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Policy Update

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Policy Update
by American TESOL - Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 9:34 AM

Beginning December 1st, 2019, all non-native English speakers are required to complete and pass an oral examination to receive TESOL certification.  Those who fail the examination will only receive a certificate of course completion, and have the opportunity to retake the examination up to 9 times.  In the examination you will be asked three or four questions about yourself. The kinds of questions typically asked are listed below.


How long have you been learning English?

How useful do you think English is?


 Describe your relationship with your family?

 Do you have much contact with your cousins?

 What do you most enjoy doing with your family?


Where did you go for your last holidays?

What do you dislike doing when you are on holiday?

Where do you plan to go for your next holiday?


How often do you go to the cinema?

What was the last film you saw'?


Describe the area where you live.

What do you like and dislike about where you live?

Would you like to live in another place?


Do you play any sports?

What sports do you like watching on tv?

Which sports do you find boring?


How did you get here today?

Which type of public transport do you use most often?

Which is your favorite way to travel?

Questions?  Email:  Get Started: Certification Application