Dr. Nellie Deutsch, a Canadian TESOL teacher is offering this free TESOL Online Course. The only requirement is that participants do the tasks, so they can qualify for the free certificate. The certificate will have credit hours. A letter of recommendation will be available upon request.

The members of the course will focus on how to teach with technology and develop lesson plans that engage learners both online and in person. The course is an annual event with many hands-on peer and individual practice. TESOL Online follows blended (hybrid) learning and blended online learning formats.

The course will take place on a Moodle site called Free Professional Development. You don't need to know how to Moodle to take the course. The system is very sophisticated. It generates both digital badges and certificates. However, the downside is that it is also set up to remove inactive participants. 

TESOL Online For Free (TO4F) 12-week online course starts on March 1 and ends on May 31 of each year. 

The duration of the course is 12 weeks with registration starting on January 5. In the meantime, members of the course will be able to take TESOL EVO (Electronic Village Online) 5-week course sessions during the months of  January and February of each year. 

In order to qualify, please fill in this form and record and upload a 2-5 minute video introducing yourself and explaining your interest in taking TESOL Online. You can do the video live on Youtube, on your phone, on ZOOM or ZOOM alternatives, Flipgrid, Vimeo, or Screencast-o-matic and subscribe to the course playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8JUcjyABKxml0hmAwVnsS61wTTuzV5nr

For further information and questions, please subscribe to this YouTube channel https://youtube.com/c/nelliedeutsch and ask your questions in the comment box under the description of any of the videos.

TESOL Online is a free online course.  The only requirement is that participants do the tasks, so they can qualify for the free certificate. The certificate will have credit hours.  A letter of recommendation will be available upon request. 

The focus of the course is to teach with technology and develop lesson plans to teach English online. The course is hands-on with lots of team-based practice. TESOL Online follows blended (hybrid) learning and blended online learning formats. 

WebQuests are problem-based learning activities that engage learners in the learning process. WebQuests are valuable instructional tools for learners of all ages in both the school and work settings. The WebQuest engages learners in experiential (hands on) learning activities. 


These activities promote collaborative social skills, higher order critical thinking skills, inquiry problem-based learning, and technological skills. In addition, WebQuests motivate and empower teachers and learners to become lifelong learners. Find out everything you wanted to know about the WebQuest and create your very own WebQuest. 


This is a self-paced online course with ongoing facilitation and support.


Contact Dr. Nellie Deutsch for further information.