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Earn a TESOL Certification in the Galápagos!

We here at Galapagos TEFL know what it takes to make it in the TESOL industry because we’ve been in the industry, working as teachers, teacher-trainers, and school administrators for years. We know what employers are looking for and we know the skills you will need to succeed in the classroom from day one.

TESOL Course Info

TESOL Certification Program’s Key Features

  • A Rigorous 120-hour TESOL Certificate
  • Development of a Professional Teaching Portfolio
  • Job Placement and Lifetime Search Assistance
  • Comprehensive Instruction Delivered by Master Teacher-Trainers
  • A Focus on Learning in Community and Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Live Practice Teaching Local ESL Students
  • A Unique Cross-cultural Experience Through Customized Homestays with Local Families
  • Personalized Instruction
  • Small Class Sizes of 12 or Less

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The Malecon: Puerto Ayora’s Waterfront

A TESOL certificate from Galapagos TEFL will open the door to thousands of employment opportunities worldwide. Our certification program exceeds TESOL International standards for professional certification, guaranteeing that you are prepared to enter an ESL/EFL classroom anywhere in the world prepared to succeed.

Participants receive a 120-hour TESOL certification over the course of 5 weeks. 100 hours of in-class instruction is complimented with a further 20+ hours of practical experience in the classroom with local ESL students. All in-class and practical hours will be guided by our expert teacher-trainers.

As soon as you’re enrolled the staff at Galapagos TEFL go to work supporting you. We set up local family homestays and provide comprehensive pre-course logistical support, including airport pickup.

Following a weekend of settling in, the TESOL program begins in earnest. Throughout and following the program of certification participants receive personalized support from our teacher-trainers and staff.

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Course Content At-a-Glace

The TESOL certificate program at Galapagos TEFL is designed to provide participants with the skills and tools necessary to succeed on day one in the classroom. Perhaps more importantly, the TESOL certificate also ensures that graduates have the ability to continue to independently grow as teaching professionals long after they have received their TESOL certification.

The TESOL certification course includes the following classes:

  • Development of a Professional Teaching Portfolio
  • Principles of ESL instruction
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom Management Best Practices
  • Introduction to English Grammar, Lexis and Phonology
  • Teaching Pronunciation and Phonetics
  • Teaching Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Critical Reflective Practice
  • Practical Experience with ESL Students
  • Resume Writing and Job Interview Strategies
  • Adapting and Thriving in a New Culture
  • Job Placement Assistance in Ecuador

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The Malecon on a Friday Evening