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TESOL Teacher Training


The TESOL Teacher Training Program allows participants to learn teaching techniques, methods and practical application while improving their English and immersing themselves in American culture. The program is one month in duration on CSUSB campus and is held during the summer or winter quarter.

Program includes:

  1. Teacher observations at the university and local schools for practical application of the content studied.

  2. Classes taught at CSUSB with university professors and local elementary school and high school teachers to learn about the techniques and methods used with California’s extensive and diverse English language learner population.

  3. Stay on campus for easy access to campus facilities and activities.

  4. Excursions to local cultural attractions such as Los Angeles, Hollywood, Universal Studios, Ontario Mills Outlets, and more.

Topics covered may include:

  1. An overview of the American and California school systems

  2. Methods for teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking

  3. Student-centered instruction

  4. Classroom management skills

  5. Speaking skills

  6. Literature circles

  7. Graphic organizers

  8. Multisensory instruction

  9. Learning strategies

  10. Technology in the classroom

  11. Alternative assessment

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Application form. 
  2. Include bank or financial statement showing a minimum of $3,923
  3. Include copy of passport
  4. Email completed application materials to


January and July of every year

Program Fees

TESOL Teacher Training Program Fees

Tuition fee


Mandatory insurance


Campus fee


Instructional materials


Program service, airport transfer, school visits, 

Cultural excursions, welcome and closing ceremonies


Optional trip to Disneyland


Optional trip to Universal Studio


*Program services include cultural excursions, airport transfer, school visits transportation, school visit participation, welcome and closing ceremonies)

*Housing fee is not included.

*Program fee is not refundable after the first day of class.

Important Fee Information: The College of Extended and Global Education (CEGE) makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may increase to meet the operating costs of delivering these courses and programs. Therefore, CEGE reserves the right to increase or modify fees, without notice. All CEGE fees are subject to change.


Program Highlights


Duration – 4 weeks

Workshop by university faculty, local public school teachers

Class observation at the university and local schools

Four Recreational excursions

Stay in university student dorms and access campus facilities