Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

A VLC TEFL certificate is your key to living and working around the world, as well as here in Mexico.  Teaching English is a great way to see new places and meet new people. Live and work abroad by getting TEFL certification. See the local culture in ways that a tourist never could.

TEFL Teaching Destinations

Imagine being able to live in almost any country you wish. TEFL teachers travel all over the world. Some countries have been standard destinations for many years. These include: Thailand, Korea, Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, and Western Europe. Teachers are also now going to other countries. Some of these are: the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Vietnam, and China.

Some countries where English is mainly spoken also have active TEFL scenes. They attract foreign students who travel to be immersed in the language and culture while they learn English. New immigrants also study English in these countries. Some countries that employ TEFL teachers are: the UK, Canada,. Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

TEFL Certification Program

As the name suggests, TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) involves teaching English to those whose first language is not English. Other terms, such as TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) are often used.

TEFL certification is required by most good school around the world. Some schools also require a college degree.TEFL Certification Program - TEFL Student and Teacher with Laptop

Our TEFL Certification Program offers everything you need to start teaching English effectively. The courses are taught by seasoned professionals who have a wealth of knowledge to share with you. Our in-house practicum work ensures that the progress from theory to teaching is smooth and easy.

TEFL Certification Program Curriculum

You receive 4 weeks of intensive training (140 hours total) including 68 hours of practice teaching and observation.

You will observe real TEFL classes and teach real students in VLC’s adult English courses. And in our primary school, two experienced mentors will help you teach children. VLC’s TEFL instructors are all native speakers of English.  Other schools in Guadalajara don’t offer you this.  The average class size is about eight students, so you will enjoy very personalized instruction.

Courses start at the beginning of every month.

You will receive a VLC TEFL Certificate upon successful completion of the program.