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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

What Should I look for in a TESOL Certificate Course?

What Should I look for in a TESOL Certificate Course?


In the last post, we looked at the macro differences in TESOL Certificate courses.  There are also a lot of micro differences.  Here are some specific points to consider when comparing TESOL Certificate Courses and deciding which one is the one for you.



  1. Is the institution and TESOL certificate accredited?
  2. What is the content of the TESOL/TEFL course?
  3. What role does practice teaching play in the training?
  4. What is the education and experience of the trainers?
  5. What's the driving approach to teaching the course?


Before taking the plunge and getting TESOL Certified, doing a little digging around for answers to those questions are crucial.

Let's take a look at these factors...