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With our in-class TEFL training course in Buenos Aires, Argentina, we provide high-quality TEFL training in a fantastic South American destination. By taking your course with us here in Buenos Aires, not only will you receive excellent training but you will also have the chance to immerse yourself in the culture of this amazing city. There is so much to do in Buenos Aires that you are sure to never be bored. The city is also perfectly placed to make the most of the many job opportunities available for English teachers. If you are looking for a South American adventure while earning an internationally recognised teaching qualification, then look no further than ITTT’s TEFL course in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Walking around Buenos Aires, you would be forgiven for thinking you were wandering the streets of a European capital. The city’s architecture is heavily influenced by European styles and Buenos Aires is known as the “Paris of South America”. The culture of Buenos Aires is also strongly influenced by that of Europe and the city has a thriving theatre scene. There are numerous museums devoted to history and the arts. An exciting music scene keeps the city pulsing from classical to more contemporary styles and of course Buenos Aires is the best place in Argentina to see and practice the tango. Food lovers are well catered for by the many international restaurants serving cuisine from French to Vietnamese but the main delight is the local cuisine that is a blend of indigenous and Mediterranean culinary influences. Argentine beef is the main ingredient in many local dishes and is enjoyed grilled on a barbecue or asado as it is known locally.

Buenos Aires residents are known as Porteños are proud and passionate people who are ultimately incredibly friendly. Porteños are well-educated and the city has excellent rates of literacy and school completion. The University of Buenos Aires is one of the top universities in South America and includes five Nobel Prize winners in its alumni. With its European atmosphere and distinctly South American charm, Buenos Aires is a great place to take your TEFL course.

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The School

Our TEFL training centre in Buenos Aires has been providing high-quality in-class TEFL training courses since 1999. Our team of dedicated course trainers and staff are here to provide you with professional instruction to help you make the most of your time with in an environment perfectly suited for learning. Our small class sizes also mean that you will receive all the individual attention you require during the course.

The school itself is well-served by the local transport network with connections to the metro and bus services nearby. The school is also only a few blocks away from three plazas that are ideal for relaxing with friends and watching the locals go by. We also run free one-week Spanish immersion classes and accommodation for those that want a truly Argentine experience.

Accommodation

There are several different accommodation options available to our Buenos Aires TEFL course participants. All options are located in safe neighbourhoods and are checked and approved by a staff member regularly. The minimum stay is 28 nights and we will need your flight information in order to start the booking process. Accommodation with us is optional and can be booked independently if you prefer.

There are three kinds of accommodation options available:

  • Homestay
  • Shared Apartments
  • Private Apartments

Homestay

This option is great for those looking for an immersive Argentinean experience. You will be provided with a private or shared bedroom in the home of a local family. Host families are friendly and welcoming and regularly host international students. All families are carefully chosen by us and a member of staff visits each family to ensure that they are suitable for hosting our trainees.

Shared Apartment

The shared apartment option is ideal for students who are looking for independent yet affordable accommodation in Buenos Aires. The apartments have a kitchen, living room and two or more bedrooms. Bed linen and towels are provided and there is usually free Wi-Fi available. Please note that double rooms are only available to two students who are travelling together.

Private Apartment

We have partnered with local real estate agencies to help our students find the ideal apartment for their stay in Buenos Aires. You are able to choose the location of the apartments as well as the size and amenities according to your preference. This is the perfect choice for those who require complete independence or for couples or families travelling together who would like more privacy. Apartments are fully furnished and utilities are included.

Prices:

For shared apartments and homestays the minimum stay is 28 nights at US$ 840 (meals not included). There is the option to stay longer than 28 nights with each additional night costing US$ 30.

The cost of the private apartments varies and booking is usually arranged by the student through a recommended real estate agent in Buenos Aires.

Course dates

2020

  • 27 January 2020 - 21 February
  • 27 February 2020 - 26 March
  • 30 March 2020 - 29 April
  • 5 May 2020 - 2 June
  • 8 June 2020 - 3 July
  • 13 July 2020 - 7 August
  • 12 August 2020 - 9 September
  • 14 September 2020 - 9 October
  • 13 October 2020 - 9 November
  • 12 November 2020 - 11 December

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$ 600
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
US$ 1540
to be paid on arrival

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.

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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 Argentina itself.

    The balance of course fees are payable via online credit/debit card before the course, or in cash at the center on the first day of the course.

    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 and accreditation fees, lifetime job assistance, a welcome dinner and daily refreshments.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    Guest Houses (US$ 5-12 per night): You will have shared accommodation but will constantly be meeting new travelers: a great choice for gregarious souls on a budget.

    Home Stays (US$ 12-20 per night): You will stay with a local family and have a private bedroom with breakfast included, while dinners can be arranged at extra cost.

    Private Apartments (US$ 500-1,200 per month): You will stay in a furnished studio apartment with a variety of great amenities.

  • What travel documents will I need for argentina?

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    All visitors to Argentina are required to carry a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival date.

    Visitors to Argentina from: Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Granada, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Singapore, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Slovenia, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, United States, Uruguay, Vatican and Venezuela can stay in Argentina for a maximum of 90 days without a visa and this can easily be extended. Citizens from all other countries should contact their local Argentinean consulate to obtain current travel regulations.*

    *As this information is subject to change at any time, we advise everyone to contact your local consulate for current travel regulations prior to planning your trip.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    The course is full time over 4 weeks from Monday to Friday. The first two weeks are comprised of six hours of classroom work each day, with two 15 minute breaks and one hour for lunch. The final two weeks are spent on lesson planning and teaching practice. On the first day of your course you should arrive for orientation at 10:00 a.m. At this time you will be given a detailed course timetable.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We invite local Argentine students for your teaching practice. Argentine students are very keen and enthusiastic and because we don’t charge them to attend, all students come to classes purely because they want to. You will receive the aid of your course trainer throughout lesson planning and receive immediate feedback on your lesson after it’s been delivered. Practicum is assessed and a satisfactory assessment is required to earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    The maximum class size on the Buenos Aires course is 24, although the average is usually between 10 and 20 trainees. Most of the participants are American, British, Canadian or Australian. We also accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the language.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    When you are making decisions about what clothing to bring there are a few points worth bearing in mind. TEFL/Buenos Aires classes and practice teaching sessions are conducted in a modern business and professional area of the city. People in Buenos Aires take their professional roles seriously and dress more formally than is the custom in the US. Even children going off to school are sent off by their parents neatly dressed with shoes polished and hair carefully groomed. Overly casual dress may be interpreted as a sign of indifference or lack of professionalism. In the classroom this may cost you the respect of your students. In an interview it could cost you a job. Generally speaking in Buenos Aires dress is more ‘smart’ than ‘casual’. Therefore, both at the training center and during teaching practice sessions we request that you bend to these cultural differences and respect the following guidelines.

    Women: Knee length or longer skirts and tailored pants (including cropped pants and capris) are appropriate. Shirts should be modest with shoulders covered. Plunging necklines, bare midriffs, see-thru fabrics, spaghetti straps and T shirts with logos are not acceptable. Sandals are acceptable but flip flops and athletic shoes are not.

    Men: Long pants, with the exception of jeans, are the norm. Shirts with collars, either long or short sleeved, are acceptable. Shirts are tucked in and generally belts are worn. Sandals and sport shoes are not worn by men in the workplace. Although ties are not required you may want to bring one. Many men wear casual sport coats so if you have ever imagined experimenting with this style of dress this is the perfect opportunity!

    For both men and women a few casual clothing items will come in handy for evenings out, lounging at home and weekend excursions. Bear in mind the weather conditions during the time you are intending to be in Buenos Aires. They vary from season to season.

  • 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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