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NORWOOD ENGLISH has been providing courses and jobs for teachers of English as a Foreign Language since 1993. Our courses are inexpensive and can mostly be completed quickly. There is no time limit and you can work whenever you have time. Your friendly personal tutor will guide you to success. Our TEFL TESOL Certificate course costs only 160 Euros [approximately 180 dollars].

Note that TEFL and TESOL are used interchangeably. They mean the same thing. You can choose to have either on your certificate.

Explore this site for information about our five distance learning courses or contact us with your questions.


We currently offer these courses:

Certificate In Teaching English as a Foreign Language [120 Hours]

Enrollment to this course is open to all. The only requirement is a good standard of English. This is for anyone studying his or her first course in TEFL or TESL.

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Certificate in Grammar for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language [50 Hours]

Enrolment is open to all. It is a course in the basics of English grammar for anyone who wants to teach English and is even useful for experienced teachers.

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Diploma in TEFL [240 Hours]

This is a research based course. Experience is required or you need to have done a certificate course such as ours.

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Certificate in Teaching Children [160 Hours]

This course consists of four main units. The trainee also receives a collection of readings which are integral to the course.Assessment is continuous and based on performance in eight assignments, two for each unit. These mostly take the form of short essays.The course is graded with ‘A’ being the highest grade and ‘Pass’ the lowest.

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Certificate in Teaching Business English [160 Hours

This  course comprises three main units plus assorted readings and examples of materials. The course assumes a basic knowledge of EFL techniques and methods.

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People who have taken our courses work in more than forty countries with large numbers in Asia and the Middle East [ including Saudi Arabia].

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At  Norwood English, we see ourselves as teachers first and a business second. We pride ourselves on the level of service we offer and are always willing to listen to ideas for improvement. Your comments are always welcome.

+++ 40 hour Introduction to TEFL Certificate

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Latest! JOBS for TEFL Cert holders in South Korea, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, & Georgia.

NEW! Nearly 600 positions in Saudi Arabia See our jobs web site for details.

Volunteer and teach in Cambodia

NEW! Joint online course/ teaching practice with American Academy in Vietnam with jobs available for all graduates. Details on request.

NEW! Excellent opportunities in Georgia. See our jobs web site for details.

NEW! Excellent opportunities in China: 4 week placements on summer schools. See our jobs web site for details.

TEFL Certificate with job placement in Thailand. Jobs available all year round. Details…..

 The latest Norwood English newsletter is available here with content including a special offer for current and past trainees plus articles on finding work etc.

We are linking with new schools every month to bring the best TEFL opportunities to our trainees.

Many jobs are advertised exclusively to those enrolled on our courses.

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