You are here > Home > Articles > What is the meaning of TEFL, TESL & TESOL?

Teaching English: ArticlesDescription of TESOL

Share Your TEFL Adventure!


What is the meaning of TEFL, TESL & TESOL?

By International Teacher Training Organization
  • TEFL: Teaching English as a Foreign Language – a term that refers to teacher training programs in EFL.
  • TESL: Teaching English as a Second Language, Canada - national federation of teachers and providers in Canada. TESL: Teaching English as a Second Language – a term that refers to teacher training programs in ESL.
  • TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – a term that is used to distinguish English language teaching as a professional activity that requires specialized training. Also refers to the teacher examinations developed by Trinity College London (Cert.TESOL and LTCL.Dip.TESOL).
  • TESOL: USA-based international association of teachers of English as a second or foreign language. There are regional affiliates and many countries have their own affiliated associations.
  • What is a TEFL / TESL / TESOL certificate?: A TEFL / TESL / TESOL (Teaching English as a Foreign / Second / to Speakers of Other Language) is an internationally recognized qualification that enables people/english teachers to Teach English as a Foreign or Second Language.

4 Week Teacher Training Courses Around the World

About International Teacher Training Organization (ITTO):

ITTO provides Certification programs in different locations around the world. Upon graduation, we guarantee paid job placement in Mexico and direct employment contacts worldwide.

Contact us by the following means:

  • Email: info@teflcertificatecourses.com
  • Toll free numbers From
    United States: 1-866-514 7479
    Canada: 1-877-442 0843
    United Kingdom: 0-800-404 9800
    New Zealand: 0-800-441 330
    Australia: 01-800-603-827

Working days and hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Central Time

Call within the US:
(413) 391-0030

TOLL FREE

  • USA: 1-866-514 7479
  • UK: 0-800-404 9800
  • AUSTRALIA: 0-1800-603-827
  • CANADA: 1-877-442 0843
  • NEW ZEALAND: 0-800-441 330

Mon - Fri

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

CST

International Teacher Training Organization

Madero No.469 (Historic Downtown Area) - Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100 - Mexico

Tels: (52)33-3658-5858, (52)33-3614-3800, (52)33 3614-ITTO

For Mexico only: info@teflcertificatecourses.com

Other Locations: worldwide@teflcertificatecourses.com