TEFL Course News

August 2012

All the latest special offers and promotions



Island TEFL is offering ajarn readers the chance to enrol on any of its upcoming 3 or 4 Week, 120-hour accredited TEFL courses in Bangkok, Koh Phangnan, Koh Samui or Phuket for only 22,500 baht - which is a 50% saving on the regular prices. Island TEFL also has a guaranteed job placement program for 5-12 month durations but places are limited. Island TEFL recruits for schools throughout Thailand throughout the year. You can get a taste for the program by watching the video on YouTube. If you visit the Island TEFL homepage, there is a link to an article about Island TEFL from the South East Backpacker website. For more info on Island TEFL courses and services, e-mail Phil Dunne or Skype him at "islandtefl"


SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai has a great YouTube video which takes you inside their school. You can view their facilities and meet John the course director plus some of their staff, And, if you want to see what SEE TEFL graduates look like, you can visit their Flickr page and take a peek at every one of their 460 graduates from 48 classes since they started running courses in 2006.


The Language Centre of Chantaburi are offering free accommodation as part of their TEFL package. Trainees will stay in a modern, furnished apartment with TV and laundry service - all just fifteen minutes walk to the training center. They have also got some generous discounts on their TEFL courses, starting in September. Check out the website.


UniTEFL Thailand is extending their special September course deal. The course begins on August 27, 2012 at their Chiang Mai location. Enroll now and you can receive "Free Accommodation" for the month, worth up to $250.00. Rooms will be reserved on a first come first serve basis - limited supply. Listen to the TEFL experience direct from three of their recent graduates  In addition you will also have access to UniTEFL's Job Placement Network with over 30 worldwide locations. Contact UniTEFL for more details


TEFLPlus is having a "lucky draw" for a chance to win free hotel accommodation with its Phuket TEFL course. Just download TEFLPlus' free Surviving Thailand Guide stuffed full of useful info and tips for anyone interested in visiting Thailand. They're giving 4 lucky winners free hotel rooms in 2013. It could be you so why not enter!


Samui TEFL has just three places left on their August course at the promotional price of 35,000 baht. Samui TEFL has also teamed up with a swimming school on the island and now offers as an 'add-on' package, a course to qualify teachers as swim-instructors. This is a recognised certificate and students can complete their swim instructor training immediately after their TEFL course. Email them for more information.


What's happening at AYC, TEFL course provider and one of the largest teacher recruiters in Thailand? Well, they have cut the prices of their 120-hour on-site Bangkok TESOL Course to 799 USD for the regular course and 999 USD with private accommodation (a studio apartment) 

AYC offers internationally recognized certification from INTESOL USA and NCFE UK and one of the aims of the course is to create a source of qualified and prepared teachers for the AYC English program in Thailand. A large number of teachers have already gained work through this channel. For more information, you can contact KD on 0892 357 356 or send an e-mail 


The American TESOL Institute is offering some nice deals and discounts on its Thailand TEFL courses. Special 2012 offers include a 290 US dollar discount on the Phuket course and they are still offering the Bangkok course at 2011 prices (950 US dollars) There is also a 100% job guaranteed placement service all over the world and volunteer internships in Thailand for eligible candidates. About half a dozen locations in Thailand - check out the website


With the help of some of Thailand's TEFL course providers, we've added an article to the ajarn website which lists ten of the reasons why Thailand can be a good choice for your TEFL course.


Steve, from the popular Chichester College TESOL Course in Bangkok, has written an excellent blog entry entitled, "How much Thai do I need to be able to speak?". This is the question on everyones lips when they first consider teaching English in Thailand and Steve's ever-friendly writing tone makes this piece a pleasure to read.


 



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