleges, and language institutes. Many graduates have become ESL teachers in other states and in other countries.

TESL for Non-native Speakers of English:
The 150-hour Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate Program is based on the same methodology, but is adapted to suit non-native speakers of English who would like to begin or continue a career in teaching English in their home country. Concepts and approaches may also be applied to foreign language teaching.

Further Language Programs:
- ESL Programs
- Foreign Language Classes

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International TEFL Academy - Online Programs
Courses / Programs
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.
ELS Tacoma
Courses / Programs
Take the first steps towards an exciting and rewarding career as an English language teacher!

Located in Tacoma WA, just 26 miles south of Seattle, ELS Tacoma provides the internationally-recognized CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) qualification.

Designed for those with little or no previous teaching experience, this initial certification is awarded by Cambridge English (part of the world-famous University of Cambridge) so you can be assured of its quality.

It is also suitable for those with some teaching experience but no formal qualifications, or people who want a career break or change.

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).

Classes take place on the campus of Bates Technical College, in the heart of downtown Tacoma.

Student Testimonial:
“I am so glad I took the CELTA course at ELS/Tacoma. The huge amount of information I received was very well organized and I got to implement it right away in the afternoon teaching sessions. The instructors were so supportive and communicative. They really set us up for success and encouraged us every step of the way."
- Karissa
CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) Course:
4 weeks / 120 contact hours

- Lesson planning
- Methodology
- Language analysis and awareness
- Classroom management
- 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 Academy of Arizona, Scottsdale
Courses / Programs
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

Courses include:
- Evaluated practice teaching in a real ESL classroom
- Observation of experienced ESL teachers in the classroom
School of Teaching ESL – Seattle WA and online
Courses / Programs
The School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) is located in the Licton Springs neighborhood in North Seattle, Washington.

In conjunction with Seattle Pacific University, The School of Teaching ESL has created a cooperative agreement that gives students several choices regarding professional development in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

There are many good, practical courses leading to a certificate in teaching English. Ours earns post-baccalaureate credit from Seattle Pacific University, which many students find advantageous. The certificates are issued by Seattle Pacific University.

With pre-planning, these credits can apply to a future master's degree in TESOL. More than 3,500 certificates have been awarded since 1985, so most local administrators, and many overseas administrators, are familiar and pleased with the training their teachers got at S-TESL.

The School of Teaching ESL emphasizes decision-making, and the knowledge you need to make the many decisions you will be required to make in your teaching career.

The 900-level education credits from Seattle Pacific University and the Certificate in TESOL awarded by Seattle Pacific University will always be of value on your resume.

Student Testimonial:
"This is a comprehensive course to set up a person to teach ESL. It covers the theory & background knowledge and then all of the practical aspects or strategies & tactics of teaching."
- 12 Credit TESOL Certificate

- 24 Credit TESOL Advanced Certificale

- ELL Endorsement Program

- Visiting Educators Program

- Seattle Pacific University (SPU) Graduate Programs
International TEFL Training Institute
Courses / Programs
you searching for TEFL / TESOL certification in NYC? Located only steps away from Times Square in Midtown Manhattan, International TEFL Training Institute (ITTI) provides a range of internationally-recognized and accredited TESOL certification programs with a range of study options - onsite, online, or combined.

Designed for both native and non-native English speakers, our comprehensive TESOL courses prepare you for a rewarding career as an English language teacher in the United States or abroad.

Online specialization courses are also available in teaching business, young learners and TOEFL preparation.

With training professionals who possess an MA in TESOL and years of extensive teaching experience, you can be certain to acquire the knowledge and the skills you need to successfully enter the world of teaching English.

Our graduates are employed by the best schools in over 50 countries promoting the study of English.

Whether you would like to teach business professionals, young learners or prepare individuals to pass the TOEFL test, our specialization programs can help you achieve your goals and land the job you desire.

Over the years, we have successfully established a network of recruiters and schools that enables us to effectively support the employment needs of our graduates for life.

Student Testimonial:
"I took the four-week, intensive 120-hour program in New York...It is a demanding course, but it is really worth it."
- Katerina
120-Hour TESOL Certification Courses:

• 120-Hour 100% On-Site Course (four weeks with high quality teaching practice with actual ESL students)

• 120-Hour 100% Online Course (from anywhere in the world at your own pace)

• 120-Hour Combined Course (online at your own pace, then attend one of our training centers to get classroom teaching practice)

50-Hour Online TEFL Specialization Courses:
• Teach Young Learners
• Teach Business English
• Teach TOEFL Test Preparation
Updated: 2016-05-05
Updated: 2016-05-05