Guide to Getting TEFL Certified in Seattle

So you are thinking about taking a TEFL course in Seattle? 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 Seattle, people who live in the United States and people who live overseas
  • If you are booking a TEFL course in the United States from overseas you will need to be eligible for a 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 Seattle

Most TEFL courses are held in the city centre.


School Facilities

TEFL schools in Seattle 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.


Tuition Cost

TEFL Courses in Seattle 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


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 Seattle 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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