Tefl Courses in Turkey, Istanbul
ADVANTAGES TO BECOMING TEFL CERTIFIED IN TURKEY
Take a TEFL course in Turkey, the country where you will live and teach English! After successful course completion, you will receive assistance to start your English teaching career in Turkey.
TEFL COURSE IN TURKEY
All TEFL certification courses in Turkey are four weeks long. The courses are full time and run from Monday to Friday and cover all the essentials you need to begin teaching English as a foreign language. Included in the Via Lingua Turkey certificate sessions on pedagogy, language awareness and English grammar, as well as observed teaching practice with community students.
INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CERTIFICATION
Successful participants on the Via Lingua Turkey TEFL certification program will receive a TEFL certificate. This certificate is recognized internationally and satisfies the criteria for teaching at language schools in Turkey.
LIVING IN TURKEY
Turkey is a diverse and spectacular country, which grew out of the influences of some of the most important empires in Eastern and Western civilization. The influence of the Byzantine, Roman and Ottoman empires are visible in the country and along the Bosporus straights, which cross Istanbul to form the frontier between Europe and Asia. This makes Istanbul the world’s largest city spanning two continents. Istanbul is one of the most elegant cities in the world, offering art galleries, elegant restaurants, exciting night life as well as historical Turkish Hamm am (bathing establishments), stunning Byzantine churches and exotic Ottoman mosques. TEFL participants can board a boat and take a tour along the along the waterway. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. When you teach in Istanbul, don’t forget to see the Grand Bazaar, the oldest covered market in the world. Inside the market the ceramics, jewelry, rugs and spices will amaze you.
TEFL JOBS IN TURKEY - TYPES OF SCHOOLS
Turkish people understand the major role English plays in Business and international trading. Most English teaching jobs in Turkey are in language schools in Istanbul. There are also English teaching jobs in other cities throughout Turkey. Most English teaching positions in Istanbul are teaching English to adult learners. Jobs teaching children in primary school are more difficult to come by.
The Via Lingua TEFL certificate is well known in Turkey and by earning the certificate; it will allow you to work in language schools. Some of the teaching jobs may require you to have a degree or teaching experience.
TEACH ENGLISH IN TURKEY
Turkey is one of the best places to teach English in the Mediterranean. English teachers in Turkey are hired year round and job interviews are held by phone and email. It is also common for English teachers in Turkey to be issued a work visa. Some English teachers in Turkey are given a housing allowance and plane fare. However, this is not always the case. Many teachers live in apartments where their colleagues lived and many teachers share apartments with other teachers. Salaries in Turkey are quite good, allowing teachers to live a comfortable life. Schools generally offer 20 to 25 contact-teaching hours per week. This leaves you the chance to explore the natural wonders and rich cultural heritage of Turkey.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU TEACH ENGLISH IN TURKEY?
Via Lingua is the world leader in TEFL certification to teach English abroad. We offer international, accredited TEFL courses in locations worldwide. Via Lingua certifies on average 1000 TEFL teachers every year. In Turkey, the course is held in Istanbul.