Samui TEFL 4-week 120-hour intensive TEFL course

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About

Our 4-week, 120-hour intensive TEFL/TESOL course covers every aspect of EFL teaching, with a strong emphasis on practical training. All theory is learnt face-to-face, meaning that you have a tutor on hand to answer any questions and assist with lesson planning. By the end of the course, you'll be confident to teach in the real world, from lesson planning to handling a class of boisterous children. Other aspects covered include understanding how to teach grammar, how to grab and hold your students' attention, and delivering fun, interactive, yet meaningful classes, appropriate to the students' ages and abilities.
The course covers English for special purposes (such as for tourism), and the practical training will be done in a real school environment, with various age groups.
We keep our class sizes small to ensure you receive personal attention during the course.
We also offer assistance with your CV and job applications, and cover Thai culture in the course.

Highlights
  • Teacher pracs in a real classroom environment
  • Located metres from the beautiful Choeng Mon Beach
  • Highly qualified trainers
  • An island tour is included during the first week of the course
  • All of the learning is done hands on through games and interactive activities

Questions & Answers

We have had many 'mature' trainees on the course. In fact if you read through our reviews, you'll see one of the latest ones is from Richard, who is in the age bracket you mentioned. You can also watch this video testimonial from a mature trainee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzT6MO2Qzyo&t=11s As long as you are young at heart and keen to learn, we are happy to have you on the course!

Reviews

99%
based on 110 reviews
  • Benefits 9.7
  • Support 9.9
  • Fun 8.4
  • Facilities 9.3
  • Safety 9.8
  • Instruction 9.8
  • Support 9.8
  • Value 9.5
  • Academic Rigor 7.9
  • Job Assistance 9.6
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Emily
10/10

I Highly Recommend Samui TEFL!

You will not regret taking Samui TEFL's 4-week course. I completed the course in Nov 2013 and it really was an amazing experience. I learned so much in such a short period of time. The course is quite intense, but also allows for a lot of fun with some really awesome people. Not only did I learn how to become a confident teacher, it was an experience I'll never forget. The staff is incredibly helpful on every level and so supportive. They also keep the class size small, the variety of teacher practices are great, the learning facility is nice and convenient, and Ko Samui is beautiful. You really can't go wrong!

Response from Samui TEFL

Dear Emily

Thank you for your lovely review, and we are so pleased that you not only enjoyed the course, but learnt a lot too!

Kind regards

Rosanne and Kathryn

Yes, I recommend this program
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Colleen
10/10

A life-changing experience

The course really did change my life. Not only did it change my outlook about teaching in general, but it boosted my self-confidence in ways I never thought possible.
The lessons were always interesting and fun and we always learnt things that were 'real-world' relevant.
You get total support from staff, a thorough syllabus, constant encouragement, AND help in finding a job.
Intensive theory along with practical teaching sessions in real schools means that you graduate from this course feeling confident that you are ready for a 'proper' teaching job.

How can this program be improved?
If I look back at this course, there is honestly nothing I would change. I thoroughly enjoyed it just as it was. Just the right number of people, just the right length in total, just the right number of hours per day.
Response from Samui TEFL

Dear Colleen

Thank you so much for your great review of our course. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the course and gained confidence for the classroom.

Kind regards

Rosanne and Kathryn

Yes, I recommend this program
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Diana
9/10

Professional, thorough and intense :)

I was looking for a course that was professional and thorough and that REALLY taught me how to teach. And that's what I got! We went through everything needed: different methods of teaching, English language (grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.), lesson planning, cultural awareness, all the different sources you can use to create your lessons, etc. And we had 6 teaching practices in 4 different schools with real students of different ages: the best way to experience what life as an English teacher is like! Kathryn, the trainer, is brilliant. She has so much experience and she loves sharing it with her students. I thoroughly enjoyed her classes! Rosanne takes care of everything 'backstage' and she'll do anything to answer all your questions. Yes, these 2 ladies offer an excellent TEFL course and I very much recommend it!

How can this program be improved?
Bring your own laptop! You've to spend a lot of time on the computer with preparing your lessons, but with only 2 laptops in the school it can make your planning difficult.
Response from Samui TEFL

Dear Diana
Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the course and felt that it gave you the knowledge to teach in the real world. We do our best!

Kind regards

Rosanne and Kathryn

Yes, I recommend this program
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Charisma
10/10

Extraordinary-- highly recommend!

I recently graduated from Samui TEFL and started teaching at a secondary school on the island. This wouldn't have been possible without the assistance provided by Rosanne Turner (director) and Kathryn Webb (trainer and co-director).

When fellow teachers at school appreciate and borrow your teaching techniques, you know you chose the right TEFL institute. My equally proud batch-matches will agree with me on this. We were well-trained to keep our lessons exciting and articulate at the same time.

The institute had a relaxed homely ambiance with a lovely pool adding warmth to the place. I enjoyed my time on the course and there's no doubt you would too.

Response from Samui TEFL

Dear Charisma

Thank you so much for your great review.
We are so pleased that you enjoyed the centre, made good friends, and felt confident under Kathryn's guidance.

Kind regards

Rosanne and Kathryn

Yes, I recommend this program
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Meegan
10/10

Amazing experience

I did the course in October 2013 and loved every minute, the content is broken up into manageable chunks and you get a lot of teaching practice time to get a feel of what teaching English is all about. I graduated from the course and got a job at an International school , with help from the course co ordinators:)I met some incredible people and would highly recommend Samui TEFL to anyone intrestes in traveling and teaching!

Response from Samui TEFL

Dear Meegan

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the course, and we are glad that we managed to secure you a job at an international school on the island, which you of course deserve!

Kind regards

Rosanne and Kathryn

Yes, I recommend this program

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About Samui TEFL

Samui TEFL is based on the island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Thailand. Our 4 week, 120 hour intensive training course prepares you for teaching EFL in the real world, as we have a strong practical element to the course. You'll do not only theory and...