The blend of cultures makes Hong Kong a unique experience for any visitor. Traditional Chinese and British colonial buildings sit among the modern glass and steel skyscrapers of the present day. Hong Kong is a city where you can watch traditional Cantonese opera one day and see the latest Hollywood blockbuster the next. Where street stalls selling local delicacies sit side-by-side with restaurants offering fine-dining and international cuisine.
Attend TEFL International’s course in Hong Kong and you will be sure to create memories that last a lifetime. Study with fellow trainees from all over the world and make new friends as you delve into the heart of this exciting and energetic city. The driving force behind all this city has to offer is the local Hong Kong people. Warm, friendly and eager to learn, it is the people of the city that give Hong Kong its life and vitality.
In a city such as Hong Kong, you can be sure that you will never be bored. Simply watching the world go by on the streets would be enough to keep anyone entertained for hours on end but there is so much more to see and do. Get your shopping fix at one of the many air-conditioned malls around the city or treat your taste buds at local restaurant or street stall. For a more tranquil experience, head to the hills for a hike or take a trip to the beach.
Located in the center of Kwun Tong District, our TESOL school in Hong Kong is well placed for easy access to the many attractions the city has to offer. From the nearby MTR station of Ngau Tou Kok, you can reach the airport, Disneyland, Causeawy Bay and many other places of interest in less than an hour. Local ferry services will take you to the outlying islands of Hong Kong while in Kwun Tong itself you will find a number of restaurants catering to all palettes and budgets.
Our classroom is on the 18th floor of a recently refurbished office tower in the center of Kwun Tong District. While sitting in class you will be able to take in the magnificent view of the Victoria Harbor and as the sun goes down and the city lights up, you will see why Hong Kong is known as “the Pearl of the Orient”. Nearby Lei Yun Mun is a seafood lover’s paradise with its numerous markets and restaurants famous for selling fresh fish, crabs, lobster, jumbo shrimp and squid.
The training center has a modern lounge equipped with a coffee machine, refrigerator and microwave. We also provide the following services:
- Long-distance direct dial upon request;
- Printing and fax with service fees;
- Incoming and outgoing mail assistance.
There are a number of accommodation options available to you during your TESOL course. All options are located in the Kowloon area and are roughly one hour from the training center. We recommend that you get an ‘Octopus Card’ as soon as you arrive in Hong Kong. This is a travel pass that allows you to travel to most parts of Hong Kong on the public transport network and can also be used to make purchase in convenience stores and other retailers.
To reserve a monthly room the price starts at around $US450. You should book your room in advance as places are on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
Housing options include:
- Local youth hostel: Youth hostel rates vary between $US15 to 60 per night. The lower rates will be for a shared room. We recommend using major hostelling websites for information about reservations. If you require additional assistance, we will be more than happy to help.
- Living with a local family: Prices for this option range between $US400 and 800. This provides you with a fantastic opportunity to get to know the locals and experience real Hong Kong. Please note that this option is subject to availability.
- There are hundreds of hotels and guesthouses to choose from in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Tourist Bureau has extensive information with regard to accommodation throughout the city. Alternatively, you can book a room through your preferred booking website.
We strongly recommend that you make your accommodation arrangements as soon as you book your flight. The earlier you start preparing, the more options you will have to choose from. Please note that we will do all we can to assist you with your accommodation needs while you are in Hong Kong, however we cannot guarantee that all options will be available due to availability of spaces, peak travel season, etc.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Hong Kong 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.