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"TEFL" is the acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or simply, English language instruction for non-native speakers.

The TEFL industry represents one of the fastest-growing education fields in the world. The field of TEFL presents thousands of excellent professional opportunities for teaching English online and teaching English abroad in all corners of the globe to native and fluent English speakers who earn their TEFL certification.

The best part? You don't need prior teaching experience or a degree to find a great teaching job if you're TEFL Certified.

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Why Costa Rica ESL Teacher Market Is Booming
Why Costa Rica ESL Teacher Market Is Booming
Costa Rica's demand for ESL teachers has never been higher. There are multiple factors that contribute to this perfect storm. For starters, an entire army of ESL teachers left Costa Rica during the pandemic. The reality is they could not work during this time, so thousands [...]
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5 Tips for Being a Successful Online Teacher
5 Tips for Being a Successful Online Teacher
Now is definitely the time to get TEFL-certified and start your virtual teaching career, so please allow us to share our top tips for being a successful ESL/EFL online teacher at this time! Teaching Online during COVID 1-Establish a Routine Like any class, [...]
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Professional Development & Continuing Education with LYE (Learn YOUR English)
Professional Development & Continuing Education with LYE (Learn YOUR English)
Finished your TEFL course and add-ons with International TEFL Academy but looking for more tools and ideas to meet your learners' needs?  As educators, we believe it's imperative to continue developing your knowledge and skills to stay relevant and effective [...]
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Costa Rica's Blue Zone
Costa Rica's Blue Zone
First covered by National Geographic in 2005, author Dan Buettner identified five regions in the world where large numbers of people are living healthy and happy lives past the age of one hundred. The Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, an 80-mile peninsula just south of Nicaragua, [...]
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Top 6 Beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Top 6 Beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a beach-lover’s treasure trove, famous for miles of natural, unbuilt coastline. Guanacaste is the northwestern province of Costa Rica, which boasts an incredible plethora of beaches, each one unique and beautiful.  Here are our top picks of beaches [...]
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A Weekend in La Fortuna
A Weekend in La Fortuna
About three hours northwest of San Jose, La Fortuna is a small, charming town in San Carlos located next to Arenal Volcano.  In addition to the volcano, the area is famous for the hot springs found at its base, Lake Arenal, and La Fortuna Waterfall. HOW TO GET [...]
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Things to do in Guanacaste:  Gracia at Mar Vista
Things to do in Guanacaste: Gracia at Mar Vista
Nestled in the hills between Brasilito and  Playa Flamingo, you don’t want to miss this affordable treat!  Gracia offers a restaurant, bar and infinity pool with an amazing view of the coast.  Gracia is a great idea for an afternoon off, and it is about [...]
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English as a World Language
English as a World Language
There are an estimated 6000-7000 languages spoken around the world today, each belonging to a group of historically related languages.  English belongs to the Indo-European language family, and the closest related language to English is Dutch, followed by Danish [...]
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5 Types of Warm-ups to Include in Your ESL/EFL Lessons
5 Types of Warm-ups to Include in Your ESL/EFL Lessons
It's a great idea to start each class off with an activity to get the students switched over to their "English brains" and in the right mindset to have a successful class!  There are literally thousands of specific activities you can use, however, we have [...]
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How do I design a course of study for my ESL/EFL students?
How do I design a course of study for my ESL/EFL students?
As ESL/EFL teachers, we are often expected to design a course of language learning and instruction for our ESL/EFL students.  We will do this by creating, delivering, and analyzing needs and diagnostic assessments.  We may also need to choose appropriate textbooks [...]
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WHY INTERNATIONAL TEFL ACADEMY?

International TEFL Academy offers the gold standard in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad. We are proud to offer you the finest internationally accredited TEFL-classes both online and in-person in Costa Rica! International TEFL Academy certifies 5,000 people per year and has graduates teaching in over 80 countries. All of our TEFL courses (including our 170-hour online TEFL class) meet or exceed international standards including:

TOP TIER TEFL COURSES

Our on-site TEFL course provides 180 hours of academic coursework and 6+ hours of live teaching practice with real ESL students.

Expert staff & INSTRUCTORS

All courses are taught by highly experienced instructors and all our staff has lived, traveled, and/or taught abroad.

Accreditation and Recognition

All ITA-operated classes are externally monitored & approved at a Level 5 Ofqual (British Government) accreditation by TQUK. Our certificates are recognized worldwide at the highest level for TEFL certification.

TOP TIER TEFL COURSES

Our graduates have the option to experience amazing activities and cultural experiences , including salsa classes, cooking classes, socccer, day trips and much more!