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TEFL / ESL Certification in Washington State

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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 TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) through City University of Seattle. Our TESOL 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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English Teacher Training Courses:

The TESOL program consists of five courses at the graduate level. Each course earns three university quarter credits, for a total of 15 university quarter credits. It is necessary to take all classes for credit in order to receive the Certificate.  All classes are offered online and during the day in our Summer Intensive program.

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

Teaching Prospects:
The WAL TESOL Certificate is internationally recognized by language schools all over the world. Graduates of our Certificate program have found teaching positions in local community colleges, grade schools, and high schools. Others have gone on to teach children and adults in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Almost all of our graduates who have sought employment abroad have found positions of their choice.

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Address: 521 Wall Street, Seattle, Washington 98121, USA
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Astar Education Institute, Washington DC Metro Area
Courses / Programs
• Earn an internationally-accredited TESOL / TEFL English teacher certificate with Astar Education Institute (AEI) - a leader in the field of international education and ESL certification.

• Located in Manassas VA, in the Washington DC metro area, AEI provide an intensive, 140-hour TESOL certificate program for students who want to live and work abroad as an English teacher.

• Astar provides international employment opportunities to students who want to travel to China and teach English to non-native speakers in a Chinese school. 

• Designed by a university Ph.D. to replicate graduate-level programs, our TESOL Certificate offers a variety of courses that are all designed to fully prepare teacher trainees to live and work abroad in teaching positions that command top salaries and benefits.
TESOL English Teacher Training Certificate Program:

- Duration: 140 hours:

Core modules include:
• Introduction to TESOL
• Methodology and Linguistic Theory in ESL Teaching
• Assessing English Language Proficiency
• Teaching Speaking and Listening English
• Teaching Reading and Writing English
• Teaching Grammar, Vocabulary and Lesson Planning
• ESL Classroom Management
• Teaching Practicum
International TEFL Training Institute, New York
Courses / Programs
Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, New York, International TEFL Training Institute (ITTI) provides a range of internationally-recognized TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification programs.

Teach English around the world with our accredited, state-of-the-art 120-hour TEFL/TESOL (online, on-site, or combined) certification programs.

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
International Career Institute, Online TEFL Diploma Course
Courses / Programs
• International Career Institute (ICI) is a leading, accredited distance learning school for students in the U.S., UK, Australia & globally that offers an online TESOL (ICI Diploma) qualification course as well as courses in a wide range of other subjects and professions.

• Our online TEFL / TESOL English teacher training course will quickly provide you with the key skills you need to be a successful ESL teacher.

• ICI home study students come from the USA, Canada, Australia, UK, and elsewhere around the world. We have weekly intake dates, and you can enroll whenever you are ready.

• ICI online TESOL courses are recognised & accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC), and the International Accreditation and Recognition Council (IARC).

• ICI is a member of the College of Teachers which is the UK's professional educational institute for teachers.

• ICI Diploma & ICI Advanced Diploma qualifications in a wide range of careers.
ICI DIPLOMA TESOL / TEFL Certification course online:
- Average duration by home study: 24 weeks
- With weekly intake dates
EBC International TEFL Certificate, Madrid
Courses / Programs
• EBC would like to invite Americans to consider Madrid and Spain as a quality TEFL course + work destination in Europe. Madrid is a TEFL hotspot year-round with a vibrant nightlife and cultural immersion experience, and EBC Madrid offers an accredited TEFL course with job placement program for our graduates!  Contact us today for details of our next course dates.

• EBC Madrid is an accredited centre of Trinity College, and a leading provider of internationally-recognised TEFL courses and job placement opportunities for career-change seekers and global travelers.

• EBC offers a British Council-accepted Trinity CertTESOL certificate course in Madrid, the ability to earn up to 60 university credits, and the key resource of free worldwide, lifetime job placement for our TEFL graduates.

• The Trinity CertTESOL qualification is preferred by many renowned language schools worldwide, and over the last 16 years, EBC has been instrumental in helping more than 8000+ TEFL graduates finance their travels and realise their dreams of living and working outside of their home countries.

• If you are a citizen of the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa, EBC Madrid provides our comprehensive Road2Spain program which offers you a 1 year student visa to work, live and travel throughout Spain and Europe.

• EBC also runs accredited TEFL courses in Crete (Greece), Buenos Aires, (Argentina) and Boracay (Philippines).
Intensive 4-week accredited TEFL / TESOL teacher certificate course:
• Comprises 150 hours including 24 hours of teaching practice.
• Written to UK QCF level 5 standards.

With Study Package options:
• Bronze, Silver, Gold and Road2Spain (Road2Spain is an ideal option, for example, for citizens of the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa who want a seamless stay in Spain with accommodation and study visa included).
School Of Teaching ESL, Seattle WA & online
Courses / Programs
Working in partnership with Seattle Pacific University, The School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) offers an accredited TESOL Certificate via online classes to students in the Houston TX area, throughout Texas, and nationwide.

Our online TESOL classes are asynchronous and consist of 9 modules completed over a 10 week quarter, and are designed for those who prefer the flexibility of online study. 

This solid project-based program taught by highly-qualified professional teacher educators prepares you to teach in the U.S. or overseas.

Classes begin winter, spring, summer and fall quarters. Onsite study options are also available.

Student Testimonial:
"This is a seasoned, well-thought out program that is taught by extremely knowledgeable and experienced instructors. I was not a teacher before the course but now I am."
Accredited Online TESOL Certificate Program (120+ hours)

Courses include:
- Approaches and Methods in ELT 
- Assessment of English Language Students 
- Classroom Issues and Management
- Content-based English Language Teaching 
- Foundations of English Language Teaching (ELT)
- Grammar in ELT
- Pronunciation
- Reading and Writing
- Teaching Young Learners
- Teaching English for Specific Purposes
- Technology in English Language Teaching..
International Language Institute, Washington DC
Courses / Programs
• Located in the Dupont Circle area of central Washington DC, International Language Institute provides an accredited 8 week TESOL English teacher training Certificate course to English speaking students from around the world.

• Our 120-hour course is taught by experienced native speakers, and features 48 classroom hours alongside 72 hours of self-study, observation, and practice teaching.

• With a practical focus, our comprehensive teacher training class prepares and equips students to teach English as a Second Language in the United States or abroad.

• The course centers on practice in teaching the four basic language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and the sub skills of vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar.
TESOL English Teacher Training Certificate:
Duration: 8 weeks / 120 hours

Modules include:
• Teaching and Teachers: Roles and Styles
• Introduction, Texts, Syllabus & Expectations
• Learning and Learners: Roles and Styles
• Classroom Presentation
• Teaching Vocabulary
• Teaching Pronunciation
• Teaching Grammar
• Practice Teaching
• Integrating the Four Skills & Adapting Texts
• Classroom Management & Assessment
• ESL Professional Development