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Program Overview

The eight-week TESOL Diploma blended course is done online through daily video lessons and real-time online classes with a qualified TESOL Instructor. There are 128 hours of materials and activities in the five courses that will be covered over eight weeks. TESOL students watch daily video lessons (Monday through Friday), submit assignments every day and prepare a lesson plan and presentation for each course. Real-time online classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm and attendance is mandatory.



TESOL 100 - Introduction to TESOL
TESOL 101 - Teaching Grammar
TESOL 102 - Teaching Pronunciation

TESOL 103 - Teaching Listening and Speaking
TESOL 104 - Teaching Reading and Writing
TESOL 105 - Practicum

Program duration:
8 Weeks

Real-time online classes:
Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Diploma tuition cost:

Other fees:
Registration fee: $150

Upcoming start dates (2022): September 6th, October 31st 

Practicum Overview

Students receiving a minimum of  85% in all five courses are eligible to take a practicum. The practicum is a minimum of eight weeks, and is done either at ISS  Language and Career College of BC or at ISSofBC with an experienced LCC or LINC instructor. During COVID-19, practicum might be completed online until it is safe to do so in class.

Our TESOL diploma with practicum is recognized by TESL Canada and will prepare you to teach English in Canada and abroad.

Upon successful completion of the practicum, you may apply for TESL Canada certification. Please see the link for details: TESL Canada.

Please ask a Registrar or an Instructional Coordinator for more details.


Work Experience Policy

Practicum duration:
8 Weeks*

Practicum schedule:


Practicum cost:

*The practicum schedule is arranged by the qualifying TESOL Diploma graduate and the sponsor teacher. Practicum duration, schedules and times will vary depending on the availability of the sponsor teacher and student.

Entrance Requirements



  • Have proven English proficiency of at least a Canadian Language Benchmark of 5+.



Review the entrance requirements and our policies. If needed, take our online English assessment. 


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Learning Outcomes

  • Master the techniques of classroom management across cultures

  • Understand teaching methods, learning styles and other factors affecting language learning in adults

  • Learn to teach the core components of English - and polish your own language skills

  • Gain experience and confidence by teaching mini-lessons to other students

  • Write effective lesson plans for single and multi-level classes

  • Learn the importance of student-centred teaching

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