Course held over 3 weekends:
Jan. 20, 21, 27, 28, Feb. 3, 4
9am to 6pm Course #4014
Enroll by Dec 23 & Save $100!
Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification courses in
are usually held at Sacramento City College 3835 Freeport Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95822 (This course is not affiliated with SCC). To enroll by phone, call 1-888-225-2480.
School districts interested in group discounts, contact Valerie at 1-888-225-2480.
I loved being in class with everyone and receiving feedback and ideas from the instructor and my fellow classmates.
- V.C., Marysville, CA
It exceed my expectations and has provided a clear outlook for what the role of an ESL teacher could/should be.
- L.M., Grass Valley, CA
Excellent instructor, a ton of experience and willing to share. I enjoyed the ideas she shared with us on classroom lesson planning that was an extension of the course work.
- F.G., Sacramento, 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 thoughtful advice!
- 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
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
- 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
- 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 experience.
- 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
- 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
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
- 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 phenomenal."
- 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
The practicum delivery was very
helpful, as it was very different to deliver a class than to just think about what you would do. I also very
much appreciated the instructor's experience - the dose of reality and what students were really
capabable of was great.
- N.O., Carson City, NV
"This course was fun and
interesting as well as challenging. Throughout the presentations I gathered a number of techniques that I
will use in my future classrooms."
- M.T., Reno, NV
approach to the course helps a great deal in the learning process."
- J.M., Reno, NV
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 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."