Cambridge CELTA Course in Buenos Aires

Often referred to as the Paris of South America, Bueno Aires, the capital and largest city of Argentina, has much more to offer than just an exciting environment to take a TEFL course such as CELTA.

TEFL Certification in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Taking your CELTA in the capital city of Buenos Aires means you can tango the night away in the heart of the city and scream your lungs out at a football match. You also enjoy the stylish lifestyle of Latin America while you prepare to get one of the most recognized qualifications for TEFL teachers in the world.

To help you maximize your time during the training, our institute provides you a matchless learning experience. We follow a strategically designed time table that is structured to ensure both new and experienced teachers develop their teaching skills to the optimum level.

There are course inputs on language analysis and teaching contexts as well as professional development and confidence building. You will also have periods dedicated to teaching practice and followed by sessions of feedback from experienced TEFL tutors. While you teach model students on different difficulty levels, our tutors observe and give feedback, which is a subtle mix of praise and constructive criticism.

At our TEFL training institute in Bueno Aires, we have a very diverse range of trainees and tutors which means our candidates get to build and expand their network all over the world by interacting with trainees and tutors from various nationalities, race and age.

Buenos Aires Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • Course Options: CELTA in Buenos Aires is offered as a full-time and blended course, for candidates with little or no previous teaching experience.
  • A minimum of 120 contact hours at our center, with additional hours spent outside class for self-study: background reading, lesson planning and assignment writing.
  • Trainees are involved in lesson planning, language analysis, observation of peers and experienced teachers, reflection on their teaching practice and feedback from trainers.
  • 6 hours of assessed teaching practice along with peer observation.
  • 6 hours of observation of live lessons taught by experienced ELT professionals.
  • On-going job support, suitable assistance and continous professional development services.

Buenos Aires Course Dates & Fees

Course Date Format Duration Location Fees  
04-Jan-2021 to 29-Jan-2021 Full-time 4 weeks Recoleta 1670 USD Apply
05-Mar-2021 to 05-Nov-2021 Blended 36 weeks Recoleta 1670 USD Apply

Buenos Aires Course Options & Schdule

1. Full-time CELTA
Recoleta, Buenos Aires

4 weeks full-time course, runs from Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 16:30. The minimum number of contact hours is 120, and at least another 120 hours outside of the core timetable for background reading, lesson planning and assignment writing.

Full-time
Duration: 4 weeks

Fees: 1670 USD
Deposit: 500 USD

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Early bird discount of 10% of the course fee (only for intensive courses) if paid in full, ten weeks before the start of the course.

2. Blended CELTA
Recoleta, Buenos Aires

The online/blended course lasts 36 weeks. Candidates complete the methodological input online and attend the classes for teaching practice and input sessions, on Friday evenings from 18:00 - 21:00 (not including long weekends and winter holidays). There are a total of 24 face to face Friday evenings. Online input sessions (approximately 3 hours a week for 36 weeks).

Blended
Duration: 36 weeks

Fees: 1670 USD
Deposit: 500 USD

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How To Apply

  1. Application: Express your interest by requesting the application form and the pre-interview task.
  2. Interview: Submit the task and attend a personal or telephonic/skype interview with our tutor in Buenos Aires.
  3. Book the course: Accept the offer and book your place by paying a deposit.
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Notes:

  • No payments accepted until you have submitted your application and have been interviewed by a tutor.
  • Deposit to be paid only after the interview.
  • The price includes The University of Cambridge Assessment Fee.

Buenos Aires Course Details

Entry Requirements

  • You should be 20 years old by the commencement date of the course (trainees can be accepted over 18 at the center’s discretion).
  • While the course itself does not require you to have a degree, you should have a standard of education equivalent to that required for an entry into primary or higher education.
  • Have a strong command, awareness of English language with equal skills over verbal and written English so as to follow the course and complete the assignments.

Course Syllabus

Some of the main units of learning are:

  • Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism
  • Classroom observation and management skills
  • Teaching practice and guidelines

Assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course and there is no final examination. The two types of assessment are:

  • Teaching Practice
  • Written Assignments

CELTA course trainees will always be kept informed of their progress during the course and an external assessor, appointed by Cambridge English, moderates each course.

Teaching Practice, Observation

Teaching practice is an integral part of the course where trainees work in groups to plan, observe and give feedback to each other.

  • Six hours of assessed teaching practice with real students in real classes.
  • Detailed oral and written feedback of your teaching practice.
  • Observation of both peer and qualified ELT teachers for six hours.

CELTA Training Center in Buenos Aires

Our center in Bueno Aires has been conducting language courses and teacher training courses for over a decade. The center is part of the International House World  Organisation, one of the leading language providers worldwide.

The center has spacious classrooms with contemporary learning facilities, well-stocked libraries with recent materials and resources to help teachers with their lesson planning, assignments, and research. It also has a media room and relaxation spots for teachers to unwind after their classes. The center also offers accommodation support to TEFL teachers depending on their preferences.

The center complies fully with the rigorous inspection standards of IHWO and the Municipality of Buenos Aires. The greatest highlight of the center is the team of motivated and highly qualified teachers who are always read to help you accomplish your teaching goals.

Job Support and Placement: Buenos Aires, Argentina

We are dedicated to providing optimal job support to our teachers. We have various sessions of career support dedicated to providing information on how best to start your job search both within Bueno Aires and internationally.

The center also a blog that is focused on job-related posts, especially the latest opportunities and openings for our CELTA alumni. In addition to this, we have a pool of language school contacts which our teachers can explore especially those who wish to stay behind and build their career in Bueno Aires.

We have a Facebook group where new graduates can connect with existing alumni to learn from their experiences and get more effective ways of exploring opportunities in the global TESOL market.

Why Choose CELTA in Buenos Aires?

More than just the lively capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires is an economic hub and a city bustling with opportunities for ESL teachers within the country.  It is a thriving international business center, with both local and international companies looking for certified English tutors to help train their workforce in Business English.

Buenos Aires is where you will be most likely to find the highest-paid teaching jobs if you do choose to stay in Argentina once you finish your training. There are international schools, private language centers, public schools run by the government, and you can also find private tutoring opportunities across the city.

Our CELTA graduates in Buenos Aires earn as much as 1,000 USD monthly working an average of 20 to 25 hours per week. There are benefits such as paid holidays and health insurance, and sometimes you may find schools which will assist with accommodation. More importantly, you can supplement your salary with earnings from private tutoring.

Buenos Aires is a great place to obtain a CELTA and teach in Argentina. It is the most lucrative city with the highest concentration of English teaching jobs, and there is a high similarity to the European lifestyle with a relatively lower cost of living.

Things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina while taking a CELTA

Our CELTA trainees will find that Buenos Aires is a great place to indulge in city life. There are lots of places to visit and things to do that you will hardly want to leave the city after your training. Argentine culture is very rich and vibrant. There’s a great art scene in the country, with world-class museums, theaters, and films.

You can marvel at the slightly crumbling European architecture by visting the Casa Rosada, the Catedral Metropolitan, and the Plaza de Mayo.

While sitting in a sidewalk cafe after a TEFL class, eat steak, drink red wine, and enjoy the best European nightlife or visit some great beaches for relaxation during the weekend.

La Boca is a popular tourist attraction spot, although you should be careful not to venture far alone. Palermo is home to many different parks where you can find lots of locals enjoying their popular yerba mate drink. To relax, visit a beach or watch football. The river at Puerto Madero is a great spot to enjoy the coolness of the waterfront while Bombonera is one of the best places to watch a football match in the country.

Must-eats in Buenos Aires includes grilled meat from a barbecue restaurant, empanadas - a stuffed pastry dish - and dulce de leche, on anything.

Even more, it is cheap and easy to explore the whole of Argentina from Buenos Aires. Buses run up and down the country and are very comfortable. Visit Iguazu Falls in the far north or head out to the pampas that cover much of southern Argentina to experience gaucho (cowboy) culture. Veer south to the glaciers and ski resorts of Patagonia, or sample the famous Malbec wine of Mendoza.

Taking a CELTA course in Buenos Aires lets you combine work and play. The certificate will not only give you access to opportunities across the world but a chance to enjoy and a career that is fulfilling and highly rewarding.

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