July 2-13, 2018
Travel With Purpose
In London, the community of ESL learners is growing by the day. Though you’ll find it easy to make conversation with our British neighbors, the students you’ll interact with don’t yet have that luxury. Your two weeks here will be spent getting them closer to that ultimate goal. It’s a rewarding extension of your TEFL course, only made better by the free time you’ll have to explore a city both rich in history and teeming with innovation.
From Big Ben to Buckingham Palace, and The Shard to the Fountains of Granary Square -- There’s a world of experiences. Why wait?
A Typical Day in London for a Destination TEFL student:Click to Open
8:00am: Swing through your neighborhood cafe for a coffee and scone
9:00am: Arrive at your local school to observe and teach ESL lessons - you’ll be teaching/observing about 2 hours per day, so during this time you may have a prep period
1:00pm: Enjoy a hearty meal with your classmates at a local pub
2:00pm: Get out your notebooks! Travel to the CIEE London classroom for ESL instruction by an experienced mentor teacher - during this time, you’ll also discuss what went well in the morning, what you are preparing for the next day, and intercultural training for success in an ESL classroom
6:00pm: Work is done for the day! Enjoy a nice stroll around the beautiful streets of London
6:30 pm: Dinner time. Have some fish and chips or a meat pie while conversing with the locals
Note: Schedule is an example, subject to change
Weekend InspirationClick to Open
The weekend is yours to explore - here are a few suggestions on how to spend your free time:
Visit the Natural History Museum located in South Kensington. Admission is free and the architecture is stunning!
See a show! London’s theater scene is one of the most diverse in the world. Check out the “West End”, an area where the city’s fringe theaters put on some of the best and cheapest shows.
Hop on the train and in less than two hours you can be gazing up at Stonehenge, one of the world’s most famous ancient sites.
Program Cost: $2,000
- 130 Hour Professional TEFL Online Course
- 2 weeks of instruction and observed practicum with local students, including:
- 40 hours of instruction by a mentor
- 20 hours of observed practicum
- Pre-departure and in-country support (visa assistance, what to pack, transportation advice, emergency support in-country)
- Travel insurance
- Job assistance
- Accommodation assistance
- Afternoon tea
- A day trip to Oxford
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Accommodation (assistance included)
- Airport pick up
- Meals (besides welcome meal)
DATES AND DEADLINES
Program dates: July 2-13, 2018
Application deadline: May 15, 2018
Destination TEFL Eligibility Requirements
Must be a fluent English speaker
Must have a valid Passport or Passport Card
Ability to obtain a clean criminal background check
Must love adventure and traveling abroad
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