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International TEFL Academy Press is a publishing company owned by International TEFL Academy (ITA), the worldwide leader in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad offering accredited TEFL classes in 25 locations worldwide and state-of-the-art online TEFL classes.
In addition to winning GoAbroad.com's People Choice Awards for Best International Education Organization in 2018, ITA was named Best Online TEFL Course and ranked #1 U.S. TEFL Class in 2019.
International TEFL Academy Press provides the best, most comprehensive textbooks for teaching English abroad and TEFL Certification.
Our textbooks are designed for training English as a Foreign Language (EFL) instructors. You'll benefit from ITA's textbook if you're an ITA student or if you're an English teacher striving to improve your skillset and understanding of teaching English to EFL students.
Highly Qualified & Experienced EFL Instructors
MEET OUR AUTHORS
International TEFL Academy Press textbooks were developed by International TEFL Academy instructors, a curriculum development committee, writing committee and had final oversight by an accreditation board.
We chose to involve a wide variety of our staff and professors in the creation of these textbooks to offer viewpoints from many academic disciplines of TEFL & TESOL training along with the practical and cultural experiences of teaching English on every continent worldwide.
Amelia Jones has over 20 years of national and international experience teaching English in various settings.
She received her Master of Arts degree in English from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado and is currently working on her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology. She has been training teachers for 10 years and has been an instructor with International TEFL Academy since 2017.
Amelia enjoys traveling, studying languages, and spending time with her family. [LEARN MORE]
Wayne received his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and philosophy from Vanderbilt University and his master’s degree in TEFL/TESL from Colorado State University.
He has taught English in both Prague, Czech Republic and Linares, Spain. An online TEFL Instructor with International TEFL Academy, Wayne has been teaching for ITA since June 2014 and has also worked extensively on edits and improvements to International TEFL Academy’s curriculum and videos. [LEARN MORE]
Jesica received her Master of Arts degree in ESOL Studies and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Studies.
She has taught English to speakers of other languages both locally and abroad. Jesica spent time teaching English to children and adults in Thailand, Jordan, Honduras and Uganda.
An online TEFL course instructor, Jesica has been teaching with International TEFL Academy since March of 2013. [LEARN MORE]
Quinn received both her Bachelor of Arts degree in English & Spanish and her Master of Arts degree in TESOL & Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College. She has also earned a certificate in translation studies from University of Chicago. Quinn has worked as an English teacher in both Costa Rica and Ecuador.
An online TEFL Instructor with International TEFL Academy, Quinn has been teaching for ITA since March 2015. [LEARN MORE]
Adrian is originally from Chicago and has been in the ESL profession for over 20 years. He received his master's degree in Applied Linguistics from NEIU. Adrian has taught ESL in various institutions in Chicago and Tennessee and in Japan for 2 years.
He has also traveled extensively around Asia and Europe. [LEARN MORE]
Sam has extensive experience traveling, living and teaching abroad in Ecuador, Mexico, and Europe. Sam earned two master’s degrees: one in TESOL from the University of Southern Mississippi and one in Spanish Literature from Northern Illinois University; he is currently working on his doctorate in education.
Sam has been in education for over 13 years as a teacher and as an administrator and is currently Director of Global Affairs at a small liberal arts university in the Chicago area. [LEARN MORE]
ITA Online TEFL Instructor
MS in Applied Lingusitics >
Diane has a BA and MA in French from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and an MS in Applied Linguistics from the University of Illinois in Chicago.
She has taught EFL in France, ESL and academic writing in the Chicagoland area for 10 years. Her chapters are dedicated in loving memory of her father Robert.
ITA Online TEFL Instructor
PhD in Applied Lingusitics >
Malgorzata has over 10 years of national and international teaching experience in Poland, England, and the USA.
She holds her PHD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Warsaw and her Master of Arts in Applied Language from the University of Westminister.
ITA Chicago TEFL Instructor
MA in Teaching & MA in TEFL >
Nicole received her BA in Political Science (with a Minor in Naval Science) from Villanova University and her Master of Arts in Teaching, Curriculum, and Instruction with Secondary Education focus and her Master of Arts in English (Concentration in ESL) from the University of Memphis.
She received her Russian Linguist Certification from the Defense Language Institute (DLI) in Monterey, CA. She served in the US Navy for 8.5 years before starting a career as an educator, teaching Russian language and culture to students in K-5th grade and then ESL to students in middle and high school. She has taught adult English language learners in the Czech Republic, Costa Rica, and the USA. [Read More]
Betsy received her Master of Arts degree in TESL degree from Northern Arizona University in 2010 and a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Nebraska.
She taught English in China, South Korea, France, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua. Betsy started out with ITA as an online TEFL Instructor and then taught the 4-week in-person class in Chicago, Illinois for over one year.
She currently resides in Nicaragua where she is employed as International TEFL Academy’s Academic Project Coordinator. [LEARN MORE]
Juliana received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Western Michigan University, her Master of Arts degree in education from the University of Phoenix, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Windsor.
Her online teaching experience includes working with numerous language companies and teaching privately via Skype. She has also taught overseas in Japan at a private language school and at Meiji University. Juliana has been teaching as an online TEFL instructor with the International TEFL Academy since January of 2018. [LEARN MORE]
Karen received her Master of Arts degree in TESL/TEFL from Colorado State University in 2010 and a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Kansas State University. She was an assistant language teacher (ALT) with the Jet Programme in Sendai, Japan for three years and also volunteered for a summer with the Fundaciòn Cultural de Yucatan in Izamàl, Mexico.
Karen has been an online TEFL Instructor with International TEFL Academy since January of 2016 and has also worked extensively on edits and improvements to International TEFL Academy’s curriculum and videos. [LEARN MORE]
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