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International TEFL Academy

Are you an American with a college degree (or near graduation) interested in getting paid to travel the world & teach English abroad?
Offering accredited TEFL classes online & in 25 locations across the globe, International TEFL Academy (ITA) represents the gold standard for TEFL certification for teaching English abroad & online.

Named best TEFL course provider by for both online and in-person TEFL courses, ITA certifies more than 5000 people annually from all backgrounds to teach English abroad and our graduates are teaching English for top-rated employers online and in 80 countries.

Get TEFL certified with International TEFL Academy & you will receive:

  • World-class training through a state-of-the-art curriculum that will provide you with the skills and qualification needed to get a professional job as an English teacher in up to 80 countries.
  • Instruction provided by highly experienced university-level professors possessing advanced degrees in TESOL or linguistics.
  • Personalized pre-enrollment guidance from an experienced advisor to answer all of your questions about TEFL certification options & job markets, including visas, salaries, & hiring requirements.
  • Lifetime access to personalized world-wide job placement assistance provided by ITA’s highly experienced teams.
  • Access to ITA’s worldwide alumni network with more than 20,000 graduates teaching in 80 countries.


Summer / Short course
Teaching & Education
TESOL Delivery method Length Location
170 Hour Online TEFL Course Online / Distance 11 weeks Chicago
Intensive full-time TEFL courses Worldwide On campus 4 weeks Multiple (25)

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Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews

Michaela Hogan
The TEFL course in Costa Rica exceeded all of my expectations. The course taught me so much, the people I met were amazing, and I loved my host family. The school and teachers are well connected with many language institutes in the country. There were multiple times when Directors came to talk to our class about job opportunities. By the fourth ...
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Julia Townsend
This TEFL course in Chicago allowed myself and many others to have hands on training and knowledge from instructors who have traveled abroad and taught. In addition, students will have the opportunity to teach and make lesson plans for ESL students from around the world. If I could I would take this class again in a heart beat, I truly feel prep...
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Jane Barthelemy
I highly recommend ITA, International TEFL Academy. The materials and resources in the online TEFL class were absolutely wonderful, complete, and up to date with all the newest techniques. The tasks and projects were interesting and informing. The class challenged me way more than I expected, and I was grateful for that challenge. I learned abou...
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