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TEFL Courses in Paris | France

Paris is an amazing location for getting certified to teach English as a foreign language. By the end of your training, you’ll have become a certified tefl teacher at the finest and most professional course offered in Paris.

The City of Lights will dazzle you with breathtaking landscapes, historical landmarks and beautiful scenery. From the meandering River Seine, to the iconic Eiffel Tower, Paris will leave you with an unforgettable experience of a lifetime.

While taking the course you’ll be able to see a side of Paris that average travelers would never see. Despite its size, Paris has a charm that can only be discovered by walking down its streets and interacting with Parisians themselves.

During your free time, you’ll have the opportunity to walk down famous boulevards and stand in awe of historically significant art while touring world-class museums. Whether it’s a bike ride through Bastille, a climb up the Eiffel Tower, a tour of Notre Dame or a walk up to Sacré Cœur church, you’ll learn as much from the city as you will from your training course.

And let’s not forget that Paris is a culinary heaven on Earth. Choose from endless varieties of cheeses, farm-fresh produce, the finest cuts of meat and the best wine you’ll find anywhere in Europe.

As if it weren’t stunning enough by day, Paris literally lights up the night and dazzles you as you walk from one site to the next. Feel cool summer breezes or crisp autumn air while strolling down cobblestone roads before you jazz up your night with a wide variety of live music and international dance halls. Under Paris’ night sky, you’ll find everything from entertainment to adventure, and maybe even some of the romance that Paris is so famous for.

Lifetime Job Support

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 Paris or anywhere else there is demand for qualified efl teachers.

apply for a tefl course in Paris

apply now, and you could soon be living and teaching right in the center of French culture.

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.

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The School

Earn your TEFL certificate in Paris and experience the City of Lights in a way no average traveler can.

From cozy cafés, quaint pubs, world-renowned discotheques and cabaret shows, to elegant restaurants, great shops and picturesque avenues, everything Paris is famous for is right at your fingertips-- and our center is only minutes away from the Eiffel Tower. If a bit more tranquility is what you desire, we’ll help you locate any one of the countless museums, parks and gardens within our wonderful neighborhood.

The training center is located in a classically designed building, featuring comfortable, fully equipped classrooms. Our facility includes a great Wi-Fi connection, a library of learning materials and everything else you’ll need to successfully earn your TEFL certificate.

With the help of our experienced training staff, you’ll deliver lessons to real EFL students who do not speak English as their native language. Students are enthusiastic and come to class voluntarily, so you’ll have a friendly and supportive environment in which to learn the skills needed to become an effective teacher.

Our trainers all have lengthy experience in the classroom and come with advanced teaching qualifications. The students you’ll be teaching are either local Parisians or immigrants who’ve come from all over the world. Come and learn from this multicultural environment and see what your future holds for you as a professionally certified ESL teacher.

If you have any questions about our TEFL training course in Paris, please feel free to chat with us online by opening a chat line. If we are not available, please contact us.

Accommodation

Our training centre in Paris is well aware that finding comfortable, hassle-free accommodation is very important for our trainees. With this in mind, we suggest the following options:

Home Stay

We work with a professional hosting company to ensure you find a family that suits your preferences. You will have a furnished room in the center of the city with a shared kitchen and bathroom. This option comes with breakfast and starts from 760 Euros for the duration of the course.

Private Residence

Located less than a five-minute walk to the school you will find a variety of college-run, private apartments. They come with two single beds, a kitchen and bathroom. This option is priced at around 800 Euros per person for the month (double occupancy) or 1200 Euros (single occupancy), including all electricity, heating, insurance and Wi-Fi fees.

Student Housing

Student housing is completely self-sufficient and starts at 300 Euros for the month. This includes heating and water, a table and bed with linens, and a kitchenette equipped with a fridge and electric stove. Bathrooms are shared with this option.

Private Room

From around 850 Euros per month you can rent a private room in a Parisian apartment. This option includes shared kitchen and bathroom facilities and is often a popular choice with those who are planning to stay on in the city after the course.

Hostel Accommodation

Paris has countless hostels dotting the area around the school. This option typically includes a shared kitchen and bathroom, a television and many have internet or even Wi-Fi. A private bathroom is available in some locations. Prices for hostels start at around 22 Euros per night.

When choosing accommodation for your TEFL course in Paris you are obviously free to make your own arrangements, however, if you would prefer the help of a local expert, our housing coordinators are available to find you a perfect place to stay. The housing coordinator charges 135 Euros and guarantees to find you at least three valid options.

If you have any questions about your accommodation options, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Course dates

2019

  • 1 July 2019 - 26 July
  • 5 August 2019 - 30 August
  • 2 September 2019 - 27 September
  • 30 September 2019 - 25 October
  • 28 October 2019 - 22 November

Course fees

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.

 

Deposit
US$ 800
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
Euros 950
to be paid on arrival

*If you have permanent residence in a non-EU country, you can reclaim the VAT on leaving the EU.

Accomodation Fees

The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.

You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.

And up
Euros 300
(to be paid on arrival)
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?

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    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 Paris itself.

    You will also receive an invoice with payment instructions. It will be sent to you ahead of time, so you can comfortably go ahead and make your balance payment on time. If for any reason, your payment is received after the due date of five business days before the course starts, a late payment fee of 75 euro applies in addition to the tuition fee outlined in the invoice.

    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 travel documents will I need for paris?

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    All visitors to France are required to carry a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival date. Citizens of the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa can obtain a 3-month (90-day) tourist visa upon arrival in France. All other trainees need to contact their nearest French consulate to clarify their French visa status.*

    * As this information is subject to change at any time, we advise you to contact your local consulate for current travel regulations prior to planning your trip. For more information on obtaining visas please check with your local French consulate or embassy.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    The course is a fairly intense, challenging and rewarding experience. Classes generally begin at 9:30 a.m. and run until 7:00 p.m. on days when teaching practice is scheduled, or around 5:00 p.m. when no teaching practice has been arranged. You will be provided with the exact schedule upon commencement of the course.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    Our practice students are adults, mostly from the local area. They usually stay on from course to course and form good relationships with our trainees and staff.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    On average we have around 12 students for each program. They come from all over the world and are typically between 22 and 50 years old.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. During teaching practice, you will need to dress in trousers/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that cover their shoulders. Men also need to shave or keep facial hair neatly trimmed. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.




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