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TEFL Indonesia: Teacher-training program in Surabaya, Indonesia.

Get certified and teach English. Teach English and see the world

TESOL Course Indonesia (Surabaya)

Why join our TESOL Course Indonesia?

Located right in Surabaya and a few hours’ drive from some of the most beautiful beaches and scenery in the world, our TESOL Course Indonesia center is, if not in paradise, at least next door to it. With a wide variety of social and cultural activities, water sports and other activities, vibrant nightlife, delectable Indonesian cuisine, friendly people and close proximity to an abundance of teaching opportunities, Surabaya (and surrounding areas) is sure to have what you are looking for in a learning location.

Why join our TESOL Course Indonesia?

Located right in Surabaya and a few hours’ drive from some of the most beautiful beaches and scenery in the world, our TESOL Course Indonesia center is, if not in paradise, at least next door to it. With a wide variety of social and cultural activities, water sports and other activities, vibrant nightlife, delectable Indonesian cuisine, friendly people and close proximity to an abundance of teaching opportunities, Surabaya (and surrounding areas) is sure to have what you are looking for in a learning location.

Where

Historic Surabaya.

History

 Surabaya is an ancient city, with a rich history. It’s a tale that has been written in the blood, hopes, and accomplishments of the amazing people who have lived here. From the rich tapestry of Javanese culture to the vibrant Madurese impact, and on to the interweaving of Indian, Arabic and Chinese cultures … Surabaya has always been a meeting place for imagination and destiny. A major shipping center, a transit port, and an international gateway … Indonesia’s second-largest city,  the capital of East Java, has a rich history and an exciting present waiting to be discovered. From poets to princes; from revolutionaries to teachers; Surabaya is truly the City of Heroes.

Why

A few hours from some of the most amazing beaches in the world. Near a thriving nightlife scene and plenty of restaurants, shops, and other activities. Empower yourself to live, travel and work in the land of amazing grace and beauty.

• Close proximity to some of the most amazing beaches in the world.

• Near a thriving nightlife scene and plenty of restaurants, shops, and other activities.

• Live in one of the most exciting cities in the world, and be central to a lot of places like Bali, Jakarta, and Kalimantan (Borneo).

• Administered by highly trained staff with extensive knowledge of Surabaya and surrounding areas.

• Immerse yourself in an inviting, friendly culture while gaining the experience and knowledge that will enable you to live and work abroad for years to come. Empower yourself to live, travel and work in the land of amazing grace and beauty.

Who

• Your fellow students come from many countries on many continents.

• Your teacher trainers are some of the most experienced and well-trained in the industry.

• Your support staff is extremely helpful, courteous and will assist you with whatever you need.

• The locals are peaceful, friendly people who generally like spending time with foreigners.

How

• Fill out an application form and take that next step towards learning within the big city buzz and excitement of Surabaya.

Fees for TEFL Course

• $1,790 (including Text and portfolio, but not accommodation)

Join the TESOL Course Surabaya. You’ll work hard, and you’ll be prepared to Teach English Abroad.

Note: Local circumstances and extras may change without notice. This TEFL International Course is conducted by a separate company working as a subcontractor of TEFL International and is not a non-profit organization.

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Why do people join TEFL courses?

There are a few reasons to join a TEFL/TESOL course: need; curiosity; social-interaction; travel and desired lifestyle; government regulations, or perhaps a lack of other options.

You may already be familiar with the following explanation, but it bears repeating. TEFL means Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and it’s a certification that is required by learning institutions to teach abroad. TESOL is Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Need is easy enough to explain. You need a job, or you need a TESOL qualification to get or keep a job. It doesn’t seem like that long ago that qualifications weren’t necessary for most positions and teaching was a way to spend a year or two traveling.  As the need for English became more pronounced and the price for courses and individual lessons increased, so did the expectation and demand that teachers have quantifiable training. Certain positions needed more qualifications. Teachers who had been teaching for a few years realized that they needed a grounding in methodology. Flying by the seat of your pants will only take you so far.

Another reason may be what is beyond the next hill. We imagine life in another place, or just a chance to move to a new city or a different country. We imagine a different climate, a unique culture and a few extra stamps in our passports. What is it like to walk down a street in Cuba, or sip a drink in Miami’s South Beach? A Parisian café, A stroll through a morning market, an afternoon in a Milanese gallery, or photography in Beijing’s hutongs. Perhaps it’s a quick visit to South East Asia’s volcanic islands,  or do sparkling sandy beaches call?

Social interaction is a bit more difficult to define, only because the need is unique for each person. Some need music and close proximity, while some need solitude with others at a manageable distance.  Some want to be a stranger in a strange land, a James Bond or Lara Croft(gender notwithstanding) Others want to mix and blend. They want local colour, and they want to be at caught up in the energy and intensity of the moments they experience. Experience how wonderful it can be to meet the many students, children, teenagers, and adult learners and learn what an actual school day is like. What are the routines of an office, or the mysteries or minutia of managing a home? To be able to share and compare. To earn an appreciation for a new life; or a better understanding of life back home. Talk to teachers, shop-owners, police officers, butchers, bakers and fellow risk-takers.

The desire to go beyond the gate begins as soon as we can move.  If we didn’t have that basic need to explore, we likely would have never been born. We get our passport, then we search online travel sites, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Facebook.  We Google volcano, beach, resort, palm tree, desert, mountain, or a tropical paradise. We long for the dance, the ceremony, the song or the solitude. Our reason for travel may be cultural, spiritual, intellectually or educational. We may hope to wear swim suits or anoraks, or at least a smile, in place of our normal attire or attitude.

Government regulations are the ironic glue that holds us all together. Whether you hope to teach or eventually sell pineapple pancakes and mocha-guava coffee smoothies you will need to understand the local red-tape. Visas, banking and eventually building a comfortable life are best done legally.  One of the requirements to teach, in countries that pay a living wage, is a TEFL/TESOL certificate.  The course norms are a recognized certificate that runs for four or five weeks over 120 hours. The course should include methodology and observed teaching practice. It should also be externally moderated. From your side, you want a safe environment, a comfortable place to stay and a cultural experience. In order to get a working visa, potential teachers in Indonesia have to be 25 years of age, have a BA, and have a TESL certificate.

A lack of other options sounds vaguely confrontational, or at least insulting. It’s not meant to be either.  Life is tougher than ever. Jobs are scarce and the prospect of never-ending drudge work is not appealing. Teaching overseas offers adventure, travel, social interaction, cultural exchange, and the chance to learn a language.  Certification may not increase your employment options at home, but it may be a prelude to graduate study or open your eyes to a new career, or perhaps entrepreneurial opportunities. Some teachers choose to stay for a couple of contracts, some move on to other countries, and some of us set roots and make a life here. We wish you luck with whichever path you choose.

 

Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

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SOL Hybrid Course Phase 3 Observations and Teaching Practice in Ban Phe, Thailand.

We have beaches; we have exciting teaching practice with eager students, and, we have the expertise to make your stay a lifetime experience.

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