Hong Kong is unique. Breath-taking views of the Victoria Harbor and Kowloon, one of the world’s best-known skylines, Cantonese dim sum, a shopping paradise and much more. Hong Kong, a highly sophisticated international city, is also well-known as a leading financial hub in Asia and the world. Over the years, Hong Kong’s colorful history as the Oriental Pearl has been shaped by people of different cultures, creating a unique blend of traditions and cuisines that make Hong Kong the World City of Asia.
Taking the tefl international course in Hong Kong will pretty much guarantee you a memorable tefl experience. Not only will you interact with trainees coming from all around the world, you can submerse yourself into this vibrant metropolis. Then there’s the heart of Hong Kong: the people. You will find the locals are friendly, polite and delightfully eager to learn and communicate in English. When they realize you are a native English speaker, becoming fast friends is inevitable.
Living in Hong Kong can be exciting and fun: there's always something to do in the city. Having said that, if the desire for a quiet time beckons you away from the hustle and bustle, hikes in the hills or on the islands or trips to the beaches are also good options. In Hong Kong, you can easily get by with speaking English and little to no Cantonese. Many people find the unexpected combination of Cantonese and British English cultures to be both intriguing and fascinating.Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!
The TEFL school in Hong Kong is conveniently located in the center of Kwun Tong District, one of the first new towns in Hong Kong. The nearest MTR station is Ngau Tou Kok on the Kwun Tong Line. You can easily get to the airport, Kowloon, Causeway Bay, Disneyland and other major tourist attractions within an hour. Ferry rides to the outlying islands of Hong Kong are also within reach. Kwun Tong is a great spot for foodies and is filled with a number of restaurants located among the hidden backstreets. Whether you’re searching for local or international flavors, fine dining venues or family-run cafeterias, you’ll find it here at Kwun Tong.
Our Hong Kong TEFL classroom is located on the 18th floor of a newly renovated office tower in the center of Kwun Tong District. As you sit in class, you will have a stunning 180-degree view of the Victoria Harbor which becomes even more stunning as darkness falls and the nightlights transform the landscape. Given the classroom's close proximity to the harbor, our classroom is near the seafood haven of Lei Yun Mun offering up live king crabs, jumbo shrimp, grouper, Hawaiian squid, spiny lobsters, and a plethora of shellfish you choose directly from the tank.
For your convenience, the training site is equipped with a modern lounge offering a coffee machine, refrigerator and microwave oven. You will also have access to the following:
- Long-distance direct dial upon request;
- Printing and fax with service fees;
- Incoming and outgoing mail assistance.
There are several housing options you can choose from for the duration of the TEFL course in Hong Kong. We provide a list of accommodation options located near the Kowloon area. It takes approximately one hour from all accommodation sites to the training center. We strongly recommend getting an ‘Octopus Card’ right after you arrive in Hong Kong, this is a ‘master pass’ that gets you to most parts of Hong Kong through its advanced public transportation system.
Reserving a monthly room starts from around $US450. Please book your room ahead of time as most places are on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Here are some of the options:
- Staying at a local youth hostel: Rates vary from US$ 15 to 60 per night. The lower rates will be for a shared room. We advise referring to major hostel websites for reservation details. Should you need further assistance, we will be more than happy to help you.
- Staying with a local family. ranging from $US 400 to 800. This is a fantastic opportunity to explore the ‘Orient Pearl’ while taking your TEFL course. Not only will you interact with the Hong Kong locals after school, you will make lifelong friends. Kindly note that this option is subject to availability.
- Choose from hundreds of hotels and guesthouses. The Hong Kong Tourist Bureau provides comprehensive information in this regard, or you can book a hotel at your favourite booking website.
Please note that we will make every effort to assist with your accommodation needs while in Hong Kong. We highly suggest you make your housing arrangements immediately after you book your airline ticket. The earlier you plan ahead, the more options you will have. However, we cannot guarantee that all the expectations can be met. This is due to space availability, peak travel season, etc.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Hong Kong and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here within the next 6-8 months. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information as soon as the course dates are finalized.
Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available...
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.
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.