ID Tesol

2 Jul

International Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


12 Jun


What is it?

The International Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ID TESOL) is a 10-week course designed as an extension to the IHC in TESL. The ID TESOL follows a modular approach. A typical program will follow this outline:

Week 1 & 2 TESOL Foundation (35 hours/ 2 weeks)
Week 3 – 6 IHC in TESL (fulltime/ 4 weeks)
*Week 7 & 8 • IHC Certificate for Young Learners Teaching (CYL)
*Week 9 & 10 • IH Course for the Cambridge ESOL Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT preparation), or

What will you gain?

TESOL Foundation Course

The TESOL Foundation course at IH Career College has been designed to help international students prepare for the IHC TESL course at IH Vancouver. The course provides candidates with a mix of theory and methodology and provides a comprehensive overview of modern TESOL concepts. Classes are small and interactive.


The International House Certificate (IHC) in TESL – Teaching English as Second Language –is a comprehensive and pragmatic teacher training course appropriate for entry-level and experienced teachers seeking a recognized certification. The course provides candidates with the methodology and hands on teaching experience required to effectively manage an ESL classroom. Graduates from this course will have the necessary competencies to become successful language instructors as well a solid foundation to continue learning and developing as a teacher. (See IHC in TESL page for details)

IHC Certificate for Young Learners Teaching (IHCYL)

The IHCYL prepares teachers to work with Young English language learners. The course covers areas such as L1 and L2 acquisition and learning, Clarifying and Practicing Language, Teaching very young Learners, teaching adolescents, materials design and selection, building phonemic awareness and using phonics for literacy education, promoting grammatical awareness in children, and more.
NB: A 2-week practicum can be chosen as another elective course (you will be asked to notify your tutors at the beginning of IHCYL)

IH TKT (Preparation course)

International House Certificate for the Cambridge ESOL Teaching Knowledge Test
The IH TKT course provides a thorough and rigorous preparation for Cambridge ESOL’s internationally recognized Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT).
The test is available by registration through the Career College (price not included in course fee).

Approval by PTIB

This course is approved.

Further information

For further information about IHC in TESL, please visit

Start Dates 2022

January 24 – April 1
April 18 – June 24
July 18 – September 23
October 3 – December 9

Start Dates 2023

January 23 – March 31
April 17 – June 23
July 17 – September 22
September 25 – December 1


Tuition Fee: $3500
Registration Fee: $175
Materials Fee: $150