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. 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, ILOur 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, ILOur 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 Testimonials:

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 2018-02-22 were from:

Phnom penh, Cambodia;   Port Harcourt, Nigeria;   Lagos, Nigeria;   Larnaca, Cyprus;   Currently Davos Platz, Switzerland;   Illinois;   happy valley oregon;   Puerto Vallarta, Mexico;   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;   Beijing, China;   and more.
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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 Testimonial:
"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.
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
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
International TEFL Institute - ITEFLI
Courses / Programs
• The International TEFL Institute (ITEFLI) provides internationally-accredited and globally-recognized certificate and master diploma programs in Teaching English Language as a Foreign Language (TEFL).

• Taught via online learning, our TEFL (TESOL) programs are available to students in the U.S., Canada and worldwide.

• We equip you with the teaching skills and certification required to get a professional well-paid job teaching English anywhere in the world.

• A TEFL qualification from ITEFLI will help you find TEFL jobs throughout the world. Our online TEFL certification programs are provided through up-to-date, technologically-advanced interactive training media which enhance and promote the learning experience.

• The main advantages of completing an online TEFL course are convenience and flexibility. You can study from any location you choose and you can start the program whenever you want.

• Learn at your own pace with up to 6 months to complete a course. You don't have to take any exams - qualification is earned through assignments you submit.

• ITEFLI is accredited by the International TEFL Accreditation Council (ITEFLAC) - an independent body that specialises in the accreditation of TEFL/TESOL course providers and institutions.

Student Review:
"The course itself is professionally produced and contains great information...thank you very much for the wonderful time I had. I'm equally impressed with the professional materials. I highly recommend this course to anyone."
- Francis
Online TEFL Certificate & Diploma Programs:

• TEFL Certificate - 120 hrs: An initial TEFL qualification.

• Master TEFL Diploma - 250 hrs: Increase your understanding of the principles & practice of English teaching.

• Short Certificate Course: Teaching Practice Certificate - 20 hours of in-class teaching experience
Teaching House - Washington DC
Courses / Programs
Hosted at the Waterview Conference Center in the heart of the U.S. capital, Teaching House Washington DCis a training center for English as a Second Language instructors around the world. We offer full-time (4-week) intensive instruction for the Cambridge University accredited CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) course. This is the most internationally recognized TEFL or TESL course in the world, and is very highly regarded by employers in the U.S. and overseas.

With an enrollment of over 3000 trainees, Teaching House has extensive experience in providing our students with the tools, support and encouragement they need on their journey to become an English teacher. When you emerge from Teaching House Washington DC, you'll have the most widely-recognized English language teaching certification in the world.
4-week Intensive CELTA English Language Teacher Training Courses:

- Hands-on practical course that equips students with the necessary skills to teach a range of English lessons to students from around the world.

- Accredited by the University of Cambridge and successful candidates are awarded certification from Cambridge.

- The most recognized ESL teacher training course in the world, highly-regarded by employers in the U.S. & abroad.