English Teacher Training

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Do you teach English?

Improve your English language teaching skills!

This intensive training is for teachers of English as a foreign language, as well as for teachers who teach other subjects in English.

Participants will enjoy 20 classroom hours per week reviewing and practicing subjects such as:

  • English language
    • Grammar / Vocabulary (corpus-based)
    • Pronunciation / Intonation / Prominence
    • Paralanguage & Pragmatics
    • Essay and research writing
    • Public speaking
  • Language teaching
    • Language Teaching Methods
    • Effective Lesson Planning
    • Educational Technology
    • Classroom Management
    • Assessment Implementation
    • Sociolinguistics of Language Teaching
    • Research Writing
    • Educational Leadership


A complete experience

The Institute is located on the distinguished campus of Jacksonville State University in beautiful Jacksonville, Alabama. You will have dozens of opportunities to use English every day. 

On campus you will live alongside Americans and have free access to university services and facilities such as the library, brand new fitness center, entertainment and sports events, and local transportation. 

Off campus you and your classmates will enjoy guided adventures to nearby cities and cultural attractions, and then use these experiences in the classroom. 


Get your team together

If you have a group of four or more teachers, we offer a variety of options: 

2-week 4-week 12-week
$1,600 $2,800 $7,200

The price above includes university housing, 3 meals per day, guided cultural trips, classroom materials, local transportation, airport pickup/dropoff, and a certificate ceremony and celebration. The price does not include personal expenses or required medical insurance. Note that the University reserves the right to change prices without notice. 


Learn more

The next step is to contact us to explore your needs and discuss the specifics of your training program, including any custom components such as an evaluated teaching practicum, special subject emphases, or specific cultural activities. Use the Request Information form's "Other" field to let us know:
  • The name of your school or organization
  • The preferred length and dates of your training
  • Any special areas of interest


We look forward to hearing from you!


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The English Language Institute at Jacksonville State University is a member of EnglishUSA: the American Association of Intensive English Programs.

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