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TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification Courses
in San Diego, CA

Oxford Seminars is the leading provider of TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification courses in San Diego, CA. Get certified and join thousands of our graduates teaching English all around the world.

Oxford Seminars San Diego course
held live via Zoom  
Course Details
Course held over 3 weekends:
Nov. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21
9am to 6pm PT,
Course #1994

Oxford Seminars San Diego course
held live via Zoom  
Course Details
Course held over 3 weekends:
Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
9am to 6pm PT,
Course #1998
Enroll by Nov 06
& Save $100!

Oxford Seminars San Diego course
held next to UCSD Medical Center
(Mission Valley San Diego)
(This course is not affiliated with UCSD Medical Center)
Course Details
Course held over 3 weekends:
Jan. 22, 23, 29, 30, Feb. 5, 6
9am to 6pm
Course #2016
Enroll by Dec 25
& Save $100!

Oxford Seminars San Diego course
held next to UCSD Medical Center
(Mission Valley San Diego)
(This course is not affiliated with UCSD Medical Center)
Course Details
Course held over 3 weekends:
March 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
9am to 6pm
Course #3012
Enroll by Feb 12
& Save $100!

Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification courses in San Diego, CA. are usually held next to UCSD Medical Center. To enroll by phone, call 1-800-779-1779.

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Course Reviews

I did find this course extremely helpful as a brand new ESL teacher. I love the practical learning games.
- D.C., Lake Elsinore, CA
Instructor was very knowledgeable and shared many of his teaching techniques and materials. Classmates also brought very good points of view and I was very lucky to be in the very supportive group of people.
- H.A.S., San Diego, CA
I've learned a lot and I feel comfortable to say that I can use these materials effectively for my teaching job.
- G.I., San Diego, CA
Our instructor was awesome! Funny, fun, engaging and extremely knowledgeable. He was very warm and encouraging to all of the students.
- S.T., San Diego, CA
I will be recommending this course to my family and friends! My son will be taking it next year!
- F.R., San Diego, CA
Our instructor did an excellent job in all areas! I am so glad he was our teacher. He made the class fun and interesting - a great role model!
- P.L., Encinitas, CA
Our instructor was extremely organized, collected, and efficient in her lessons. She was extremely approachable and accessible to her students, and maintained exemplary professional discipline.
- U.D., Plaster City, CA
Our instructor gave me such a sense of confidence that my dream to teach is realistic!
- A.G, Santa Ysabel, CA
I was a little nervous going into this course but now I feel confident that I have the skills to teach English abroad as a foreign language.
- P.W., San Diego, CA
I liked how our instructor was very enthusiastic and approachable. She made learning fun and it was a great experience!
- A.Q., Poway, CA
Our instructor was seriously one of the best teachers I have ever had. She is fantastic at keeping everyone engaged and she truly cares about our learning.
- T.D., San Diego, CA
Our instructor was very well rounded in both knowledge of being an ESL teacher and traveling around the world. He was kind enough to share all of this with the class before, during breaks, and after class. He was 100% committed to helping us be comfortable with all aspects of the course, and teaching in general."
- A. P., San Diego, CA
"The instructor was awesome! He was straight forward about any questions or concerns we had and always gave good tips and resources in case he couldn't directly answer the question."
- M.C., Alpine, CA
Our instructor had great advice and offered us his own personal lesson plan ideas. He was very generous."
- R.L., San Diego, CA
The close interaction between us and the teacher will be very helpful in the future."
- J.J., San Diego, CA
This course is very helpful and extremely informative for people without teaching experience.
- D.W., Irvine, CA
Our instructor was very professional, all countries accept my new certificate, and the I can use job placement for life!
- Y.N., Irvine, CA
I found the grammar section to be extremely useful!
- F.L., Laguna Hills, CA
Oxford Seminars is awesome.
- A.N., Westminster, CA
My instructor has inspired me to want to live and teach abroad and has given me lots of knowledge so that I feel I have a great foundation of grammar, teaching skills and confidence."
- S. F., Irvine, CA
We had a lot of fun as a class getting to know each other and learning together. I definitely felt like she prepared us well for teaching English abroad, because she put us in situations where we had to create and think for ourselves."
- J. J., Irvine, CA
Her enthusiasm and concern for her students is magnetic. She made the course come alive!"
- W. D., Irvine, CA
I enjoyed the instructors' experiences in the field, the handbook, and time of the class. I work full-time so it was very convenient for me."
- L.V., Irvine, CA
"Great course, great instructor. Can't wait to begin this new journey with Oxford Seminars."
- C.P., Anaheim, CA
"I found the instructor's stories of experiences abroad very useful. She often had a personal example for every possible situation."
- E.P., Sleepy Hollow, CA
"Our instructor used a wonderful teaching style that integrated informative stories and anecdotes into lesson topics. She was very engaging and easy to talk to."
- T.B., Tustin, CA
This is a great program for anyone who has plans to teach abroad."
- M.C., Fullerton, CA
Enrolled in TEFL, loved it, got married, received my certificate in my new name, and moved to Korea with my military husband. Basically, I'm very excited to teach in this amazing chapter of life.
- C.R., Buena Park, CA
Our instructor provided great examples of how to set up and run a class, and gave advice on many different situations.
- G.A., Ontario, CA
The resources and materials were very useful. We were also given supplement tools and tips on how to deal with problems and be successful.
- M.M., Chino, CA
The atmosphere was incredible. I enjoyed how quick and easy going it was. The information given was informative and easy to understand.
- J.S., City of Industry, CA
Our instructor was the best. She kept our attention for duration, and her examples were engaging.
- O.W., Fullerton, CA
Oxford Seminars was the best option for me, and I enjoyed having a hybrid experience: face to face and online.
- K.L., Victorville, CA
I learned a lot of theory and practice attending the face to face meeting. The teacher was very knowledgeable and professional.
- N.M.P, Hemet, CA
"The practicum feedback was the most useful. Doing the practicum made us apply class materials and assess our abilities."
- C.C., Menifree, CA
"You learn so much! I knew I'd love the course from the first session."
- T.R., Hemet, CA
"Our instructor was very kind and knowledgeable - personal anecdotes alone made learning so much more engaging and applicable to real life."
- O.D., San Bernardino, CA
The resources provided to us in the course were very helpful and the mini lessons we had to present were great! I really enjoyed this course."
- V.C., Riverside, CA
Enjoyed the course, the lessons, the exercises, the practicum, and my course mates very much. High value.
- I.W., Los Angeles, CA
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. There's a lot to cover, but if you're serious about your goals and have an interest in teaching and being abroad I feel this course was an excellent prep.
- P.B., Winnetka, CA
Our instructor was very engaging and was a perfect model of how any ESL teacher should conduct themselves in a classroom.
- T.C., Carson, CA
I was very happy with the in-class component of the class. The instructor was excellent. I enjoyed her style and teaching methods very much. I learned so much from the class. I am very happy that I took the course. It is not very often that people enjoy a class as much as my classmates and I enjoyed this class.
- P.V., Los Angeles, CA
I did not know what to expect really in the course. The course however, exceeded my expectations. I learned a great deal even though I am a teacher and have taught different levels and ages. The instructor was excellent, very organized, very knowledgeable, and kept the pace very well. The time went by quickly. I also made good friends in the class and we have maintained the friendships since then. Overall, it was an excellent experience and program for teaching ESL and I would recommend it to anyone that is interested in learning the skills to teach English abroad.
- E.F., Brea, CA
There is a wonderful use of different styles of teaching techniques used in ESL classrooms; great level of academic study of pedagogy.
- M.O., Los Angeles, CA
The instructor was able to deliver a dynamic presentation that brought the course to life.
- G.N., San Bernardino, CA
Our instructor was excellent. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and has a great teaching style.
- N.P., Los Angeles, CA
There is a great benefit to this course because you learn to teach different age groups, ESL levels, and you have a practicum lesson.
- P.A., Lancaster, CA
Our instructor was amazing! Great sense of energy and keeping us motivated. I really enjoyed her teaching style and my fellow classmates.
- A.P., Los Angeles, CA
I especially enjoyed the clarity of instruction, group dynamic, group activity, and knowledge of the teacher."
- F.M., Los Angeles, CA
She was an excellent instructor. She made the course fun."
- C.M., Grand Terrace, CA
The teacher was very approachable and friendly with a lot of useful information. Thanks so much for everything!!"
- C.J., Los Angeles, CA
Very welcoming and knowledgeable! I loved being in this class and really feel prepared to teach abroad."
- G.D., Los Angeles, CA
"I liked the teacher's personal anecdotes of teaching experiences."
- K.Z., Long Beach, CA