TEFL TESOL Course China - Beijing
Beijing is known for its friendly people, good food, long history and most of all being the cultural capital of China. The course is will be held in the Haidain district, just steps away from the Summer Palace and Great Wall. The location provides students with the perfect experience and atmosphere for getting a TESOL certificate and exploring a city that is fast developing, historical and soon hosting the 2008 Olympic games. China is a country on the move, and with its population of 1.3 billion, opportunites are endless.
Beijing is one of the few cities that has remained culturally intact around China and kept its cultural relics. From the Great Wall, Forbidden city and Summer Palace to the small hutongs around the ancient Qianmen area, Beijing is overflowing with culture and history.
The school is in Chao Yang District, which is close to Tiananmen Square and the
One of the most cultural and historic cities in the world.
Historic sites: The Great Wall, The Forbidden City, The Summer Palace, The Temple of Heaven and much more.
WhatAn internationally recognised qualification meeting or exceeding industry standardsCourse administered by highly trained staff with extensive local knowledgeOrganized classes and a curriculum that has been proven successful and effectiveLow student to teacher ratio
This place is the home of Mandarin. The only city where they have no
It’s value and you will earn twice as much as other cities if you
It’s easy to get a job upon completion of the 4-week course.
One of the most historical and cultural spots in China.
Food, whatever you are looking for Beijing has it. Beijing offers all kinds of Chinese food and any kind of western food imaginable, all at affordable prices.
- The nightlife: from bars to nightclubs you can stay out all night and really enjoy yourself. Some of the hot spots are: Houhai,
Sanlitun Bar Street and Chao Yang Park area.
- Shopping:Yashow and Silk Market in Beijing
designer brands for next to nothing. Beijing offers all products of the world for ridiculous
prices. You’ll never get tired shopping here.
This course is ideal for Gapyear students and people wanting a change of life or moving abroadYour fellow students come from different countries and various continentsYour teacher trainers are some of the most experienced and well-trained in the industryYour support staff will assist you with whatever you needThe locals are peaceful, friendly people who generally like spending time with foreigners
Although living costs are rising as China continues to develop, it is still quite cheap by Western standards, however, given the differences in living costs from region to region it is difficult to provide an accurate estimate of costs. As a guideline, a budget of £15 per day will allow you to eat well and enjoy some of what China has to offer.
You’ll need a Tourist (L) Visa for attending this course. You could obtain it from your local consulate or apply with a local travel agent. You could find your local consulate’s website through a Google search by typing in “Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in xxxxxx” for example.
There might be new rules that just came out without any prior notice as all the Chinese Consulates state on their websites that “All regulations and costs are subject to change without notice”.
However, you will need to prepare these following documents when applying for a Tourist Visa:
1) A visa application form (This can be downloaded from the Consulate website).
2) One recent 2 x 2 inch portrait attached to the application form.
3) Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months after the date of application.
4) Previous Chinese visa records (if any, together with their copies).
5) Visa Application Fee, this depends on the country where you come from.
6) Your passport, valid for at least 6 months after your planned arrival date.
7) A hotel reservation letter might be required. However, this also depends on your nationality. If you are requested to provide one, please email us and we can get it prepared and send it to you via email. If you are asked to provide contact information in China, you may use our school’s address on the website.
8) If you would like to stay in China after the course, you may want to apply for a 60-day or 90-day Tourist/Business visa, possibly with double-entry or multiple entries. The Course Administrator will be able to give you further details about this.
Note: 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.
Health & Safety
The health rate amongst Chinese is remarkably high, however, given the varying standards of hygiene visitors are advised to exercise due care and diligence and should be aware of potential health risks.
Visitors are advised to carry basic medicines for cold, diarrhoea and constipation. Those requiring special medicines are advised to carry an amount sufficient to cover the duration of their visit. Medicines should be carried in their original container identifying them as legally obtained drugs.
China is one of the safest countries in the world and the Chinese are friendly and welcoming. Crime is low and virtually unheard of against Western visitors. Petty street crime does exist in some areas and visitors are advised to take necessary precautions to protect their property and take out insurance cover for personal belongings.
Travel and Health Insurance are essential. To obtain a very competitive quotation for long stay cover
US$1590 for the course excluding accommodation. Deposit
$500 (£322) balance payable on arrival $1090(£702)
Apartment accommodation $100+
Homestay accommodation $300
Hostel accommodation single room from US$ 14 per night.
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How to Apply
Fill out an application form and take that next step towards learning amidst the history, culture and diversity that is Beijing.
Directions to reach the School
The training center is located at: TEFL International Beijing Office.
Exit A of Wangfujing Station on subway Line 1
In Chinese characters: 地铁1号线王府井站 A 出口
Postal Address: Room 601, Wing 3, Oriental Plaza. No. 1, East Chang’An
Dong Cheng District, Beijing, China.
Office Number: (+8610) 85185656 Mobile Number: (+86) 18601920788 Henry
If you arrive anytime on Saturday or Sunday prior to the start of the
course, an airport transfer can be arranged. Those who are not arriving
on these days will be responsible for their own arrangements.
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