TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is the teaching of the English language to people whose first language is not English, more commonly taught to those who come from a country where English is not spoken at all.

The English language can be a powerful tool for opening doors to many learners around the world. But for those who do not speak the English language, a TEFL qualification can help them on their way. Training Qualifications UK is dedicated to helping as many people around the world as possible to learn the wonderful English language for when they want to travel and work in a country which utilises English as either the primary or adopted language. 

Did you know that the English language is the second language to over 600 million people worldwide? This makes it by far the most adopted language across the globe. It also ranks as the second-highest spoken language shared between first and secondary language with nearly a billion people, only Chinese exceeds English.

'Over the last hundred years, English has come to be spoken by more people in more places than ever before. Current estimates suggest that 1.5 billion use it as a first, second or foreign language - one in four of the world's population. And the obvious question is: what will happen to the language, now that it has achieved such a global presence? For, when a language spreads, it inevitably changes.' - David Crystal, Emerging Englishes 

Here you will be to find our premium TEFL approved training centres situated around the world. All of the below training providers have been approved by Training Qualifications UK to deliver TEFL qualifications to learners who are eager to study the English language as a foreign language.

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International TEFL Academy

Chicago, US

International TEFL Academy was founded on the premise that language education offers English speakers from all backgrounds the opportunity of a lifetime to experience other cultures and build relationships abroad while providing a worthy service to others. Combining a wealth of expertise and commitment to excellence, International TEFL Academy provide the finest training and personal guidance to enable students from all walks of life to live their dreams of exploring the world while teaching English.

Committed to complete transparency and integrity in representing who they are, what they do, and what they stand for, Training Qualifications UK is proud to recognise the International TEFL Academy as a premium TEFL approved training centre. Find out more by visiting the International TEFL Academy website.

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The TEFL Academy

Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Quite simply, The TEFL Academy specialises in TEFL courses and nothing else. TEFL is not only in their name, but it is also the backbone of their growing academy. All of their trainers are experienced TEFL professionals. They have all qualified as TEFL teachers themselves and gained years of teaching experience which they are now passing on to their TEFL course students.

Specialising in the Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, which is designed for learners who want to go to teach English themselves after completing the course, The TEFL Academy understands the importance of teaching others as well as experiencing and seeing the world. On completion of one of their TEFL courses, learners will be fully qualified to teach children and adults, providing learners with endless opportunities for employment across the globe. Find out more by visiting The TEFL Academy website.

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London Teacher Training College

London, UK

London Teacher Training College (LTTC) has been providing TEFL courses and training since their inception in 1984. They help thousands of teachers gain a recognised TEFL qualifications all over the world. Based in South London, they were the first training provider in the UK to provide TEFL/TESOL courses taught via distance learning. 

Priding themselves on the quality of its courses and the individual attention it provides to each and every student who enrols with the college, LTTC ensure the highest standards of training for their students. Approved to deliver TEFL courses with Training Qualifications UK since late 2013 and were proudly one of our first major training providers when the company started. Find out more by visiting the London Teacher Training College website.

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