a young doctor from
Australia, Sidney "I totally enjoyed doing 2 weeks of private spanish lessons with Nelida, and living with a nice family.
Nelida made the lessons entertaining at all times, as well as informative and worthwhile. I learned more than i ever expected in the 2 weeks"
Buenos Aires Centre:
Sarmiento 833 - 4th "B"
(between Esmeralda and Suipacha streets)
English & Spanish training
Accredited by the Association of Languages Schools of the Argentine Republic
TEFL Courses in Buenos Aires
Teach English as a foreign language
Teach English Worldwide with four weeks of top quality, practical training at Buenos Aires Centre, you will get a Certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). As a qualified TEFL teacher you will be able to travel and teach English anywhere in the world, experience new cultures, learn new languages, and improve your students' chances in life. Our EFL/ESL teacher training program is based on an active learning approach, giving our TEFL trainees extensive opportunity to practice what they study. In our program, you will participate in classes where your trainers model the teaching techniques that you must master. You will then undertake skill-building activities, both individually and in small groups. You also lead your own ESL practice teaching classes for a minimum of 10 hours, receiving guidance and feedback from our experienced teacher trainers.
Please, see below for more information about our TEFL Course.
Description of our TEFL Course
Final qualification: Certification TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language Internationally recognized
Course fees including any registration fees: USD 1,450.00
Minimum number of Teaching Practice hours: 10
Maximum number of Teaching Practice hours: 20
Career support for our students:
After students have completed their TEFL training, Buenos Aires Centre will provide constant assistance in helping them find TEFL jobs in Argentina and other countries. Buenos Aires Centre will arrange interviews between students and local language schools, and contact the ESL international job boards in order to get positions for our students. Buenos Aires Centre will give assistance for Interview Preparation.
Observed teaching practice with language learners: yes
Grammar and Phonology exam.
Continually assessed teaching practice with English learners.
Evaluation of materials project.
Course entry requirements: Fluency in the English language
Course entry requirements:
Be at least 18 years of age
Must be a native speaker of English
Degree from a College or University
For non-natives: to be an English professor or to have satisfactorily completed the TOEFL or IELTS.
Entry Age: Minimum: 18
Course duration: 4 weeks
Tutor-trainee ratio: 1 to 6
Course dates: Continuous - Starting every first Monday
Course length (total hours): 120
Minimum tutor qualifications: University Degree, Native speaker of English/Completed the TOEFL or IELTS. Minimum 2 years experience teaching TEFL.
Minimum ELT teacher training experience of tutors: 2 years
Needs analysis design
Conducting a needs analysis
Interpreting needs analyses' results
Negotiating learning objectives
Planning lesson sequences
Planning individual lessons
Theories of language learning
Approaches to the teaching/learning of a foreign/second language
Selection of appropriate teaching styles and techniques
Effective management of teaching/learning
Presentation of new language and promotion of its production
Creating learning material to support achievement of learning
Selection of appropriate learning materials
Adaptation of existing learning materials
Use of appropriate learning materials
Role of the teacher
Teaching of the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening
Effective use of audio material
Effective use of video material
Effective use of the Internet
Effective use of pair work
Effective use of group work
One on one teaching
Effective use of role play
Effective use of simulation
Learner autonomy and the promotion of self-managed learning
Assessment of learners' language learning achievements
Provision of appropriate feedback to learners on their achievements
Alternative methods of assessment
Evaluation and modification of lessons
Evaluation and modfication of lesson sequences
Evaluation and modification of courses
Evaluation of own teaching performance
Levels trained for & taught in teaching practice:
Age groups trained for & taught in teaching practice:
Minimum number of language learners in teaching practice groups: 1-6
English for specific purposes covered:
Preparation for EFL examinations covered:
The 4 - week TEFL program offered by Buenos Aires Centre throughout the year provides participants with an internationally recognized certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language as well as the opportunity to obtain a truly unique cultural experience. The program has a very practical emphasis and features a high proportion of actual teaching practice hours in the classroom. Our TEFL program is designed to ensure you take an active role in your development as a TEFL teacher. With 120 hours of training over a four week period, including no less than 10 hours of assessed teaching practice, our course is developed around established principles of foreign language teaching and equips you with the most up-to-date language teaching techniques. In addition, we provide you with support and insight into living and working in a foreign culture.