TEFL Course


CELTA Boston

Teaching House Boston

437 Boylston Street, 2nd floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109

There are plenty of reasons to choose Teaching House Boston as your education provider when it comes to Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) courses or Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) courses. Our tutors are incredibly encouraging and supportive, and you will be able to make friends and build a solid support network for when you begin teaching abroad. Teaching House Boston also boasts a fantastic location — centrally located in Back Bay a popular tourist district. If you’re looking to study a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) qualification in Boston, Teaching House Boston should be your first choice. 

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) Course Boston

You’ve decided to travel overseas and enhance your experience by teaching English. Congratulations on making this important and exciting choice! But to help facilitate your career journey, you will need to make sure you hold the proper qualification. 

This is why we offer CELTA training at Teaching House Boston as one of our TESOL/TEFL programs. The CELTA qualification itself is administered by Cambridge University, one of the most well-respected and prestigious universities in the world. This is a globally recognized course that will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to teach others and to help you thrive in your new chosen career path. 

The CELTA course at Teaching House Boston will give you the foundations to build a rewarding and successful career as an ESL teacher. Our CELTA course will provide you with the following: 

  • The skills and confidence you need to teach English as a foreign language
  • Hours of practical teaching experience
  • Methods and techniques for teaching and presenting
  • Constructive feedback from your tutors to help you improve and reach your full potential

By choosing to undertake a CELTA qualification in Boston with Teaching House, you’re working your way towards a certificate that can open up excellent opportunities for you. 

Why study a TESOL or TEFL certification in Boston

Teaching House Boston is located in Back Bay a popular tourist district one of the most popular historical attractions in the Boston area. We are conveniently located within 5 minutes of most Boston subway lines (known by locals as the “T” lines), including the Blue, Orange, and Green lines. And while the center has a conveniently-sized kitchen for trainee use, there are also around 150 restaurants located in the Quincy Market food hall next door.

The school is located inside a contemporary building just off the famous Newbury Street (popular shopping district). With eight classrooms, Teaching House Boston has been purpose-built for language instruction, with digital projectors, audio-visual equipment, Wi-Fi printing, and dedicated support staff to help you with anything you need to plan your lessons. With a combination of beautiful, old-world architecture in a historical part of town, and new and convenient technologies available at your fingertips, we believe that Teaching House Boston offers you everything you need to facilitate a productive, fulfilling, and enjoyable learning experience. 

Teaching House Boston aims to equip our students with all the necessary tools they need to seek out a successful career as an ESL teacher. For this reason, we believe it’s important to offer flexibility when it comes to our teaching methods and the courses we have available, which is why we also offer our CELTA qualification as an online course. This gives you the opportunity to learn from the comfort of your own home — or anywhere else you choose to study.

If you are a non-US resident, our Miami and Boston schools can sponsor your F1 student visa so Boston is a natural choice for international students wanting to do their TEFL qualification in person in a quintessential US city.

How a CELTA qualification can change your life

Undertaking the CELTA course in Boston at Teaching House will be a rewarding and welcome challenge for many. The CELTA qualification is one of the most widely recognized TESOL/TEFL certifications in the world. Teaching House is proud to have qualified students who have secured jobs across the globe, including Brazil, Japan, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Spain, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and India, just to name a few.

If you’re passionate about teaching and want to see the world, then studying a CELTA course at Teaching House Boston could be your ticket. Are you ready to take the next step forward?  Contact us with any questions at 1-800-756-2003 or and apply today. 

CELTA Course Introduction


This is an exciting time in your life: you’ve made the decision to teach and travel abroad. Before you pack your bags and live out your adventure, you just need to decide which TESOL training you’re going to pursue. Inevitably, your research has led you to the CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults). CELTA training helps you:

• Gain more skills and confidence to teach

• Get hours of real teaching practice – and practical experience

• Receive helpful, constructive feedback from peers and tutors

• Develop a teaching skills foundation so you don’t feel like a total fraud as you step foot into your first real class

There’s nothing else like the CELTA, to prepare you for life as an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher. CELTA teaches you how to deal with unexpected classroom situations, foster engagement from your shy students and develop your own personal approach to teaching. If you’re ready to get started, Teaching House, the premier provider of the CELTA across the U.S. and the world, will get you to where you need to go—literally.

Upcoming Course Dates - CELTA Face to Face

Face to Face CELTA courses:

We are excited to bring back our Face to Face CELTA courses for 2022. We currently have a small schedule of classes running at our London, Oxford, Boston, Miami, New York and Toronto centres for our full time courses. We will be adding more courses as COVID restrictions ease so please stay tuned, email for more information or fill out our contact us form here to be kept informed of new course additions.

2022 - 2023 CELTA Face to Face Course Dates:


Full Time CELTA Course

  • November 21st - December 16th, 2022
  • January 9th - February 3rd, 2023
  • May 22nd  - June 16th, 2023
  • June  19th - July 14th, 2023
  • July  17th - August 11th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023
  • September  18th - October 13th, 2023
  • November  20th - December 19th, 2023

Part Time CELTA Course

  • January 6th - March 15th, 2023
  • June 2nd  - August 9th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • May 22nd - June 16th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023
  • November  20th - December 19th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • March  20th - April 14th, 2023
  • June  19th - July 14th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023

Part Time CELTA Course

  • March  17th - May 25th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • January  9th - February 3rd, 2023
  • May 22nd  - June 16th, 2023
  • October  23rd - November 17th, 2023

New York City

Full Time CELTA Course

  • November 21st - December 20th, 2022
  • February  6th - March 3rd, 2023
  • April  17th - May 12th, 2023
  • July  17th - August 11th, 2023
  • September  18th - October 13th, 2023
  • November  20th - December 19th, 2023

Part Time CELTA Course

  • January  6th - March 16th, 2023
  • October  6th - December 19th, 2023


Full Time CELTA Course

  • January  9th - February 3rd, 2023
  • May 23rd  - June 16th, 2023
  • July  17th - August 11th, 2023
  • September  18th - October 13th, 2023
*Please note that this course begins on Tuesday 23rd May because of the May 22nd public holiday in Ontario.

Upcoming Course Dates - CELTA Online

Online Course Times

In order to best serve our community we have scheduled our online classes across three major time zones. These classes run across three time zones to serve:

  • The East Coast USA/Canada: Eastern Standard Time/Eastern Daylight Time
  • The West Coast USA/Canada: Pacific Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Time
  • The United Kingdom and Europe: GMT + 0/British Summer Time

2022 - 2023 CELTA Course Dates:


All our 2022 online Celta course dates run simultaneously in all three time zones. Simply indicate your time zone of preference in the application form and you will be enrolled in the cohort of your desired time zone.

Full Time CELTA Course (2022)

  • October 24th - November 18th, 2022
  • November 21st - December 16th (UK), 2022
  • November 21st - December 20th (USA), 2022

Full Time CELTA Course (2023)

  • January  9th - February 3rd, 2023
  • February  6th - March 3rd, 2023
  • March  20th - April 14th, 2023
  • April  17th - May 12th, 2023
  • May 22nd  - June 16th, 2023
  • July  17th - August 11th, 2023
  • August  21st - September 15th, 2023
  • September  18th - October 13th, 2023
  • October  23rd - November 17th, 2023
  • November  20th - December 15th (UK), 2023
  • November  20th - December 19th (USA), 2023

Part Time CELTA Course(2022)

  • September 30th - December 13th, 2022 (USA)
  • September 30th - December 7th, 2022 (UK)

Part Time CELTA Course (2023)

  • January  6th - March 16th, 2023
  • March  17th - May 25th, 2023
  • June 2nd  - August 10th, 2023
  • July  21st - September 28th, 2023
  • October  6th - December 19th (USA), 2023
  • October  6th - December 13th (UK), 2023

What are the accomodation options?

Accomodation Options

We are continuously working with local accommodation providers to give you the best possible options for your course. If what you see here doesn't exactly suit your needs, then please give us a call or email us at and we'll help you find the best option for your budget.


Our homestay option is a bedroom at a home in the Boston area. The host may be a part of a family, a couple, or a single individual. Homestay hosts have different interests and careers and no two homestays are identical. Our staff visit every homestay we offer and interview every host.

Homestays are ideal for CELTA trainees looking for an affordable accommodation option in a friendly, family environment. Often sharing with international students with a live-in host, homestays are not commercial "b'n'b" type accommodation. When considering a homestay host, we always make sure that the location is accessible via public transportation and no more then 50 minutes away from our school.

What to expect from homestay:
•Your own private room                                
•Furnished with a bed
•Desk or study area
•Access to shared kitchen and bathroom
•Closet space or drawers
• Reasonable public transportation commute to our school

Rates: $330 per week for half board (breakfast and dinner).

*Please inquire at about homestay availability; not all options are available all the time and could be subject to change. A $100 Accommodation Arrangement Fee is be added to all bookings.


The most convenient option for the discerning and frugal traveler, the beautiful Constitution Inn YMCA is well located and has everything you could need for the duration of the course.
Each room contains a kitchenette as well as all the necessary amenities. All guests are also given access to the gym, fitness classes, and indoor swimming pool.

The commute to the Teaching House Boston Center is about 20 minutes. The fastest way by public transportation is to take the F4 ferry boat from the Charlestown Navy Yard to Long Wharf. You can then walk from the drop off point near the acquarium to the center in about 5 minutes.

Availability does depend on season, so make sure to contact us at least a month in advance to guarantee we can meet your requests.

Amenities for Each Room Include:

•Individual heating and air conditioning
•Recently updated furnishings
•Coffee/tea maker
•Hair dryer
•Irons/ironing boards
•Cable TV
•Telephone with data-port (with free local calling!)
• Complimentary wireless internet
•Alarm clocks
•  Full bathroom facilities

$2,395 for 4 weeks off-peak (November-March) $3,195 for 4 weeks peak (April-October) for single room with ensuite.

A $100 Accommodation Arrangement Fee will be added to all bookings.


Main properties are located in the historic "Back Bay" of Boston. Back Bay is one of the finest neighborhoods with all major attractions in just a short walking distance including Newbury Street, one of the most famous shopping locations in Boston.

Amenities for Each Room Include:

•Fully furnished rooms including towels and bed linen
•Semi of full Kitchens
•Private or shared bathrooms
•Dining hall that serves breakfast and dinner
•Unlimited local phone
•Laundry facilities
•Common areas with cable television, lounge areas and piano.
•Weekly cleaning service

The prices are as following:

•Single Room with breakfast and dinner: $725 per week
•Shared Room with breakfast and dinner: $445 per week

*Please note that the price does not include a $200 refundable deposit for the room and key. A $100 Accommodation Arrangement Fee is be added to all bookings.


Summer is peak tourist season in Boston, and while there are many sublets and university housing options, hotel rooms during this time are extremely expensive. Each summer we work with local providers to offer some more affordable options.


Summer housing accommodations at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design are available in two of the campus residence halls - the Artists' Residence and the Tree House. Both buildings offer comfortable, convenient, and affordable summer housing options. Their residence halls are minutes from downtown shopping, restaurants, historical locations and entertainment an ideal place to enjoy Boston.

The Artists' Residence is a 9-story residence hall with apartment style units located a short walking distance to both the Longwood and Museum of Fine Arts T stops. The apartments house between 2 to 5 people in a variety of floor plans from studios to 4 bedrooms. Each of the fully furnished apartments has a fully applianced kitchen (no microwaves or cooking items), bathroom and living room.

For the Artists' Residence, the weekly rate for single occupancy bedroom is $415

The Tree House is a 20-story residence hall with suite style units located a short walking distance to both the Longwood and Museum of Fine Arts T stops and just steps from the Artists' Residence. The suites house between 2 to 5 people, with a limited number of single occupancy bedrooms within a shared suite. Each suite is fully furnished and contains a bathroom for the residents. A community kitchen and game room is located on the 3rd floor for all building residents to use.

The weekly rate for a single occupancy bedroom in the Tree House is $415. For both buildings, double occupancy rates are also available. Please ask about these rates when you contact us.

Provided amenities in both buildings include: full air conditioning, 24-hour courtesy desk and secured access, high-speed internet service (wireless as well as Ethernet ports in the rooms), and cable television connections. Televisions are not provided, however guests are welcome to bring their own. Additionally, they are able to offer linen rental (bedding and towels) for an additional fee of $15 per set.

Summer housing is operational from June 1-July 31

Please contact us at or +1 617 939 9318 to check availability of our accommodation options.

Free English Classes

About Free English Classes

-Classes cover reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
-No books are necessary. Students will receive handouts in class.
-All of our teachers are in training to receive a certificate accredited by Cambridge University.
-Students who have good attendance will receive a certificate at the end of the course.
-We offer pre-intermediate through upper-intermediate levels.
-At this time, we do not offer beginner classes.
-All nationalities are welcome!

Afternoon Classes

Day: Monday to Friday
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Evening Classes

Day: Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm




•     ONLINE: Take the online placement test here:
•     IN-PERSON: Or you can visit our school and take the test.


-$40 deposit, refundable; you get this back if you have good attendance
-$20 materials fee, non-refundable

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