Course held over 3 weekends:
March 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
9am to 6pm Course #4115
Enroll by Feb 10 & Save $100!
Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification courses in
are usually held at the University of California, Berkeley Bancroft & Telegraph Avenues Berkeley, CA 94720 (This course is not affiliated with UC Berkeley). To enroll by phone, call 1-888-225-2480.
School districts interested in group discounts, contact Valerie at 1-888-225-2480.
Our instructor created a warm, nurturing environment. She made sure we were all involved with the learning process and made the maximum use of time.
- I.M., Oakland, CA
Very fun and knowledgeable and engaging and prepared us well!
- K.H., Esparto, CA
Great environment and knowledgeable instructor.
- A.O., Berkley, CA
I found the lesson plans very useful. Giving a mock lesson was a great way to get a taste of what we will be expected to do and get feedback on that.
- A.C., Oakland, CA
I couldn't have asked for a better instructor - he was very laid back, but thorough and knowledgeable. Also, well-traveled and full of useful anecdotes.
- S.M., Oakland, CA
This course was great! Good location, money back guarantee, small class size, and many different date options to choose from.
- N.I., Antioch, CA
I really enjoyed the guides for developing lesson plans, and teaching specific subjects like grammar and vocabulary.
- K.F., Richmond, CA
Thanks for giving me the motivation to be a good teacher for ESL students. I will do my best in the future thanks to you.
- P.S.J., Alameda, CA
Our instructor is very good at what he does. Before class began, the teacher's ability was something I was a bit nervous about. I definitely enjoyed this
- G.S., Richmond, CA
Our instructor was always prepared with materials and answered questions with clear and concise phrases. He was easy to talk to, very entertaining, and was very
prepared for the class. Would definitely recommend to my peers!
- T.L., Oakland, CA
The instructor was always very clear, and was able to answer any questions we may have had.
- T.E., Concord, CA
Our instructor's advice from 25 years of personal experience was great. He directed the course the way a TESOL class should be taught.
- M.R., Walnut Creek, CA
"All of it was outstanding. I have been a language teacher for many years and I was very impressed with the methodology and skills of the
- T. G., Berkeley, CA
"The instructor was very comprehensive, responsive to questions and pragmatic. The lessons learned in this course are priceless. I learned a lot
and I will definitely recommend it to others."
- B.H., Berkeley, CA
"The information provided by Oxford Seminars is really helpful in starting out to enter this line of work."
- C.M., Berkeley, CA
"Our instructor was a great teacher, super supportive, and truly prepared us for becoming strong, effective teachers. I feel much more prepared after
taking this course!"
- J.D., Berkeley, CA
"I very much enjoyed the course and look forward to recommending it to others."
- R.C., Berkeley, CA
This course is very multi-faceted, thorough, and seems to accommodate all learning styles.
- T.B., San Francisco, CA
Great instructor, experiential, confidence-boosting, quick and easy!
- J.M., San Francisco, CA
This was way better than any online course!
- O.A., San Francisco, CA
The days of presentations were excellent. Our instructor knows how to teach ESL and gave everyone very good feedback. I liked spending time preparing for the
instruction, and the other students in the class.
- M.E., San Mateo, CA
Hearing about our instructor's personal experiences and successes was great. His insight was invaluable. Hearing about cultural variations and learning how to
prepare for them was fantastic. Doing our lesson plans in front of the class helped me a lot to assess my strengths and weaknesses.
- W.T., San Francisco, CA
Amazing class! I learned so much that I will carry throughout my life. I loved it, and cannot wait to start teaching abroad!
- T.F., Half Moon Bay, CA
Our instructor was a real asset. She is a very good teacher, experienced and great rapport with students.
- T.C., Novato, CA
I have no experience teaching at any level. This course gave me a great opportunity to practice and learn useful techniques.
- K.L., Oakland, CA
The instructor was amazing. Not only is he fun but I learned a lot without realizing that I'm learning. He gives tons of feedback and corrects
students without making them feel awkward.
- K.F., San Rafael, CA
"The experiences that our instructor brought to the class were fantastic and the complete coverage of all different aspects we need to consider when
teaching in another culture."
- A.U., Daly City, CA
"I have recommended Oxford to many people who are interested in getting certified for ESL because the training is great and the job search assistance is
- R.T., Pacifica, CA
"I enjoyed everything about this course! The instructor was very knowledgeable, helpful and approachable and taught us plenty of essential
information. Because of her, I am even more excited about teaching ESL."
- K.M., San Francisco, CA
"Outstanding instructor - she was highly experienced, well prepared, extremely approachable, A+! I could not imagine having a better
- C.S., San Francisco, CA
Our instructor's feedback was very accurate and helpful!
- M.M., San Jose, CA
"The instructor was one of the best teachers I've had. She was approachable for our needs outside the classroom and said she will continue to be
after the course!"
- Q.L., Brookdale, CA
"Our instructor was such a wealth of knowledge for future teachers young and old."
- R.T., Miramar, CA
"Our instructor was great, read the class energy levels and responded appropriately."
- P.J., Morgan Hill, CA
"The teacher was extremely engaging and offered years of experience overseas."
- K.J., San Jose, CA
Thank you Oxford Seminars for this opportunity. The course was an excellent resource to improve my English skills.
- M.V., Sacramento, CA
Wonderful! I've learned so much from this class. I can now go teach a group of students and have some confidence about how to approach it. Thank you for all your
- P.P., Auburn, CA
Far exceeded my expectations. I had no previous experience and feel good about my ability now.
- S.M., Sacramento, CA
Our instructor was excellent, and was very approachable, knowledgeable and non-judgemental. I'm glad he was in my course!
- W.T., Sacramento, CA
"I think the books are extremely comprehensive and will definitely be useful when I am teaching abroad. I really appreciated my instructor's
knowledge about the world and different societies."
- T.F., Woodland, CA
"The insight of the instructor was undoubtedly the most useful aspect of this course."
- P.M., Vacaville, CA
"Learning about our instructor's experiences was incredibly helpful. It was my favorite part of the class."
- C.E., Auburn, CA
"The teacher really showed he knew his stuff. He was always prepared, organized, very friendly, and didn't overpower his students. He was so
enthusiastic and managed to keep a little bit of class fun. He was a great teacher and we all enjoyed him!"
- P.R., Sacramento, CA
"This was a very upbeat class and the instructor was on point all the way."
- S.G., Sacramento, CA
Thank you so much, I wouldn't have done it [teaching abroad] without you. Again thank you.
- S.G., Marina, CA
Our instructor was extremely high quality. I have a master's degree in teaching and 15 years of experience teaching ESL and language arts. I still found this
course very useful and her professionalism exemplary.
- I.Y., Watsonville, CA
I'm very happy I took the course and am recommending it to others.
- P.K., Santa Cruz, CA
"I find the teaching methods and learning styles were very helpful and will be using the skills that I've learned."
- V.M., Boulder Creek, CA
"The instructor brings much experience and is always eager and willing to listen to student experiences and ideas as well. She is very positive
and enthusiastic about our learning as well as showing us how to teach others."
- W.S., Glenwood, CA
"Our instructor was very easy to talk to and extremely professional."
- E.N., Davenport, CA
"This course made me feel confident and prepared to teach abroad and gave me excellent resources for the future."