What is the pass rate for the TEFL course?
About 80-85% of trainees receive a PASS 1 or PASS 2. Those who receive a PASS 1 will receive a full-time job guarantee immediately following the course. Those who receive a PASS 2 will be considered for a full-time position following the course, depending on the school’s current hiring needs, and will be offered employment upon a successful interview with the academic staff.
Is health insurance provided during the course?
Health insurance is not provided during the course, TEFL in Prague recommends that you arrange for your own coverage for the duration of the course. Also, please note that if you are hired by our school and/or in order to obtain the work visa, you must get a min. 6 months long complex care health insurance with one of the insurance companies registered in the Czech Republic. Our HR department can assist you with this.
What is the difference between TEFL, TESL and TESOL?
TEFL- Teaching English as a Foreign Language. It involves teaching English in a country where it isn’t the native language and where people want to use English for business, leisure, travel, etc.
TESL - Teaching English as a Second Language. It involves teaching non-native speakers of English in a country where it is the native language (e.g. teaching immigrants)
TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and covers both TEFL and TESL terms.
What is the difference between TEFL and CELTA courses?
The acronym TEFL stands for: Teaching English as a Foreign Language. It is the umbrella term for the industry.
The acronym CELTA stands for: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. CELTA is the TEFL certificate validated by Cambridge University.
Is TEFL in Prague by Edua Languages certificate internationally recognized?
Yes, it is. There is no international governing body which oversees the TEFL industry. To offer an internationally-recognized TEFL certificate, the course must contain a minimum of 100 hours of classroom time and 6 hours of observed teaching practice with live students. The TEFL in Prague certificate by Edua Languages contains 120 hours of classroom time and 8-10 hours of observed teaching practice in front of live students, which exceeds the international requirements for a valid TEFL certificate. Graduates of our course have gone on to teach English all over the world.
Can I receive college credit for the course?
If you are a current university student, we would be happy provide whatever information about the course is necessary so that your university can determine if it meets credit requirements.
Caledonian can provide you with:
-Letter of reference
-Outline of workshops, hours, and certification offered
Do I need to speak any Czech to work as a teacher in Prague?
You do not need to speak Czech. Although it certainly helps to learn some of the language, English is widely spoken, and therefore teachers can survive without any knowledge of Czech. If you would like to study Czech, Caledonian School offers free Czech lessons for all full-time teachers. You will also receive weekly Czech lessons during the duration of the TEFL course.
What salary and benefits can I expect if I work for Caledonian School?
Please click the following link for more information: http://www.caledonianschool.com/jobs-teaching-english-salaries.html
If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call-back request form here.
You can also contact our past TEFL trainee and current English teacher with our school Kevin Glanville via e-mail: email@example.com.
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