Studying a tefl/tesol course in Sydney is definitely a good option for anyone who would like to enhance their employment prospects with additional qualifications and experience gained by teaching English in Australia and Asia.
Sydney has a population of 4.5 million and is a cosmopolitan city with a multi-cultural vibe. The city is Australia’s largest and most popular with visitors, almost making it the country’s unrecognised capital. Each year ten million people visit Sydney to experience for themselves its magnificent features such as national parks, beautiful beaches, abundant wildlife and a wide variety of cultural and historical attractions. Thinking of Sydney conjures up images of the iconic Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, authentic Aboriginal art and the Harbour Bridge.
Sydney is Australia’s oldest city and it continues to lead the way in the country’s development. The city has an all-round international atmosphere that is created by the mix of cultures that exist here. Sydney is the very definition of a multicultural city with countless nations represented, many of which have their own small yet distinct areas. spanish Town, China Town, Little england and Little italy are just some of the unique areas that make up this fascinating and diverse city.
Apart from the various international areas of the city, there is so much to see and do in Sydney and the surrounding area. You can relax on Bondi Beach and watch the surfers ride the waves or spend some time at Sydney Wildlife World with its collection of koalas, kangaroos and other native australian animals. Sydney will also impress you with its historical attractions such as the magnificent 18th and 19th century colonial architecture, the old world of the Queen Victoria Building, the Aboriginal Arts Centre and the Rocks area which dates back over 200 years. Sydney also has 15 museums and galleries for you to visit, including the National Museum and the National Gallery.
Being such a multinational city ensures that there are numerous international festivals throughout the year. However, Sydney’s nightlife is hard to beat at any time of the year as it is home to hundreds of clubs, bars, cafes and restaurants. If you look at the amazing amount of features Sydney has to offer you can appreciate why this city is unique both nationally and internationally.
There is never a wrong time to study a TEFL/tesol course in Sydney as the city is blessed with sunshine all year round. Even in winter the daily average for hours of sunshine is six. The peak summer season in Australia is December to February, while the winter falls between June and August.
Travel Options for getting to your TEFL/TESOL course in Sydney
The majority of world airlines fly into Sydney from all major airports worldwide. Because the majority of airlines are now part of global alliances, getting a flight to Sydney is achievable from pretty much anywhere on the world.
Sydney’s main airport, Kingsford Smith Airport is situated to the north of Botany Bay.
Examples of flight times to Sydney:Los Angeles: 14 hours and 40 minutes, usually with a refuel in Japan. New York: 20 hours and 30 minutes, usually via Los Angeles and Japan. London: 24 hours, generally with a stop in the Middle East, Singapore or Hong Kong. Bangkok: 12 hours with a stop in Hong Kong or Singapore. Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!
Our TEFL/TESOL course is taught in the very heart of Sydney, therefore it is well situated for all transport links and amenities. Our Sydney training centre actually forms part of a larger language school which is a perfect location for your training course as it will help you to gain a better understanding of what will be required of you during your English teaching career. Our school is set in a beautifully renovated 1920’s style office block that is situated near the impressive QVB, the Town Hall and the Sydney Tower. From the Town Hall station, places such as the Botanical Gardens, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House are easily accessible.
We are more than happy to arrange your accommodation for you during your TEFL/TESOL course in Sydney; however, you are free to make your own arrangements should you wish.
Our school in Sydney works alongside a popular local hostel that we are happy to recommend. Big Hostel is situated just a short bus ride from the city centre at 212 Elizabeth Street in Surrey Hills and provides clean and inexpensive accommodation. The accommodation options are a single room or a shared dormitory style room at a lower price. The bathroom facilities available with the accommodation are either shared or en suite.
Should you decide to make your own accommodation arrangements, Sydney has an abundance of accommodation options to suit every budget. However, if you choose the Big Hostel accommodation option you will find yourself staying with other TEFL/TESOL course students giving you the opportunity to support each other and discuss topics relating to your course such as planning lessons, teaching methods and grammar.
If you are thinking of staying in first class accommodation, Sydney has many exceptional hotels to consider. We advise that you organise hotel accommodation yourself online. Hotel prices usually start at around $180 per night.
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The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.
The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.
The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.
The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.
If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.