Teach English Abroad: Why Get ESL (TEFL) Certified?
If you are a native English speaker you can become an accredited
ESL teacher in a matter of weeks!
Who needs a TEFL ("Teacher of English as a Foreign Language") certificate (or a TOEFL certificate or, even better, a
- Non-working partners of K-12 teachers can make themselves and
their teaching partner more marketable with a TEFL certificate.
- Bachelors degree holders who are not certified primary or secondary
teachers can teach ESL overseas with a TEFL certificate.
- Primary and Secondary (K-12) teachers who want to bolster their
resume and impress schools with the additional ESL accreditation.
Do I need to know the language my students will be speaking to teach ESL?
No - when students learn from a TEFL instructor, they learn quickly
by being fully immersed in English. Your course at i-to-i will teach you how to
get your students talking and improving their English in no time at all.
Is a TEFL certificate required for ESL teachers to teach Abroad?
A TEFL certificate is required in most cases for ESL teachers. And, while it is not required for K-12 teachers it is highly desirable. And with the online
we recommend you get a free trial run, so you can try before you buy.
Since TEFL certificates are not difficult to earn, consider working
toward one while waiting for a teaching position overseas.
Online ESL Certificates
Thanks to advances in the quality and methods of
online education, a TEFL certificate can now be earned completely
over the internet. You can
earn your TEFL certificate completely online or at convenient
locations around the US and UK. Request a Online TEFL course - free trial today and start teaching abroad next month!
Most importantly, Educators Overseas will honor a TEFL certificates from i-to-i . Certificates from other programs may require additional verification.