Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

TESOL Certificate

Teach English abroad or work from home teaching online.

TESOL is an internationally recognized certificate that certifies students to teach English to speakers of other languages anywhere in the world, and online. Through high-quality teaching preparation, our certified teachers will assist trainees with job applications and provide continuing professional development throughout their TESOL career.

You do not need to be a native speaker of English or have an existing teaching certification to enroll in this program.

Certificate Levels

Silver

120 hours
100% online
Self-paced

Instruction topics include:

  • Theories of language learning and teaching
  • TESOL learning strategies, methods and techniques
  • Theory and practice of teaching language skills
  • Lesson planning and syllabus design
  • Classroom management
  • Principles of assessment and language testing

Price: $998.99

Gold

130 hours
100% online
Self-paced

*120 hours of instruction in:

  • Theories of language learning and teaching
  • TESOL learning strategies, methods and techniques
  • Theory and practice of teaching language skills
  • Lesson planning and syllabus design
  • Classroom management
  • Principles of assessment and language testing

*10 hours in an elective area of specialization. Choose from:

  • Teaching English online
  • Culture and TESOL
  • Error correction and feedback
  • Teaching English to Asian students
  • Computer assisted language leaching
  • Fluency and accent
  • Teaching English to Spanish speakers

Price: $1,098.99

Platinum

Hybrid, 150 hours

*120 hours of online instruction in:

  • TESOL learning strategies, methods and techniques
  • Theory and practice of teaching language skills
  • Lesson planning and syllabus design
  • Classroom management
  • Principles of assessment and language testing

*10 hours of on-site supervised instruction

*10 hours of virtually supervised teaching

*20 hours in two elective areas of specialization. Choose from:

  • Teaching English online
  • Culture and TESOL
  • Error correction and feedback
  • Teaching English to Asian students
  • Computer assisted language leaching
  • Fluency and accent
  • Teaching English to Spanish speakers

Price: $1,678.99

Contact

David Jimenez, Ph.D.

David Jimenez, Ph.D.

TESOL Lead Coordinator

Valerie Choron

Valerie Choron

TESOL Outreach and Partnerships Coordinator

Matthew J. Etchells, Ph.D.

Matthew J. Etchells, Ph.D.

Director of Education Outreach, Marketing and Communications; APLUS Component 3 Coordinator

Rafael Lara-Alecio, Ph.D.

Rafael Lara-Alecio, Ph.D.

Professor, Director

Office: 412 Harrington Building
Phone: 979-845-3467
Email: a-lara@tamu.edu