The aim of the 4 Week TEFL course in Granada, Nicaragua is to thoroughly prepare you for teaching EFL in any overseas environment. You will be able to prepare lessons for all age groups and levels and feel confident when selecting materials and activities.
Students will also get real hands on experience, designing and teaching their own English classes to the local community. We aim to provide a holistic learning experience beyond just teaching a methodology.
- Help teach some of the most impoverished children in Central America
- Go on one of our school visits to experience teaching in a local school
- Receive certification which is both accredited and internationally recognized
- Enjoy the convenience of living in the school with other students and teachers
- Truly experience the culture and love with a local family
What to Expect
A typical day will consist of input sessions in the morning and early afternoon, followed by teaching practice and observation of your fellow trainees, allowing you to learn from your peers. After teaching practice, a group critique session is held where participants reflect on the different lessons they've observed.
A typical weekly schedule may look like this:
10.00 am – 13.00 pm: Input sessions
13.00 pm – 14.00 pm: Lunch
14.00 pm – 15.00 pm: Preparation for teaching practice
15.00 pm – 16.30 pm: Lesson planning
16.30 pm – 18.00 pm: Teaching practice
18.00 pm – 19.00 pm: Critique session
- Assistance with local accommodation
- All course materials
What's Not Included
- Domestic/International Flights
- Travel Insurance
- Accommodation and Meals
Housing & Meals
Accommodation options in Granada are varied, and there are a number of options that we provide assistance in organizing: homestays, hostels, guest houses, and the opportunity to stay with other INTESOL teachers. Alternatively, you are free to research and find your own hostel or room for rent in Granada – whichever you prefer!
Stick to small, locally-operated restaurants and streetside vendors, as well as popular markets, to save money and experience a more authentic Nicaraguan diet.
The majority of meals consist of rice, corn, beans, plantains, and high-quality meats and fresh seafood. Gallo pinto, Nicaragua's staple rice and beans dish, is served throughout the day with anything from eggs at breakfast to steak at dinner.