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Native or Near-Native Speakers of English

Course Duration
4 weeks

Teaching English as a second language is an exciting and rewarding career choice. St Giles San Francisco offers one of the most widely recognised TEFL awards; the Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages – CELTA.

The CELTA course at St Giles San Francisco includes a four-week programme of intensive study, six hours of teaching practice, observation of experienced teachers and coursework assignments. On successful completion of the course, you will receive an internationally recognised certificate, which can help you to find a good teaching job at a reputable school.

Find out more about the course content at St Giles San Francisco:



All students taking a CELTA course at St Giles San Francisco can take advantage of the following facilities:

  • Self-Access Study Centre
  • Student computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Student café
  • Library
  • Interactive whiteboards in all classrooms

St Giles San Francisco is a modern, friendly school which offers the latest facilities and resources for our CELTA students. The school is in an exciting downtown location on famous Market Street, close to Union Square and Chinatown. San Francisco is one of the USA’s most vibrant cities, which offers a warm Californian welcome to everyone who visits.



Course Objectives

After you take a CELTA at St Giles San Francisco, you should:

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"CELTA training at St Giles San Francisco has helped me use a method of communicative instruction that makes my classes more dynamic regardless of what I am teaching. My students often tell me that I have made reading more interesting because of my methods."

Angela Bailey-Sundahl