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UGA's Global TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) programs offer comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of how to bridge the communication gap that non-native speakers can face in business, industry and activities of daily living.

Develop the ability to communicate with speakers of other languages and assist them in achieving career and social advancement through greater fluency in English.

Learn all aspects of instructing for international and cross-cultural communication. UGA's TESOL program uses online learning for your convenience.

Click on the certificate description for the full program overview and registration. For detailed descriptions and individual module registration, select specific modules below.

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Get a solid theoretical foundation for teaching English to speakers of other languages (TEFL) locally or globally. (This is not the ESOL Endorsement for Georgia public school teachers.) You will learn about intercultural communication, curriculum and lesson plan development, and job-searching skills.

(Global TESOL Certificate Module)
Learn about professionalism, career development, trends in the field, lesson and curriculum development, and much more. 

(Global TESOL Certificate Module)
Explore the nature of culture and the role of cultural factors in the teaching and learning of English as a second, additional or foreign language. 

(Global TESOL Certificate Module)
Explore language differences, commonalities and dialect variations. Other topics include language structure, the history of languages, and the process of language development. 

(Global TESOL Certificate Module)
Your class will practice developing programs, courses, and lessons. You'll also perform teaching activities and examine some approaches to learning.