Asian College of Teachers has two kinds of TEFL Course offered in their 'TEFL India' Project for Indians and the native English/ Foreigners. The options available to the TEFL trainees from overseas and local Indians are not different. TEFL trainees can choose to take the course in KOLKATA, KERALA, BANGALORE, MUMBAI and GOA.
Option available for TEFL candidates from overseas (native or near native English skills)
The TESOL course of Asian College of Teachers is for three weeks full time or 120 hours to be more specific. After completing the International TEFL course successfully, the ESL teachers can opt for one of the following :-
The cost of flight tickets and Visa is the responsibility of the teachers.
The Indian students after completing the internationally recognized TEFL course can go for a volunteer internship of one month in Thailand. The cost of accommodation is covered by Asian College of Teachers but the English teachers have to pay for flights and visas themselves.
This internship not only provides them real time teaching experience in a true non native English country, but also gives an insight to the TESOL methods, classroom skills and teaching in an International scenario.
The fee of the TEFL course in Kolkata, Kerala, Bangalore, Mumbai and Goa is just USD 850 and the accommodation will start from USD 300 for 3 weeks. The candidates can organize for accommodations on their own if they want to.
During the In-class TESOL Certificate course of 120 hours the teachers will be taught all the details of Teaching English To Students Of Other Language , how to teach English as a second language, the language skills required to teach English as second language and also classroom management. During the 120 hours of TESOL course the candidates will also have to do teaching practices in various schools which will give them practical experience of teaching in a classroom.
After completion of the TEFL course, candidates can take up volunteer or paid internships. While teaching as volunteers the teachers may not get any remuneration but they will get the most valuable teaching experience certificate. This experience certificate will be given by both the schools in India or Thailand and the placement partner. With this experience certificate, it will be possible for the teachers to get ESL job placements in all parts of the world.
Asian College of Teachers maintains their own ESL job placement support system: