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TESOL Certifications in Barcelona | Spain

The dedicated and friendly team at our tesol course in Barcelona will do all they can to ensure a rewarding and enjoyable experience in the amazing city of Barcelona. A warm welcome is guaranteed and you will have the opportunity to get to know your fellow course students with a welcome dinner. We also arrange a whole host of activities for your spare time, including sailing trips and water-sports in the summer, skiing in the winter and trips to many beautiful beaches and famous vineyards. You can also relax in the areas numerous cafes and sample authentic Spanish tapas.

Although the TESOL course in Barcelona is intensive, we will endeavor to make sure you have every opportunity to discover and fully experience this truly wonderful part of the world. Barcelona is the heart of Catalonia, situated between the clear, warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the Tibiado hills. Barcelona lies right in the middle of areas of interest. To the north are the domineering peaks of the Pyrenees Mountains and the famous wild coat of Costa Brava, while the beautiful Roman city of Tarragona and the coastal Sitges lie to the South. To the west you will find regions famed for their wine growing, or a short boat ride to the east will take you to the Balearic Islands, which combine a stunning natural beauty, with a famous vibrant nightlife. Whichever way you face in this amazing part of the world, you will be one your way to something fascinating.

Some of the world’s most famous architects and artists have been influenced by Barcelona and their legacies can be found all over the city. From the Surrealism of Dali and the Cubist art of Picasso, to the modernist spies of Gaudi’s Cathedral, the natural beauty of the city is matched by its cultural significance.

A wander down the famous Ramblas will take you to the sea, but don’t plan for a quick walk as the length of the street is lined with an array of picturesque churches, grand opera houses, cafes and bars. There are stores and markets to shop until your heart’s content, or just stand in wonder at the antics of the numerous mimes and street artists.

The best collection of Picasso’s art is housed in the Picasso Museum, a short walk away from a beautiful cathedral, which is the focal point of the legendary Gothic Quarter.

If you still have the energy, Barcelona really changes at night. The city’s nightlife is famous, justifiably so. Dinner is served late, usually after 9pm and after this you can visit on of the city’s bars, cafés or clubs, which seem to be everywhere. For those still not worn out by the huge choice of nightspots available, you can choose to extend your night until the early morning in the open-air night clubs of the Tibidabo Hills, or other clubs, which tailor to every individual taste.

Whether you want the history and culture of Barcelona’s heart, it’s amazing natural landscape, or its lively nightlife, Barcelona is a fantastic place to combine your TESOL course, with a travel experience you will never forget.

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The School

The TESOL course training is a brand new facility ideally located in the middle of the city. Transport is made easy, as buses run regularly along the Paseo de San Juan, day and night. You can also find 3 metro lines a short walking distance away.

To ensure you have the experience of teaching in different environments, our comfortable, modern classrooms are of varying size.

Our modern facilities have internet access and are fully equipped with all the materials and resources required throughout your TESOL course.


While attending the TESOL centre in Barcelona, we can help find accommodation to suit your budget and requirements. All our accommodation is located in the centre of Barcelona and is furnished, clean and comfortable. You can choose from:

  • A hotel or guesthouse (various locations available, price will depend on quality and location.) Shared apartment – This will be a private room in a shared apartment for TESOL course students (starting from 550 euros)
  • A student hall of residence is available during the summer months. We can provide the rates upon request.
  • We can also offer the opportunity to stay with a teacher currently living and working in Barcelona. Your host will be an English speaker.

Accommodation in a SHARED FLAT with SINGLE ROOM = 207€/week

Enjoy the experience of sharing a flat with other students of different nationalities or local people. You have the freedom of cooking what you want and when you like. You can book a single room or a double if you are travelling with a fellow student.

A school representative will greet you at the shared flat upon arrival. The price includes a weekly cleaning service with change of sheets and towels.

The shared flats are located in the city centre and only a 10-20 minute journey from the school.

Accommodation in HOMESTAY with SINGLE ROOM

All our host families have been carefully chosen by our accommodation officer according to clearly defined quality standards, and are regularly checked.

Students will have a single furnished room and can choose either half board (breakfast & dinner) or just bed & breakfast.

Other specific requirements, such as special diets, can be requested on the registration form.

Reservations for accommodation with a host family in Barcelona are usually made from the first Saturday before the course starts and to the Saturday after the end of the course (extra nights can be reserved if required).

  • Half-board room (breakfast + one other meal) = 224€/week
  • Half-board room + private facilities = 246€/week
  • Only breakfast = 189€/week
  • Only breakfast + private facilities = 211€/week

The total fee for the accommodation needs to be paid fully minimum 2 weeks before your arrival. For later enrolments the fees needs to be paid immediately.

Course dates


  • 1 July 2024 - 26 July
  • 2 September 2024 - 27 September
  • 25 November 2024 - 20 December

Course fees


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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 Barcelona 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, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    Barcelona student accommodation consists of either a room in an apartment shared with your fellow trainees or an apartment shared with a Spanish or English speaking host. In both cases you will have your own private room and share all the communal facilities including the kitchen, washing machine for laundry and bathroom. All rooms are clean, comfortable, adequately furnished and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. The cost of utilities is included. Sheets are also provided, however, you will need to bring a towel. All rooms are located within easy reach of various restaurants, bars and entertainment sites.

  • What travel documents will I need for spain?

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    This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for Spain, please contact your nearest Spanish Embassy. 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 embassy’s webpage.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    From Monday to Friday, there are input sessions every morning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. when trainees learn classroom management, grammar, language and culture and other practical aspects of the course. Lunch is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. From 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. trainees prepare their lessons with the assistance of the instructors and then from either 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. they teach their lessons to Spanish students. These lessons are followed by immediate feedback from the instructors. You will not be teaching every afternoon, we aim to provide six to eight hours of observed teaching practice over the 4-week course. These lessons are taught from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, trainees are free after 12:30 p.m. and the weekend is also free. You are, however, encouraged to take your books with you to the beach so you can study over the weekend! In addition to these hours, there is also time that must be spent preparing materials and completing various assignments.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We use local Spanish students for the trainees’ teaching practice. Spanish students are very keen and enthusiastic and classes are usually a very positive experience.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    On average we have around ten to fifteen trainees enrolled on each course, although this does vary throughout the year. Most of the participants are American, British, Canadian or Australian, although we do accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the language.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    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 will 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?

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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.

  • What documents do I need for finding employment after the course?

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    Of course, you need your passport. When you secure work you may also be asked to provide notarized copies of your birth certificate and college degrees. You might also consider obtaining an international driving permit if you intend to drive while in the country.


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  • 2Anyone fluent in English and aged 18+ is eligible for our courses.
  • 3No previous experience or qualifications are required.
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