Welcome to Hope City!

We are a Christian school and passionate about developing incredible ESL teachers. This ESL teaching certificate program is offered for free and taught online through Zoom.


Our classes are fun, interactive, and push students to speak LOTS of English


We love to celebrate students and each month children have an opportunity to earn a certificate for all their hard work speaking English.

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ESL Teaching Certificate Sample

Live Classes will be held two times a week.


1. Is there anything I need to do before orientation?

No. There is nothing you need to do before orientation. Just register for the course.

2. How much does this cost?

FREE! The training is offered free by Hope City College (A 501(c)3 nonprofit registered in USA)

3. Where is the Zoom Link?

We will provide the Zoom link once you join the WhatsApp group.

4. Can I invite a friend?

Yes! You can send them the WhatsApp group link. Just send them this message so they can pick a Group.

5. What other FREE Certificates do you offer?

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6. Do I need to attend all 2 years?

No, you do not need to attend all two years. You can stop at any time. However, if you stop before finishing year 1, you will not receive year 1 ESL units. If you stop before successfully completing year 2, you will NOT earn year 2 ESL units and teaching certificate.

7. Graduation and earning the ESL TEACHING Certificate

After completing all 2 years with a GPA of 2.0 or higher, you will earn our Hope City ESL English Teaching Certificate.

8. Do I need to maintain a GPA to stay enrolled?

Yes, you will need to maintain a 2.0 GPA in our school to stay enrolled. We are looking for students that are willing to commit to the program.

9. What if I lose internet connection?

If you lose internet connection during the live training class, we will be posting the homework details after class.

10. For Muslim, Hindu, and other Religions

We are a Christian School based in USA and welcome people to join our course that are Christian and not Christian. Our program includes training in ESL skills, trauma and orphan care, Bible training, and other topics. If you are new to the Bible, it’s ok if you don’t know the answer to a question. We just ask that you try and show effort.

11. Do I need any other materials?

You will need a notebook and items for making your virtual classroom. All items can be common things you already own.

12. How do I register for the ESL Certificate Program?

Use the REGISTER link on this page.

13. What’s the next step?

Register for the course.

14. How do I join?

Register for the course.

15. I’m not fluent in English?

Our live classes on Zoom require students to be fluent and conversational in English.

16. What is the academic calendar?

Please join our live class on Zoom and find out more details about the schedule.

17. Is this ESL certificate accredited?

Our free ESL certificate program is not accredited. If you would like to enroll in our accredited teacher certificate program, please ask the teacher during the live Zoom class to get more details.



By joining you agree to our release of liability: https://www.hopecityschool.org/terms


We do not allow students to SPAM the WhatsApp group.


We take safety seriously! We do NOT allow students to directly message other students in the ESL class. If you send any direct messages to other students, we will remove you from the group and not give you an ESL certificate.

Contact Information

If you have a question not answered in this material, please join one of our live classes on Zoom. Once you join the live Zoom call, you will be given information how to ask questions.