paris, france. An incredible destination for a TEFL course. What can be said about Paris that you don’t already know? Paris assaults the senses, demanding to be seen, heard, touched, tasted and smelt. From romance along the Seine to landscapes on bus-sized canvases to lounging in cafés discussing the finer points on the use of garlic, Paris is the essence of all things French.
TEFL trainees can gaze longingly at its breezy boulevards, impressive monuments, great works of art and magic lights. Savour its gourmet pastiche of cheese, chocolate, wine and seafood. Feel the wind in your face as you rollerblade through Bastille, or a soupçon of fear and pleasure at the top the Eiffel Tower.
Paris is a city to discover before, during and after your TEFL course. So see the sights, visit the museums - they're part of the experience. But then jump on the metro or a bus and get off at a place you've never heard of, wander through a quartier where French mixes with Arabic or Vietnamese, poke your head into mysterious shops, have lunch in a local restaurant, or just perch on a cafe terrace with a vin blanc and let yourself fall in love with your very own Paris.
Blessed with enchanting and beautiful landscapes, Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in europe. Paris has something to offer everyone and attracts people from all wakes of life irrespective of age, culture, milieu, gender, or nationality. The charm of the city lies in its warmth and romance which is exuded in the attitude and outlook of the Parisian people. If your soul is seeking the right place to express its identity, your heart looking for love, then Paris may be the TEFL course location you are searching for.
TEFL trainees can see Paris coming to life when the whole city is lit up at night. Discover yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the city. Paris is famous for its world famous landmarks, parks, museums, galleries, institutions. Nowhere will you find a galaxy of gallery in a single place.
Today, it finds a place among major global cities because of its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science and the arts. Paris is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers.
Paris has all the essential qualities to make it one of the most popular tourist spots starting from its rich history to being the real cinema capital. The city boasts of world famous intellectuals and artists. It is also home to several cafes, bars and restaurants and has been rightly referred to as the “city of gastronomy”. Paris will make you lively and enthrall you with its music encompassing jazz, avant-garde, salsa and, currently, Europe`s most vibrant African music scene. The beauty of Paris lies in retaining its countryside charm inspite of an influx of tourism and tourists in the country. It is the only place in the world where you can hope to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and find peace for yourself and inner soul. Come and be captured by the charm and spontaneity of Paris during your TEFL course in france.Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!
The TEFL International course in Paris is conducted in the heart of the city, within walking distance of the iconic Eiffel Tower. Everything Paris is so famous for is right at the TEFL trainees’ finger tips: great shopping, elegant dining, cozy cafes, bars, cabaret shows and discotheques in which you can dance till dawn together with beautiful people. Our TEFL center in Paris helps you find these places. For all those who like it quiet, Paris offers tranquil moments in world-famous museums and in many of its beautiful parks and gardens.
Accommodated in a beautifully maintained, classical building, the Paris TEFL training center features large, modern classrooms equipped with all the amenities TEFL trainees need to enjoy a comfortable and effective learning experience. Besides access to a copy machine and a printer, Paris TEFL students may also use wireless Internet with laptop computers.
The students TEFL trainees will teach during their TEFL course are locals or visitors to Paris who come from all parts of the world.
As you would expect, Paris has a wide range of accommodation to suit all preferences and budgets. Our training centre suggests the following options:
In order to offer students the best possible choice of home stay accommodation, we have partnered with a professional hosting company. If you choose this option, you will have a furnished room with a shared kitchen and bathroom, right in the heart of the city. Prices for a room with breakfast start at 760 Euros for the duration of the course.
There are several college-run, private apartments for rent in the vicinity of the school (1 to 5 minutes walking distance). Most of these are twin studios: one room with 2 single beds + kitchen and bathroom. Prices start at around 800 Euros per person per month (double occupancy) or 1200 Euros per month (single occupancy) including electricity, heating, internet and insurance.
You could also consider the option of renting a private room in a Parisian apartment. This comes with a shared kitchen and bathroom and is a popular choice with people who plan to stay on in the city after the course. Prices start at 850 Euros per month. Student Housing Located close to the subway and many shops, this option comes with hot water, fridge, hot plate, table and bed with linen provided. Shower and toilet are shared. Student houses are completely self-sufficient and prices start at 300 Euros per month including heating and water.
There is plenty of hostel accommodation offering self-catering facilities all over the city, usually sharing a kitchen and bathroom with other residents. All hostels have TVs, and some have internet access and phones in the rooms. En-suite accommodation is also available in a number of hostels at an extra cost. Prices start at 22 Euros per night in a multiple-bed dorm.
When deciding on your accommodation you are free to make your own arrangements; however, if you would prefer the assistance of a local expert, our housing coordinators are available to help you choose the perfect place. The housing coordinator charges 135 Euros and guarantees you the choice of at least three options that suit your preferences.
If you have any questions concerning accommodation, please feel free to contact us.
- 2 October 2023 - 27 October
- 6 November 2023 - 1 December
- 5 February 2024 - 1 March
- 6 May 2024 - 31 May
- 8 July 2024 - 2 August
- 9 September 2024 - 4 October
- 7 October 2024 - 1 November
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.
Euros 950 + 20% VAT*
*If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country, you can reclaim the VAT on leaving the EU.
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.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are my payment options?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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.