A TEFL/ TESOL course is the perfect way to Teach and Travel abroad and thereby satisfy the desire of a traveller and a teacher inside you. A TEFL course is the gateway to explore opputunities globally and thereby earn yourself an universal teaching experience. The course not only provides you with the knowhow to teach English but is a learning in itself of global communication as it teaches one with the skills to interact with students of different language and culture. A TEFL course s also required to gain a Teaching license or a work permit in foreign countries to enable to work unhindered in any part of the globe.
Moreover our Notarized certificate will not just give you a TEFL certificate but a validated document which is accepted all over the world as a teacher training certificate and can be used lifelong.
An international teaching course like TEFL/ TESOL to teach abroad can be done by anybody from any walks of life. You can be a teacher with experience or a fresh graduate with the dream of imparting education to people. One can be a mid life career changer or a corporate employee who wants to re-invent themselves and fulfil their deep passion for teaching. You can also be a traveller whom likes to visit countries and be a global teacher. You can also be a teacher of other subjects as long as your mode of teaching is English. One can also be a corporate trainer who trains people in communication and language.
One does not need to have a background of English teaching or in that case even teaching itself to join this course, nor do you need to be a graduate in English as graduates from all streams can join the TESOL course. What one needs to do a TEFL course is just a Graduation degree, good communication skills in English and an aptitude towards teaching. If you have the above then the world is your classroom and there is no stopping you to conquer it.
The In-class TEFL course in Kolkata is of 3 weeks. Its an intensive course where classes occur during the weekdays from morning till early evening and attendance is must across all the days of the program. Successful completion of class assignments and peer observation and practice teaching with reward you with the certificate on the last day of the program.
The 120 Hour In-class TEFL/ TESOL certificate from American TESOL Institute is valued and valid all over the world as it is the only notarized certificate bearing the sign and seal of the Notary officer from the Dept of Education of the Govt of USA. This makes the certificate recognized and all over the world.
The 120-hours TESOL in class program prepares an ESL teacher with the material and the motivation to be an international teacher. The program makes the theories of language learning practically possible through interactive input sessions and hands-on experiences that can be carried back to any classroom across the globe. Each session is meticulously planned and the practicum comes with constructive feedback that helps in confidence building as well as an exposure to global teaching experience.
|1.||Course Introduction||Course Criteria||Approaches to Language Learning and Teaching foreign Language (Day 1)||Using theater techniques in language classes.|
|2.||Warmers & Micro teaching techniques.||Foreign language (Day 2)||Context setting & modeling|
|3.||Basic lesson demonstration and lesson Planning||Review||Lesson Planning for Peer Teach 1||Foreign language Day 3|
|4.||Peer Teach 1||Feedback||Error Correction|
|5.||Teaching listening as a receptive skill.||Using music||Grammar|
|1.||Teaching reading||Classroom Management|
|2.||Teaching YL||YL lesson demonstration||Lesson planning|
|3.||Phonology||Communicative and Interactive materials||Teaching Speaking|
|4.||Teaching Adults||Receptive Lesson Demo|
|5.||Lesson planning for Peer Teach 2||Peer Teach 2||Text Evaluation|
|1.||Teaching Writing||Lesson planning for Teaching Practice 1|
|2.||TP 1||Feedback||Lesson prep|
|3.||Practice teaching 2||Review||Lesson planning|
|4.||Practice teaching 3||Review||Lesson planning|
|5.||Practice teaching 4||Review||Certification|
Kolkata is one the sprawling metros of India with a rich cultural and historical background and its cosmopolitan attitude makes it a major destination from people all over the world as their destination for an In- Class TESOL training. Teachers who are looking for a teaching job abroad come to the city and take over the 3 weeks program to enrich themselves with a vast knowledge of teaching which can tailored according to country and student needs. Kolkata had a dramatic influence on the struggle for independence and being the capital of British Raj for years it was the initiator of the freedom movement. This is depicted in this monumental buildings and architecture and in almost every nook and corner of the city. On the one side you have the history interspersed on the city and its people on the other side you have the affinities of modern world and globalization shading the daily of the citizens.
The "Tilottama" city as it is referred by the Bengal poets and stalwarts of literature is the most economical when it comes to accommodation and food cost. None of the major cities in India will give you the treat as this city gives as you can spend less but get more at any time of the year. It is the hub of education and is the appropriate place to take a TEFL course and thereby gather an international teacher training experience. The schools are high in number and the quality of education is the best, thus leaving the TEFL teachers with a fulfilling Teaching Practice and Teaching Observation sessions as they are taken to the local schools to have a hand on experience of their learning.
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Accommodation is provided in the training centre so that the trainees do not have the hassle of transportation from the living quarters to the training centre.
Air conditioned room on a single/twin sharing basis with Food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Rs 1,250/person/day.
Transportation is not included in the above. It is only available at cost basis where the trainees need to pay for it. No transportation will be provided to the trainees if they arrange on their own apart from the Teaching practice where the trainees will be taken to the local schools and the transportation will be arranged by the institute. Trainees may avail AC/non AC buses and taxis. However, all assistance regarding transportation will be provided if required.
Accommodation is provided from one day prior to the course start date and will be available till the day after of the course completion date.
The centre is conveniently located at the bustling heart of the city with shopping malls, multiplexes, underground rail station, market places, places of interest etc available at a short distance. Trainees can relax their evenings by exploring the city. Guidelines will be given to them as and when required.
Although the history of Kolkata dates back to more than 600 years but the documented history starts from the arrival of the British East India Company in 1690. From then on Bengal stands witness to changing power over centuries and stands as what we see Kolkata today as one of the most vibrant cities of India. The city has undergone a sea change within a short span of time. One of the largest metropolitan cities of India, the city stands witness to tremendous development in the fields of politics, literature, science and technology, art, cinema and theatre. The British rule in India has certainly left a mark on the education system and the architecture of Bengal. Some monuments in Kolkata, like the St Paul's Cathedral and the General post Office, The Writer's Building are a reflection of Indo British influence.
Kolkata, is also known as the "city of joy." The city has so much to offer that very few tourists go back satisfied that, they have "seen it all." So, it is important that tourists take proper guidance before venturing out into the city
The Victoria Memorial is a huge white marble structure built during the British Raj in memory of Queen Victoria, the queen of England. It presently houses very rare and exclusive collection of artefacts of the British Raj.
The Indian Museum, the oldest museum in India was built in 1874 and has a collection of the rarest of rare artefacts.
The Maidan is located in the centre of the city and also known as the heart of the city is one of the largest parks of the city. Surrounded by shops, offices and hotels it is witness to a number of political rallys.
The Fort William, which was built by the British in 1781 and was once the headquaters of the British army. At present it is the Head Quarters of the Eastern Command.
The Botanical Garden was founded by Col Kyd in 1786 and housed thousands of rare species of plant from all over the world. Its main attraction is a 200 year old banyan tree. People throng the grounds of the garden to enjoy a quiet evening or for a picnic in winters.
St Paul's Cathedral was built in1847, on the Indo Gothic style of architecture It was built as a replica of Canterbury Cathedral's Henry Tower. Known for its exotic fresco and stained glass paintings. Every day people from all walks of life visit the cathedral to offer prayers.
The Howrah Bridge was built on the River Hoogly to unite the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah. It is the sixth longest bridge of its type in the world. Presently on a daily basis more than 1,000,000 pedestrians and 80,000 vehicles commute through the bridge.
Goddess Kali is regarded as one of the principles deities of Bengal. There are numerous Kali temples all over the city. However, the most famous of them all are the Kali temples of Kalighat and Dakshineshwar. The Kalighat Kali temple was built about 200 years ago and holds a very special place in the religious minds of the people.
The Belur Math has about 170 branches in India and abroad. Located on the banks of the river Hoogly, it is a monastic organization founded by the great saint of Bengal, Sri Ramkrishna, inorder to bring about harmony among the different religions, caste and creed. Devotees from all over the country visit the Math for meditation and prayer.
Shantiniketan or the abode of peace, as the name suggests is about 180 km from Kolkata. It attracts tourists from all over the country for its lush green paddy fields, rows of chatim trees and date palms with long stretches of narrow roads coated with red soil. Founded by Rishi Debendranath Tagore, father of nobel laureate, the great poet and dramatist Rabindra Nath Tagore, with a vision of providing education in the midst of nature. Rabindranath Tagore later founded a small school here, which later developed into an internationally acclaimed Viswa Bharati University. It was founded in order to blend the cultures of the East and the West.It has blossomed as one of the most renowned universities of the country. The Viswa Bharati University offers degree courses in literature Science, Mathematics, music, fine arts, performing arts and agricultural science.
The Digha beach is about 180 km fom Kolkata. Weekend holiday makers and those who are looking for a short outing can pack their swimming trunks and set off for Digha. The beach draws a lot of crowd due to the shallow waters and serenity.
Mukutmanipur, is a small hamlet near the Bengal Bihar border. Those who are looking for a week end tour, just to relax and rejuvenate yourself, Mukutmanipur is the ideal place for you.
Darjeeling, is popularly known as the "queen of hills." Nestled among the lush green hills and valleys and overlooking the towering Mount Everest, Darjeeling is an ideal break away for the adventurous ones who enjoy trekking and river rafting and also for those who enjoy a leisurely walk along the pine forests. This small yet picturesque hill station is about 665 km from Kolkata and is well connected by air, rail and road.
The staple diet of a Bengali is rice and fish. The essence of Bengali cuisine lies in its subtle and perfect blend of sweet and spicy flavours. The Bengalis are extremely fond of sweets and confectionery. What is typical of a Bengali meal is its multi course servings with a dessert served after every meal."Mishti Doi" or sweet Yoghurt and "Roshogolla" or cottage cheese balls cooked in sugar syrup are typical of Kolkata and is a must try during a visit to the city.