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 Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
SchoolUniversity of the Fraser Valley
LocationAbbotsford, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,000
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites Notes
DescriptionThe TESL certificate program prepares students for careers as teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Completion of the certificate program qualifies graduates for Level I certification from TESL Canada, the national organization of TESL professionals in Canada. There are many opportunities to work in this rapidly growing educational field. The TESL certificate prepares students for the real world of teaching, because it offers a useful combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. Students will be taught up-to-date techniques and proven educational principles by qualified professionals. Students will also be given valuable in-class practice teaching experience.

The TESL certificate program can be taken either after completion of a bachelor’s degree program, or while completing one. If you plan to do a degree and a certificate simultaneously, you should consult with an educational advisor to ensure that you choose and schedule your courses appropriately.
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