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Our 4-week, in-class TEFL/TESOL course is located in Paris
With so many amazing attractions including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and Notra-Dame Cathedral, it is no surprise that our Paris training center attracts a large number of students! More info
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TEFL TESOL Courses in Paris

Paris has always been at the very centre of french culture and is home to so many breathtaking sights and attractions that it is simply the perfect choice of location for taking a tefl/tesol training course. From the iconic Eiffel Tower, which is probably the most recognisable building in the world, to the romantic atmosphere of the River Seine, the time you spend with us in this magnificent city is sure to be one you will never forget.

During your stay in Paris you will have Plenty of time to get to know the city on a level that most tourists never will. You will discover the real ‘City of Lights’ by simply strolling through the streets and boulevards and interacting with the Parisian people on a daily basis. In Paris you are never without a choice of things to do, walking the banks of the River Seine, visiting the city’s world class art galleries and museums, reaching the top of the Eiffel Tower, cycling through the parks and gardens and touring Notre Dame or the Sacré Cœur Basilica are just some of the countless activities on offer.

Of course, no mention of Paris can ignore its status as one of the culinary capitals of the world. The city’s countless cafés and restaurants offer the widest choice of produce imaginable, from fabulous fresh bread and world class wines to a dazzling variety of delicious cheeses, nowhere else will you find such a fine selection of food on every street. Spending time in the many chic cafés around Paris is also a great way to get to know the city and its people. After a day of study and teaching practice there is no better way to unwind than to watch the stylish Parisians pass by as you enjoy a coffee in a pavement Café.

While Paris has countless activities and attractions to keep you busy during the day, it particularly comes to life at night. The city has a huge choice of entertainment to suit everyone, with a wide variety of music and dance venues, modern and art house cinemas, as well as a seemingly endless array of bars, cafés and restaurants; you will be spoilt for choice every evening.

Although Paris is one of the biggest and most cosmopolitan cities in Europe, it still manages to maintain much of its culture and history. The city’s unique mix of cultural splendour, historical charm and modern energy all blend to make Paris a fantastic choice for taking your certification course with ITTT.

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The School

Our training centre in Paris is perfectly situated in the very heart of the ‘city of lights’, only a short walk from the majestic Eiffel Tower. In the immediate vicinity of the centre you will find everything that Paris is known for including high end shopping, intimate cafés, elegant bars, stylish cabaret shows and world class restaurants. For those who prefer more tranquil activities, the centre is also within walking distance of many of the city’s most famous museums, art galleries and parks.

Our TEFL/TESOL training centre is based in a classical Parisian building that is well equipped with everything you will need to successfully complete your course in comfortable and professional surroundings. The building has Wi-Fi internet throughout and you will have access to modern printing and photocopying facilities when planning your lessons.

Our course trainers are all highly qualified and experienced in the field of English language teaching and are fully committed to ensuring that your stay with us is as productive and enjoyable as possible. Also, all our language students are genuine learners of English which provides the ideal preparation for your future role as an English language teacher.

Accommodation

Our training centre in Paris is well aware that finding comfortable, hassle-free accommodation is very important for our trainees. With this in mind, we suggest the following options:

Home Stay

We work with a professional hosting company to ensure you find a family that suits your preferences. You will have a furnished room in the center of the city with a shared kitchen and bathroom. This option comes with breakfast and starts from 760 Euros for the duration of the course.

Private Residence

Located less than a five-minute walk to the school you will find a variety of college-run, private apartments. They come with two single beds, a kitchen and bathroom. This option is priced at around 800 Euros per person for the month (double occupancy) or 1200 Euros (single occupancy), including all electricity, heating, insurance and Wi-Fi fees.

Student Housing

Student housing is completely self-sufficient and starts at 300 Euros for the month. This includes heating and water, a table and bed with linens, and a kitchenette equipped with a fridge and electric stove. Bathrooms are shared with this option.

Private Room

From around 850 Euros per month you can rent a private room in a Parisian apartment. This option includes shared kitchen and bathroom facilities and is often a popular choice with those who are planning to stay on in the city after the course.

Hostel Accommodation

Paris has countless hostels dotting the area around the school. This option typically includes a shared kitchen and bathroom, a television and many have internet or even Wi-Fi. A private bathroom is available in some locations. Prices for hostels start at around 22 Euros per night.

When choosing accommodation for your TEFL course in Paris you are obviously free to make your own arrangements, however, if you would prefer the help of a local expert, our housing coordinators are available to find you a perfect place to stay. The housing coordinator charges 135 Euros and guarantees to find you at least three valid options.

If you have any questions about your accommodation options, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Course dates

2019

  • 6 May 2019 - 31 May
  • 3 June 2019 - 28 June
  • 1 July 2019 - 26 July
  • 5 August 2019 - 30 August
  • 2 September 2019 - 27 September
  • 30 September 2019 - 25 October
  • 28 October 2019 - 22 November

Course fees

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.

 

Deposit
US$ 800
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
Euros 950
to be paid on arrival

*If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country, you can reclaim the VAT on leaving the EU.

Accomodation Fees

The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.

You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. 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.

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Euros 300
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Paris
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?

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    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.

    Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and Paris itself.

    You will also receive an invoice with payment instructions. It will be sent to you ahead of time, so you can comfortably go ahead and make your balance payment on time. If for any reason, your payment is received after the due date of five business days before the course starts, a late payment fee of 75 euro applies in addition to the tuition fee outlined in the invoice.

    Fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.

  • What travel documents will I need for paris?

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    All visitors to France are required to carry a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival date. Citizens of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa can obtain a 3-month (90-day) tourist visa upon arrival in France. All other trainees need to contact their nearest French consulate to clarify their French visa status.*

    * As this information is subject to change at any time, we advise you to contact your local consulate for current travel regulations prior to planning your trip. For more information on obtaining visas please check with your local French consulate or embassy.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    The course is a fairly intense, challenging and rewarding experience. Classes generally begin at 9:30 a.m. and run until 7:00 p.m. on days when teaching practice is scheduled, or around 5:00 p.m. when no teaching practice has been arranged. You will be provided with the exact schedule upon commencement of the course.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    Our practice students are adults, mostly from the local area. They usually stay on from course to course and form good relationships with our trainees and staff.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    On average we have around 12 students for each program. They come from all over the world and are typically between 22 and 50 years old.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. During teaching practice, you will need to dress in trousers/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that cover their shoulders. Men also need to shave or keep facial hair neatly trimmed. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.