TEFL International's centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina is an unbeatable destination to take the TEFL certification course in Latin America. There are lots of job opportunities for TEFL certified native or fluent English speakers, and you can also learn or improve your Spanish. As the capital city of Argentina, Buenos Aires has so much to offer visitors that it is difficult to narrow down your itinerary to just a few things to do. Buenos Aires is a thriving multicultural city and the best way to explore its diversity is to get out and about in the various neighborhoods that make up the city. By choosing to study with TEFL International in Buenos Aires, you are signing up for an exciting and rewarding time in Argentina.
Known as the "Paris of South America", Buenos Aires is one of the most captivating cities in Latin America. From its resemblance to the cities of Europe to its multicultural diversity, Buenos Aires is an Argentine experience that shouldn't be missed. As the 5th largest consumer of wine in the world, Argentina is overflowing with excellent wine available at very reasonable prices. What better way to compliment a rich dinner of Argentine carne asada (sliced grilled beef) than with a glass of locally produced Argentine wine. If you fancy a change from the local cuisine, there is plenty of international fare on offer in Buenos Aires with restaurants serving Indian, Thai, French and more dotted around the city. Football is an important part of Buenos Aires society and is a guaranteed good time out. Watch local teams play on the nearest football pitch or head to a bar and catch a game on the television and cheer along with the locals.
Buenos Aires locals or Porteños as they are known are generally well-educated and rates for literacy and school completion are high. The city is home to the world-renowned University of Buenos Aires and English is studied from kindergarten onwards. With your tefl certificate from TEFL International you will have access to the numerous employment opportunities the city has to offer, whether you want to work part-time or full-time, at companies or at private language institutes.
Buenos Aires in summary
- Buenos Aires is a huge city of 17 million people and an excellent big city destination for TEFL certification and Spanish immersion.
- Must see: The beautiful Recoleta Cemetery is an absolute must see.
- Tango: We highly recommend going to La Viruta one night when they have either a tango or salsa lesson. This is a great Buenos Aires experience.
- Best restaurants: The best and trendiest restaurants are in an area called Las Canitas in the Palermo neighborhood.
- Where to stay? We recommend staying in Recoleta, downtown, Palermo or Barrio Norte.
- Fun: There are of course lots of nightclubs which start late and go till dawn.
- Means of Transportation: Ride the subway known locally as subte.
- Be careful! The city is generally safe but use common sense and don't walk around with expensive jewelry or a Rolex.
- What to eat? Be sure to eat medialunas for breakfast and empanadas for lunch.
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Our TEFL School in Buenos Aires has been dedicated to providing TEFL programs of the highest quality to international students since 1999. By employing highly qualified and dedicated instructors and by utilizing a dynamic and comprehensive curriculum, we provide the perfect environment for those learning to become teachers of English. We also offer Spanish immersion classes and accommodation to ensure that all participants stay in Argentina is culturally as well as educationally enriching.
At our TEFL training centre in Buenos Aires you will enjoy becoming a TEFL certified teacher of English. Our intensive course will help you to develop the professional skills needed to become an effective teacher and our caring and attentive staff will ensure your experience is an enjoyable one. Our small class sizes mean that you will benefit from plenty of individual attention from our expert trainers.
Virtual Meeting Before arrival
After paying your booking deposit to ITTT, a member of the staff at our Buenos Aires TEFL training School will contact you with a program confirmation email. You will also receive files specific to the program and you will be invited to a virtual meeting in order to be able to start to know you and in case you may have questions regarding these specific files. After this meeting, you will have a week in order to complete the remaining fee of your program and to book accommodations, if needed.
Free Spanish Immersion Classes
Our free Online Spanish lessons can be accessed at home or on the road, in the car or on the beach, from a computer or smart device, thus reducing the student's anxiety and making the Spanish learning experience much more pleasant and enjoyable. Additionally, since our video-lessons can be watched over and over again, students can easily move through lessons at their own pace, pausing, stopping and repeating as needed in order to completely master new Spanish language concepts and topics.Our experienced teachers, who also teach at university level, not only explain new material using hands-on practical experience, but also provide exercises, worksheets, and after completing the exercises, students can then watch the step-by-step worksheet or activity review videos where teachers review problems one by one.
Our program has eight levels of Spanish. Our courses focus on giving students the tools and the confidence to deal with Spanish speakers in any situation.
An initial placement exam determines the level at which the student should start, and each Spanish level concludes with a review and an exam.Once the level test is completed, each student is assigned to the appropriate course.
Job openings for Buenos Aires TEFL graduates
If you enjoy your in-class TEFL course in Buenos Aires and want to stay in the area, you can take advantage of exciting job openings that are available on a permanent basis at ITTT’s TEFL training centre in Buenos Aires. These job positions are located at partner English institutes and companies in Buenos Aires looking for corporate teachers. If you are a native English speaker, you can also opt to work Teaching English online and earn in your own currency.
Teachers receive competitive salary packages and benefits as well as extensive employee training and development opportunities on both a local and global level.
Take your in-class TEFL course in Buenos Aires and get hired right after graduating from the program!
Our TEFL training school in Buenos Aires offers several different kinds of accommodation options to ensure a safe and comfortable stay in Buenos Aires. All accommodation offered by our school is located in pleasant and safe neighborhoods and regularly checked and approved by a staff member. Please take into account the minimum stay is 28 nights and that we need your flight information and payment in order to start the booking process. Accommodation with the school is optional, and it can also be booked independently.
There are three kinds of accommodation options the school offers:
- Shared Apartments
- Private Apartments
If you are looking for an authentic experience of Buenos Aires, then our homestay option is perfect for you. This option includes a private or shared bedroom in the home of the host family with bed linen and towels provided. All the host families are carefully selected by our staff and are friendly and all families are used to host international students regularly. A member of the school's staff visits the family to make sure their suitability for hosting our students.
Each shared apartment has a kitchen, bathroom, living room and two or more bedrooms. You can choose to stay in a single or in a double room. Normally all our shared apartments have free Wi-Fi internet access. Please note that double rooms are only available for two students traveling together. This option is perfect for students who are looking for affordable and independent accommodation in Buenos Aires. Bed linen and towels are provided.
Our TEFL training center in Buenos Aires has partnered with local real estate companies to assist students in finding the perfect apartment during their stay. Students are able to choose the location, size, and included amenities based on their preferences. This option is ideal for students who are looking for total independence or for families or couples who are traveling together and would like more privacy. Apartments are fully furnished and include utilities. A deposit is required and the price, size and amenities depend on the apartment selected.
Shared apartments and homestays: Minimum stay with no meals is 28 nights at US$ 700 and the most popular option is the 56 night stay since trainees are on a busy schedule during the initial 5 weeks of the program.
Private apartment costs vary and the student normally arranges the booking process through a recommended real state agency in Buenos Aires.
- 3 April 2023 - 4 May
- 8 May 2023 - 5 June
- 12 June 2023 - 11 July
- 17 July 2023 - 11 August
- 18 September 2023 - 16 October
- 23 October 2023 - 17 November
- 21 November 2023 - 19 December
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.
The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.
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.