CHICAGO TEFL COURSE
APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Interested in Taking Your 4-Week TEFL Course in Chicago?

International TEFL Academy's Chicago TEFL Course is widely recognized as one of the top TEFL classes in the world for teaching English abroad and online, and the standards maintained for the course are very high. To ensure the quality of the course and that every student is prepared and able to handle the rigors of a full-time university-level class, ITA has implemented this application process.

Please read and follow it carefully. You will need to consult with your Admissions Advisor to complete this process.

To speak with an Advisor who can answer all of your questions:


Please review the pre-enrollment information packet.  If you do not have this packet, your Admissions Advisor will be happy to provide it.  The pre-enrollment information packet includes the following items:

  • Chicago TEFL Course Overview & Course Syllabus
  • Course Calendar – This is a sample course calendar that outlines the homework and reading assignments that are due on a daily basis.  Please note that this calendar does not include a sample of the student teaching. 
  • Day in the Life – A sample of what a typical day in the life of a Chicago TEFL students can look like.

Your next Steps:

  • Read the documents listed above and jot down any questions you have;
  • Complete the Chicago Class Application (your Advisor will provide this);
  • Allow yourself at least thirty minutes to complete the application. The application is required to be admitted into the course;
  • After your application has been reviewed, you will be notified by your Admissions Advisor if you have passed the application process. If so, you will be able to register for the Chicago TEFL class and will receive a Grammar Quiz that needs to be completed before your course begins. If you have not passed the application process, your Admissions Advisor will discuss alternate certification options with you.

*If you have any questions regarding this prior to your phone interview, please reach out to your Admissions Advisor directly.*


Ready to Enroll?

Before enrolling in any International TEFL Academy courses, it is imperative that you speak with an advisor. Please fill out a form or call 773-634-9900 to speak to an advisor who will answer your questions; review your employment prospects for teaching English abroad, and to assist you with the enrollment process.