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Learn how to help non-native English speakers develop language skills.

Webster's graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program is designed for education professionals with or without teaching experience. The TEFL certificate is designed for students interested in teaching outside of the United States in both adult and K-12 settings. Students seeking this graduate certificate must have earned a recognized baccalaureate degree and meet the admission and acceptance criteria, as outlined in the graduate certificate program’s Academic Policies. Students may receive the Webster University TEFL certificate by completing a minimum of 21 credit hours toward the MA in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Graduate Certificate

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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Program Requires 21 Credit Hours

All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise marked.

TEFL Curriculum

  • TESL 5230 Theories of Foreign and Second Language Acquisition (3 hours)
  • TESL 5139 Instructional Methods for Language Classrooms (3 hours)
  • TESL 5220 Lesson Planning and Curriculum Development for Language Classroom (3 hours)
  • TESL 5350 Sociolinguistics (3 hours)
  • TESL 5710 Teaching English Grammar
    or TESL 5720 Teaching English Pronunciation (3 hours)
  • Three credit hours of Practicum selected from:
  • TESL 5040 Practicum in English Language Classrooms (taken at the end of the program) (1-3 hours)

  • TESL 5311 Language Assessment (3 hours)
  • TESL 5030 Linguistics for Language Learning and Teaching (3 hours)
  • TESL 5710 Teaching English Grammar (3 hours)
  • TESL 5720 Teaching English Pronunciation (3 hours)
  • COMM 5340 Language Arts Seminars: Teaching Language and Language Issues (3 hours)
  • COMM 5344 Introduction to Linguistics (3 hours)
  • COMM 5199 Teaching Writing (3 hours)

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Webster Athens, part of Webster University's global network of international schools, brings the best of American education to Greece. Class sizes are small and our faculty bring real-life knowledge and personal attention to the classroom.

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Founded in 1915, Webster University is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. In 2014, Webster Athens joined our network to bring the best of American education with the only fully owned and controlled (academically and financially) accredited campus of a U.S. university in Greece.

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