TEFL Certificate Courses at TLC in Florence, Tuscany
09/29/2010

The Learning Center of Tuscany, the seat of the British Institutes placed in Florence, presents its wide range of TEFL certificate courses for teaching English as a foreign language.

Online PR News – 29-September-2010 – – The Learning Center of Tuscany (TLC) has been offering its English language courses and TEFL certificate courses since 2006. TLC, in conjunction with TEFL International, opened its doors in Florence in order to offer an extremely high-quality TESOL/TEFL certification program to its students.

TLC represents the new seat of the British Institutes in Florence, Tuscany. This means that TLC can offer a wide range of English language services to its students and customers.

A TEFL course at TLC Tuscany could be a very interesting and rewarding experience, which will make customers becoming highly qualified English as a second language teachers.

TLC teachers are among the most highly qualified, have a long experience in the field of English teaching and use the most efficient, up-to-date teaching methods in order to provide the best formation for the future English teachers. TEFL International is always improving its programs and activities.

Furthermore, TEFL Courses are internationally-accredited and recognized by organizations and institutions all around the world, such as the British Council.

The international certification issued by TEFL courses includes 120 hours of classroom time and, the most important thing, 9 hours of observed teaching practice. As a matter of fact, in the field of teaching English as a second language there’s no better way to learn than practicing in class with students in a real situation.

TLC’s motto is “the most important thing is to give future teachers the chance to DO IT, not just read about it”.

In order to meet all the different customers’ needs, TLC offers a wide range of courses:

TEFL Certificate Program
An intensive four-week, in-house program where customers will find both theory and practice. This is TLC’s most popular course and is suitable for the new teachers and teachers who wish to improve their skills with new and up-to-date teaching methods. This course will issue students the TEFL International TESOL Certificate.

Online/Distance TEFL Certificate
For all the customers who cannot physically attend the courses, the distance TEFL program is a good alternative. The school will make the material of TEFL Certificate Program accessible online, and students will be exposed to 100 hours of online general lessons, distance video lessons with direct access to their tutors, and they will have the opportunity to have live conferences with teachers. In addition, students will be expected to complete live teaching practice, for which they will receive valuable feedbacks.

Teaching English to Young Learners Certificate
After having received a standard basic training, sometimes teachers wish to specialize in teaching to young learners. This short certification course was conceived just for this purpose and it’s available via distance learning or in-house.

Teaching Business English Certificate
For all the teachers who wish to specialize in teaching Business English, this short course will provide them a perfect formation for facing this world with ease and confidence.

In addition, customers will attend their courses in Florence. Florence is a picturesque city where history comes alive and where visitors can find art masterpieces in every corner: the stunning ancient palaces, such as Pitti Palace, Strozzi Palace and Palazzo Medici, the Duomo, the beautiful and large squares with world-famous statues like Piazza della Signoria.

The Uffizi Gallery, one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world preserving masterpieces by Botticelli, and also the wonderful green Boboli Gardens, where it is possible to spend days having relax and watching the landscape of the rolling Tuscan hills. And furthermore, shops, markets, cafes, restaurants along the Arno River…Florence is the jewel in the crown of Tuscany.

Further information about the TEFL certificate courses are available on the TLC Tuscany’s website.