Latin America 
TEFL Class Index 

Learn about internationally accredited TEFL Certification classes in Central & South America.

Latin America TEFL Certification Class Index

TEFL certification classes are 4 weeks, full time, Monday - Friday.

Click on the links below to learn more about TEFL certification options in cities throughout Latin America, including location, tuition and housing information.

Watch the video for a great overview of teaching English in Latin America.


Students should expect a professional-level TEFL certification class to run from 9 am - 6 pm daily (5 days a week) with 10 -12 students in a class.  Student teaching (practicum) is often completed in the evening hours with local ESL students.  All TEFL certification classes are taught by experienced university-level professors and incorporate a minimum of 100 hours of academic course work and at least 6 hours of observed student teaching with ESL students.

NOTE FOR ENROLLMENT: Before enrolling in any International TEFL Academy, 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 assist you with the enrollment process.

Latin America TEFL Classes

Hybrid Course & Volunteer Options

International TEFL Academy offers hybrid TEFL course options that enable Online TEFL Class students to complete their practice teaching (practicum) on location at particular in-person TEFL class sites. 

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International TEFL Academy offers internationally accredited TEFL certification classes online & in 25 locations worldwide. All classes, including the online class, are taught by experienced university-level instructors and incorporate live practice teaching (practicum). All students & graduates receive lifetime worldwide Job Search Guidance.  Review your TEFL class options below to learn more.