Via Lingua Florence TEFL Program - Florence, ITALY

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Get TEFL certified in one of the most beautiful cities in the world!
Situated in the middle of Italy, Florence has long been recognized amongst the most important cultural and political centers in Europe. The influence of such a great past is immediately visible to any visitor of modern-day Florence, from Brunelleschi's famous Dome to it's oldest bridge, the Ponte Vecchio, that crosses the River Arno. As one walks around the city, it is possible to see buildings that still bare the Medici crest, symbol of their great rule, and the beautiful sculptures and paintings produced under their patronage by the Renaissance masters. Nowadays, Florence is a major European tourist destination and it is easy to understand why. Located in the heart of Tuscany, famous for it's wine and rustic cuisine, Florence is a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding towns and hilly countryside, with wonders such as Sienna and Assisi nearby. In the city itself, the easy accessibility of the sights to the pedestrian combines with a temperate year-round climate to make Florence and ideal destination. The school's central location in Piazza della Repubblica is just a few hundred meters from the Duomo, and places the student right at the center of this fascinating city.


Students will enjoy the following Florence-specific benefits:
• Welcome Breakfast and Final Lunch
• Conversation exchange with local Italian students
• Chance to observe and interface with classes at the American Language Center
• Opportunity to see international testing in action: TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS
• Graduate Credits towards MATESOL programs


You must be at least 18 years of age for your application to be considered. There is no upper age limit. The majority of our trainees are in their 20's, 30's and 40's, but we have successfully trained and found employment for graduates in their 50's and 60's. Our youngest trainee so far was 17, and our oldest was 75.
Although most course participants are native speakers of English there are sometimes non-native speakers who are fluent in English. A typical course will have several people in their early twenties, some who are recent graduates and want to travel overseas in order to get work experience. Other older trainees may want a career change or be approaching retirement age and may wa

What`s Included

The TEFL course in Florence, Italy is 130 hours in total over 4 weeks. The time commitment is mainly Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Throughout the course, students have class observations, lesson-planning, and teaching practice commitments, along with their regular input sessions. Assignments are monitored and assessed at regular intervals, with special times devoted to community education sharing and review periods; some weekend commitment is suggested to consolidate the learning process.

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Florence, Italy

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Program Details

Via Lingua Florence
  • Italy: Florence
2-4 weeks
Course Length:
4 weeksTEFL DATES January 22, 2018 - February 16, 2018 April 09, 2018 - May 04, 2018 June 04, 2018 - June 29, 2018 July 02, 2018 - July 27, 2018 July 30, 2018 - August 24, 2018 September 10, 2018 - October 05, 2018 October 22, 2018 - November 16, 2018
1,195 euro. On request, Via Lingua will book housing accommodations. Please contact the center for more information.
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