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  • Start travelling, teaching and earning with TEFL
  • Learn online or add in optional classroom teaching
  • Join 175,000 teachers who have graduated with us
  • Receive an internationally recognised TEFL certificate
  • Ofqual-regulated qualification: UK government recognised
  • Find your dream role with our TEFL jobs board

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Ends Friday 27th January
Established 1994

Let's do it properly
A qualification from us is your passport to far-flung places

Established 1994

Quality regulated
22 years’ experience
Unrivalled support

Choose your TEFL Course

With i-to-i you can teach English as a foreign language and earn cash while seeing the world. You’ll come back with amazing memories and fantastic experiences to put on your CV.

There's a range of TEFL courses to suit anyone. Choose from our 120 Hour Online Course for ultimate flexibility, or opt for the 140 Hour Combined Course to add in 20 hours of practical classroom learning.

So what are you waiting for? Choose your TEFL course and join over 175,000 i-to-i graduates on your TEFL adventure.

  • Get qualified to apply for TEFL jobs & internships
  • Ofqual-regulated qualification: UK government recognised
  • Internationally recognised professional TEFL certificate
  • 24/7 access on smartphone, tablet or computer
  • Interactive learning with personalised tutor feedback
  • Free access to thousands of jobs on the i-to-i jobs board
  • 120 hours online TEFL training
  • New! Flexi-Course: Book now, pick your classroom date later
  • 20hrs practical classroom training from experienced TEFL tutors
  • Practice teaching in the classroom with other trainee teachers
  • Enjoy shared learning and fun group activities

140 Hour Combined TEFL Course

$499.00 was $749.00

up to 50% OFF

2-day Practical + Online
  • Qualifies you to apply for TEFL Jobs & Internships
  • Ofqual-regulated qualification: UK government recognised
  • Internationally recognised professional TEFL certificate
  • 24/7 access on smartphone, tablet or computer
  • Interactive learning with personalised tutor feedback
  • Free access to the extensive i-to-i jobs board
  • 120 hours’ online TEFL training
  • Book now, pick your classroom date later
  • 20 hours’ practical classroom training from experienced TEFL tutors
  • Practice common teaching scenarios with other trainee teachers
  • Group interaction and shared learning

120 Hour Online TEFL Course

$249.50 was $499.00

up to 50% OFF

  • Qualifies you to apply for TEFL Jobs & Internships
  • Ofqual-regulated qualification: UK government recognised
  • Internationally recognised professional TEFL certificate
  • 24/7 access on smartphone, tablet or computer
  • Interactive learning with personalised tutor feedback
  • Free access to the extensive i-to-i jobs board
  • 120 hours’ online TEFL training
Affordability$449 - $749$640 - $1495$495 - $1295$360 - $1790$420 - $490
Experience23 Years31 Years24 Years16 Years5 Years
UK Government
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Course OfferingsOnline + ClassroomOnline + ClassroomOnline + ClassroomIntensive ClassroomOnline only

Content accurate as of November 2016.


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Quality training + Amazing jobs = Happy teachers

i-to-i is all about incredible service. Our marvellous team are here to get you qualified and in to teaching, as and when you need.

I have learned more about the English language with the TEFL course and by teaching English than I have learned my entire life experience of attending school.

Christina, teaches in Germany

10/10; it changed my life.

Jess, taught in Cambodia

I loved being able to expand my knowledge of teaching, its practices and to improve my grammar.

Heather, Thailand intern

Probably the best thing is the travel I get to do, and the salary I earn while working relatively few hours in a week.

Tim, teaches in Russia

I knew I wanted to travel and work with children even before university, but I had to save save save! TEFL allowed me to gain my qualification online in my own time.

Alli, taught in Cambodia

TEFL definitely adds a quality to travelling that you wouldn’t have otherwise.

Josh, Thailand intern

Tutors & Support

Meet the team of TEFL buffs who'll help you on your way

i-to-i Director of Studies Tracy Robinson

Director of Studies

Tracy Robinson

After almost 20 years in the industry, teaching students of all ages and nationalities, Tracy now uses her experience to train teachers to do the same! As our Director of Studies she is involved in creating and maintaining courses, looking after our tutors and candidates and dealing with day-to-day academic issues.

TEFL highlight: Tracy has worked all over, including four years in Japan where she realised TEFL was her calling.

i-to-i TEFL tutor Meryl Burgess

TEFL Tutor

Meryl Burgess

Leeds lass Meryl delivers courses around the north of England, and has volunteered and taught abroad in Ecuador, the Czech Republic and Australia. She’s been in the TEFL game for 15 years, and still gets a kick out of meeting the TEFL students who are off on amazing adventures around the world. Meryl’s favourite country is Ecuador, a diverse country with very welcoming locals.

TEFL highlight:Obtaining my visa to be able to teach in Ecuador involved illegal border crossings and bribery. Maybe not a highlight… but certainly memorable!

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Annie DaSilva

TEFL Tutor

Annie DaSilva

Portugese-born Annie started life in Paris, but has lived in Johannesburg, South Africa for most of her life after her parents emigrated when she was two. She’s been a TEFL teacher in her home country for over 25 years, and a teacher trainer for over ten years. You’ll likely meet her if you take our classroom course in Jo’burg, so be sure to say hi!

TEFL highlight: I feel very privileged to do the work I do. There aren’t many jobs that expose you to so many different types of people and walks of life!

TEFL Tutor

Wendy Rogers

Wendy lives in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa and has been a TEFL tutor since July 2011. She loves living here, and her favourite place is the beautiful nearby fishing town of Kalk Bay. Wendy has taught in Ireland, Libya and the UAE, and has travelled extensively – highlights include the pyramids in Cairo, and seeing elephants swim in a Zimbabwean lake.

TEFL highlight: Watching students’ creativity, and each time a student tells me how much more confidence and insight they have at the end of a course.

TEFL Tutor

Penny Campbell

TEFL superwoman Penny is qualified up to the eyeballs, and has lived and taught in some amazing locations like Egypt, Mexico and Japan over the past twenty years. It was a burning desire to see the world that spurred Penny to get qualified, but since then she’s learnt how rewarding and diverse a career in TEFL can be; she’s written books and exams, and produced online resources for the British Council. Phew!

TEFL highlight: When I qualified, online courses didn’t exist – so I did my CELTA qualification in Egypt, and loved it!

TEFL Tutor

Paula Jenkins

Paula has been a TEFL tutor for fifteen years, and has spent twelve years teaching and travelling the world. She loves passing on her knowledge to students, and her heart belongs to the whole continent of Asia (it’s impossible to pick just one place!) – she loves all the great people, good food and amazing places lucky TEFL teachers get to experience.

Favourite place: How about a vodka bar in a back alley of Tokyo on a cold, snowy night – followed by hot sake at a fantastic jazz bar.

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Debbie Hooper

TEFL Tutor

Debbie Hooper

It was the variety of the work and the diverse people that attracted Debbie to TEFL back in 1993, and she’s lived and worked in Vienna, Austria and New Zealand (lucky!). Based in Devon, she’s been teacher training since 2002. Fave aspect of TEFL? She loves the challenge of diving into a new culture and finding out how things work in a new country.

Most remote TEFL course: I’ve run courses in remote parts of China, Siberia and Rwanda!

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Peter Bowdery

TEFL Tutor

Peter Bowdery

Peter lives and teaches in the Czech Republic, and is currently an online tutor for i-to-i. He’s been teaching for over twenty years in Poland, England and the Czech Republic, and in his spare time he translates, proofreads and writes materials for English course books, as well as lending his voice to recordings on these learning materials!

TEFL specialisation: Business English. I have a Trinity TESOL Certificate and RSA DELTA.

TEFL Tutor

Lindsey Cottle

Lindsey is currently living in Amsterdam, where she’s worked for the university since late 2015. She’s previously worked all over including in India, Italy, Taiwan and the UK – but Hong Kong is her favourite teaching location after being thrown in the deep end at just 22. She loves the motivation and effort the weekend course students demonstrate, and can’t wait to meet you all there!

TEFL highlight: The new perspective you get – being invited into people’s houses for religious festivals, and being taught to cook local cuisine.

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Teresa Jacobs

TEFL Tutor

Teresa Jacobs

Travel is Teresa’s passion, and her claim to fame is having visited every country in Europe, Scandinavia, China (with the toilet stories to prove it) and many of the ‘Stans! It’s just as well she’s a TEFL tutor, then, as she’s able to continue travelling (to Hanoi, New York, or even just Milton Keynes!) and inspire others to get out and have some meaningful adventures. Favourite destination: Brazil.

TEFL highlight: Working in Turkey, where in the mornings I taught in Asia and in the evenings, Europe!

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Paul Myers

TEFL Tutor

Paul Myers

Paul lives in Hong Kong, and runs weekend courses in Bangkok and Hanoi. He started his TEFL career teaching in Korea, then moved on to Japan and China, and still nurses a passion for travel today. His favourite aspect of being a TEFL tutor is being instrumental in the lives of people who want to learn English, and he recognises that the teacher makes a huge difference in learning effectiveness.

Favourite place: Thailand, for sure. I think this is largely due to the incredibly friendly people. I’d love to teach there one day.

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Paul Myers

TEFL Tutor

Karen Gaches

British-born Karen currently lives in Mexico with her husband and daughter, but has spent most of her life pursuing her dreams of teaching abroad. She’s taught in Japan, Russia, Mexico and London, and has secured plenty of qualifications including a DOTE, a Masters’ of Education, a post-grad and lots of short courses – this is a tutor who knows her stuff!

Passions: Reading, learning languages, bird watching and taking her dogs on long walks.

i-to-i TEFL Tutor Stuart Fassam

TEFL Tutor

Stuart Fassam

Stuart’s been teaching TEFL for nine years now, after what was meant to be a year in Sicily turned into six (oops)! As well as Italy, he’s also worked in Spain and France in private language schools, state school and universities, and also has experience in Director of Studies and examiner roles. He’s now based in the good old north of England with his partner and two kids.

Fun fact: Stuart’s partner Claire is also one of our TEFL tutors (though they haven’t yet confirmed if they met in the classroom!).


How do I know which course to choose?

It’s really important to do your research before you buy, as there are so many TEFL course providers out there. Look out for Ofqual-regulated certificates which basically means the content, teaching and materials have been scrutinised to a high level of quality. You’ll also want to make sure you get at least 120 hours of training, which is the industry benchmark for employers worldwide.

How much can I earn teaching English abroad?

Teacher salaries vary from country to country so it does depend where you teach, but most TEFL roles will pay a salary that’s enough to live comfortably by local standards. Top end? In some countries you could earn up to £2,000 a month!

Can I teach abroad without a second language?

You don’t need to speak another language to teach English abroad. Many schools prefer that TEFL lessons take place completely in English, so that’s all you need.

Where can I teach?

Once you’re TEFL qualified, the doors will open to thousands of roles all over the world, in any country where people are keen to learn English. This basically means there are opportunities everywhere!

Will I get help finding work?

You certainly will. Our team will support you throughout your course, and after that you’ll have access to thousands of great exclusive roles worldwide through our famous TEFL jobs board.

Can I make a career out of TEFL?

There are loads of great, varied roles available to TEFL teachers if you’re in it for the long haul. Fantastic roles are available like Director of Studies, and even TEFL Course Designers (like our tutors!) – the world is your oyster once you’ve got some experience under your belt!

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