TESOL Certifications in Taipei | Taipei

Our TESOL training course in Taipei, Taiwan is the ideal place to earn your TESOL certificate. Taipei is the political, economic, academic, and cultural center of Taiwan and is a significant regional hub in East Asia. Taipei mixes old with new as modern skyscrapers exist alongside old Chinese temples and colonial buildings. The most famous of the modern building is, of course, the Taipei 101 tower. At just over 500 meters, it was the first building to break the half kilometer mark and was the tallest building until the Burj Khalifa in Dubai was completed. The culture and history of Taiwan may be explored within the many desirable museums like the National Palace depository. Here, you'll see a large assortment of ancient Chinese ceramics, carvings, paintings and calligraphy.

Taipei’s food is one of the city’s major draws with all manners of cuisine available to you. Whether you want local food or are seeking the comforts of home you are sure to find something to suit your tastes. You'll be able to get nearly everything here, whether or not you're searching for native Chinese food or international Western and Asian dishes. Chinese staples are rice and noodles and fish, chicken, beef and pork moreover as vegetables.

The nightlife in Taipei includes a range of western bars and local night markets of which Shilin Night Market is the most famous. The majority of night markets open at around four o’clock in the afternoon and stay open until after midnight. These night markets are nice places to shop and eat if you are on a budget or don’t fancy trudging around the air-conditioned shopping malls.

Choosing to take your TESOL course with ITTT in Taipei, Taiwan means you will receive excellent training from industry professionals and an internationally recognised and accredited TESOL certificate. You will also have the experience of a lifetime shared with new friends made as you study.

4 weeks in-class course in Taipei
special price on offer from
$ 1990

Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!

The School

The TESOL school in Taipei is situated in a part of the city with a large number of schools and other educational institutions. The training center itself is in an American-English education institute, which caters to children. It is conveniently located about ten minute’s walk the MRT station. It is in a very easy to get around town from here.

Classroom training takes place with students in real classrooms giving you authentic teaching experience as part of your training. All members of staff speak English and we y also have mentor teachers to give further insights into teaching.

Accommodation

There are a number of different accommodation options available to trainees for the duration of their course. These include hostels close to Taipei Main Station and about 25 minutes to get from the hostel to the training center by public transportation. Once your place on the course has been confirmed, we will help you to arrange the most suitable accommodation.

Course dates

2019

  • 4 November 2019 - 29 November

2020

  • 3 February 2020 - 28 February
  • 4 May 2020 - 29 May
  • 6 July 2020 - 31 July
  • 2 November 2020 - 27 November

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.

 

Deposit
US$ 800
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
US$ 1190
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.

You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. 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.

from
US$ 500
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Taipei
special price on offer from
$ 1990

Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!


Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What are my payment options?

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    Deposit payments for the TEFL course must be made to our administrative centre. The quickest and cheapest way to pay is by credit/debit card, but you can also make payments via Western Union, Pay Pal or bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for making the deposit payment, our courses can sell out quickly and you can only be sure your place is secured once the deposit has been paid.

    Once you have made your deposit payment, we will send you an email with a booklet with information about the TEFL course and Taipei itself.

    The balance payment of the TEFL course fees is due on the first day of your course by credit card or two weeks in advance by bank transfer.

    The fees for your course are all inclusive and you will not be asked to make additional payments for any of your TEFL course related materials or services including course accreditation fees and lifetime job search help.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    We have partnered with a Taiwan youth hostel organisation, which enables us to help you to book accommodation in advance.

    You can also choose from a variety of hostels and hotels in Taipei at a range of different prices and we can provide a list of hostels and hotels to you if needed.

  • What travel documents will I need for Spain?

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    All visitors to Taiwan are required to carry a passport with at least six months’ validity after their arrival date.

    Passport holders from the UK, the US, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand wishing to enter Taiwan are generally granted a ‘Landing Permission’ at the airport. * As this information is subject to change at any time, we advise everyone to contact your local consulate for current travel regulations prior to planning your trip.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    Classes begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday to Friday. There is a lunch break at 1:00 p.m. and classes begin again at 2:00 p.m. In the afternoon classes, students will prepare for their TEFL teaching practice sessions held in the late afternoon. After these sessions you will receive immediate feedback from course instructors. Teaching does not take place every afternoon, but you will receive six to eight hours of observed teaching practice over the four-week course. In addition to these hours, there is also time that must be spent preparing materials and completing various assignments. You will also have the option of teaching adults as well if you would like to increase your experience in this area.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    You will get advice from your course trainer on lesson planning and then get immediate feedback on your lesson after it’s been delivered. Practicum is assessed and a satisfactory assessment is required to earn your TEFL certificate. The students are Taiwanese and are all excited to learn English.

  • Who usually attends the course?

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    Class sizes are usually around five to eight TEFL trainees per course and we welcome trainees over the age of 18. Most of the participants are American, British, and Canadian or South African. 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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    For all input and tutorial sessions at the training location, there are no specific dress requirements. We simply ask that you are mindful of your peers/students and be respectful of the fact that you are a visitor in another country.

    During Teaching Practice, however, there are specific dress requirements that adhere to the local working culture and basic ideas of professionalism. All trainees are expected to dress “casually smart” according to the following guidelines:

    1. Women:
      Shoulders should be covered. Very thin straps or tank tops are not allowed. No low-cut necklines or very short skirts. Bare midriffs must not be visible, even when lifting arms up.
    2. Men:
      Long pants or jeans. Short- or long-sleeved shirt with a collar; a tie is not required. Loafers or dress shoes, sandals are not acceptable. Long hair should be neatly tied back into a ponytail.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please make sure that you bring a pen and some notebooks for taking notes during the TEFL course. Otherwise, all the forms and instructions you need will be provided by us, including notes from the input sessions. It is a good idea to bring your laptop or mobile phone with you so you can connect to the free Wi-Fi to do any additional research on the internet.


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