Instructors come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Many have experience teaching in other countries and speak more than one language. INTO USF's core faculty is very experienced and all teachers hold a minimum of a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics or a closely related field.

These teachers believe that the best way for students to learn English is through a variety of authentic activities. Students will notice that there is tremendous energy in classrooms and are constantly in communication with each other. There are exciting projects in all classes based on topics that interest the students and will expand their knowledge of English and the world.