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TEFL Courses in Chicago

Innovative, immersive, inspiring

Our internationally recognised classroom TEFL courses in Chicago give you the skills and knowledge you’ll need to step into your first classroom overseas with confidence in your abilities. The course is led by one of i-to-i’s expert and very experienced TEFL tutors and covers all the key theory and practical elements of planning lessons and teaching in front of a class.

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Classroom TEFL Course
20 Hour Classroom TEFL Course
$399.00
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Combined TEFL Course
140 Hour Combined TEFL Course
$314.65 was $899.00
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Combined TEFL Course
200 Hour Combined TEFL Course
$349.65 was $999.00
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Combined TEFL Course
320 Hour Combined TEFL Course
$419.65 was $1,199.00
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What’s included in your course?

What’s included in your course?

  • Developed with leading language schools
  • Study online on your tablet, computer or phone
  • Get hands-on teaching practise in the classroom
  • Dedicated, detailed tutor feedback
  • Find the role of your dreams with our TEFL jobs board
About your Chicago TEFL Course

About your Chicago TEFL Course

Our courses are recognized by employers all over the world, so when you take an i-to-i TEFL course in Chicago you can be confident that you are taking a course that will help you find your TEFL job overseas.

2-day Course - Timetable

2-day Course - Timetable

Day 1
9.00-9.15 Welcome & course aims
9.15-10.30 TEFL principles
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-12.30 Teaching new language
12.30-1.30 Lunch
1.30-3.00 Grammar & error correction
3.00-3.15 Break
3.15-5.30

(time may vary)

Teaching Practice 1
5.30-6.00 Day 1 reflection
   
Day 2
9.00-9.30 Review
9.30-10.30 Pronunciation
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-12.30 Teaching reading & listening
12.30-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.30 Using coursebooks
2.30-2.45 Break
2.45-5.00

(time may vary)

Teaching Practice 2
5.00-5.30 Day 2 reflection
5.30-6.00 Your TEFL future
How to find us in Chicago

How to find us in Chicago

Course Location

Bella Bacinos
75 E Wacker Dr
Chicago
IL
60601
United States

How to get there

Situated in the heart of Chicago, the venue is just a five minute walk from both the State/Lake metro stop and Millennium tram stop. Alternatively, Chicago’s central train station is just two miles away, and easily reachable by a short taxi ride.
FAQs

FAQs

What time does the course begin?

The TEFL course starts at 09:00 and finishes at 18:00, on both Saturday and Sunday.

What should I do when I arrive at the hotel?

You should take the elevator to the 6th floor where the main lobby is. This is also the same floor where the meeting space is located where the course takes place.

How many breaks do we get?

You will get three breaks during the course on the Saturday – one in the morning and afternoon and one for lunch and you will get two breaks on the Sunday – one in the morning and one for lunch.

What can I do for lunch?

Bella Bacinos is famed for its amazing pizza; but if for any reason you don’t want to give it a try, that’s not a problem as there are a number of eateries right on your doorstep! Starbucks, McDonald’s and 7-11 are all a block away from the venue; and there are many sit-down restaurants too, like the Emerald Loop Bar and Grill, just a two minute walk from the venue.

Is there a dress code?

There is not really a dress code, although we advise you to wear something which you could imagine wearing in a classroom situation – something like jeans and trainers will be fine.

Reviews

Reviews

i-to-i TEFL provides a very thorough look into the practicalities of preparing for and running an ESL classroom. As an online course, it does not offer a practical teaching session however there are so many useful links and extra pieces of information that you feel comfortable in your knowledge base before taking the plunge into teaching!

The course was well laid out and well presented, it was interesting and involving, the Tutor was well versed and very engaging, I really enjoyed it and would recommend the course and Tutor to anyone

I am a retired lady and found the course great, did find some areas a bit challenging but the support and help given from the i-to-i team is fantastic, they are a great team of people and their response time is staggering thank you xx

This is a very excellent company to work with and the customer service is the best! Prompt, efficient, and generous.

Having done a previous ESL course (but not completed) I found the i-to-i course far simpler yet more detailed and easy to approach. The regular tests in the various sections were excellent. The first one was a wake-up call that I needed to really study to know and understand the material! I would certainly recommend this course to anyone wanting to teach English.

I`d like to express my gratitude to i-to-i for such a great opportunity to study online! You`re professionals. Special thanks for your Advanced grammar Course, the trickiest grammar points were explained in simple words. Can`t wait to receive my online certificate! All the best, Olga.

Good evening. Just wanna thank you for the awsome course. The staff is very friendly and always willing to assist. Never met such friendly people on a phone, hehe. The lay-out off the course is perfect and user friendly. Where ever you go, you can just log in and continue where you last stopped. Thanks Gerhard

Thank-you i-to-i TEFL for a fantastic course. The course content was engaging, informative and structured well. Your support personnel are fantastic.

Step by step. Very interesting and informative. The self testing quizes are quite good. Lot's of resources and examples.

Really enjoying it. To extend a course is hassle free. Thanks.