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The Mission of Transworld's TESOL program is to produce well-trained, culturally aware teachers who are able to secure employment as teachers of English language both in the USA and overseas, and who contribute to the ideals of the greater community.

Distance Learning TESOL Certificate

Transworld Schools offers a unique Distance Learning CTESOL course that incorporates online learning with an on-site Teaching Practice and class work component that is required by most ESOL employers. The DL TESOL is an Approved and Accredited course and includes lifetime job placement assistance.

Course Description

This course is suitable for those new to the TESOL field or experienced teachers requiring certification. You will be able to access your coursework through our website and set your own study schedule. We will assign a Transworld instructor as your personal tutor who works with you throughout your course. You will also spend one week on-site where you fulfill your teaching practicum requirement and receive hands-on training in teaching techniques and classroom activities.

The course includes training in language awareness, teaching techniques & lesson planning, language skills, material and syllabus design, Business English, teaching children, and teaching practice. All coursework including San Francisco Residency and Course Assignments is to be completed within 4 months of your course start date. San Francisco on-site residency is offered every 2 weeks; to be taken when 2/3rds and not less than ½ of course work is completed; residency is to be scheduled with your course tutor.

  • Open start date
  • Residency Schedule: Monday- Saturday
  • Estimated course completion time: 80-120 hours
  • 30 Course Units, 5 Written Assignments, 6 Teaching Practice Sessions
  • 9 Continuing Education Credits
  • TESOL Certificate & Transcript Awarded
  • $1300 + $100 non-refundable Application fee

The instruction and follow-up support that I received at Transworld have been instrumental in finding, securing and performing great jobs in great locations around the world. Within one week of searching, I was offered two excellent job contracts, one in Chile and the other in United Arab Emirates (my first choices) - I opted for the UAE. I am currently the head teacher of English Studio Meguro in Japan.
Joshua Kalish, UAE/Japan