Location

Conveniently situated 50 miles from Athens, Corinth is the gateway to the Peloponnese, an area rich in natural beauty and historical sites. Ancient Corinth is an important archaeological site, and above the ancient town towers Acrocorinth, a fortress used throughout the middle ages by Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish occupiers.

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Teaching English in Corinth Greece

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Fill out an application form and take that next step towards learning amidst the surreal beauty of raw beauty and excitement of Greece.

Noted for its year-round mild Mediterranean climate, Corinth, in Greece, easily blends the grace of past centuries with the warmth of present-day hospitality. An electric tram now links Corinth with Athens, just 50 miles away, but you won’t be needing it much for either history or excitement. Corinth itself is full of upscale stores and trendy coffee shops and nightclubs, as well as a host of commercial enterprises that mean steady employment for the TEFL graduate.

History comes alive on every street in Corinth, where Turks, Crusaders, Romans, Phoenicians, and many other ancient people strove to either master or destroy this fascinating sea port. The Apostle Paul gave Christianity several of its most important doctrines here, through his Epistles to the Corinthians. A wide blend of philosophy and religion runs through the town, making the citizens open-minded and welcoming. Today the city is noted for its fine leatherwork, as well as an incredibly diverse cuisine combining elements of European and Eastern ingredients that make every gyro sandwich an orgy for your taste buds. It’s impossible to get a bad meal, or a rude waiter, in Corinth!

Turn your back on the history and industry of Corinth and you’ll be facing the fascinating Peloponnesian waters. Snorkel in the waters of the bay, or sail away for a weekend on one of the many small islands that dot the coastline.
Whatever you choose to do with your time in Corinth, you’ll do it well-fed, well-traveled, and, with your TESOL certificate, well-paid.

Where
• Corinth is just ninety minutes from Athens International Airport (E. Venizelos)
• TESOL courses are held at the TEFL International training centre in Corinth

Why
• Archaeology tour to Ancient Nemea, Mycenae, and Tyrintha, visits to Athens and Ancient Corinth, other ancient sites includes Delphi and Olympia
• We offer the opportunity to attend professional development events, such as the TESOL Greece convention
• Operated by Anglo-Hellenic Teacher Recruitment, the main source of TEFL jobs in Greece, so we are in a unique position to help you find the job you want in Greece on completion of the TEFL course in Corinth

Who

Corinth, Greece Center Staff

Peter Beech – Center Director
Originally from England, Peter has been working in EFL in Greece since graduating from Sussex University in 1986, and for several years was director of his own school in Corinth. After completing his MSc in Teaching English in 1997, Peter established Anglo-Hellenic primarily as a teacher recruitment service, while becoming increasingly involved in teacher training. He has provided training seminars for schools throughout Greece, and since 2004 has been running TEFL certificate courses full-time year-round.
Peter also has substantial experience of university teaching. He works part time as an Associate Lecturer with the UK Open University, tutoring since 2001 on the MA in Education (Applied Linguistics), and at New York College in Athens, tutoring on the University of Greenwich BA in TESOL and MA in ELT Management.

His academic interests are centred on ways to make teaching more effective, from initial teacher training courses through to experienced teachers studying at Master’s level. He is particularly concerned with the role of teacher as researcher and with the effective design and implementation of classroom research. His other main area of interest is the use of technology in education, and especially Computer Assisted Language Learning.

A former Board member of TESOL Greece, he was the founding coordinator of the TESOL Greece CALL SIG, and has given numerous professional presentations in this area. Peter has also given presentations throughout Greece as an invited guest speaker at events organized by PALSO, the Federation of Greek Language Schools, and QLS, the Panhellenic Association of Accredited Quality Language Schools. He is extensively involved in the Greek State Certificate of Language Proficiency (KPG), primarily as a trainer of oral examiners.

Peter is an active member of IATEFL, the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language and of the Teacher Trainers and Educators SIG. He has presented numerous times at the annual IATEFL conference in the UK and has published several articles in the IATEFL conference selections. He has also published extensively in Greek ELT publications such as ELT News and the TESOL Greece Newsletter.

Georgia Verousi – Trainer

Since my graduation from Panteion University with a degree in International and European Studies, I have been working as an English Teacher, teaching children and adults of all levels, and adapting lesson plans according to age, skill level and personal interests. I have also taught Business English and English for Specific Purposes. A sixth-month internship at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs instilled in me the love for Culture, International Relations and Policies. A concrete, ongoing and well-rooted interest in teaching led me to study for my MA in Education at Roehampton University, giving me the opportunity to develop my instructional techniques and classroom procedures and facilitate my students’ academic success based upon reflective teaching. My studies focused on Multicultural Education, Leading and Managing people in Education, Teaching Practices for Dyslexic students in the EFL classroom, Counselling and Guidance in Education, EFL teachers’ Formative Assessment Practices as well as Pupil Misbehaviour from the perspectives of Research Paradigms, Research Tools and Ethics.

Embracing the concept of inclusion I always try to provide equality of opportunity for learning, respect for the differences among learners, and promotion of self-esteem, while encouraging pupils’ understanding and appreciation of the cultural diversity that is present in our society. I create friendly learning environments that enable improvement through the enhancement of student motivation, learning skills, discipline and the ability to reason. Being aware of the importance of effective working relationships, I motivate other teachers to create opportunities for participating in decision making regarding issues such as new teaching methods, new teaching material and changes in classroom practice.

• Your fellow students come from many countries on many continents
• Your teacher trainers are some of the most experienced and well-trained in the industry
• Your support staff is extremely helpful, courteous and will assist you with whatever you need
• The locals are peaceful, friendly people who generally like spending time with foreigners

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Corinth Greece – Course Description and FAQs
Corinth Greece – Course Description and FAQs

Corinth, Greece Tourist Links
• http://www.aia.gr
• http://www.greekembassy.org
• http://www.greekferries.gr
• http://www.greeka.com

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Note: Local circumstances and extras may change without notice.

This TEFL International Course conducted by a separate company working as a subcontractor of TEFL International and is not a non-profit organization.

Course Dates

2016

  • July 10 – August 4
  • August 7 – September 1

 

Course Fee

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 centre on the first day of the course.

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Accommodation Fees

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

You are not obliged to use the accommodation options we provide so you are welcome to make your own accommodation arrangements if you wish. If you choose to use one of our accommodation options, it should be paid for directly to the provider upon arrival.

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Directions Going to School

Corinth is just ninety minutes from Athens International Airport (E. Venizelos).

On the Saturday before the course starts, we offer a free pick-up service, meeting you at the railway station in Corinth and driving you to your accommodation.

At the end of the course, we’ll help you get wherever you’re going. Whether you’re staying in Greece to work or travelling back to the airport, we’ll take you to the railway or bus station to ensure your journey goes smoothly.

Accommodation is provided from 6pm on the Saturday before each course until noon on the Saturday at the end of each course. Extra days’ accommodation, where available, is charged at fifteen euros per night.

Accommodations

The TEFL Corinth training center is located in the seaside village of Vrahati, eight miles from the modern city of Corinth. The main house is right across the street from the training center.
The main house has three twin rooms, one double and one single, accommodating a total of nine people. There are two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a washing machine, and a communal lounge. The whole house has wireless internet access. In addition to the balconies surrounding the house, there’s also a large garden furnished with chairs and sun beds and a barbeque. The rooms are cleaned and sheets are changed weekly.

The house is two minutes’ walk from the center of the village, with all the facilities such as shops, post office, banks, bus station and taxi rank. It’s ten minutes’ walk from the beach. Vrahati has excellent beaches, awarded with the European Union’s Blue Flag, and is a busy resort in the summer. It’s a center for nightlife, with lots of cafes, restaurants, bars and night clubs, but still relatively unspoilt.

The other apartment is located just a few yards along the road, enabling all trainees to make use of the facilities at the main house. It has two single rooms and one triple, accommodating a total of five people. Rooms in the main house are allocated on a first-come, first served basis, so we recommend you book as early as possible.

A shared room (one large bedroom with either two single beds or a double bed for a couple) is included in the all-inclusive fee. Single rooms are available for 100 euros extra. Accommodation is provided from 6pm on the Saturday before each course until noon on the Saturday at the end of each course. Extra days’ accommodation, where available, is charged at fifteen euros per night.

 

Contact Information

Email address: info@teflcorinth.com
Phone Number: (+30) 27410 53511.

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