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Welcome to Berlitz Teacher Training TEFL/TESOL 240-lesssons (45 minutes each) Certification Course. This course is also available online through a series of 12 workshops. Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality of teacher training possible. This philosophy is rooted in the belief that flexible schedules, affordable instruction from the best instructors, and excellent staff support from registration to certification is what leads to every students’ success.

Berlitz is an accredited institute and you can be assured that you will receive quality teacher training. With our TEFL/TESOL course you get 200 lessons of coursework (face-to-face and self-study) and 40 lessons of practicum where you learn techniques and gain the confidence to handle classrooms of very young learners all the way up to third agers, from A1 to C1 CEFR levels.

Our TEFL/TESOL certification course is designed for candidates with little or no previous English language teaching experience. It is also taken by candidates with some teaching experience who have received little practical teacher training and by those who want to stay up to date with trends in the world of language teaching.

Our candidates must have English language skills equivalent to at least a B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). If you do not have valid proof of your level of English, you can take an internationally recognized exam at Berlitz. The teacher training course also includes English courses for further development. Although we also suggest having a Bachelor’s degree, it is not completely necessary.

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TEFL/TESOL 240-lesson Certification Course:

The teachers have over 20 years of experience in EFL teaching, teacher training, materials writing, conference speaking, and managing.

Course Description: 240 total hours

  • 45 Live lessons via Zoom
  • 155 Self Study Lessons
  • 40 Practice lessons with Berlitz students or in a different place, were the effective performance could be certified.

    Theme 1: Language Learning Environments and their Contexts

    • The Field of TESOL/ELT
    • The EPG (The European Profiling Grid)
    • Teaching Methodologies
    • The Psychological Learning Environment
    • R-PPP-R and Lesson Planning
    • Student Levels CEFR (Common EuropeanFramework of Reference for Languages) and GSE (Global Scale of English)
    • Classroom Strategies
    • Boardwork

    Theme 2: Language Awareness and Proficiency

    • Language of Instruction
    • Meta Language
    • History of English

    Theme 3: The Language Items and Language Skills

    • How to Teach Pronunciation
    • How to Teach Grammar
    • How to Teach Vocabulary
    • How to Teach Listening and Reading
    • How to Teach Writing and Speaking

    Theme 4: Planning, Assessment, and Resources

    • Using Visuals and Technology
    • Assessment Design

    Theme 5: Professional Development

    • Developing as a Language Teacher


    The successful candidate has completed 130 coursework hours consisting of all of the assignments, quizzes, projects, tasks, and final exam/presentation at a grade of 70% or higher as well as all 30 hours of practicum in order to receive this certificate at one of the following grades:

    90%-100% Grade of A – Outstanding in all course modules and displayed superior class management and practical teaching skills.

    80%-89% Grade of B – Excelled in all tasks and displayed sufficient class management and practical teaching skills.

    70%-79% Grade of Pass – Satisfactory performance but would benefit from additional mentoring by an experienced instructor.

    An Attendee certificate is issued to candidates who have unsatisfactorily met the criteria in any or all assessed components, but were present for the entire course.

    • You can have a look at the course syllabus here

    Teacher Training TEFL/TESOL Certification Course Prices

    Course Duration: up to 17 weeks

    Tuition Includes:

    • Course fee and workbook

    Tuition DOES NOT Include:

    • Hard copy of the coursebook
    • Work permits, permanent residency and long term visa

    Blended TEFL / TESOL

    240 lessons Diploma - 6 monthly payments CLP $ 166.000