Take our 4-week TEFL/TESOL in-class course in Alexandria
As Egypt’s second city and a major trade hub, Alexandria has a wide variety of teaching jobs available to our TEFL course graduates. The city’s long and colorful history also ensures there are plenty of fascinating attractions to explore.
With a history that dates back over 2,000 years, Alexandria is definitely special
Founded by the legendary Alexander the Great, the city of Alexandria enjoys a stunning location along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Its distinctive mix of relaxing beach life and ancient history makes for a unique location to take your TEFL course.
Although small in number compared to other continents, jobs are available in many countries across the region.
Egypt has one of the largest demands for EFL teachers in Africa, with a range of opportunities on offer in most major towns and cities. You will also find plenty of rewarding volunteer positions where you can gain valuable classroom experience.

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Our center in Alexandria, Egypt offers you one of the most fascinating locations in which to complete a teacher training course. Egypt is home to the Valley of Kings, the fertile Nile basin and the Pyramids at Giza, while Alexandria hosts a perfect mixture of ancient culture and progressive urban life.

Egypt’s two largest cities, Cairo and Alexandria, are rich in modern infrastructure so most creature comforts are readily available. Outside of these two urban areas, the country has managed to hold on to an agricultural society that hasn’t changed much in over two thousand years.

Situated near the coastal waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria itself is Egypt’s second-largest city and sits as an oasis of cosmopolitan life. Before modern development, the city served as one of the most advanced port cities of its time. If scuba diving, remnants of the port can still be seen at the Lighthouse of Alexandria—one of the Seven Wonders of the World!

In addition to Alexandria, Cairo is a mere two-hour bus journey away. Besides the Pyramids of Giza, Cairo offers a plethora of great museums and other attractions. Between the ancient artifacts and modern museums, Egypt is where culture vultures come to feast.

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The TEFL course in Alexandria promises to be one of the most enlightening and interesting experiences of a lifetime. In addition to the most professional training available, we even offer free tours for all of our course participants. You’ll have your weekends free, leaving you to explore as much of Egypt’s fascinating attractions as you can.

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The School

Located in the middle of a variety of great cafes and eateries, TEFL International’s center in Alexandria is a comfortable and convenient location for your teacher training course.

Outside of the center’s neighborhood, attractions are just a short journey away. If you’re looking to venture outside the city, the school is conveniently located near public transport centers and can arrange private transport options as well.

Alexandria is right on the Mediterranean coast and is well-known for its perfect climate. Between the breathtaking seascapes and beautiful culture, we invite you onto the course for an experience you’ll not soon forget.

You’ll no doubt be satisfied with our staff’s professional approach and they’ll do all they can to ensure you have an enjoyable experience. Egypt’s low costs also mean you’ll enjoy a high standard of living at a portion of prices found in your home country. Most importantly, job prospects in Egypt are great, making Alexandria an ideal place to take your teacher training course.

Accommodation

Accommodation for this teacher training center is located in the coastal neighborhood of al-Agami—a relaxing seafront suburb of Alexandria. Your rooms will be private and your apartment will be shared with a fellow trainee. For the first two weeks of your course, this facility will double as an office in which you’ll be trained and plan your lessons.

Every one of our apartments is adequately furnished and cleaned on a weekly basis. While bedrooms are private, you and a fellow trainee will share a sitting room and bathroom with hot water and a fully-equipped kitchenette—including supplies for daily cleaning. We do ask that you bring your own bath towels and queen-sized bed sheets.

While staying in coastal Al-Agami, you’ll live comfortably amongst the city’s many restaurants, cafes and supermarkets that remain open even through the quieter low season (October to May). Better yet, Paradise Beach sits within 100 yards of the campus. While this is a private beach, TEFL International course trainees are able to take full advantage of exclusive access.

Al-Agami is situated 30 minutes from Alexandria’s city center. We offer free trips into the city twice a week. Public transport to the city center will run you about 5 Egyptians pounds, or taxis are available for around 20 Egyptian pounds. Of course, free transport is also provided to all schools in which you’ll be teaching.

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

Course dates

2020

  • 8 December 2019 - 2 January
  • 5 January 2020 - 30 January
  • 2 February 2020 - 27 February
  • 1 March 2020 - 26 March
  • 29 March 2020 - 23 April
  • 26 April 2020 - 21 May
  • 31 May 2020 - 25 June
  • 28 June 2020 - 23 July
  • 9 August 2020 - 3 September
  • 6 September 2020 - 1 October
  • 4 October 2020 - 29 October
  • 1 November 2020 - 26 November
  • 29 November 2020 - 24 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$ 1090
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.

Full Course
US$ 100
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Alexandria
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$ 1690
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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 Alexandria itself.

    Please pay the balance of the course fees in Alexandria directly at the school on the first day of the course. Payment can be made in cash (US dollars or Egyptian pounds) or via Visa, Master Card, Maestro or JCB credit/debit cards. If paying by credit card you must have the actual card with your name on it for processing. Payment via bank transfers or checks should be arranged with the school prior to arrival.

    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, airport pick-ups*, lifetime job assistance, a welcome dinner and daily refreshments.

    * Airport pick-ups are available at 3:00 p.m. on the Friday before the course begins.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    Shared Apartment (US$ 100): The accommodation is located in a seafront suburb of Alexandria and consists of a shared two bedroom apartment on our private campus. Each apartment has a furnished sitting room, a bathroom with hot water and a kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, a cooker and cooking utensils. All apartments are clean, comfortable and adequately furnished. Free cleaning services are available once a week upon request. This option is available from the Wednesday before the course begins and the price covers the four week stay. If you would like to choose your accommodation independently, you are welcome to do so.

    What travel documents will I need for egypt?

    You will be required to get a tourist visa (our course is registered as a seminar in Egypt, not as a school) from the nearest Egyptian Consulate or Embassy. This process takes about one week. You can also obtain your visa upon arrival in Cairo. However, we recommend getting your visa before you leave your home country so you do not have to waste time at the airport.*

    * 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.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    The first class will take place on Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Classes run from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is a lunch break from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in addition to appropriate breaks between sessions. Classes run from Sunday through to Thursday, a typical school week in Egypt. The first two weeks are input sessions where trainees acquire skills related to teaching techniques, classroom management, grammar, phonology, Arabic language and culture and other components of the course.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We use local Egyptian students for the trainees’ teaching practice and all practice sessions are held in real classrooms.

    Teaching practice starts in the last two weeks of the course. It includes live teaching observation, shared teaching practice and six teaching practice classes. In a typical day our trainees go to the teaching practice school to give their lesson in the morning (transport is provided) and in the afternoon they prepare for the next teaching practice class with the assistance of the trainers at the center.

    Lessons are based upon real teaching resources found all over the world and you will have the chance to create your own materials as well. 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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    We average eight trainees on each course. The majority of trainees are native English speakers but we also get some fluent English speakers from the local region training with us. Trainees must be 18 years of age or older and the age range varies greatly depending on the course.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. Egypt can get rather hot so this means sandals, shorts, t-shirts and other loose fitting clothing, cotton attire is best. 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 will 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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