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TEFL Certification in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Overview

Looking to earn an accredited 4-week TEFL TESOL certification that will qualify you for thousands of English teaching jobs in Thailand and around the World? This state-of-the-art TEFL certification course not only provides expert-led training and a recognized qualification but personalized job placement assistance for finding jobs teaching English in Thailand and around the globe.

What makes a TEFL course in Thailand so special? As the only country in Southeast Asia never to be colonized by the West, its people take great pride in the preservation of their way of life, and the customs and traditions that make their country unique.

Though most locals' command of English is limited, you'll find them warm and anxious to help. Thais are among the most friendly and outgoing of all people; most are curious about foreigners, and that curiosity is tempered by their interest in Western culture and your efforts to live among them and teach their friends and families. Our TEFL TESOL teachers have noted that the intensity with which Thai students throw themselves into learning English is amazing.

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Location & Course Highlights

Our Chiang Mai Thailand TEFL TESOL course includes Cultural Awareness Day, which is Friday during the first week of class. This is part of the training.

Students are encouraged to organize their own evening and weekend social activities. Arcade Bus Station is 400m from the school. Chiang Mai International Airport is 5km away, and the Chiang Mai training station is 1km away.

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Housing Recommendations

Upon enrollment, you will be put in touch with the Onsite Course Director who can arrange accommodations during the course.  It is recommended to find accommodation independently as preferences and expectations vary from person to person.  However the staff in Thailand are able to help coordinate housing through a local hotel that is a 25 minute walk from the school.

Here are some alternative accommodation options below that are less than a 10-minute walk from the school:

  • Eco Resort
  • Mon Muang Residence
  • Poi De Ping Guest House

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Tuition Includes:

  • TEFL course fee

  • Course Book

  • Pre-coursel grammar and EFL teaching review

  • 1 shoulder bag, folder, notepad, whiteboard pens

  • Job search guidance in Thailand, throughout Asia and lifetime job guidance advice worldwide

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Tuition Does Not Include

  • Personal Expenses
  • International Flights
  • Visa, Insurance
  • Housing (course director can recommend housing)

Enrollment Information for
TEFL Classes

IMPORTANT! Before enrolling for any International TEFL Academy TEFL course, it is imperative that you Contact International TEFL Academy for more information about TEFL Certification in Florencespeak to an Admissions Advisor. Your advisor will answer your questions and assist you with matters such as your eligibility & enrollment; course costs & logistics (such as housing); and your options for employment as an English teacher once you complete your TEFL Class.

To speak with an advisor, please call 773-634-9900 or fill out a contact form. 
To enroll for this course, please visit our Registration Procedures Page.

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