Tesol Certificate Diploma

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who can get tesol certification - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

The main entry requirement for many ESL teaching positions is a 120-hour certificate. Generally speaking this certification is available to anyone who: Having this certification does not guarantee that you can get a job however, as most employers have specific requirements depending on the country, job specifics and local employment laws. We will now look at the additional requirements and some further relevant details. 1. They may only employ citizens of certain countries: 2. They are sometimes only looking for native English speakers: This is linked to the previous point, in that you may need to be from a country where the first language is English. There are more countries than the previous list in this category, as it now includes India, Pakistan and Nigeria for example. (Note:...  [Read more]

370-hr TESOL diploma course with tutor (for teaching abroad) - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ (+ free course)

Within our wide variety of online TESOL courses, our Diploma in TESOL is the most advanced online qualification that we offer. The course is designed to be taken by anyone who wants to start their teaching career with a higher level qualification than the majority of other first-time teachers in the job market. With this qualification on your CV/resume you will be able to apply for more prestigious teaching positions that typically offer a higher salary and greater responsibility. The diploma course begins with our standard 120-hour online TESOL certification course which covers all the basic subjects that new English teachers need to be aware of. Thanks to this base level start to the course, the Diploma in TESOL is open to anyone regardless of their previous classroom experience. There...  [Read more]

Which TESOL certificate is best? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

TESOL courses vary in length from a few hours over the weekend all the way to the pinnacle of educational certification, which is the doctorate level. Here we will briefly describe the different courses available, their content, and why you may wish to take them. Typical course duration: Five to fifteen hours Typical study components: An overview of TESOL. What a typical 120-hour certification involves. Employment opportunities by country. Introduction to teaching skills and language awareness. Use of certification: Can be used as ‘Continuing Professional Development’ (CPD) credit. Useful to get an idea of what TESOL involves without paying out for a full course. Typical course duration: Forty to sixty hours Typical study components: There are three generally recognized...  [Read more]

Which TESOL certificate to get? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

If you have started researching the requirements for teaching English abroad or online you will already know that a TESOL certification is expected by the vast majority of employers who offer comfortable working conditions and a good salary. Your research is also likely to have highlighted the fact that there are many different course providers out there offering a dazzling array of different TESOL course options. So how do you navigate your way towards the right course option to suit your personal circumstances, study style, and future teaching plans? When choosing a TESOL course a good place to start is to decide what style of study will suit you best. If you have existing commitments that you cannot avoid, such as work, other study, or family responsibilities, then an online...  [Read more]

How to get a TESOL certificate online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

In years gone by most training courses required attendance at some form of training center. However, since the explosion of the internet and the wide availability of internet connected devices, online training has gradually become more and more popular. These days online courses have largely become the norm in many fields and they have also become widely accepted by employers as a legitimate route towards qualification. Although there are a few areas where online courses might struggle to replicate their in-class equivalent, online courses are clearly here to stay. If you have made the decision to complete your TESOL training via an online course, the next decision is which one to choose? The first thing to remember is that TESOL courses are normally classified by the average number...  [Read more]

How to get a TESOL certificate for free? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

If you go online and search for free TESOL courses you will be confronted by a confusing array of results. You will find several free course options on offer and many more that are suspiciously cheap. Your initial reaction might be that these options seem like a great deal and you can save some of your hard earned cash to put towards your upcoming teaching adventure, rather than spend it on your TESOL qualification. However, we would recommend you think about a few things before you sign up for any of these so-called ‘great deals’. One common feature of free or suspiciously cheap TESOL courses is that they often do not come with any form of certification included. Once complete, you are then offered various certification options at any extra cost. These options might be a PDF...  [Read more]

Is TESOL an ESL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

The world of teaching English to non-native speakers is awash with acronyms. To help categorize the acronyms they have been put into a series of headings. So to answer the question of the title, TESOL is a certification awarded for the teaching of English, so in that respect it is an ESL certification. The following represent a few of the more popular teaching methods. In addition to the main teaching of English as a second language ESL there are further sub-categories.  [Read more]

Is TESOL a teaching certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. As well as the actual act of teaching English, the acronym TESOL is also used to refer to the courses that teachers take and the certification they receive upon completion of their training. In order to be eligible for most sought after teaching jobs, teachers with or without previous experience generally require a TESOL certificate. In this sense, a TESOL is most certainly a teaching certificate. There are generally three standard ways to obtain a TESOL certification: In-class courses, online courses, and combined (hybrid) courses. Any of these options will result in a TESOL qualification that is widely recognized by employers around the world, provided it is supplied by a reputable course provider such as ITTT....  [Read more]

Can you do a TESOL certificate online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

There are three general teaching and learning modes currently employed to deliver TESOL certification. Face-to-face learning: This traditional method of certification is still popular around the world as it offers many advantages. Good quality courses are completed under the guidance of professional teacher trainers. Most good courses in this bracket also include live teaching practice with real language learners. Online learning: This is probably now the most used method in terms of active participants worldwide and is an ever expanding area of ESL teaching and learning. There are a huge number of organizations offering these courses in a range of different lengths and formats. Hybrid: This mode of teaching where some of the learning is done online and some in-class has been around...  [Read more]

Can you get a TESOL certificate online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Only a few years ago a reasonable proportion of ESL employers still preferred their job applicants to possess an in-class TESOL course rather than an online equivalent. However, that number has grown less and less in recent times as the prevalence of online training has increased dramatically and many employers find it increasingly hard to fill their vacant positions. These days it is not only convenient and affordable to complete an online TESOL certificate course, it is also well worth it as your qualification will be welcomed by the vast majority of potential employers in most parts of the TESOL world. While online TESOL courses have become widely accepted by employers in recent years it is still important that you choose the right course to give you the best chance of securing...  [Read more]

What is an ESL teaching certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Acronyms associated with English language learners include ESL, EFL and ESOL. They all essentially mean the same thing in that these are learners of English, whose first or native language is not English. The teaching of these learners produces a new set of acronyms which have ‘Teaching’ at the start. Hence we have TESL, TEFL and TESOL for the teaching acronyms. Most employers around the world require some form of teaching certification for you to be employed as a teacher. This is true of both government based schools, private language centers and many online teaching companies. There are three general routes to this type of certification, which are; These are taken at some location in the world, typically in a country where English is not the native language. They often require...  [Read more]

Where to get a TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

If you choose to take an online TESOL course you will have the luxury of choosing exactly where and when you study. You can work through your course at home in the evenings and on the weekends, or you could fit in what you can during your lunch break or when traveling to and from work. This kind of flexibility is one of the main reasons why our online courses are so popular. However, if you choose to attend one of our training centers to complete an in-class TESOL course, you will also have plenty of options. Our in-class course is currently available in a number of different countries, in most corners of the world. You could choose the training center that is closest to your home location, or you could choose one that is located close to where you would most like to live and work...  [Read more]

Do I need a TESOL certificate to work for VIPKid? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

VIPKid was, until quite recently, one of the top platforms for teaching young learners online. However, as of July 2021, the Chinese government changed the laws regarding online teaching and made it illegal to promote English lessons for Chinese students if the teachers are outside of the country. Essentially, if you want to teach young Chinese students online, then you now need to actually be in the country and not working from overseas. This shift in policy has had a big impact on VIPKid’s operations and they are no longer the major player they once were in this particular teaching environment. Despite the change in laws within China, VIPKid says it is to continue offering lessons for adult students in China from outside the country as this is not affected by the new legislation....  [Read more]

Do I need a TESOL certificate to teach English online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Whether you need a TESOL certificate to teach English online will depend on the platform you choose to work for. Some online teaching employers expect their recruits to be TESOL certified and will reject unqualified teachers under the assumption that they lack the necessary skills and knowledge. There are a few employers out there who will take on teachers without any qualifications or you can choose to set up your own online teaching business which also doesn’t require any certification. However, in reality, the majority of students looking for online English lessons typically prefer a teacher who has some relevant qualifications. The worldwide demand for online education programs has gone through the roof in recent years and it is only set to get stronger. As a consequence,...  [Read more]

What is a level 5 TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

When it comes to picking the right TESOL course to suit your own situation and future plans, it helps to have a clear understanding of the different levels of qualifications that are available. A quick Google search will reveal that a level 3 course can be purchased at a very cheap price and it can be completed in a relatively short space of time. However, this level of study may not be good enough to satisfy the expectations of many employers. At the other end of the scale you will come across a Master’s in TESOL which would clearly be a great qualification to have. On the downside, this level of study can take several years to complete and will require a high level of effort and financial input. Clearly a middle ground is the best place to start for many potential teachers who...  [Read more]

Can I teach in the USA with a TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

The USA has long been a destination of choice for immigrants, migrant workers, business professionals, and international students from every imaginable corner of the world. While all these different groups have their own reasons for choosing the U.S., one thing is generally the same among them all, i.e, the need to improve their English. Whether it is just a short-term visit or something more permanent, the countless numbers of new arrivals means there are always plenty of opportunities for TESOL qualified teachers in cities and towns across the country. One thing it is important to know is that a university degree is typically required if you want to teach English in the USA. If you want to teach within the public school system, you will most likely also require a state teaching...  [Read more]

What jobs can you get with a TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Once you have completed your TESOL certification you will be ready to start applying for jobs all over the world, or just those close to home. However, while most course graduates end up in mainstream classroom teaching jobs, many others find themselves in less common positions. Below we look at some of the more common options beyond standard classroom teaching. Once you have gained some experience you may consider moving to a managerial role. Examples would be Head of English or Director of Studies. Your teaching time would often be minimal in these roles as you will be overseeing the whole department. If your TESOL course involved a tutor then you may have been able to ask them about their experience. Typically an online TESOL trainer will, depending upon the company they are...  [Read more]

Where can I teach English with a TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Among the many benefits of teaching English abroad is the ability to select not only the region in which you want to work, but also the specific country or city. Some teachers are drawn to the history and culture of Europe, while others are drawn to exotic destinations in Asia or Latin America. However, before you book your plane ticket, keep in mind that the requirements for foreign teachers differ wildly between countries, which may limit your options. You should conduct extensive research to determine whether any of the following issues apply to your preferred destination. In some countries, language schools can only hire teachers who are citizens of a native English-speaking country due to visa restrictions. These are generally the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom,...  [Read more]

How long does it take to get a TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

This common question is not easy to answer as it depends on the individual TESOL course you decide to sign up for. There are many different options to choose from, whether it is an online course, an in-class course, or a course that blends the two study methods. Each study method has a variety of courses and each one comes with its own average completion time. By choosing ITTT as your TESOL course provider you will have access to a wide range of courses with varying lengths, level of difficulty, and study method, which means you should certainly find something to suit your individual situation. In general, TESOL courses are classified by how many hours they take to complete on average. A quick online search will reveal a wide range of courses starting from around 50 hours or even...  [Read more]

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