International TEFL Academy offers the gold standard in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad. They offer you the finest internationally accredited TEFL-classes both
In 25 locations across the globe. ITA certify 5,000 people per year and have graduates teaching in over 80 countries. All of their TEFL courses (including the 170-hour online TEFL class) meet or exceed international standards.
TEFL Certificates Offered.
International TEFL Academy (ITA) offer a wide range of TEFL Certificates for new teachers to choose from. From both online and in-class TEFL Courses ITA has been able to go another step further and create their own Hybrid Courses for teachers as well.
Online TEFL Class
The International TEFL Academy Online TEFL certification course is a fully interactive course taught by a seasoned university level professor with a Masters Degree or Ph.D. in TESOL or a related field and international English as a foreign language teaching experience.
This 11-week course will be delivered entirely online through the course management system, Moodle. In Moodle, you will access online lessons, course materials, tasks, videos, live and taped video classroom lectures, office hour chats and resources.
All of your tasks will be posted in an online forum or taken as an online quiz.
In addition to the online component, there is a 20-hour live practicum component to give students hands-on experience with English language students.
Worldwide In-Person TEFL Class
TEFL certification classes are 4 weeks, full time, Monday - Friday.
Students should expect a professional-level TEFL certification class to run from 9 am - 6 pm daily (5 days a week) with 10 -14 students in a class.
Student teaching (practicum) is often completed in the evening hours with local ESL students. The majority of TEFL certification classes are held at language schools that provide a perfect venue for gaining live teaching experience.
All TEFL certification classes incorporate a minimum of 100 hours of academic course work and at least 6 hours of observed student teaching with ESL students.
These are more than "full-time" classes with 2-3 hours of homework every day in addition to class time.
Hybrid TEFL Class
International TEFL Academy offers hybrid TEFL course options that enable Online TEFL Class students to complete their practice teaching (practicum) on location at particular in-person TEFL class sites.
This includes hybrid class options in Spain, and New York. Each hybrid option is unique, so check out each of their respective pages to learn more.
- Barcelona, Spain Hybrid: Enables participants to enroll in Spanish language classes and receive a student visa while completing their TEFL training and then teaching English in Barcelona.
- New York City Hybrid: This exclusive hybrid TEFL program was created to provide ITA Students who have completed the ITA Online TEFL Class with an opportunity to complete their required in-person practice teaching and hone their skills under the expert guidance of professors/instructors in New York.
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