If you live in North America and you are considering teaching English at home or overseas, we offer a convenient short-format combined TEFL course that might be exactly what you are looking for. The course features an initial online study section, plus an additional five days of in-class study at one of our training centers. The main attraction of this course is that you get extra in-person instruction from a professional teacher trainer that will further enhance your understanding of everything you have learned during the initial online study.
The 5-day combined TEFL course is currently available in 15 great locations across 13 different US states, as well as in Toronto, Canada. You can choose a training center in a major city, such as Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, San Diego, or San Francisco. Alternatively, you might prefer a smaller location, such as Ann Arbor, Columbus, or Madison. Whichever location you choose, you will receive the same high level of teacher training in a professional environment. If you are in a hurry to get your new career as an EFL teacher under way, but also want the extra benefit of in-class instruction, the 5-day combined course could be the perfect fit for you.
When Should I Take a TEFL Course?
If you are planning to head overseas to teach English, you might be wondering whether it’s best to take your TEFL course before leaving home or once you arrive in your chosen destination. There are pros and cons with both options and you can find out what they are by checking out our FAQ: Should I take my TEFL course before I head overseas to teach?
Can I Teach English Abroad with a Friend?
Many people decide to start their TEFL journey with a friend or partner and if this applies to you, you might be wondering if it is possible to find jobs in the same school or language center. The short answer is YES, it is possible. However, there are a few points to consider before you book a flight. Take a look at our FAQ: Can couples or friends teach English abroad together?
While you are there you can also browse through over 200 other commonly asked questions in our FAQ section and find out the answers in straightforward and easy to understand English. Whatever you need to know about teaching English at home or abroad, we have the answers at ITTT.