TEFL Courses in Boston
Boston is a fantasic city to take a TEFL certification course, you will get to meet new people, get professional training from world class teachers and also get a recognised qualification which will allow you to teach English overseas. Hundreds of students take TEFL and TESOL courses in Boston Massachusetts every year, both natives and also people from outside of Maine and we highly recommend this city as a place to learn. There are so many good reasons why you might want to study for a TEFL qualification in Boston, view our guide and book a course today.
Guide to Getting TEFL Certified in Boston
Are you looking to take a TEFL course? Consider Boston as a place to study. Our guide should provide you with everything you need to know about schools, courses, costs and booking information.
Requirements to Join a Course
- You will need to be aged 18+
- Course are open to people who reside in Boston, people who live in the United States and people who live overseas
- If you are booking a course from outside of the United States you will need to be eligible for a US tourist visa
Duration of Courses
Most courses are full-time and last around 4 weeks, this really depends on the course provider though.
Usually Monday - Friday, 9am to 6pm with lots of breaks.
Location of TEFL Courses in Boston
Most TEFL courses are held in the historic downtown Boston in buildings owned by TEFL training academies. Other course providers use rooms in local univerties like Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
TEFL schools in Boston are designed to the highest specifications with modern technology, free WiFi, a comfortable student lounge and friendly staff who will be able to help and provide information at anytime.
What You Will Learn
A TEFL course is designed to give you as much preparation as possible to teach abroad. You will learn in fresh and bright classrooms and lessons usually cover the following topics:
- Lesson planning and preparation
- Conducting a needs analysis
- Establishing learning objectives
- Language-learning theories
- Presentation, practice, and use of language
- Learner/teacher roles
- Learner styles/group dynamics
- Classroom management
- Culture and living overseas
- Textbooks/resources/testing/media & equipment
- How to get a job + résumé building
- Adapting/using appropriate lesson materials
- Language-learning strategies, including role-play, group, pair, and individual work
- Assessment of learners' language-learning achievements
What to Expect
You will learn in small groups and get lots of time to practise with role plays and discussions which will enhance your learning experience. Course have been running for several years and follow a method where you will be able to learn and improve your teaching skills and knowledge. Teachers encourage students to ask questions, work together and practice various teaching methods to improve as courses go on. Some TEFL schools arrange special classes where you can teach new EFL learners who are looking to improve their English skills.
All TEFL teachers are professional trained with years of experience helping students learn in a structured environment. Teaching practices are always updated and monitored to ensure a high pass completion rate.
TEFL Courses in Boston cost around $2,500 for a recognised 4 week TEFL course. You will usually need to pay a deposit online in advance and then the full balance on arrival.
How to Register
You can registration your interest and book a course via our website today.
You can choose from:
- A family homestay
- Shared residence
- Private appartment
- During summer you can stay in a university residence
How to Get Around Boston
Boston's public transportation system, famously known as the 'T' connects the whole city.
What to Do in Your Spare Time
Boston is one of the most historic cities in the United States and you will get lots of time to take in the local culture and iconic places. You might want to watch a live sporting event like the Boston Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins or Patriots - games are on all year round. There are plenty of live music venues, theaters, restraurants, sightseeing tours and attractions available to see no matter when you study. Sometimes people overlook Boston in favor of taking a TEFL course in New York but believe us you will really enjoy the experience of being in Boston and seeing all the local sights and activities.
Prospects After Completing a Course
TEFL training schools provide lifetime job guidance to all students and graduates and will help you secure a TEFL jobs overseas.
Help & Advice
If you have any questions about taking a TEFL course in Boston or need any advice please contact us today. You might also like to view our other TEFL courses in the USA.
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Past Student Testimonials
"The course was fantastic and the teachers really helped. Our class received excellent information and the group interaction sessions were very helpful. I learned a lot from this course and it has help me secure my dream of working abroad."
- Mark D, Boston, MA
"I took a course in 2014 and really enjoyed the experience. The insights and practical tests helped give me the perspective of what is like to be both a student and a teacher."
- Raquel R, Boston, MA