Australia-Vietnam Skills & Education (AVSE-TESOL)
Australia-Vietnam Skills & Education (AVSE-TESOL) Programs
Australia-Vietnam Skills & Education (AVSE-TESOL) Reviews
Submitted by Chase Lord Sponseller - California United States | December 06, 2016
With so many options out there for a TESOL certificate, I really did not know which one to choose. Would I do one online or an in-class program? Would I do one in my home country or a program that was abroad? After much research and contemplation, I finally decided on AVSE. I paid my tuition, bought a flight, and found myself in the middle of Vietnam. I must say, that it has been the best decision that I have ever made.
Throughout the TESOL program at AVSE I learned numerous pieces of information that I can now implement in my ESL teaching career. The way that AVSE presented the curriculum that they were teaching us made it fun, exciting, and very engaging. It seemed as if all the students in my class were eager to learn each and every day. Having confidence in front of a class is typically one of the most challenging parts of becoming a teacher. One of the best components that AVSE has is that they put their students in real world teaching environments so that their self-confidence sky rockets by the end of the course. This is something that an online TESOL program could never give you.
Being in a foreign country all alone can seem like a very frightening thing. AVSE helped easy this terror. From the time that they picked me up at the airport and still to this day, I feel like I have a new family! The staff at AVSE are super friendly people and always willing to help in any situation. The teachers are very knowledgeable on ESL teaching and were always pleased to stay after class if we had any further questions relating to the lesson.
Even if you are the most inexperienced and shy person, I would highly recommend the AVSE course to anyone that is looking to do a TESOL program. AVSE will ensure that you gain the confidence and have the knowledge and resources to begin a very successful career in ESL teaching.
Submitted by Logan - Madison United States | November 25, 2016
I knew I wanted to give TEFL a try one day, but I didn't know how to get started. Doing a short online course, flying to Asia, and marketing myself as qualified did not seem very moral. Luckily, the staff at AVSE understand teachers and students. AVSE is a well respected English school and TESOL training center. They genuinely care about the education of their Vietnamese students and future teachers.
During my month at AVSE, I learned about lesson planning, classroom management, Vietnamese culture, and the school system in Vietnam. By the end of the course, I felt confident and prepared. All students complete seven practice teachings to ensure that they are ready.
Within a week of the course ending, I had a job in a location that I requested!
Submitted by Benjamin - Paris France | November 22, 2016
Following the TESOL course at AVSE is definitely an experience I'll never forget. My wife and I came to Vietnam not really knowing what to expect but once the course started, all our stress disappeared. We were in such a nice group and made some really good friends from all over the world. Everybody at the school was very helpful and supportive.
Since I was already working as a foreign language teacher in the US I thought I wouldn't learn much from the course but I couldn't have been more wrong. Sure, having prior teaching experience helps but the method is very different from your typical European or American language class. I loved how practical and straightforward the formation was. The heavy focus on "learning activities" to get your students active and moving in the classroom is something I will definitely re-use in the future.
Overall, it was an amazing experience. The formation was interesting, the people were fantastic. I've enjoyed those 4 weeks a lot and would definitely recommend it.
Do this course!
Submitted by Rebecca Anderton - Họ Chỉ Minh City Vietnam | November 19, 2016
I enrolled onto this course whilst still in England, after hours of researching where to complete my course. This is the only company that offers an Australian accredited qualification, free accommodation, Vietnamese lessons, a guaranteed Job and above all support and security. When you arrive everything is easy; they pick you up from the airport, take you to your hotel, give you ANY information you need such as places go eat, how to get around etc. and throw a welcome party for you! It is also great because you get the chance to observe some amazing teachers and by the end, actually have you're own class. It really prepares you for what its really like to be a teacher in Việt Nam. AVSE is truley an amazing, unique course that I can assure, will not dissapoint!
Happy TESOL Student
Submitted by Anna M | September 27, 2016
After searching far and wide I enrolled in the February 2016 TESOL course at AVSE-TESOL in Ho Chi Minh City. I settled on the AVSE-TESOL course chiefly because of the Australian Government accreditation & the employment guarantee that comes with the 4 week program. The accommodation that is included in the fee was an added bonus.
On day one of the AVSE-TESOL course I distinctly remember thinking: 1. this is going to be a lot of work; and 2. I made the right choice.
If you want to learn about teaching English as a second language and obtain internationally recognized certification - and you’re prepared to do the work - then you may well find that AVSE-TESOL in Ho Chi Minh will meet your needs. Personally, I couldn’t be happier.