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Where the world is your classroom… ITTT offers a wide variety of high quality, internationally recognized TEFL and TESOL courses. Courses are available in-class, online or through a combination of both formats. Our teacher training courses enable graduates to obtain teaching jobs in nearly any location worldwide. No previous experience or qualifications are required. ITTT offers certific...


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If you're longing to live abroad and get paid to travel, take the next best step and learn to teach English! Our internationally recognized, accredited 120 hour TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course will prepare you to teach English to anyone, anywhere. In fact, you could be on your way to living abroad in just 3 short months. We’re fully accredited with the ACDL (Accredit...


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Our top of the range 140 hour TEFL course will give you all the skills, knowledge and TEFL certification you'll need to find well paid TEFL jobs with 1,000s of language schools and institutes worldwide. It includes 120 hours of expert online TEFL tuition and 20 hours of practical TEFL training at a classroom TEFL course near you. As a leading and established TEFL/TESOL course provider, i-to...


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Teach English in Asia, Europe, Africa and Worldwide. Teaching English overseas can be a good way to make this dream come true. If you want a prolonged vacation in the exotic destinations around the world, teaching ESL can be the best profession. Teach & Travel - the best way to see the world through the eyes of locals while working to change their lives through education in the English language...


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Teaching House London boasts an ideal location in historic Soho. It is situated just minutes from the theatres of Fitzrovia, Chinatown and West End, and only metres away from Oxford Street. Established in 1974, the college provides a wide range of teacher training and English language courses. Students come from several locations worldwide. Over 100 nationalities are represented at the college ...


This 4-week course meets all internationally-recognized standards for TEFL and TESOL Certificates and is accredited by the BOAA (please see details on our site). With 120 hours of classroom instruction and 9 hours of teaching practice, this is the best way to prepare you to teach English and live abroad.


Earn teaching qualifications with the TEFL Training College and get the chance to travel to several countries around the world. You can choose among different online TEFL / TESOL Course options with an optional Teaching Practice Certificate (TP). Each course includes the following modules: -Teaching English to Young Learners -Teaching Business English -Teaching English One-to-One -Gram...


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Whether starting a career in English teaching, looking for a career change or break, or seeking to further enhance qualifications to teach English language abroad, CELTA and Delta are great opportunities to land a good teaching post in any country of choice. StudyCelta offers CELTA and Delta courses in key locations around the globe, serving as springboards to a successful career and life abroa...


The weekend and weekday accredited courses will give learners the qualifications they need to get their first teaching English job abroad. TEFL Org UK courses run throughout the UK and are available as 2-day weekend courses or 3-day weekday courses.Online TEFL courses are also open as additional training. Once qualified, students can apply in one of the many exclusive jobs for TEFL Org UK gradu...

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TEFL Courses in London

Where better to begin your TEFL career than in the most multicultural, multilingual city in the world? Along with New York across the Atlantic, London is considered to be one of two premier global cities on earth, with a fusion of peoples from all over the world complementing its immense international influence in politics, economics, and culture. Enrolling in a TEFL course in London is the first step towards a long and fruitful career teaching English abroad; are you ready to get started?

Programs & Courses

If you want to become a great ESL teacher, then it just makes sense to learn the ropes where the language itself originated. There are a huge number of TEFL courses available in London, and most don’t require any prior teaching experience to enroll. Because the United Kingdom itself is an English-speaking nation, however, most educators who enroll in a TEFL course in London move on to begin teaching elsewhere in the world after graduation.

TEFL courses in London generally require at least 120 hours of classroom training, which is equivalent to one month full time enrollment. During this time you will cover themes ranging from the basic (reading, writing, speaking) to the more advanced (classroom management, teaching methodology, lesson planning). There are many different courses available online, in-person, or in hybrid formats as well.

Many TEFL courses in London will also offer educators-in-training the opportunity to take on extra hours practicing teaching in front of a live classroom, which can be a great help going into your first official ESL position. Lifetime job-placement assistance is another perk that many TEFL programs in London may offer, so be sure to do your homework and pick the best possible package you can find!

Life in London

With a population of nearly 15 million citizens living the greater urban area, London is the second largest city in Europe, trailing only Paris. Founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago, London has evolved over time as a leading city in global affairs, and today its international centrality is reflected in the tremendous diversity of its urban population; Londoners come from all over the world, and over 300 languages are spoken daily across the cityscape.

While you are enrolled in a TEFL course in London, you should make the effort to explore as many nooks and crannies of the city as you can during your month abroad. Beyond the major sites such as Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, and Piccadilly Circus, there are an endless number of fun and diverse neighborhoods which remain far off the tourist trail. London’s tube is the oldest and second largest subway system in the world, so be sure to make good use of it.

Especially if you have never lived in a big city before, then enrolling in a TEFL course in London may come with a strong dose of culture shock. It is a very busy city and there is a lot going on; the best way to handle it is to join the flow and experience as much as possible during your time abroad!

Costs & Affordability

Most TEFL programs in London cost somewhere between $1,000 and $2,000 for tuition, in addition to other costs such as transportation, housing, and general living expenses. Online courses are significantly less expensive, usually costing around $500. London itself is a fairly expensive city to live in as well, so be careful to stick to a budget during your time abroad.

Accommodation & Visas

Many TEFL programs in London will help to secure housing for you, living in group housing or international dormitory situations with other aspiring educators. If you choose to pursue your own housing, then your best bet will usually be to look online for a subletting situation. Housing in London can be scarce and expensive, so get on the ball early if you do go this route!

The United Kingdom has a fairly relaxed visa policy, so international educators from many countries will be allowed to enroll in their TEFL course in London without having to worry about obtaining documentation. Be sure to check out our U.K. Embassy Directory for more information regarding your individual circumstances.

Benefits & Challenges

English Origin. Learning how to teach English as a second language, why not go straight to the source of the language itself? London has been central to the spread of English as the world’s common tongue, and is a great place to learn the ropes.

Multicultural City. As you train to go off into the world and teach English as a second language, there are few more diverse cities on the planet where you can get a taste of the global nature of the profession. Enrolling in a TEFL course in London will enter you into a true melting pot.

Center Stage. As a premier global city, the spotlight is on London like few other places on earth. There is a strong sense of community and global prestige that makes the city a one-of-a-kind place.

Enrolling in a TEFL course in London may just be the first step to a successful career abroad in international education, but there is nowhere better to get your foot in the door. The population of London reflects that of the whole world; get ready to go global.

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