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American TESOL Institute, Tampa:
The American TESOL Institute specializes in English teacher training. We provide a range of online and combined in-class / online TESOL courses, including job placement for graduates. Our headquarters are located in Tampa, Florida, in the heart of the Southeast United States of America. Being American TESOL-certified qualifies you to teach English worldwide, and is the USA's standard TESOL certification program for Americans wishing to teach and travel abroad.

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TESOL Abroad:

Upon successfully graduating from American TESOL Institute, we take privilege in obtaining you a teaching job. Our resources and guidance can place you in Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Europe, Latin America, or anywhere else in the world where ESL positions are available.

American TESOL provides volunteer or paid teaching jobs at schools or private organizations abroad, and paid or volunteer internships inside the USA. There are also many students who opt for e-tutoring jobs or tutoring jobs at trainees' home.

What is the difference between the TEFL and TESOL certificate?
TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Practically speaking, having either a TEFL or a TESOL certification essentially enables native English speakers to teach English in a variety of foreign countries. Each country may have its own specific certification requirements however, and oftentimes experience can be the final determining factor when it comes to job placement.

English Teacher Training Courses:


Combined In-Class & Online TESOL Courses:
- TESOL Foundation
- TESOL Advanced
- TESOL Expert

Online TESOL Courses:
- TESOL Advanced
- TESOL Expert
- TESOL for Children
- TESOL for Children Advanced
- TESOL for Business
- TESOL for Business Advanced

Enroll Now: Successful participants will be forwarded to the student area to download e-books, upload their resume for post certification job placement, chat with an online instructor, and search thousands of available TESOL jobs.

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Address: 8875 Hidden River Parkway, Tampa, Florida, 33637, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-04-11 were from:

Santa Cruz, Bolivia;   nanning/ guangxi, China;   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;   Montevideo, Uruguay;   adelaide, Australia;   Isparta, Turkmenistan;   and more.
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School Of Teaching ESL, Seattle WA & online
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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
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International Language Institute
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• International Language Institute (ILI) offers an 8-week TESOL / TEFL certificate program at our school in Washington DC.

• This comprehensive ESL teacher training course has a practical focus and will equip you with the skills you will need to teach English as a Second Language in the United States or abroad.

• The course is offered every 8 weeks, year round. In addition to our TEFL / TESOL certification course, we offer a range of English courses to students from around the world.

• Our 120-hour TESOL / TEFL certification course centers on practice in teaching the four basic language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as the sub-skills of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.

• Course components include lesson planning, observation of peers and practicing teachers, practice teaching in individual and group settings, maintaining teaching records, critical self-observation and compiling of a portfolio of teaching materials, and career planning and management.
8-week TESOL / TEFL Certificate Program (120 hours)

The course consists of:
• 48 classroom hours (every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 - 9 pm)

• 72 hours of self-study, observations and practice teaching.

• The course centers on teaching the four basic language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.
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.
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- TEFL Certificate Weekday Course for native speakers of English (4 weeks)
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Courses include:
- Evaluated practice teaching in a real ESL classroom
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English for Life Academy
Courses / Programs
Do you dream of exploring the world? Your next job could be challenging, fun, inspirational - and your greatest adventure yet.

Join us for our 130-hour TESOL/TEFL Certificate course in Greenville or Charleston, SC. In less than one semester, you'll have the tools, skills, and connections, to teach English and be confident in the classroom - on any continent. Teaching abroad can change your life. And the whole world is waiting for you.

In partnership with Greenville Technical College and The College of Charleston, graduates receive their 130-hr TESOL/TEFL Certificate, plus 32 CEUs or 6 graduate credits. Our Blended Format means low-residency for on-site classes, interactive online lessons, and a 30-hr teaching practicum with our partner organizations.

Also includes:
-- an introductory module to get you focused and organized in your job search
-- a bonus resume writing workshop and coaching session with a professional resume writer
-- 6 professional development Graduate Credits through our partner agreement with the College of Charleston (if eligible)
-- lifetime access to course updates and discounts on other EFL courses
-- a facebook group of EFL graduates to connect, support, and inspire
TESOL / TEFL Teacher Training Certificate
100 hours + 30 hour practicum

In less than one semester, you'll have the tools, skills, and connections, to teach English and be confident in the classroom on any continent.

Courses include:
- Individual career & resume coaching
- Interactive online class sessions (18 hrs)
- on-site class sessions (32 hours)
- supervised teaching practicum (30 hours)

Courses available:

Weekend intensive: online + 2 on-site weekends
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Washington Academy of Languages
Courses / Programs
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. WAL is authorized to issue the Form I-20 which is used to obtain the F-1 student visa.

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.
Accredited Graduate Certificate in TESOL (in conjunction with City University of Seattle)

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- Participants acquire hands-on experience utilizing contemporary instructional methods. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of teaching.

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Tennessee Foreign Language Institute, Nashville
Courses / Programs
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.

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.
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