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What is TESOL Certification?

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and encompasses what used to be called TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language).

Hibiscus Travels supports and works directly with the internationally-accredited TESOL Certification program of Westminster College of London.

This is an internationally accepted 4 week, 150-Hour certification program for candidates interested in living and teaching English abroad. Our TESOL certification is accepted world-wide and will set you apart from the rest of other job-seekers.

This TESOL program includes 20 hours of real life in-class teaching training, in which you will have the chance to apply your new skills in your practice teaching sessions with real ESL students. Begin preparing for your new life as an English teacher abroad! Our program also offers an optional teaching internship with a Costa Rican institution upon graduation which will be useful experience to make sure you are a step above the rest in your job search.

Click here to go to our partner site of TESOL Costa Rica

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