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.

Updated: 2018-04-17

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Address: 916 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago, Illinois , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-05-21 were from:

Larnaca, Cyprus;   Sagamu / Ogun State, Nigeria;   SBS NAGAR, India;   Causen, Moldova;   Panama City, Panama;   Honolulu, Hawaii;   Dallas, Texas;   istanbu, Turkey;   Currently Davos Platz, Switzerland;   decatur;   and more.
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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
American TESOL Institute, Tampa
Courses / Programs
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. American TESOL Programs held online are evaluated and accredited by the American Association For International English Proficiency, to ensure international standards are met.
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
International TEFL Academy, Boston
Courses / Programs
• Conveniently situated in the heart of historic downtown Boston MA, The International TEFL Academy offers a full-time, 4-week TEFL / TESOL teacher training course to English-speaking students from around the globe.

• This intensive four-week course will provide you with a recognized TEFL certification that will qualify you for thousands of English teaching jobs in up to 100 countries around the world.

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

• Our internationally-recognized course includes hands-on, live teaching practice as well as quality training from our world-class instructors.

• Residential options include our Student Residences, and a Homestay option where you live with a local Boston family for the duration of the course.

• In addition to gaining the skills and qualifications you need to succeed as an English teacher abroad, this course will provide you with comprehensive lifetime Job Search Guidance to ensure you receive the guidance, resources and support you need to find teaching opportunities all over the world.
4-Week Full-Time TEFL / TESOL English Language Teacher Training:

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.
Updated: 2018-04-17
Updated: 2018-04-17
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)

- All classes are offered onsite in the evening, during the day in our Summer Intensive program, and online.

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

- Foundation in second language acquisition theory, linguistics, language teaching methods, and cultural issues.
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
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 English teacher training courses by distance learning are available to students in the U.S., Canada, the UK and around the world.

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.

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

"I thank you for the excellent service and professional tutors you have provided to me during my studies."
- Jan
Online TESOL/TEFL Courses:
- Accredited & internationally recognized TESOL qualifications

- Learn at your own pace with flexible schedules

- Our courses are known for their convenience, affordability and quality

Certificate in TESOL:
• Duration: 150 hours
• Aimed at persons who wish to gain an initial TEFL / TESOL qualification

Master Diploma in TESOL:
• Duration: 300 hours
• Designed for teachers who wish to achieve an advanced level qualification in TESOL theory and methodology