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I highly recommend this course.
Submitted by Michael Webster - Prague | November 23, 2017
I participated in this program in 2015 and am just about to leave Prague. Therefore, this is a belated review but hopefully it will give you an idea of how this program helped me in my 2+ years as an English teacher.
I came into this program as someone who was not particularly interested in, or good at grammar. So, for me, it was a challenge to learn the ins and outs of the English language and to teach them to non-native speakers. You're going to have a pretty heavy workload for the month that you participate in the program so get ready for that.
But I think it was sort of a baptism by fire. By the time I was done, I had at least shaken off the nervousness of getting up in front of a class and teaching a lesson. Also, they will help you understand what you need to, and you'll leave with a bunch of materials that you can use in the future.
Martha is an exceptional teacher and a really nice person. You would be very lucky to learn from her. The rest of the staff is nice too.
The class size is relatively small, so you will be able to participate actively and get the required help you'll probably need.
The living situation is good. The student housing is in a great area. Prague is a very safe city and the housing is in a particularly calm and peaceful location.
Finding a job is very easy. I would recommend checking out Skrivanek.
Every week I use at least one of the materials that I got from the program and I can truthfully say that Martha will make sure that you are ready to teach (or at least as ready as you can be after a month long course) by the time you leave.
Submitted by Chloe | November 10, 2017
This TEFL course was such a great experience for me! It is a lot of hard work but it all pays off in the end! I have made some great friends within these four weeks in Prague and my class all got along great! I would recommend this course to anyone!
Submitted by Colin - Denver, CO United States | November 10, 2017
This is a valuable course packed full of information. In my opinion, it is an intensive course. There is a lot to fit in to four weeks of school. The takeaway experience is quite valuable and relevant around the world and in all English teaching environments. I would recommend Smaller Earth TEFL school to anyone.
Submitted by Jacob Reyland - Prague New Zealand | November 10, 2017
Doing the TEFL course through hello academies was the best way to be set up for a teaching career. They provided all the material and context needed to ensure we had the knowledge and competence to teach English abroad. I would recommend this program to anyone thinking about choosing this experience. Awesome course!
TEFL certified in Praha
Submitted by Courtney - Gwang ju-si South Africa | September 01, 2017
I thought that the TEFL course was a really worthwhile experience. I feel prepared for my new job and believe that I can teach any age group, anywhere in the world. It was very comprehensive and Martha and Becca were amazing throughout. As for Prague itself, I am in love!