"I feel competent and educated in the field and have a lot to offer people."

Nora Mitchell

Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The increasing use of English throughout the world means career opportunities for teachers of English as a second language (ESL). But teaching ESL well requires more than fluency in English and a lesson plan. UC Berkeley Extension's Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages provides a foundation in linguistics and second-language acquisitionalong with classroom methodologies and curriculum-design skillsso that you can be an effective teacher in a variety of environments.