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There’s no other place quite like New York City and our TEFL certification course in NYC combines the professionalism of our training center with the jaw-dropping excitement of one of the largest metropolitan areas on Earth.
The city’s incredible diversity, rich culture and impeccable style will delight even the biggest skeptics. We’re located in the best part of Manhattan; it’s safe, convenient and highly entertaining. Coupled with our staff’s great training, you couldn’t ask for a better place to gain TEFL certification.
The list of NYC’s highlights is long: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, Yankee Stadium, the Metropolitan Museum of Natural History, and the list goes on and on and on. If you like the theater, you’ll love Broadway. If you’re into sports, why not visit Yankee Stadium or Madison Square Garden? Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed.
In addition to certifying trainees as TEFL teachers, we also offer worldwide lifetime job support so we can help course graduates find teaching work in New York City or anywhere else there is demand for qualified EFL teachers.
Apply now, and you could soon be living and teaching in New York City.
The page links below will direct you to helpful information about accommodation, course fees, starting dates and more. We encourage you to read over those pages and contact us with any further questions you may have. If we’re online, please feel free to open up a chat line and we’ll answer your questions immediately.
Our TEFL training center in New York is ideally situated in midtown Manhattan, within easy reach of such iconic locations as Times Square, the Empire State Building and Central Park. We are also close to the city’s far-reaching subway system, Grand Central Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal that provide access to every corner of this great city and the rest of the USA. Our exciting location right in the heart of this bustling international city makes it a wonderful venue to complete your TEFL training.
The center itself is recognized by the State of New York and upon graduation you will receive an internationally recognized TEFL certificate that will allow you to apply for teaching jobs right around the world. Our classrooms are modern, spacious and fully equipped to ensure you have everything you need during your stay. Our professional teacher trainers will also be on hand to guide you through every step of the course, and to make sure you leave us fully prepared to start work in your very own classroom.Apply Now!
There are plenty of accommodation options for trainees attending our TEFL training course in New York City. Throughout this vast metropolis you will find all kinds of accommodation that you can book in advance for yourself, or if you prefer we can make arrangements for you at one of our recommended establishments. We are happy to recommend three different options including a variety of hostels, a home stay program and a choice of hotels.
The most popular accommodation for most trainees is to stay in one of our recommended hostels located close to the training center. These offer good value rooms and allow you to mix with other visitors from all over the world. Another popular option is our home stay program which allocates you a private room within the home of a local family. This is a great choice for those looking to experience the real New York way of life. If you would prefer a bit more luxury during your stay, you can also choose from the many world class hotels that are situated in the area around the school building.Apply Now!
What are the course fees?Expand
Deposit: US$ 600 Balance: US$ 1,790
(For the most up-to-date currency exchange rates, please visit: www.xe.com.)
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 New York City itself.
Please pay the balance of the course fee directly to the New York City school on or before the first day of the course. You will receive an invoice before the first day. The course fee is payable in US dollars at the current exchange rate. The payment can be made in cash, traveler’s checks, or by credit card. Please note that we are unable to accept banker’s drafts or personal checks.
Course 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 are my accommodation options?Expand
Course attendees have three options in terms of accommodation:
New York City Hostels
For all those who love to be on Times Square or in the immediate vicinity, we suggest hostel accommodation. Good choices are the Times Square West Hostel, the Times Square Dream Hostel and the Swiss Hostel. Beds in a multi-bed dorm start at US$ 30 per night (depending on availability). We suggest using hostels that are below 110th Street in Manhattan.
Home Stays in New York City
Another popular option is to stay with a local family on a home stay basis. Trainees are given a private room with shared bathroom facilities. Prices for this option start at around US$ 700 per month. Please see your deposit acknowledgement for more details on our home stay program.
Hotel Rooms in New York City
These are available in all star ratings and price categories.
What travel documents will I need for travel to the usa?Expand
This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for the USA, please contact your nearest American Embassy. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents), is available on the embassy’s webpage.
What is the course schedule?Expand
During the first week, classes heavily concentrate on learning about ESL teaching principles and methods. Classes start at 9:00 a.m. and finish at 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and several short breaks throughout the day. During these sessions trainees learn about classroom management, grammar, phonology, culture and other practical aspects of the course.
Students start their teaching practice in the middle of the second week. The lessons are given to the New York ESL students at the TEFL/TESOL Training Institute. These lessons are followed by immediate feedback from the instructors. We aim to provide six to ten hours of observed teaching practice over the four-week course.
On Fridays, trainees review and do assignments in the morning and are then free after 1:00 p.m. Weekends are also free. They are, however, encouraged to take their books with them wherever they go, so they can study. In addition to these hours, there is also time that must be spent preparing materials and completing various assignments.
What can I expect during teaching practice?Expand
We use local immigrant students for the trainees’ teaching practice. These students are very keen and enthusiastic and because we don’t charge them to attend, all students come to classes purely because they want to!
Lessons are based upon real teaching resources found all over the world and you will have the chance to create your own materials as well. You will receive the aid of your course trainer throughout lesson planning and receive immediate feedback on your lesson after it’s been delivered. Practicum is assessed and a satisfactory assessment is required to earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate.
Who usually attends the course?Expand
On average, we have around seven trainees on each course. The participants come from a wide variety of English speaking countries and we also accept non-native speakers of English with a high proficiency in the language.
Is there a dress code?Expand
When you are not teaching, attire can be casual. However, please bear in mind that we enjoy four seasons in New York: spring, summer, fall and winter. Between November and the end of February, the temperature may fall below freezing so a winter coat, a hat, a scarf and mittens/gloves are recommended. In March, temperatures begin to rise and New Yorkers start wearing t-shirts, shorts and sandals, although you should still bring something warm to wear in case of a few additional cold days. From the end of May to the beginning of September, the temperature varies between warm and very hot and there is also a high probability of short, heavy showers. During September and October the temperature is usually around a cool 55 °F.
During your teaching practice, attire should be smart and conservative. Your shoulders must be covered and skirts or trousers must cover your knees when you are sitting down. Women are advised to be careful that your shirts are not too low cut or show your stomach as you may need to lean over to help a student sitting at a desk. Jeans, shorts and flip-flops are not acceptable during teaching practice. Shoes or sandals should be conservative.
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 encourage you to bring a laptop as the training center has excellent high-speed internet connections, including wireless. There are also a number of internet cafes nearby. Should you require a computer for coursework and lesson planning at the school, we have a computer available.
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