Take our 4-week TEFL/TESOL in-class course in Granada
Granada is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to Spain's most visited attraction, the Alhambra Palace.
The historical city of Granada is a magical location to take a TEFL course.
It is the former capital of Moorish Spain and this is evident in the many palaces, churches, monuments and ancient dwellings that are still home to many of the city’s inhabitants.
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TESOL Certifications in granada | TESOL in Spain

The granada TESOL course is in the perfect place to enjoy the present and discover the past. History is all around you here. granada's rich cultural history and architecture is fervently kept alive. The sumptuous cuisine, the sound of Flamenco music played late into the night, and the coming together of Christianity and Islam is truly amazing—Grenada is a one-of-a-kind place.

granada has one of the last fortresses of the Moorish empire to be built in Western Europe. The world renowned Alhambra and the Generalifé are examples of the magnificence of this intriguing civilization.

Here in 1492, Christopher Columbus gained the support he required and a charter from Queen Isabella to explore a new trade route to India, which eventually resulted in discovering the Americas.

granada Cathedral is the tomb of the Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella. Visit The Medina, the Moroccan market of shops and tetarías (tea shops), in the shadow of granada Cathedral, located in an intricate maze of narrow alleyways.

You can also visit the fascinating Sacromonté 'gipsy barrio', home of the "Flamenco puro", meet a totally unique people, with their ardour for dance and music, and see their intriguing cave homes.

granada has a remarkable geography, being located in a magical valley between the relatively warm Mediterranean Sea and the mountains: only a 45-minute car ride to beaches, 75 minutes to Malaga, and 30 minutes to a ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada, 3,400 metres (11,050 feet) high.

Encounter the essence of Andalucían Spain during the Pasos of Semana Santa (Easter week), first enacted in medieval times and portraying the Passion of Christ. Costaleros carry massive, heavy statues of the Virgin Mary, Christ, and saints on their shoulders and process from the many churches in Granada, winding through the streets and into the Cathedral, finally returning to their own churches. Some of these journeys take 14 hours! The ancient brotherhood of the Cofradía, dedicated to the preservation of this and other celebrations throughout the year, takes part in the processions and decorates the statues, particularly those of the Virgin Mary.

Don't miss the Andalucían food, while visiting here. This cuisine is characterized by simple, yet delicious flavours. Favourites include Pescado Frito: fish delicately coated with flour and sautéed in olive oil; Gazpacho: the famous cold tomato soup, a vegetable cream made with cucumber, garlic, paprika, olive-oil, vinegar and served with bread; Patatas Pobre: a hot pot of vegetables and potatoes; Huevos a la Flamenca: a fried egg in tomato sauce with Chorizo, a spicy spanish sausage; and of course the delectable Paella!

Enjoy the social experience of "tapas", a famous daily Andalucian tradition, at one of the very many bars in the city; a favourite way to snack and get to know some people.

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The School

During your TESOL course in Granada you will experience high quality training in an unparalleled environment. Our TESOL training centre is in the Albayzin, the celebrated Arabic district of Granada near the Alhambra, surrounded by cobbled and narrow, traffic-free streets, plazas, fountains, and white-washed houses.

You will surely appreciate this historic neighbourhood. The Albayzin has the famous "Carmens and Casas of Granada" - traditional Arabic homes with beautiful, shaded patios, serene secret gardens and stirring ancient architecture.

The TESOL training centre is housed in a beautiful Carmen property with several classrooms, plentiful training resources, a coffee shop with a wonderful garden and a computer centre with WiFi Internet.

The school is a five to ten minute walk down the hill into the modern city's centre, and ten to fifteen minutes back up to the school. Buses regularly make the round trip, if you're feeling daunted by the hill. Many bars, café's, shops and restaurants are in the city centre for you to enjoy.


Your accommodation during the TESOL course in Granada is in a renovated 16th century medieval Hospedería in the historic Moorish village and World Heritage site of the Albayzin. Sharing life together with other trainees inevitably becomes part of the unique cultural experience of taking this course, as you bond with, help and encourage each other.

Trainees stay in private bedrooms with a washbasin or a private bathroom, sharing a common room with television, WiFi internet, an eating area, laundry facilities and a large kitchen. A resident manager is there to take care of you during your stay.

Additionally, the Hospederia has a roof terrace with a view of the world-famous Alhambra and an inside patio. It's a short walk from here to the training centre and within walking distance of historical sites and Granada's nightlife and restaurants.

Course dates

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Course fees

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.


US$ 600
to be paid in advance
Euros 980
to be paid on arrival

Accomodation Fees

The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?


    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.

    Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and Granada itself.

    The balance of course fees are payable via credit/debit card, cash or bank transfer. Payments representing at least 50% of the course balance must be paid at least one month in advance.

    Fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation and accreditation fees, lifetime job assistance, a welcome dinner and daily refreshments.

  • What are my accommodation options?


    Our trainee accommodation is provided in a restored medieval hospedería in the ancient Moorish district of El Albayzin (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). The cost of accommodation starts at 250 €.

    The accommodation is close to the school and within walking distance of Granada’s restaurants, night-life and historical sites.

    The hospedería has private bedrooms with private or shared bathrooms, a common room with internet, a TV and eating area, a large kitchen and laundry facilities. It also has a cool and peaceful inside patio and a roof terrace with a view of the world famous Alhambra.

    The accommodation is available from 2:00 p.m. on the Sunday before the course begins until 11:00 a.m. on the Saturday after the course. To extend your stay, please contact our office to check on availability.

  • What travel documents will I need for spain?


    All non-EU visitors to Spain are required to have a passport valid for at least six months after their arrival date. Visitors to Spain (provided that they stay for no more than 90 days) from the following countries do NOT need a visa:

    Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Japan, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, United States of America, Uruguay and Venezuela.

    Furthermore, all citizens of the countries included in the European Union, per the Schengen Agreement, do not need a visa to enter Spain. They do, however, need an identity document and we recommend they bring their passport as well.

    Citizens from all other countries should contact their local Spanish consulate to obtain current travel regulations.*

    * As this information is subject to change at any time, we advise everyone to contact their local Spanish consulate for current travel regulations prior to planning their trip.

  • What is the course schedule?


    The first session starts on Monday at 9:00 a.m. sharp.

    You will receive a course timetable on the first day of the course. The timetable is subject to change depending on holidays and other considerations.

    Trainees must attend all sessions included on the timetable unless they are sick and require medical treatment. This is particularly important for Teaching Practice (TP) as it is very difficult to arrange alternate TP times. You will normally have roughly three hours of input for each day of the course schedule.

    Teaching practice is usually held in the evenings and each lesson lasts for 60 minutes. Trainees either team-teach or observe these classes. When teaching, trainees are observed by qualified staff; feedback is given after each class, usually on the following day.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?


    Lessons are delivered to students aged 16 years and older. The vast majority of students are Spanish but other nationalities do attend some classes. Class size varies from one-to-one lessons up to 16 students. Lessons are based upon real teaching resources found all over the world and you will have the chance to create your own materials as well. You will receive the aid of your course trainer throughout lesson planning and receive feedback on your lesson after it’s been delivered. Practicum is assessed and a satisfactory assessment is required to earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate.

  • Who usually attends the course?


    We average 24 trainees on each course. The majority of trainees are British or American, while many others come from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, South Africa and the Philippines. Occasionally, we do get fluent non-native English speakers from Western Europe, Scandinavia, India, China, Thailand, etc. Trainees must be 18 years of age or older and the age range varies greatly depending on the course.

  • Is there a dress code?


    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. There are specific dress requirements that adhere to the local Spanish culture and basic ideas of professionalism. All trainees are expected to dress ‘casually smart’. Visible tattoos and piercings are not acceptable. ‘Office standard’ hairstyles and coloring are also required.

  • What should I bring for course studies?


    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. You may also want to bring a recording device, a digital Dictaphone or a smart phone would be ideal. We encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. It is also a good idea to bring a thumb drive (data stick). We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.