Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China, is known for its friendly people, good food, long history and is without doubt also the cultural capital of China. The training centre is in the Chao Yang District, just steps away from Tian'anmen Square. The amazing city of Beijing provides course participants with the perfect experience and atmosphere for studying for a TESOL certificate and at the same time exploring a fast-developing and exciting city.
Beijing is one of the few cities that has remained culturally intact around China and kept its cultural relics. From the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Summer Palace to the small hutongs around the ancient Qianmen area, Beijing is overflowing with culture and history. The city offers some of the most dynamic culture, richest history, and most amazing food in the world.
Beijing, the host of the 2008 Olympic Games, is the center of politics, culture, and international exchange, as well as a larges metropolis of industry, finance and trade. Living in Beijing offers an amazing lifestyle for a foreigner teaching English. It's cheap and has everything you want. The nightlife in Beijing is one of the best in Asia.
There is something for everyone ranging from history, amusement parks, shopping, bars, nightlife, restaurants and much more.
While working in Beijing you are likely to meet life-long friends, live in relative luxury and gain skills such as communication and public speaking ability. This experience will be beneficial for any carrier you choose in any field. You will have the ability to work with all ages and levels. For a qualified teacher who likes a challenge, to learn and likes adventure Beijing is the city for you.
Chinese people are very friendly, kind and have a strong desire to learn English. Young Chinese people enjoy the company of foreigners not only to improve speaking ability but they are curious about foreigners.
Beijing is the home of Mandarin, and one of the few cities in China without dialects, so if studying Mandarin is a possibility for you, Beijing would be the perfect place.
Our school is in the Wangfujing Downtown area, close to the Palace Museum, Beijing. The atmosphere is also perfect for learning Mandarin Chinese and Chinese culture.
All of the teaching resources needed are provided, and the school is well-equipped offering large classrooms along with computers and internet access needed for a suitable learning environment. There are plenty of restaurants, bookstores and bars and the Beijing TESOL school is about a 30-minute cab ride to the Sanlitun entertainment area.
With the abundance of teaching jobs in China, Beijing is an ideal location for taking a TESOL course.
There are a number of accommodation options during your TESOL course in Beijing:
Option 1: Single room in a shared local apartment: 350 - 400 USD/month
Please contact us AT LEAST two weeks prior to the course start date to make a reservation.
Option 2: Beijing City Central Hostel
There are many hostels in Beijing, this one has one of the best reviews and is very close to the learning center - about 15 minutes walk. If you are planning on arriving early, this is probably the best option as it is close to the TESOL training centre. Rates are as follows:
- Single room with shared bathroom: 128 RMB/night (two beds in one room and we will try to arrange another student who is also taking the course to stay in the same room with you)
- One room with 4/6 beds: 60 RMB/night
- Standard room: 288 RMB/night (less than 7 days); 240 RMB/night ( 7 days and longer)
Option 3: Beijing Mayson Serviced Apartments
Professional serviced apartments in Beijing for people who are on a short training program, and traveling, visiting friends for a short period of time. Rates are 210 RMB per day, so 6,300 RMB (1,000 USD) per month: Amenities include: WIFI, fridge, wash machine, air-conditioning/heating, microwave oven, 24-hour hot water, 24-hour security, etc.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Beijing and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here within the next 6-8 months. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information as soon as the course dates are finalized.
Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available...
The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.
The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.
The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.
The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.
You are not obliged to use the accommodation provided by the school and you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements. If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.