TEFL Worldwide Prague

Program Reviews

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Joe
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

This is course was amazing and super helpful!!

Over the 4 week period I learnt so much, it is a lot of work but the amount of support that is available is comprised of a group of extremely skilled and understanding trainers.

Doing the course entirely online had its difficulties but they did everything they could to ensure that the course ran as smoothly as possible.

I would highly recommend this course to anyone who would like to become an English teacher or just to improve upon the skills they already have.

What was the most nerve-racking moment and how did you overcome it?
That would have to be teaching my first lesson. I was so nervous and the lesson had a few moments where it went wrong but there was no need to be nervous the students were kind and considerate
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Mariona
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Taking my TEFL course in TEFL Worldwide Prague has been by far the best decision of my life.

The trainers, the lessons, and the teaching practices give you all the tools you need to run a great lesson, where both students and teachers enjoy the process of learning. The intensive learning begins on the first day and in the teaching practices, you can put some of the theory and techniques into a real practical context. When they say it is an intense course, they are not lying. You really need to work hard every day before, during, and after the lessons. But trust me when I say that those 4 weeks are more than worth it. During that time you will be able to learn how to plan lessons effectively, you will have the opportunity to feel like a student who is starting a new language thanks to the unknown language module, you will be working on how the English language works and you will be guided through the different methodologies and skills by incredible trainers.

For me, coming to Prague and choosing this school was the best investment I have ever made. Once I had finished my course, I started working right away in this wonderful city, like most of my TEFL colleagues. So, if you want to change your life by becoming an English teacher, be trained by excellent professionals from various backgrounds, and have total guidance before, during, and after the course, TEFL Worldwide is your place. Don’t think twice. You will not regret it.

What was your funniest moment?
Our beginner foreign language lessons! They were always hilarious!
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Tereza
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I would highly recommend this LIVE TEFL course. A diversity of well-experienced teachers makes sure that you will have no more doubts and uncertainties in your teaching lessons. Despite its challenging severity, you will feel comfortable in a friendly fully-equipped place where you can find buddies and mentors who will help you not just to pass the course but even in your future career. Work together and share you Lesson Plans, ideas and inspirations with your future learning group! If you work hard you can even get a job offer straight after the course and start another chapter of your life in Prague!

What was your funniest moment?
Sharing feelings during the course and the final ceremony
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Patricia
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I graduated from TEFL Worldwide Prague back in 2015, but it is still the best class I’ve ever taken. The course is fun, informative, and worth every penny and more! When I later taught in Taiwan and Japan, I was more than prepared for my classes. I met a lot of ESL teachers that hadn’t taken a TEFL course and not only did they get paid less, they were also unprepared to teach effectively. I 100% believe that this program will give you all the tools you need to have a fun and rewarding TEFL career!

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Vincent
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Don't just get your certificate online. Don't do the cheap and lazy thing. All that will do is allow you to work in a field without actually preparing you for it. Instead, go to a foreign country where you don't speak the language and try to put yourself in the shoes of your students. Get direct experience of what it's like to sit in an English class. You can't just learn pedagogical theory and become a teacher. You have to feel what it's like inside the classroom. And TEFL Worldwide offers all of those things.

This is a great program, and one that I was sad to finish. It's comfortable, but challenging. The classwork becomes your life. Your classmates become your friends. You're not just paying for a certificate. You're paying for a comprehensive experience full of networking opportunities that continue to help you after you complete the course.

What was the most nerve-racking moment and how did you overcome it?
Writing a lesson plan. The only way to overcome it is to do it.
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Franklin
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

TEFL Worldwide Prague were excellent training providers. The admin staff are extremely helpful and the teacher trainers have so much experience which helps you become an excellent teacher. During the course and even today with references and job hunting they always help you whether that is in Prague or around the world.

The course consisted of language awareness, teaching technique, observed lessons and theories of learning when it comes to foreign languages. It has opened so many doors for me - working in Prague for 6 months and now China for 2 years. Best decision I made. I have lifelong friends and experiences thanks to doing this course.

On the course you teach adults which is a great way to start and ease your way into teaching. The professionalism and guidance received is exemplary. And it prepares you extremely well if you want to pursue a career in teaching EFL or want to do it short-term. Also, Prague is a fabulous and beautiful place to learn and enjoy while doing the course.

I would definitely recommend it. It was difficult but extremely worthwhile. It has put me in good stead for realising my aspirations in both work and leisure. It was a very positive experience for me.

What would you improve about this program?
I felt that so much was covered in just 4 weeks. It is an extremely dense course that requires huge effort, energy and commitment in that time. Although worthwhile completely, it was exhausting for me.

I have no suggestions for improvement. If you want to take this course, just make sure you are ready and hungry for it. Because there are so many opportunities and a potentially extremely enjoyable life can await you upon completion.
Jakub
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Kenny, the Course Director, is amazing and always helpful. The course is well structured and if you pay attention in the class and make notes, you will learn so much and write a lot!
Course gives you a lot of resources, including the extra resources from Young Learners Course, everyone is super helpful and will always try to find an answer for you.
When they give you advice, it is best to follow it, because the 4 weeks course is packed with things to do and teaching experience, so you’ll spend a lot of time working on your plans.
While you will have some free time, it is definitely not a vacation, so if you plan to take this course, be prepared that it will take up a lot of your time in Prague.
But it was worth it and I’d do it again! No regrets.

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Don’t leave things to the last moment and be pro-active. It saves you from stress and you’ll get to sleep more 😆
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Hailey
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I completed the TEFL course in August 2019 and had an excellent experience throughout the entirety of the course. Prior to the course, Chelisa and Cheryl were in frequent contact with me to provide all the information I needed about the course and to answer any questions I had. Since my course was a bigger group, we were taught by two different trainers, Kenny and Jazmin. They were both excellent instructors. Input sessions covered a variety of subjects related to teaching English, and all of the sessions were very well prepared and informative. Even though trainees are thrown into teaching from the very first week of the course, I felt prepared to teach my first lesson. The course is very intense, but if you manage your time effectively it’s no problem completing all of the assignments. Feedback on teaching practice was accurate, helpful, and very constructive. Even when being more critical of a trainee, the feedback definitely felt like it was given to help us, not to make us feel bad. There was always a trainer available to help during office hours if we needed assistance with lesson planning or other information related to the course. There was a large focus on grammar, both in increasing our own awareness of it as well as learning how to teach it. Cheryl has been fantastic with providing job guidance and interview preparation, and since the program has such a good reputation in Prague it has been easy to find a job here within a few weeks of graduation. I’m not currently looking to teach children but I took the Young Learner’s Workshop in case I want to in the future, and that was a valuable aspect of the course as well. The office staff were always very kind and helpful. Overall, I had a wonderful experience at TEFL Worldwide and would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone looking to teach English abroad.

What was the most nerve-racking moment and how did you overcome it?
If you have never taught before, the first time standing in front of students and teaching can be a nail-biting experience. However, the trainers have prepared you very well and if you take a deep breath and remember what you've been taught, you'll do lovely.
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Kate
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I live in Prague and took the course mainly to learn how to plan an English lesson. The course was amazing and surpassed all my expectations! I was expecting a difficult course that would better prepare me for teaching English, but I had no idea how enriching, enjoyable and fulfilling the experience would be! I was quite nervous before the course, as I had never really prepared a lesson and am not a native speaker. There was no need to worry though! After the first day of the course, I already felt like I had gained so much knowledge and it was a truly eye-opening experience. The course is taught by amazing English teachers and the lessons were very effective, fun, and interactive- I never felt bored in class. The course is intensive, but all the work is worthwhile- there were no unnecessary tasks or lessons, and it was definitely manageable. The trainers were always available and willing to help. All the staff members were very nice, pleasant, and helpful. They are ready to help with anything and provide ample job and accommodation assistance, even after graduating. On the last day of the course there was a job fair where Prague language schools came and presented themselves. Prague has many language schools that are looking for English teachers, so it is very easy to find a job here! I am so happy that I took the course. I feel very prepared to teach English now. Not only did I learn how to teach English, but I also became a lot more aware of the language. I also love that I have an international certificate, so that I can work and travel. It gives me security that I can find a job almost anywhere in the world. It is definitely one of the best investments I have made.

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Marie
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Wow! Tefl worldwide was an excellent programme that left me with the skills I needed to get a job locally and internationally. I have been happily working for 3 years with the skills they taught me. Highly recommended. The staff were top notch, the materials we accessible, up to date and useful. The only downside is the location of the school which is out of the city centre. It’s ideal if you like quiet, residential areas, but not great for those of us that like to explore the city. Otherwise, I was very satisfied with what I received. The certificate at the end is a very professional degree that is useful anywhere you choose to teach. I still receive continued support and opportunities from the school even though I’ve left :) you’ll be happy with this programme too.