TEFL Institute, (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) provides training to individuals eager to teach English abroad. TEFL Institute is the premiere English certification program serving recent college graduates and more seasoned professionals enthusiastic to see the world and experience new cultures.
Young or, old, college degree or no college degree, TEFL Institute helps people get started on the adventure of a lifetime. Those passionate about seeing far-off destinations and sharing their native language with diligent students should think about teaching English abroad.
TEFL Institute represents your "Gateway to the World." TEFL Institute offers students the opportunity to travel and work overseas while earning a livable and in some cases, desired wage. Students complete an internationally recognized TEFL course taught by Masters-level English instructors. Students also receive guidance from TEFL advisors who have lived and traveled to more than 80 countries across the globe.
Courses are offered online for the busy professional and the college student as well as in-person at more than 20 international locations. TEFL Institute graduates more than 1,500 students each year from across the United States.
Each student receives:
- An internationally recognized TEFL Certificate
- Pre-departure support
- Job placement assistance
- The opportunity to enroll in free summer programs in Chile, China, or Spain
Each student is assigned a TEFL Advisor to help select the best course possible. We offer two levels of TEFL Certification:
- TEFL Professional, which is offered onsite (in-person) and online. Students complete 120 hours of TEFL training which meets the international certification standard. Graduates are eligible for paid employment abroad for 3, 6, 9, 10 and 12 month contracts.
- TEFL Basic is a shorter course specifically designed for summer volunteer programs. Students complete a curriculum centered on learning development and course lesson planning.
TEFL Institute offers training classes in Chicago, online on the World Wide Web and in more than 20 international locations throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. The classes are taught by Masters-level ESL, (English as Second Language) instructors who have lived and taught English abroad for at least two years.
To learn more about TEFL Institute, visit www.teflinstitute.com.