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Certificate in International Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Certificates » International Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Program Features
  • Completion of a practical portfolio of language teaching activities
  • Workshops with expert UW English language instructors and guest lecturers from the EFL field
  • Class observations and facilitation exercises in UW ESL classes
  • Fulfillment of five credits toward the elective requirement for the UW MATESOL degree
Who Should Apply
  • Instructors of English language learners in K-12 and adult settings worldwide
  • Native speakers of English who wish to work internationally teaching English
  • International students studying in the U.S. who wish to teach English overseas
  • Current English teachers from any country

Prepare to teach English as a foreign language. Deepen your understanding of language acquisition theory, explore the latest research on teaching methods and learn to manage and organize your classroom and your classroom activities.

Key Outcome

You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to teach English as a foreign language.

*Please note that this professional certificate is not equivalent to an endorsement or certification to teach in Washington state public schools. 

Start Location Program ID Status
Summer 2015 (Intensive)  Details Details UW Seattle 4822
Course Dates Days Instructor
International Teaching English as a Foreign Language Jul 23 - Aug 21, 2015 M, Tu, W, Th, F TBD
Winter 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 4817 Closed
Course Dates Days Instructor
Pedagogical Fundamentals Jan 5 - Mar 18, 2015 M, W Asplin
Methods Application Mar 30 - Jun 8, 2015 M, W Asplin
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Read About the Student Experience: Sabra Keller 

It is an amazing program that allows native speakers the opportunity to go abroad and teach English. If you have no teaching experience, that is no problem, because it gives you the confidence needed to command and manage a classroom!

Robert Taylor, Hungary
Certificate Graduate, 2014

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