Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Quick facts

The University of Toronto Woodsworth College Post-baccalaureate Certificate Program: 

  • Prepares graduates to teach English to speakers of other languages, specifically adults, in Canada and around the world;
  • Accredited by the University of Toronto, successful students attend Convocation ceremonies as University of Toronto Certificate Program graduates;
  • Officially recognized by TESL Ontario and by TESL Canada.  

The University of Toronto Certificate Program in Teaching English as a Second Language was first offered in 1972 and is one of the finest TESOL programs in Canada.

Praise for the program has been enthusiastic and consistent. The program provides a theoretical and practical base in linguistics, language acquisition and pedagogy designed to prepare graduates to be effective instructors of English as a Second language to adult learners, either in Canada or abroad. Please select Current or Prospective students (above) for more information.


Wondering if the TESOL program is for you? Feel free to contact our office and speak with an advisor to discuss your options today!

Interested in applying to the TESOL program?
The deadline to apply for Winter 2019 admission is November 1, 2018.
Apply today!