Cambridge CELTA Course in České Budějovice

Imagine studying in the Southern part of the Czech Republic, filled with Gothic-Renaissance architecture and historical sites. There is no doubt you will enjoy your time here in České Budějovice while completing your CELTA certification.

TEFL Certification in České Budějovice

A CELTA here in Budweis, (the more popular name by which České Budějovice is known) opens the doors to a wonderful teaching career and prepares you extensively for a future in ESL teaching. Besides its reputation as a TEFL center of brewing ever since the 13th century, Budweis also has a variety of museums, churches and art galleries. You can explore these during your free time or after your training if you decide to stay behind in the city.

We welcome teachers from all backgrounds at our Ceske Budejovice CELTA training center whether you have previous teaching experience or if you’re just starting. We are confident in our training approach, which benefits everyone regardless of their professional status or background.

Offering a detailed course format which follows the approved Cambridge syllabus, we cover a vast range of topics from professionalism and teaching skills to working in different teaching contexts and analyzing your practice. Alongside plenty of teaching and observation opportunities, our proficient and kind tutors make sure you feel supported throughout your learning process.

The CELTA certification is well recognized amomg employers in the Czech Republic and most other countries of the world. It helps you stand out in the crowd, which is especially important when applying for jobs in a competitive market.

České Budějovice Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • 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.

České Budějovice Course Dates

Due to the on-going pandemic (COVID-19), most of the courses are now ONLINE!
Contact us, to receive an update on the upcoming CELTA course, dates & fees in České Budějovice.

Note that, an Online CELTA holds the same value as the face to face course, and is equally recognized by ESL employers worldwide.

České Budějovice 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 České Budějovice

Our CELTA training center in Budweis is located in the heart of the Czech Republic at the beautiful Ceske Budejovice, the largest city in the South Bohemia region. The center is situated south of Prague and close to the uncrowded part of South Bohemia by the border of Austria, thus making is easy for trainess from Austria to complete a reputed TEFL course.

Besides being stationed close to main sights and attractions within the city, the center itself is housed in a 16th-century building with lots of historical relevance.

Since our establishment in the year 2011, we have rendered practical teacher training with the aid of our experienced tutors and the availability of modern facilities that aid learning.

Job Support and Placement: České Budějovice

At the Budweis TEFL training center, we offer continuous support to our trainees through the study period and until they settle comfortably in their careers after training. There is full assistance offers to support quick job placement after training both in Czech and other countries of the world.

As a prestigious TEFL center, we maintain contact with several credible employers who regularly show interest in employing our graduates. Often, we connect our graduates with potential employers and give support on bureaucratic issues whenever necessary.

More importantly, we offer guaranteed job placement to candidates who graduate with an overall grade A subject to availability.

Why Choose CELTA in České Budějovice?

České Budějovice is seen as the regional capital of Czech and is a comfortable and intriguing city to explore. There is a demand for native speakers in the city and those with certifications such as CELTA are often first in line considered for jobs. English language schools are plentiful, and jobs are also available in public and private schools.

Like in most cities, your income will depend on factors such as the type of school and your qualifications. With your CELTA, you can expect to earn between 12 USD to 18 USD per hour or charge a similar amount if you choose to offer one to one tuition outside the traditional school setting.

A real bonus of staying on to teach in České Budějovice after taking your CELTA is that the living costs here are much lower than the USA and other parts of Europe so English teachers can afford a comfortable standard of living.

Things to do in České Budějovice while taking a CELTA

Although not a famous name among tourists until you mention its German name Budweis, Ceske Budejovice has a reputation for being the center of brewing and inspiration of the famous Budweiser beer. When you’re not in the TEFL classroom, you have plenty of activities to do and sights to see in the city to keep you occupied, including impressive gothic and Baroque architectural structures.

First visit the central plaza-Přemysl Otakar II Square, which is found in the older part of the city. You can see Samson’s Fountain, which dates from the 18th century and admire the architecture in the town hall. Next, to the Church of St Nicholas, you can climb the so-called ‘black tower’ or Cema vez and have a panoramic view of the surrounding area.

It is worth exploring Krajinska Street and the smaller streets nearby. This areas has some lovely architecture to be found and lots of cafes and shops too. The riverfront in České Budějovice is an excellent location for a walk, and you will be able to see some impressive views. Whilst you’re here taking your TEFL course, visit the intriguing Dominican Monastery and find out about its history.

The city is famous for its beer, so a stop off for lunch and an opportunity to taste some is a must during your stay!

Begin your CELTA in Ceske Budejovice - the historic place that birthed the famous Budweisser beer. Enjoy some delicious traditional Czech cuisines as you study to obtain a TEFL certificate that allows you to explore opportunities as an English teacher in almost every country in the world.

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