Get TEFL Certified in New York

TEFL Courses in New York

New York is one of the most popular cities in the world to study for a TEFL certification with both US and international participants. Our guide should provide you with everything you need to know about schools, courses, costs and booking information.



  • You will need to be aged 18+
  • Course are open to people who reside in New York, 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 tourist visa 


Location of Schools

Most TEFL courses are held in Manhattan. You can also choose to take an online TEFL course which are flexible and can be taken via your computer. TEFL schools in New York 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

TEFL Certifications New York

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


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.  


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.


Tuition Cost

TEFL Courses in New York 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


What to Do in Your Spare Time

There are so many thing in this amazing city to keep you busy in your spare time!


Prospects After Completing a Course

TEFL training schools provide lifetime job guidance to all students and graduates and will help you secure TEFL jobs.


Help & Advice

If you have any questions about taking a TEFL course in New York or need any advice please contact us today. You might also like to view our other TEFL certification courses in the USA.


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New York TEFL Course Reviews

If you have ever taken a TEFL course in NYC and would like to review a training school or course please get in touch to tell us about your experience.


Reviews & Testimonials

"The TEFL course in took in New York was a awesome learning experience. I didn't know a lot about teaching before booking the course and was worried my lack of knowledge would be a problem. My instructor always let us ask questions and I left the course very satisfied." - Alecia C, Atlantic City, NJ

"Our teacher was really great and helped guide us through all the key aspects of teaching English. He had so much knowledge in the field and this really helped me pass the course." - C Jacobson, Buffalo, NY

"This was quite possibly the best decision I made, I thought about taking an online course but I feel I learnt so much more in the classroom structure. It was my first time in New York too, what an incredible experience." - Lee M, England, UK

"I was very impressed with the TEFL course in New York, I couldn't recommend it highly enough. Without doing this course I now wouldn't be teaching in China!" - Sarah H, Albany NY