TESOL Advanced Certification is a comprehensive, self-paced online program that equips participants with a fundamental understanding of teaching English to speakers of other languages. This 80-hour course delves into the intricacies of TESOL, with a central emphasis on exploring diverse teaching methodologies and pedagogical approaches. Learners also gain proficiency in constructing lesson plans tailored to the unique needs of ESL learners.

The total course cost is $295, and the minimum requirements to join are a high school diploma and proficiency in English. Enrolled individuals have 12 months to complete the program, which is administered through the American TESOL Learning Management System.

TESOL Advanced Certification


  • Explore the fundamental knowledge of TESOL
  • Develop ESL lesson plans
  • Evaluate and compare various TESOL teaching methods
  • Foster effective communication in the TESOL classroom


  • Proficiently identify diverse TESOL methods and approaches
  • Enhance student achievement by creating an ideal learning environment
  • Boost teacher confidence
  • Gain an introduction to teaching ESL online


  • Consistently maintain a classroom environment aligned with the latest trends in TESOL
  • Create and implement ESL lesson plans that adhere to best teaching practices, addressing the ESL learning needs of students
  • Demonstrate high expectations for all students' learning
  • Monitor and assess student progress


The TESOL Advanced Certification includes three eBooks and encompasses assignments and readings from the "Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages" textbook.

Curriculum Modules

  • 1. Utilizing Icebreaker Activities, Listening Processes, & Acronyms
  • 2. Understanding Language
  • 3. Effective Teaching & Teacher Roles
  • 4. Educational Methodology & Speech Production
  • 5. Teaching Listening & Pedagogy
  • 6. Teaching Speaking
  • 7. Lesson Planning, Grammar, Morphology, & Syntax
  • 8. Language Drilling Techniques
  • 9. Grammar & Connectionism
  • 10. Presenting Vocabulary: Lexical Approach
  • 11. Getting to Know Your Students
  • 12. Teaching Reading & Pronunciation
  • 13. Teaching Writing, Aids in Learning
  • 14. Classroom Management, Psycholinguistics, & Bilingualism
  • 15. Sociolinguistics, Approaches to TESOL, & Error Correction
  • 16. Behavior Management & Computer-Assisted Learning
  • 17. TESOL Observation
  • 18. Student Assessment
  • 19. Creating a Syllabus
  • 20. Learning Strategies for TESOL
  • 21. Final Assignment & Thesis


  • TESOL certification is granted upon the successful fulfillment of required assignments, lectures, quizzes, and a final exam.
  • Upon successful completion, participants are awarded the TESOL Advanced Certification, along with the option for job placement teaching English abroad or online.