The ELI’s Teacher Training Program is designed to meet the needs of international teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL) who wish to improve their own English proficiency as well as their EFL teaching expertise.

Program designed for non-native English speakers who teach English as a foreign language and want to

  • Improve their English language skills
  • Improve their English teaching skills
  • Learn about and experience life in the US

Program includes

  • Mentoring by an experienced ESL teacher
  • Practice teaching with feedback
  • Personal English instruction
  • Opportunities to visit UA lectures in TESL

Flexible program length and dates

  • Starting and ending dates chosen by participants
  • Typical program length 2-8 weeks

Program open to groups

  • Open to small groups of teachers from the same school
  • Also open to individual English teachers coming from various schools

Certificate awarded upon completion of program

For More Information

For more information, please contact Marci Daugherty ( or Bill Wallace ( at the UA English Language Institute (205-348-7413).