TEFL / TESOL Certification Program in Chicago, IL

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International TEFL Academy, Chicago:
Do you want to start an exciting new career as an English language teacher? Based in Chicago, Illinois, International TEFL Academy provides internationally-accredited and recognized English teacher certification courses in over 25 countries worldwide. In Chicago, we offer a 4-week (160-hour) TEFL training program. Our school in Chicago is conveniently located in the heart of the Lakeview / Lincoln Park neighborhood. In addition to our full-time campus-based program, we offer highly-interactive 170-hour online TEFL teacher training & certification. We offer our four-week onsite TEFL courses in over 25 countries around the world.

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Accreditation:

Photo of TEFL / TESOL Certification Program in Chicago, IL• Our onsite TEFL course in Chicago and our online TEFL certificate course are accredited by TQUK (Training Qualifications UK) which is on the Ofqual Registry.

• It is a QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) Level 5 course which is the highest level of accreditation for TEFL certification, and is the equivalent of a CELTA course.

• Our onsite TEFL courses, operated in cooperation with our international affiliates and partners, are internationally accredited by a variety of leading academic bodies, including the College of Teachers.

• As a U.S.-based institute, we are also held to U.S. educational, ethical and professional standards.

Convenient & Easily-Accessible Location:

Image of TEFL / TESOL Certification Program in Chicago, IL• Our school in Chicago is conveniently located in the heart of the Lakeview / Lincoln Park neighborhood on Chicago's Near North Side.

• We are only 15 minutes from downtown Chicago by train or car, and the Diversey Brown Line "El" (subway) stop is just a block away.


TEFL / TESOL Teacher Training Programs:

 Onsite TEFL / TESOL Certificate Course - 4 weeks:
Designed by leading scholars and experts, our 160-hour certification course will provide the comprehensive skill sets required to succeed as a professional English teacher and incorporates teaching practice / practicum to provide all students with hands-on experience in a live teaching environment. TEFL/TESOL classes are 4 weeks, full time, Monday - Friday.

 Online TEFL / TESOL Course - 170-hours:
The online TEFL / TESOL course takes approximately 11 weeks to complete and is a fully interactive course with 20 other students. It is taught by a seasoned university level professor and consists of 150 class hours and 20 hours of teaching practice.

Practicum of 20 hours will be conducted at an ESL classroom in your town.

An additional 30-Hour Business Professional & Young Learner module is available as an optional add-on to the main course for a total TEFL / TESOL certification of 200 hours.

Student Reviews:

Photos of International TEFL Academy, Chicago•  "The best thing was that we got to be new learners ourselves and with that in mind. We have learned how to teach using the best strategy."
Liu

•  "Teaching to students who wanted to learn to improve their current situation was most rewarding. It was good fun!"
Paul

•  "I got the tools and guidance I need to teach English confidently in front a room full of students."
Larry

•  "I truly had a blast during the 4-week course! There was a good mix of class instruction, preparing for lessons, actual teaching, and discussion! I met wonderful people from all over. Although the course was intense, the laid-back atmosphere provided a relaxed, enjoyable environment in which to learn."
Brian

Benefits of Choosing International TEFL Academy in Chicago:

Picture of TEFL / TESOL Certification Program in Chicago, IL• Highly Qualified and Experienced Instructors - All International TEFL Academy instructors, for both online and onsite courses, are highly qualified and experienced and very often hold a Masters or a PhD in TESOL or a related field.

• Internationally accredited and recognized certification courses – Our training courses, both online and onsite have met the rigorous standards set by the most prestigious accrediting bodies in the field of TEFL and TESOL and will qualify you to teach in thousands of schools and language institutes around the world.

• Comprehensive pre-enrollment counseling, job search guidance and personal customer service for all students and graduates, provided by experienced advisors who have lived and/or taught abroad.


International TEFL Course locations include:
New York, Chicago & Boston, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Limassol, Cyprus; Budapest, Hungary; Crete, Greece; Florence & Sardinia, Italy; Ciudad Guzman Mexico; Arequipa, Peru; St. Petersburg, Russia; Barcelona & Madrid, Spain; Istanbul, Turkey; Pattaya, Thailand, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Address: 916 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago, Illinois , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-12-13 were from:

UK & England;   Edinburgh, UK & England;   İstanbul, Turkey;   Reggio Emilia, Italy;   Fate;   CHAPEL HILL;   Smolensk, Russia;   Abuja, Nigeria, Nigeria;   Cyprus;   Lynden, WA;   and more.
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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
Teaching House - Boston
Courses / Programs
Teaching House Boston is located in the city's beautiful historic district at Fanueil Hall. Just a short walk away is the famous Freedom trail, where you can learn all about the start of the American Revolution and explore the many museums, churches, and burial sites along the way.
When you are not in class or planning lessons, enjoy your time off at Fenway Park or the New England Aquarium. You can even grab a craft beer at one of Boston's many cozy pubs. And definitely don't forget to try some New England clam chowder!
CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adults) Course - 4 weeks (full-time) / 10 weeks part-time:
International TEFL Academy, Boston
Courses / Programs
• The International TEFL Academy provides internationally-recognized TEFL / TESOL teacher training in the heart of historic downtown Boston MA.

• Our intensive TEFL / TESOL certification program takes 4 weeks to complete, and is available to English-speaking students from around the world. On graduation, you will be qualified for thousands of English teaching jobs in up to 100 countries around the world!

• Taught by world-class instructors, our intensive teacher training course includes hands-on live teaching practice.

• Residential options include living in our Student Residences, and a Homestay option where you live with a Boston host family.

• In addition to our campus-based program, we offer a 170-hour online TEFL / TESOL certificate course.

Student Review:
"Just finished the TEFL. I can't believe how much I learned in 4 short weeks. The hands on nature of the course really prepared me for teaching! My instructor is a great teacher! I would recommend this course to anyone for sure."
TEFL / TESOL English Language Teacher Training
4-Week Full-Time Course

Course features include:
• 4-weeks Mon-Fri full-time instruction
• Hands-on teaching practice
• Planning individual lessons
• Presentation, practice, and use of language
• Learner/teacher roles
• Classroom management / mixed levels
• Teaching Business English
• Teaching English for Specific Purposes
• Homestay / student accommodation

- In addition to our campus-based programs, we offer a 170-hour online TEFL / TESOL certificate course.
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
Week intensive: online + 1 week on-site
Semester course: online + 2 evenings/wk for 4 wks on-site
OHC Miami
Courses / Programs
THE CELTA COURSE – THE BEST TEFL COURSE IN THE WORLD

Want a job that’s fun and rewarding with unlimited opportunities for travel, learning about different languages and cultures and working with people from all over the world? Well, you’ve come to the right place.

And if you do your research, you’ll notice that among all the certification programs to be an English teacher, the one name that keeps coming up, again and again, is the CELTA. There is a reason for this; the CELTA, run by Cambridge University, is the gold standard of TESOL programs. And employers around the world are looking to recruit teachers who have the CELTA.
Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) course.

Our intensive course runs for 4 weeks from Monday to Friday, from approximately 9:00 am - 6:00 pm depending on location.

During one-half of the day, you will participate in input sessions, which cover issues such as grammar, how to teach vocabulary, methodology, literacy, etc. In the other half, you will be teaching adult students from diverse nationalities and backgrounds, who wish to improve their English skills.
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).
Updated: 2018-10-31
Updated: 2018-10-31