Take our 4-week TEFL/TESOL in-class course in Calcutta
Known as the 'City of Joy', Calcutta (officially Kolkata) is well-known for its artistic, literary and cultural heritage.
As India's former capital, the city is home to many fine buildings, museums and galleries.
This truly is a wonderful city that has much to offer students both during and after their training course.

TESOL Certifications in Kolkata | TESOL in India

A blend of stunning landscapes, rich culture and history, friendly people and fascinating cities all make India a very appealing destination for a TESOL course. Our TESOL courses in India provide high quality training that can be utilized in India or elsewhere worldwide.

India is truly unique in terms of the diversity that it offers. Many cultures and religions happily co-exist in relative harmony and there is a tremendous variety of traditions, costumes and languages on display. The Indian cuisine has rightly become popular all over the world and again offers something to suit all tastes. India is also home to one of the modern wonders of the world, the famous Taj Mahal, as well as other stunning cities, temples, palaces, castles, national parks and beaches.

The city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) surrounded on one side by the beauty of the Himalayan ranges and by a delightful coastline on the other. You can arrange a visit to one of the numerous, colorful markets and witness firsthand the culture mix and smells and sights that make India such a fascinating destination. During a short walk in the market you could see anything from snake charmers to chattering monkeys as well as all manner of business people, beggars and traders. It certainly is interesting to see ancient tradition nestling side by side with modern business and buildings.

The nearby Himalayas make a pleasant and cooler change from the heat and noise Kolkata and many visitors come to seek peace and solitude whereas others seek more active pursuits such as hiking and white-water rafting.

In Kolkata itself and the surrounding area there is also plenty to see and do with temples, national parks, museums and wild life sanctuaries.

Kolkata is a melting pot for experiencing the true diversity of the country and therefore is a good choice of location for taking a TESOL course.

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The School

Kolkata is the capital city of the West Bengal region and is often referred to as the "City of Joy".

Our TESOL training facility is located right in the center of this interesting city. The building is well equipped with spacious rooms and all the resources and materials that you are likely to need during your course.

Our training and support staff in Kolkata are all friendly and dedicated to ensuring that you get the most from the course and your time in India.

Accommodation

Our TESOL training center in Kolkata is able to offer clean and comfortable accommodation that is well furnished and equipped and is relatively inexpensive. There are two options available at present. They are both shared apartments with three single bedrooms. Both have single beds with all basic furniture required, and are equipped with air conditioning. Transportation to and from school is provided free of cost for both apartments.

Type A has a shared toilet, and is US$200 for the four weeks of the course. Type B has a private toilet, and is US$300 for four weeks.

Course dates

2019

  • 2 December 2019 - 24 December

2020

  • 6 January 2020 - 31 January
  • 3 February 2020 - 28 February
  • 6 April 2020 - 1 May
  • 6 July 2020 - 31 July
  • 7 September 2020 - 1 October
  • 7 September 2020 - 1 October
  • 23 November 2020 - 18 December

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$ 600
to be paid in advance
+
Balance
US$ 990
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$ 10
(to be paid on arrival)
to
US$ 45
(to be paid on arrival)

per night

4 weeks in-class course in Kolkata
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?

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    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.

    Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and Kolkata itself.

    The balance of course fees is payable via credit card before, or on the first day of the course. Bank transfers are also accepted but must be completed at least two weeks before the first day of the course. Participants with checking accounts in the US may pay by personal check, but payments must be cleared within two weeks of the course’s start date.

    Fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    Shared Apartments (Standard US$ 200; Premium US$ 300): You will have an individual room in a shared apartment with two other trainees. Apartments are air conditioned with basic furnishings and a shared bathroom. Transportation to and from the center is provided free of charge.

    Both options are available from the Wednesday before the course begins and prices are for a four week stay. If you would like to choose your accommodation independently, you are welcome to do so.

    We can also recommend some guesthouses near the school or anywhere within the city. Costs around US$ 25 per day or US$ 700 a month; all rooms have air-conditioning, en suite bathroom, room service and cleaning service.

  • What travel documents will I need for india?

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    All visitors to India are required to carry a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival date. Visitors to India from the United Kingdom, North America, Australia and New Zealand can stay in India for a maximum of 180 days with a tourist visa which they need to get from their home country and this can easily be extended. Citizens from all other countries should contact their local consulate to obtain current travel regulations.*

    * As this information is subject to change at any time, we advise you to contact your local consulate for current travel regulations prior to planning your trip. For more information on obtaining visas please check with your local Indian consulate or embassy.

  • What is the course schedule?

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    The initial orientation is usually on Sunday evening prior to the course start date at 6:00 p.m. The first class will take place on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m. The full course schedule will also be provided on Monday morning. Sessions generally run between 9:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. with appropriate breaks throughout the day.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    Lessons are based upon real teaching resources found all over the world and you will have the chance to create your own materials as well. You will receive the aid of your course trainer throughout lesson planning and receive immediate feedback on your lesson after it’s been delivered. Practicum is assessed and a satisfactory assessment is required to earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    For all input and tutorial sessions at the training location, there is only one specific dress requirement: Both men and women should have a shirt covering their shoulders. The course operates from within a school so we ask you to be mindful of this, as well as being mindful of your peers and to respect the fact that you are a visitor in another country.

    During teaching practice there are specific requirements that adhere to the local dress code. All trainees are expected to dress professionally according to the following guidelines:

    Women: Shoulders should be covered, blouses with sleeves are suggested. No low-cut necklines, very short skirts or bare midriffs. Open-toed shoes are acceptable, but not hiking or flip-flop sandals.

    Men: Long pants, slacks or trousers are required, jeans are not acceptable. Short or long-sleeved shirts with a collar are necessary, although a tie is not required. Loafers or dress shoes are both fine, sandals are not acceptable. Long hair should always be tied back.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as well. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.


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