Colombia's capital Bogotá is an extremely unique city. Situated in the Andes Mountains at a height of 2,640 meters, not only is it one of the highest capitals in the world, it is also home to people from all over Colombia. Bogotá is the energetic centre of a number of different Colombian and other South American cultures.
Visitors to Bogotá are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding interesting things to do in the city. From soaking up the local culture in the cobbled streets of the old downtown area to heading off to the city’s outskirts and beyond to experience the country’s beautiful landscapes and wildlife, you will never be bored here. Bogotá has a large number of quality restaurants, clubs, cafes and bars as wells as old houses, churches and convents dating back 300 hundred years. It also has numerous parks where you can find a variety of exciting events going on such as concerts, plays, films and much more.
The La Candelaria area is home to several attractions including Calle del Embudo, which is a cobblestoned road lined with beautifully decorated walls covered in brightly colored paintings. Calle del Embudo runs into Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo where it is believed the Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada established the city in 1538. The Botero Museum, Colón Theater and Gold Museum are some of the other attractions in La Candelaria. Zona Rosa is the most tourist-heavy part of the city but is also the nightlife focal point of Bogotá where you will find nightclubs, bars and cafés.
Bogotá is home to a flourishing expat and ESL teacher group. There are numerous events for expats (Gringo Tuesday), and English speakers (Dame Tú Lengua), or individuals attempting to learn English routinely taking place. These events are great places to network and make new friends during your time in Bogotá.
By choosing our TEFL course in Bogotá, Colombia as the place to earn your certificate you could be teaching in one of the most beautiful parts of the world in as little as four weeks. Our quality training and excellent service will make sure that upon graduation, you will be well equipped to successfully teach English as a foreign language.
The Colombia Ministry of Foreign Affairs can take up to 30 days to answer visa applications, and sometimes additional documents are requested which extends the response time. They can take three to four weeks to deal with the extra documents, which means you should allow up to two months for a Colombia visa application.
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Our Bogotá TEFL school is located near to the centre of the business and financial district of the city. At lunch, you'll find the streets teeming with life as people rush to their favorite “menu del día” spot. There are many attractions to enjoy within the neighborhood around the training centre including restaurants, malls, parks, and cafes.
The center is equipped with the all the facilities you will need during your course. Our TEFL instructors are experienced and well-qualified teachers who will do their best to help you excel. Our teacher trainers all have plenty of experience in teaching English as a foreign language and are eager to assist you in getting the most out of your course. On the course you will study a range of topics including teaching methodologies, classroom management, English grammar, lesson planning and more.
The TEFL course fees do not include accommodation, but we do provide an option with our guesthouse partner. This consists of a furnished room with private or shared bathroom. You’ll have access to large common areas, Wi-Fi, weekly room cleaning and laundry services. If you decide to take this option, we would be able to organize this for you.
You do not need to book this accommodation and you can make your own accommodation arrangements if you want to. Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions or special requests and we will try to assist you.
- 12 February 2024 - 8 March
- 8 April 2024 - 6 May
- 11 June 2024 - 9 July
- 29 July 2024 - 27 August
- 2 September 2024 - 27 September
- 7 October 2024 - 5 November
- 18 November 2024 - 13 December
The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.
The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.
The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.