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The beautiful and captivating city of Rome is unsurprisingly one of the most visited cities in Europe, if not the entire world. Centuries of fascinating history have left behind numerous iconic buildings and monuments that will simply take your breath away. Landmarks such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain are just a few of the better known attractions you will not want to miss. Of course, the Eternal City is not just a marvel of cultural history. World famous italian cuisine can be enjoyed in countless cafés, bars and restaurants throughout the city, whilst shopping opportunities are everywhere from street markets to high-end boutiques.
Right in the heart of Rome you will find yet another must-see attraction, the Vatican City. The world's smallest independent state is blessed with many extraordinary sights including St. Peter's Square, where the Pope regularly celebrates Mass in front of huge crowds, and the Sistine Chapel with its famous painted ceilings. Once you have enjoyed the many sites you may wish to escape the hustle and bustle of the city by heading for the coast. Just a short bus ride will take you to a variety of stunning beaches where you can relax and soak up the sun or cool off in the crystal clear water. Due to the many amazing things to see and do, our TEFL center in Rome is always a very popular option.
The climate in the city is typically Mediterranean, with long hot summers where the temperature can often be higher than the average of 32C (90F). Spring and autumn are generally warm with milder temperatures but in winter it can get a little cold, although the weather is still usually clear and sunny.
The TEFL certification course in Rome is based in a modern building on the outskirts of the city center, close to major attractions such as the Vatican, the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain. The training center has spacious and airy classrooms that create the perfect atmosphere for teaching and learning. You will also find plenty of resources available for planning your lessons, and when you are not teaching or studying you will find many places to unwind in the surrounding neighborhood including cafés, bars and restaurants.
A popular addition to the TEFL course in Rome is an intensive Italian language program. This optional course consists of four weeks training provided by a highly regarded Italian language school that is fully recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education. Classes are small in size and made up of students from all over the world, making for a fantastic multi-cultural atmosphere in the classroom. The course is undertaken before you begin the TEFL certification course so it is a great way to learn about the Italian language and culture before you start your training.Apply Now!
We have two recommended options for accommodation during your TEFL certification course in the city of Rome. You can choose to share an apartment with a local resident which is a great choice for anyone who wants to practice their Italian skills or simply experience the local culture during their stay. Alternatively you can choose to share an apartment with other members of your training course. Both options consist of a well furnished, private bedroom and shared living areas. All the apartments are located within easy reach of the training center and local transport links to all the main attractions within the city and beyond.
Our recommended accommodation options are located on the outskirts of the city center where you will find a wide variety of local shops, bars and restaurants. We also provide an airport pick-up service between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from Rome Fiumicino International Airport on the Friday before the course commences. If you have any questions regarding accommodation for our Rome center please contact us for further information.Apply Now!
What are the course fees?Expand
Deposit: US$ 600 Balance: 960 €
(For the most up-to-date currency exchange rates, please visit: www.xe.com.)
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 Rome itself.
The balance of course fees are payable on the first day of class and can be made with a credit/debit card or in cash. Alternatively, you can pay the balance via Pay Pal or bank transfer before the first day of class.
Course 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 and accreditation fees, airport pick-ups* and lifetime job assistance.
* If you are in our accommodation program, we offer a courtesy pick-up service from Fiumicino airport to your accommodation on the Friday before the beginning of the course from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
What are my accommodation options?Expand
We offer apartment accommodation in the city centre and the surrounding area. The apartments are comfortable and simply furnished with equipped kitchens. Blankets and sheets are provided, but bath towels are not. Our apartment accommodation prices start from around 450 € for a single room and 400 € for a shared room.
The accommodation fee is paid to the landlord or landlady directly upon your arrival, in euro and in cash. The landlady or landlord may well ask for a deposit in advance (which will not be refundable if you cancel the booking) but this will be deducted from the final sum you pay upon arrival.
What travel documents will I need for italy?Expand
This information is specific to your country of origin and always subject to change. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents to Italy, please contact your nearest Italian consulate. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents) is available on the embassy’s webpage.
What is the course schedule?Expand
Classes generally begin at 9:30 a.m. and run until 1:30 p.m. during which grammar and theory are discussed. Afternoons are spent planning lessons with our trainers. Trainees then teach their lessons during the afternoons and evenings, possibly until 8:30 p.m.
What can I expect during teaching practice?Expand
Annually, our school has about 900 students of all ages and all levels, so our trainees will have the opportunity to experience all kinds of teaching situations. The students come from many backgrounds, countries (though typically Italy) and work places.
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.
Who usually attends the course?Expand
On average we have about twenty five students enrolled on each program, most of whom are American or British, but we also have students from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa amongst others. Ages range from 20 to 60 years old, although the majority of our students are between 22 and 30 years old.
Is there a dress code?Expand
During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. During teaching practice, you will need to dress in trousers/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that will cover their shoulders. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.
What should I bring for course studies?Expand
Just like the first day of any other school, you will need some supplies. We will give you your course material and notebook, but you will need to have your own pens and pencils. You may also want scotch tape, a stapler, highlighters, colored pencils and markers, glue, scissors and white-out. You will also need to buy your own paper for the photocopier. All of these materials can be purchased from a store near the school if you do not wish to bring them from home.
Please note that we have wireless internet available at the school for hooking up a laptop but normally there are no phone lines in the accommodation. There are numerous internet facilities all over Rome and should you require a computer for coursework at the school, we have a computer with internet access available in your classroom.
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