Paris is an absolutely amazing location to take TEFL International’s teacher training course. As the center of French culture and history, Paris will dazzle you with breathtaking landscapes, sites and scenery. From the iconic Eiffel Tower to the meandering River Seine, Paris and its people will leave you with a truly unforgettable experience of a lifetime.
Due to all it has to offer, Paris is one of the world’s most popular destinations. Regardless of age, gender or nationality, the City of Lights will provide you with unforgettable memories.
Despite its size, Paris has a charm that can only be discovered by walking down its streets and interacting with Parisians themselves. During the duration of your course, you’ll be able to see a side of Paris that average travelers can only envy.
In your free time, you’ll have the opportunity to walk down stunning boulevards, tour world-class museums, stand in awe of historically significant art and architecture, and visit world famous monuments. 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: 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 on the planet.
Just the aroma from neighborhood shops will have your mouth watering. From famously affordable baguettes and coffees, to restaurants that offer recipes that are beyond reproach, you might never want to leave.
As if it weren’t stunning enough by day, Paris absolutely lights up the night and dazzles you as you walk from venue to venue. Feel the cooling summer breezes or the crisp autumn air while strolling down cobblestone roads before you liven up your night with a wide variety of fantastic music and international dance halls, or catch a film in one of the city’s quaint cinema houses. Under Paris’ night sky, you’ll find everything from art and entertainment to adventure and maybe even some of that romance that Paris is so famous for.
Despite being one of the largest, most cosmopolitan cities on Earth, Paris as managed to maintain a strong hold on its history and culture. Come and enthrall your inner soul with all the charm and spontaneity the City of Lights has to offer. By the time your course is complete, you’ll have become a certified TEFL teacher at the finest and most professional course offered in Paris.Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!
TEFL International Paris is located in the heart of the City of Lights and only minutes away from the Eiffel Tower. From cozy cafes, bars, discotheques and cabaret shows, to elegant restaurants, great shops and picturesque avenues, everything Paris is famous for is right at your fingertips. 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 center itself is located in a classically designed and beautifully maintained building, featuring well-equipped, comfortable, modern classrooms. Our facility includes a great Wi-Fi connection, a library of learning materials and everything else you’ll need to successfully complete your teacher training.
Our trainers all have lengthy experience in the classroom and come with advanced qualifications. Our English language students 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.
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:
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
- 6 January 2020 - 31 January
- 2 March 2020 - 27 March
- 4 May 2020 - 29 May
- 1 June 2020 - 26 June
- 6 July 2020 - 31 July
- 3 August 2020 - 28 August
- 31 August 2020 - 25 September
- 28 September 2020 - 23 October
- 26 October 2020 - 20 November
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Paris 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...
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are my payment options?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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?Expand
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.