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 2018-08-16 were from:

Commerce City;   Honolulu, HI;   Zimbabwe;   Dallas, Texas;   Vietnam;   Seattle;   Pembroke Pines/Florida;   Weatherford;   Cairo, Egypt;   Honolulu, Hawaii;   and more.
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TEFLOnline
Courses / Programs
Get certified from home to teach English abroad. TEFLOnline is convenient and affordable, and earns you an internationally recognized teaching certificate. Our interactive, self-paced, easy-to-follow program offered online by Bridge-Linguatec, the largest provider of TEFL courses in the US, allows you to train at your own pace from anywhere in the world. The courses take approximately 40 to 120 hours to finish and are typically completed over the course of six to eight weeks. Modules include study material, video tutorials, review quizzes, and written assignments—and courses comprised of 60 hours or more include guidance from your own personal tutor.

The 120-hour comprehensive course features personal feedback from experienced tutors, self-check quizzes, video tutorials, and Business English and Young Learners endorsements. Also included is Grammar Advisor, an essential language awareness course and teacher resource, and TEFL Videos, a library of over 100 how-to videos for teaching English as a foreign language. Bridge-Linguatec is a fully accredited institution (by ACCET) with over 20 years of experience training students and teachers. Ask about our job placement service as well!
Comprehensive Online TEFL Courses:

The courses take between 40 - 120 hours to complete, but can be done at your own pace and on your own time

Features include:
* Specialization in Business English and Young Learners with endorsements
* Study material
* Feedback from tutors
* Written assignments
* Video tutorials
* TEFL Video
* Grammar Advisor
* Self-check quizzes
* Library of over 100 how-to videos for teaching English as a foreign language
New York English Academy
Courses / Programs
• Become a qualified English teacher with a full-time or part time TESOL / TEFL Certificate course in New York City!

• Situated in the heart of Lower Manhattan, New York English Academy is an accredited language school that provides a unique TESOL English teacher training course to local and international students.

• The New York English Academy TESOL program is inspired by the most renowned TESOL programs in the world, such as the Cambridge University CELTA and the Trinity College TESOL certificate.

• Our superb Lower Manhattan location provides a level of comfort not available at other schools. Everything is bright and clean and each of our classrooms has large windows facing north into the vast Manhattan skyline.
TEFL / TESOL English Teacher Certification Program:

• Inspired by the Cambridge University CELTA and the Trinity College TESOL

• Distinct focus on American English

• Students learn to teaching the four basic skills of American English: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

• Full-time options (18 hours per week) and part-time options (16 hours per week) available
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
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
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.
- TESL Certification Course: This 150-hour program includes training in the fundamentals of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), with the purpose of preparing its graduates to teach ESL in a variety of classroom settings

- TESL for Non-native Speakers of English: 150-hour Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate Program

- General ESL Programs & Foreign Language Classes
International TEFL Academy, Chicago
Courses / Programs
• International TEFL Academy, based in Chicago, Illinois, is a TEFL / TESOL training organization that provides internationally-accredited and recognized English teacher certification courses worldwide. We offer onsite TEFL courses in over 25 countries around the world.

• At our conveniently located Chicago campus in the heart of the Lakeview / Lincoln Park neighborhood, we offer a 4-week (160-hour) TEFL training program.

• In addition to our full-time campus-based programs, we offer a professional level highly-interactive 170-hour online TEFL teacher training & certification.

• Our TEFL / TESOL course curriculum provides the comprehensive skill sets required to succeed as a professional English teacher and incorporates teaching practice / practicum.

• Additional TEFL course locations include: Boston, NYC, Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Greece; Italy; Mexico; Peru; Russia; Spain; and Thailand among others.

Student Review:
"The trainer was open and brimming with enthusiasm. I recommend this experience to anyone interested in teaching English abroad, while tasting the job you also get a new qualification."
- Joshua
4-week Onsite TEFL / TESOL Certificate Course:

• Our 120 – 150 hour courses provide the comprehensive skill sets required to succeed as a professional English teacher.

• The course incorporates a 20-hour teaching practice module to provide all students with hands-on experience in a live teaching environment.

Online TEFL / TESOL certificate course (170-hours)

• Fully interactive distance learning course taught by a seasoned university level professor