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TESOL Expert is combination of three TESOL Courses: 120-Hour TESOL for Professionals Online Certification 60-Hour TESOL for Children 60-Hour TESOL for Business

The advanced TESOL Certification is a 120 hour course that provides a base knowledge in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

An online course that provides a base knowledge in teaching English as a second language with focus on methods and approaches to TESOL.

TESOL for children certification course focuses on teaching methods for age groups two through seventeen, and the different developmental stages of children. Instruction includes a variety of TESOL methodologies, classroom disciplinary methods, and which combination of methods work best in TESOL classrooms.

The TESOL teaching business English certification course focuses on a variety of TESOL methods geared towards teaching foreign business people.

This aims to prepare learners for academic and professional purposes.

International Accreditations

American TESOL Institute is accredited by several organizations such as:

Better Business Bureau

American TESOL Institute is a BBB accredited business.

ACE Credit

ATI has been evaluated and recommended for college credit by The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service. (ACE CREDIT) American TESOL Institute - The National Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training

Department of Education State of Florida

American TESOL Institute is approved by the Georgia Department of Education to provide professional learning units by which teachers, administrators, and other staff acquire, enhance, and refine the knowledge, skills, practices, and dispositions necessary to create and support high levels of learning for all students.

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

American TESOL Institute is approved by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs to offer test for licensing and certification needed to enter, maintain or advance into employment in a civilian vocation or profession under Title 38 of the U.S.C., and Chapter 1606 of Title 10 U.S.C.


American TESOL Institute is identified with quality and reliability. Its programs are revered across America and the certificates are recognized globally. American TESOL Institute’s credibility as a teacher training provider has been substantiated by its accreditation and affiliation to bodies that set parameters of excellence for TEFL providers.

As the only ATI in the Philippines, we pride ourselves to be an institution operating at par with ATI USA international standards and upon completion of the programs/courses, students are issued international certificates from the main office in ATI USA Tampa, Florida.

Other Courses Offered

American TESOL Institute also offers the following:

TESOL Foundation

TESOL Foundation certifications offer a general guide to TESOL with a focus on either teaching children or business English. TESOL Foundation courses include two certifications: TESOL Advanced, plus choose TESOL for Children, or TESOL for Business certification course. Read More

TESDA Courses

We are TESDA accredited training center for Contact Center Services, Web Design and Web Development. Read More

IELTS Review

IELTS or the International English Language Testing System is a standardized English proficiency exam. This test is a a major requirement in order to immigrate, work, or study in major English-speaking countries around the world like the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
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TOEFL Review

TOEFL which stands for Test of English for Foreign Language is a standardized English proficiency exam. TOEFL is closely linked with ETS (Educational Testing Service) and is recognized in more than 6,000 organizations worldwide especially in the USA. TOEFL is a major requirement to enter in various prestigious universities around the world- be it bachelor or postgraduate courses. Read More

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Teacher KAREN

Faculty Head

Teacher PAUL

Senior ESL and IELTS Instructor


Thank you American TESOL Institute Philippines Inc. for making me the first successful graduate of the TESOL Expert Course (240-Hour TESOL Advanced, TESOL for Business and TESOL for Children). It has been a pleasure working with you all in collaborative discussions, interactive presentations, reflective requirements, creative teaching demonstrations, and summative assessments. Special thanks to my TESOL Advanced classmates (Simon, Ai, She and Lai) for the interesting collaboration and to the TESOL Expert Course team led by Head Faculty Karen Esmundo with Euni Salvador and Annalyn Raymundo Camacho for the welcoming environment, engaging consultations, and accommodating schedules. Now off to a more exciting future. See you again Philippines ūüôā‚Äč

Randy Magdaluyo

TESOL Ambassador, Oman

I just graduated my 120 hrs TESOL course today and I’m so happy that I am now a Certified ESL/EFL teacher! Wow! I thought it was just a dream but now it’s real! Thank you to our very supportive, kind and “effective” teacher KAREN ESMUNDO- she’s not only a teacher to us but she’s also our friend. A teacher like her is a “teacher to keep” . Thank you for everything Ms. KAREN, I learned a lot from you. I will always treasure all the teaching memories that I’ve experienced in ATI..Thank you to all teachers and staff. Thank you so much ATI Philippines! More power and Godbless..

Jam-C Balatero

ESL Instructor

Solid program with a lot practice standing up in front of people. I wouldn’t necessarily recommend the daily class to those tight in time or live far away. Instructors were definitely great!

Simon Cho

TESOL Graduate, ATI PH

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Are you a legitimate company? Yes, we are a corporation and a TESDA registered institution operating in the Philippines since 2012.
  2. Are you  connected with American Tesol Institute USA? Yes, we are the exclusive affiliate of American Tesol Institute, USA operating in the Philippines to promote and teach the different programs by ATI USA.
  3. Will the certificate that I will receive come from USA? Yes, all TESOL certificates come from American Tesol Institute, USA. It is also notarized by the State of Louisiana signed by the President and Executive Director of American Tesol Institute, USA.
  4. How will I know if the certificate is authentic? Each student has their own STUDENT ID number so that the employers can verify it from the Philippines and from the USA.
  5. After the program, how soon can we receive the certificate? It will depend on the availability of the signatories of American Tesol Institute, USA and the person who will notarize the certificate but we will do our best to have it available in 2 months. While waiting for the certificate, ATI Philippines will issue a Certification of Completion of the program.
  6. Is the certificate recognized abroad? Yes it is recognized internationally.
  7. When will the 120 Hour Advanced Tesol start? Please check with our Marketing Specialist on the dates.
  8. What kind of classes do you have? We have face to face class which is the 120 Hour Advanced TESOL, an online class which is 120 Hour TESOL for Professionals Online Certification and 240-Hour TESOL Expert. For face to face classes, we have group classes that is every Saturday for 7 Saturdays and a daily class that is everyday for 7 days.
  9. How many students do you have? A minimum of 2 to start the daily class. Group classes every Saturdays doesn’t have a minimum.
  10. What payment options do you have? We accept cash, credit card, check payments.
  11. Do you offer installment basis? Yes we do. A minimum of 5,000 pesos for TESOL programs is required to start the program.
  12. Can you also do the training outside of Metro Manila? Yes we can. It will depend on the number of students who will enroll. 
  13. What is the location of your institution? We are located at 707 Shaw Blvd. Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
STUDENT LOAN for skills enhancement, for Abroad or other purposes:
  1. You may register and take the online assessment at  http://www.americantesolph /register/
    Click on the icons to START THE Online Assessment.
    Once you pass the Online Assessment, an invitation will be sent in your email. A skype interview will be conducted by our TESOL Instructor.
    Once you pass the skype interview, you may then choose from the following TESOL programs.  Please inform our ATI Instructor during the interview.
  2. Once you pass the interview, you may visit us or deposit the payment in the bank for the deposit of P5,000 to start the course and the balance can be paid in 4 to 6 months (installment per month)
STUDENT LOAN while applying to our ESL Online Partner:
  1. You may register and take the online assessment at  http://www.americantesolph /register/
    Click on the icons to START THE Online Assessment.
  2. Our ESL Online Partner will also send you an email for an invitation for the recruitment process.  You will be offered the 30,000 Package since you are an ATI graduate or a potential ATI TESOL Student who must undergo certification.
  3. You may have the option to accept or decline their offer.
  4. If you accept their offer, you may start with them with the 30,000 package. The 5,000 downpayment can be paid on your first salary cut off for your enrollment to either the Advanced Tesol Course or the TESOL online course then the balance can be paid in 4-6 cut offs (as seen on the left side).
  5. You may visit us or a deposit of 5,000 in the bank  start the course and the balance can be paid in 4 to 6 months (installment per month)
  6. We will a lot a special MONDAYS class for you to attend to for the Advanced Tesol class (face to face).


Mezzanine B 707 Shaw Blvd. Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Metro Manila Philippines

(02) 534-9612