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TESOL Certifications in Beijing | China

Our TESOL training centre in Beijing is located mere steps away from the famous Tiananmen Square, in the Chao Yang District. Not only is Beijing the administrative capital of the People’s Republic of china, it is also the cultural capital and is known for its fascinating history and culture, range of food and hospitable people. Students of the tesol course in Beijing have the opportunity to experience this rapidly-developing city, while gaining the TESOL certificate required to begin their teaching careers.

Although Beijing has grown into a modern city, it has kept its cultural heritage and its relics and history remains. As well as the world famous landmarks, such as the Forbidden City, Summer palace and Great Wall of China, there are also small hutongs (narrow, ancient alleyways) all around the Qianmen area. Beijing really can boast some of the world’s most cultural and historical sights, as well as a range of cuisine perhaps unmatched anywhere else in the world.

Beijing is a fast paced city and is a hub for fashion, trade and modern industry. The host of the 2008 Summer Olympics is also the Chinese centre for culture, international exchange and politics. Teaching English in Beijing provides a lifestyle high in quality and fun. Beijing provides everything you would need, at a low cost of living and also has one of Asia’s best nightlife. History, entertainment, shopping, culinary delights and nightspots are all covered, as Beijing truly has something for everyone.

During your time in Beijing you will be able to share your experiences with people who will likely become life-long friends. You will be gain skills and experiences beneficial for a career in any field, such as public speaking, organizing and managing workloads, communication and being able to work with all ages and language levels. The low cost of living means you will also be able to live in relative luxury. If you like a challenge and want an adventure, then for a qualified teacher, Beijing is the city for you.

Chinese people have a strong desire to learn English and are approachable and kind to visitors. The younger generations in particular, are curious about foreigners and enjoy their company, as well as the opportunity to improve their speaking ability. Beijing is also one of the only cities in China that doesn’t have a local dialect. The home of Mandarin is therefore the ideal place to study the language if wanted.

4 weeks in-class course in Beijing
special price on offer from
$ 1690

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The School

Located in the Central Business District, mere steps away from Beijing World Trade Centre, our TESOL school is ideally located to take your TESOL course and immerse yourself in the Chinese language and culture. Our school is well equipped with spacious classrooms, and the resources and materials to meet all your teaching requirements. We also have computers with full internet access. Nearby, there are many bookstores, bars and restaurants, with the Sanlitun Bar area only a 15-minute taxi drive away. This area is popular amongst both locals and foreigners.

If you would like to learn Mandarin we can arrange classes, both one-to-one or in small groups. These very professionally, affordable classes are available upon request.


There are a number of accommodation options during your TESOL course in Beijing:

Option 1: Single room in a shared local apartment: 350 - 400 USD/month

Please contact us AT LEAST two weeks prior to the course start date to make a reservation.

Option 2: Beijing City Central Hostel

There are many hostels in Beijing, this one has one of the best reviews and is very close to the learning center - about 15 minutes walk. If you are planning on arriving early, this is probably the best option as it is close to the TESOL training centre. Rates are as follows:

  • Single room with shared bathroom: 128 RMB/night (two beds in one room and we will try to arrange another student who is also taking the course to stay in the same room with you)
  • One room with 4/6 beds: 60 RMB/night
  • Standard room: 288 RMB/night (less than 7 days); 240 RMB/night ( 7 days and longer)

Option 3: Beijing Mayson Serviced Apartments

Professional serviced apartments in Beijing for people who are on a short training program, and traveling, visiting friends for a short period of time. Rates are 210 RMB per day, so 6,300 RMB (1,000 USD) per month: Amenities include: WIFI, fridge, wash machine, air-conditioning/heating, microwave oven, 24-hour hot water, 24-hour security, etc.

Course dates

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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.


US$ 600
to be paid in advance
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.

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$ 330
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Beijing
special price on offer from
$ 1690

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!

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 Beijing itself.

    The balance of course fees are payable on the first day of class and can be made with a credit/debit card, cash or travelers’ check.

    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* and lifetime job assistance.

    * If you arrive anytime on Saturday or Sunday prior to the start of the course an airport transfer will be arranged to meet you at the airport. Those not arriving on these days will be responsible for their own transportation. We will provide detailed directions to the centre.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    The most affordable option for accommodation is a shared apartment with a private bedroom. This option is roughly US$ 350-400 per month. It is available from 3:00 p.m. on the Saturday before the course begins. In order to book this option, please contact the center at least two weeks before your course starts.

    Located 15 minutes away from the center, our official course hostel accommodation is also a great choice. We have four different room options at varying costs and all can be booked in advance of starting the course.

    The most comfortable option is the center’s neighboring serviced apartments. Rates are about US$ 1,000 for one month and include Wi-Fi, fridge, washing machine, air-conditioning/heating, microwave oven, 24-hour hot water and 24-hour security.

  • What travel documents will I need for china?

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    This information is specific to your country of origin but most people will need a tourist (L) visa for attending this course. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for China, please contact your nearest Chinese consulate. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents), is available on the consulate’s webpage.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    Orientation will be held around 6:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. The first class will take place on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m. The full course schedule will also be provided on Monday morning. Sessions generally run between 9:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. with appropriate breaks throughout the day. In the morning the students will learn methodology and teaching techniques, while in the afternoon there will be teaching practice and feedback sessions.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We use local Chinese students for the trainees’ teaching practice. Chinese students are very keen and enthusiastic and because we don’t charge them to attend, all students come to classes purely because they want to.

    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 also 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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    The majority of trainees are British or American, while many others come from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, South Africa and the Philippines. Occasionally, we do get fluent non-native English speakers from Western Europe, Scandinavia, India, China, Thailand, etc. 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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    For all input and tutorial sessions at the training location, there is only one specific dress requirement: Both men and women should have a shirt covering their shoulders. The course operates from within a school so we ask you to be mindful of this, as well as being mindful of your peers and to respect the fact that you are a visitor in another country.

    During teaching practice there are specific requirements that adhere to the local dress code. All trainees are expected to dress professionally according to the following guidelines:

    Women: Shoulders should be covered, blouses with sleeves are suggested. No low-cut necklines, very short skirts or bare midriffs. Open-toed shoes are acceptable, but not hiking or flip-flop sandals.

    Men: Long pants, slacks or trousers are required, jeans are not acceptable. Short or long-sleeved shirts with a collar are necessary, although a tie is not required. Loafers or dress shoes are both fine, sandals are not acceptable. Long hair should always be tied back.

  • 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.

  • How will this course help me get a job after my training?

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    Beijing is the only course in our system that guarantees job placement. We can do this in Beijing because the demand for teachers in China is so high and we have so many great contacts coming to us looking to hire our newly certified teachers.


Register for your TEFL/TESOL Course!

  • 1The registration process is free and does not commit you in any way.
  • 2Anyone fluent in English and aged 18+ is eligible for our courses.
  • 3No previous experience or qualifications are required.
  • 4Register today and receive a free e-guide covering the basics of TEFL/TESOL.
  • 5All online courses are entirely flexible and self-paced. Work at your own pace in your own time!

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