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TEFL Alexandria | TEFL Egypt

Our TEFL course in Alexandria could well be one of the most exciting and enlightening experiences of your life. Home of the Pyramids, the mighty Nile River and the Valley of Kings, Egypt provides students of our TEFL course with the opportunity to train in one of the most interesting places anywhere on Earth.

Alexandria is Egypt’s second-largest urban area and it was once a mighty world city which conquered many lands in the region. Its port was one of the most advanced in the world and remnants can still be seen of the Lighthouse of Alexandria—one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Optional weekend tourist programs are offered to all participants of our TEFL course, helping you to visit some of Egypt's most famous attractions during your TEFL training. You will always have your weekends free, allowing you to explore this amazing country.

Cairo is only a short two-hour journey away and there you can explore the museums, markets and the Pyramids of Giza. Throughout your stay, we will do all we can to ensure that your TEFL course is the best it can be.

TEFL Course in Egypt

Located in the middle of a variety of great cafes and eateries, our centre in Alexandria is a comfortable and convenient location for your teacher training course.

Accommodation for our training centre is located in a relaxing seafront area of Alexandria. You will have a private room in an apartment shared with a fellow trainee, with hot water and a fully-equipped kitchenette. Every one of our apartments is adequately furnished and cleaned on a weekly basis.

The course fees listed on our website are inclusive of course-related lessons, materials, teaching practice, assessments, certificates, references, lifetime job assistance and more. We have no hidden costs or extra charges so the prices you see on the site are the prices you will pay.

Getting Started

If you are at least 18 years of age and speak English fluently, you are eligible to apply for the course. The application is brief and we will send you a prompt reply. Once approved, you will receive additional information about the course content and schedule, your accommodation options, travel arrangements, as well as payment options and more.

Apply to take our TEFL course in Alexandria now and soon you could be experiencing life along the beaches of the Mediterranean. If you would like to move on after the course, we offer lifetime assistance finding jobs and our certificates are recognised worldwide.

4 weeks in-class course in Alexandria
special price on offer from
$ 1690

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!

The School

We invite you to study your TEFL course with us at our school in Alexandria, which is famous for being the warmest city on the Mediterranean Sea. It is certainly a unique opportunity to experience the warmth and diversity of Egyptian culture and is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Our TEFL training course in Alexandria is located in a comfortable building within easy walking distance of a variety of cafes, restaurants, shops and other facilities. The training centre is equipped with all you will need in order to successfully complete the course and is only a short journey away from the city’s major sights and attractions. For trips to other parts of the country, the school is equally well situated for access to public and private transport options.

The staff at our Alexandria centre are committed to making your course an enjoyable experience. With the relatively low cost of living and ready availability of teaching jobs in the region, this city is an ideal location for taking your TEFL course.

Accommodation

Accommodation for our TEFL/TESOL course in Alexandria consists of a private room in a shared two-bedroom apartment. Every apartment contains a bathroom with hot water, a kitchen equipped with a cooker, refrigerator and cooking utensils and a furnished sitting room. Each apartment is comfortable, clean and sufficiently furnished, however, towels and sheets are not provided (we recommend that you bring two queen-sized flat sheets). Cleaning equipment is also available for students to use.

The accommodation is very close to our training facility in the Stanly area and should be within walking distance from the school. You will have access to a variety of facilities such as restaurants, supermarkets and other shops stocking everything you will need during your stay. If you require any additional information about the accommodation once you’ve confirmed your place on a course, please let us know.

Course dates

2024

  • 30 June - 25 July 2024
  • 28 July - 22 August 2024
  • 25 August - 19 September 2024
  • 6 October - 31 October 2024
  • 3 November - 28 November 2024
  • 1 December - 26 December 2024

2025

  • 5 January - 30 January 2025
  • 2 February - 1 March 2025
  • 6 April - 1 May 2025
  • 4 May - 29 May 2025
  • 15 June - 10 July 2025
  • 13 July - 7 August 2025
  • 10 August - 4 September 2025
  • 14 September - 9 October 2025
  • 19 October - 13 November 2025
  • 23 November - 18 December 2025

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.

 

Deposit
USD 600
to be paid in advance
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Balance
USD 1090
to be paid on arrival

Accommodation 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.

Full Course
USD 100
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Alexandria
special price on offer from
$ 1690

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!


Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What are my payment options?

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    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 Alexandria itself.

    Please pay the balance of the course fees in Alexandria directly at the school on the first day of the course. Payment can be made in cash (US dollars or Egyptian pounds) or via Visa, Master Card, Maestro or JCB credit/debit cards. If paying by credit card you must have the actual card with your name on it for processing. Payment via bank transfers or checks should be arranged with the school prior to arrival.

    Course 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, airport pick-ups*, lifetime job assistance, a welcome dinner and daily refreshments.

    * Airport pick-ups are available at 3:00 p.m. on the Friday before the course begins.

  • What are my accommodation options?

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    Shared Apartment (US$ 100): The accommodation is located in a seafront suburb of Alexandria and consists of a shared two bedroom apartment on our private campus. Each apartment has a furnished sitting room, a bathroom with hot water and a kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, a cooker and cooking utensils. All apartments are clean, comfortable and adequately furnished. Free cleaning services are available once a week upon request. This option is available from the Wednesday before the course begins and the price covers the four week stay. If you would like to choose your accommodation independently, you are welcome to do so.

    What travel documents will I need for egypt?

    You will be required to get a tourist visa (our course is registered as a seminar in Egypt, not as a school) from the nearest Egyptian Consulate or Embassy. This process takes about one week. You can also obtain your visa upon arrival in Cairo. However, we recommend getting your visa before you leave your home country so you do not have to waste time at the airport.*

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

  • What is the course schedule?

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    The first class will take place on Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Classes run from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is a lunch break from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in addition to appropriate breaks between sessions. Classes run from Sunday through to Thursday, a typical school week in Egypt. The first two weeks are input sessions where trainees acquire skills related to teaching techniques, classroom management, grammar, phonology, Arabic language and culture and other components of the course.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?

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    We use local Egyptian students for the trainees’ teaching practice and all practice sessions are held in real classrooms.

    Teaching practice starts in the last two weeks of the course. It includes live teaching observation, shared teaching practice and six teaching practice classes. In a typical day our trainees go to the teaching practice school to give their lesson in the morning (transport is provided) and in the afternoon they prepare for the next teaching practice class with the assistance of the trainers at the center.

    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 immediate 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?

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    We average eight trainees on each course. The majority of trainees are native English speakers but we also get some fluent English speakers from the local region training with us. Trainees must be 18 years of age or older and the age range varies greatly depending on the course.

  • Is there a dress code?

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    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. Egypt can get rather hot so this means sandals, shorts, t-shirts and other loose fitting clothing, cotton attire is best. During teaching practice you will need to dress in trousers/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that will cover their shoulders. Men also need to shave or keep facial hair neatly trimmed. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.

  • What should I bring for course studies?

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    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.


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