TEFL Course Overview
Kolkata, also known as the City of Joy is renowned for its rich culture and history. Therefore, aspiring TEFLers who love to travel will have a great time discovering the varied art, culture, theatre and film that Kolkata is often associated with. You can consider applying for a TEFL course in Kolkata and get the unique opportunity to explore the two significant passions of Kolkata - food and football. You cannot afford to miss the mouthwatering Bengali cuisine especially the sweetmeats. Kolkata is the capital of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal and is situated on the popular Hooghly River. Adventurous trips to places such as Sunderbans or Digha, along with an effective in-class TEFL course can act as a perfect experience for the candidates.
Entry Requirements and Course Fee
- Aspiring teachers from any background can apply
- All are welcome irrespective of age, sex, race or nationality
- The course can be obtained at a reasonable price of Rs 50,000
- Reasonable accommodation fee needs to be paid separately
- Easy payment method
The 3 weeks in class TEFL course offered by Asian College of Teachers is a flexible program which is held throughout the year and can be opted for according to the convenience of the interested candidates.
TEFL course in Kolkata 2017 dates:
- 6th Nov - 24th Nov
TEFL course in Kolkata 2018 dates:
- 8th-25th Jan (2 Sat included since 22nd Jan & 26th Jan holiday)
- 12th Mar - 30th Mar
- 23rd Apr - 11th May
- 4th Jun - 22nd Jun
- 9th Jul - 27th Jul
- 3rd Sep - 21st Sep
- 19th Nov - 7th Dec
For the three weeks program, both A/C and non A/C accommodations are available and the candidates can select one according to their requirements. Basic facilities such as television and internet are also available at a reasonable price of Rs 18,000. Accommodation will be provided near the training center at the heart of the city to reduce the hassle of a lengthy commute.
Teaching and Learning Modes
- The duration of the course is 3 weeks covering 120 hours
- Course is conducted in in-class mode
- Candidates will get Teaching Practice sessions in local schools
Kolkata is a marvelous city that is also an intellectual haven of India. It is immensely rich in culture and is adorned with colonial architecture from the British reign, enticing monuments and a wide variety of restaurants offering delicious Bengali cuisines. Every road of the city is steeped in some captivating history, and frequent festivals are sprawled all across the calendars. Kolkata used to be the capital of India during the British Rule, and is a home to several cultures and religions.
Completing a TEFL course in Kolkata will enable one to choose from a variety of job opportunities that will sprout up across the world. ESL teachers are highly in demand in China as the vacancy for English teachers are particularly adequate. At the same time, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam in Asia also offer several job scopes for ESL teachers. EFL teachers are often highly paid, therefore permitting them to make a reasonable amount of money. There are several job opportunities in Middle East as well. This course will prepare the aspirants to face a global TEFL classroom with confidence.
Certification & Accreditation
- ACT TEFL certificates are accredited by TESOL Canada
- Chance to sit for a TESOL Canada board exam