What Exactly Is the Trinity TESOL?
If you do a quick Google search for “teaching English certificates” you will come up with hundreds of different companies offering different kinds of qualifications. You will also find that it is quite overwhelming with all the acronyms in the ESL (English as a Second Language) field.
While many TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificates claim prestige and that they will aptly qualify you to be in a classroom, the truth is that there are only a few that live up to said standards. One such certificate is the Trinity TESOL.
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The Trinity TESOL in a Nutshell
The Trinity TESOL, also known as CertTESOL is backed by the Trinity College in London, U.K. This specific college is dedicated to being the international exam board for performing arts and English language. As such, it has gained worldwide recognition in the ESL field. The British Council, plus most employers, accepts the CertTESOL as an initial teaching qualification.
There are over 100 validated providers of the Trinity TESOL. The course that leads to receiving the certificate is designed for professionals with little to no experience in the classroom. It will prepare you to confidently enter any class with a sound knowledge of teaching methodologies and techniques that will enable students to succeed in their learning English endeavors.
If you have chosen to take the Trinity TESOL course, you have made a good and sound decision that will set you off on the right track in your ESL career. No matter where you go, you will be able to get a job fairly easy with the certificate on your resume. However, don’t be fooled. The CertTESOL is of high caliber and therefore is demanding, but as the saying goes, you get what you put in.
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About the Author
Yvette Smith is an English teacher currently in Vietnam. She has taught in China and Mexico as well. She enjoys writing about the ESL field and thinks everyone should take the chance to travel abroad at least once in their lives.