Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification courses
in Portland, OR. are
usually held at Portland State University. To enroll by phone, call 1-800-779-1779
The instructor was very prepared and was a master of her field. She was well prepared for all of her classes and had a variety of learning styles in mind when she prepared her lessons. She held the interest of her diverse class every day for the entire day. She taught, and inspired all of her students! Very enjoyable and informative class!
- K.L., Tigard, OR
Overall, it was very good and I would recommend it to a friend. The teacher understood how to control the classroom, provide interesting engagement activities, and make the class think.
- K.H., Corvallis, OR
Very informative, and provides an extremely helpful network to further one's goal of teaching English abroad.
- T.P., Portland, OR
The instructor was excellent! Impressed with her skills as a teacher!
- I.N., Vancouver, WA
The in-class instruction was the most useful, as it helped to summarize and simplify the large amount of info in the texts.
- S.K., Portland, OR
I really liked that the most time was spent on preparing classes as that is essential to why we're taking this.
- R.K., Portland, OR
The way the course was organized made it easier to move from topic to topic quickly, while still being able to grasp all of the content.
- G.D., Buxton, OR
The course materials, the instructor's enthusiasm and first-hand knowledge, and sharing of class experiences was fantastic.
- J.W., Portland, OR
I learned a lot through the collaborative atmosphere. Our instructor made class fun and interesting.
- M.S., Portland, OR
I would definitely recommend this course to a friend! I learned a lot about learning styles, teaching, teaching styles and how to keep students focused and that learning a language can be fun.
- S.M., Blaine, OR
As a non-native speaker of English, I felt very comfortable with all the material taught in class, and my classmates were very friendly and welcoming.
- T.D., Scappoose, OR
This is a great program for people who want to teach English as a second language.
- R.V., Westport, OR
Our instructor was excellent all around and made the class interesting, fun, understandable, and useful.
- P.F., Salem, OR
"The instructor had a lot information to share and was easy going and approachable. This course was helpful, fun, and I feel one hundred times more prepared to live and teach abroad."
- L. S., Portland, OR
"My instructor had a lot of knowledge and experience to draw from, which was wonderful. She was very personable and interesting."
- T.J., Portland, OR
"Our instructor was a fantastic teacher with not only a lot of knowledge pertaining to teaching but also much worldly knowledge!"
- P.G., Vancouver, OR
I loved this course! I learned a lot, gained confidence, and I'm sad it's over!
- P.E., Eugene, OR
All of the experience and knowledge the instructor had was fantastic, as well as the hands-on work preparing lesson plans. I am much more confident than I was before I started the course.
- K.M., Veneta, OR
It's very professional and gave me lots of tools to work with.
- R.J., Walterville, OR
The confidence I gained in being able to critically think about teaching ESL and forming my own style of teaching was extremely useful.
- R.L., Sweet Home, OR
I found the high level of student participation through mini-presentations and the practicum to be very useful.
- N.F., Oakridge, OR
"Our instructor was great! She was very enthusiastic and informative. She also brought a lot of good stories to the class from her past experiences with teaching and traveling abroad."
- C.U., Cottage Grove, OR
"I thought the opportunities throughout the class to plan hypothetical lessons were great. Our instructor did an amazing job of scaffolding teaching by modelling lessons, having us plan in groups, then having us jigsaw plan and teach, then plan and present individual lessons."
- R.I., Corvallis, OR
"The course schedule is reasonable, the materials are very helpful, and the small class size makes for good one-on-one contact."
- J.J., Eugene, OR
"The instructor kept the class interesting and lively. There was no down time, she always had an activity for us."
- C. D., Covington, WA
"It was affordable, didn't require months, and the content is something a teacher can use themselves."
- T.P., Olympia, WA
I felt I gained valuable and useful tools and resources in each lesson.
- W.J., Tacoma, WA
"I truly loved this course. The instructor has so much to teach and offers students throughout this course for us to use in the future as teachers. I felt I have learned so much in such a short period of time."
- M.S., Grand Mound, WA
"The outline of what we would be going over each day was very helpful and the instructor made the course very enjoyable."