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Learn to Teach English Around the World in 4 weeks with Our TEFL Certification Course!

Teaching English is a respected profession at home and abroad. A career teaching English as a second language or foreign language can be pursued after college, retirement or at any stage in life. English is the preferred language of the constantly expanding global communication network. The worldwide demand for English language teachers and trainers is increasing rapidly. The most desirable English teaching positions are awarded to the most qualified candidates, and today a TEFL Certificate is a valuable qualification that is recognized around the world.

TEFL Certificate Course: 120 hours

The TEFL Certificate course offered by the Arizona Language Center in Scottsdale, Arizona consists entirely of classroom instruction, and it is not administered online> It is designed to ensure you're able to earn your teach English abroad certification. Teacher trainees benefit from the attention of professional trainers in a small class environment. Trainees have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with the professional TEFL trainer gaining invaluable experience planning lessons and practice teaching.

TEFL certificate classroomThe teaching English certification course is taught by experienced TEFL Certified instructors with a university degree and a specialization in teaching English to speakers of other languages at home and overseas. Courses are offered throughout the year and course enrollment is limited to 6 teacher trainees. In order to earn the certificate, teacher trainees must attend and participate in all course modules, successfully practice teach a minimum of 6 classroom hours to actual ESL students at the Arizona Language Center and observe experienced ESL instructors in the classroom. All graduates receive a letter of recommendation from the Arizona Language Center and valuable career support.

TEFL certificate program applicants should:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a native level English speaker
  • Have some experience studying a foreign language
  • Complete a grammar task
  • Complete a personal interview
No teaching experience is required for acceptance into the Arizona Language Center’s TEFL Certificate Course.

Course Outline

  • Intensive college-level classroom instruction
  • Effective Teacher Training
  • Educational Theory
  • Testing and Evaluating Adult ESL Students
  • Needs of Diverse Adult Learners in Your Classroom
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Cultural Sensitivity in the Classroom
  • Teaching in a Multicultural Setting
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching English Grammar, Writing, Reading
  • Pronunciation, Idioms and Expressions
  • Sample Lessons
  • Finding and Using ESL Teaching Resources
  • Teaching Practicum in Adult Student Classroom
  • Instructor Feedback and Peer Evaluations
  • Overseas Job Placement Counseling


TESOL, TESL, and TEFL are terms that are interchangeable depending upon the specific region in the world where English is taught.

-TEFL Teacher of English as a Foreign Language.
-TESOL Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
-TESL Teacher of English as a Second Language

At the successful completion of the TEFL Certificate training course at the Arizona Language Center, graduates will receive a TEFL Certificate, recognized around the world to include all components of TESOL, TESL and TEFL teacher training, making this one of the leading TEFL certification programs available.

Upon graduation from the TEFL certificate program at Arizona Language Center, trainees will have

  • Acquired essential knowledge about the English language and English grammar
  • Developed a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners
  • Learned how to lead a communicative, student-centered class
  • Gained confidence to teach English to speakers of other languages
Please check our Course Schedule and Fees page for pricing and availability.

Call or email for an application and earn your TEFL certification in Arizona.


(480) 423-9600


Students holding their TEFL CertificatesCandidates for TIBE Certificate must have earned a TEFL certificate of at least 120 hours and have classroom experience teaching ESL, EFL> our TEFL certificate program ensures you're able to progress and earn your TIBE credentials.

Please check our Course Schedule and Fees page for pricing and availability.

TEFL Certificate (4 weeks)November 26th, 2018 - Monday - Thursday 9am to 4pmCourse Fee $1,970.00
TEFL Certificate (4 weeks)January 7th, 2019 - Monday - Thursday 9am to 4pmCourse Fee $1,970.00
TEFL Certificate (4 weeks)February 4th, 2019 - Monday - Thursday 9am to 4pmCourse Fee $1,970.00
TEFL Certificate (4 weeks)March 4th, 2019 - Monday - Thursday 9am to 4pmCourse Fee $1,970.00
TEFL Certificate (4 weeks)April 1st, 2019 - Monday - Thursday 9am to 4pmCourse Fee $1,970.00
TEFL Certificate (4 weeks)May 6th, 2019 - Monday - Thursday 9am to 4pmCourse Fee $1,970.00
TEFL Certificate (12 weeks)October 13th, 2018 - Saturday - 12 WeeksCourse Fee $1,970.00
Registration Fee $50.00
TEFL Certificate (12 weeks)February 2nd, 2019 - Saturday - 12 WeeksCourse Fee $1,970.00
Registration Fee $50.00
TEFL Certificate (12 weeks)May 4th, 2019 - Saturday - 12 WeeksCourse Fee $1,970.00
Registration Fee $50.00

This is Brian Smith and I just wanted to drop a line to let you know what I am doing. I have been living in Da Nang, Vietnam and teaching English for the past 4 months. English teaching jobs are abundant here and fairly easy to get. Not as many are available as in Saigon or Hanoi, but they are available. I am enjoying the experience so far and wanted to say thanks for the opportunity to get my TEFL certificate.


Hello everyone!

I just wanted to update you on my status since I told y'all I'd be in touch.

So I am now into my second month teaching in Busan, Korea at 2 different elementary schools. I feel like I have died and gone to the afterlife because it is so incredible to me that I am finally here doing what I've been dreaming of. While I was hoping to get high or middle school students, I am greatly enjoying the challenges and perks of teaching 3rd-6th grade English classes in Korea. I have to go VERY slow but I don't get bombarded with impossible questions and my kids are absolutely wonderful.

I wanted to let y'all know how much I appreciate the things TEFL Academy at the Arizona Language Center taught me (especially Patty's advice on TRUE beginners...), even though much of the material we teach is highly standardized and prescribed English, I am finding ways to sneak in the valuable language concepts that I myself was unaware of until I took your TEFL certification class. Moreover, I was clearly head and shoulders above the folks who got those online crackerjack-certifications and I feel like both of my schools greatly appreciate my presence and expertise despite this being my first time teaching. Once again I can't thank you guys enough and I wish you all the best! I'll send some pictures eventually of my classes if I don't forget!!

Take care and be well,



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