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TEFL TESOL Course Japan - Tokyo

TEFL International now offers its world renowned TESOL Certification Course in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo is the world's most populous metropolitan area and is the center of Japanese culture, finance, and government. Describing Tokyo to someone who has never been there is a formidable task. A bustling cosmopolitan city, Tokyo is a major transportation hub and a world economic and industrial centre. The city boasts a large number of world-class institutions of higher education, the highest concentration of universities in Japan.

Tokyo Tefl course-skyline

Tokyo was known as Edo until 1868, when the Japanese imperial family was moved there from Kyoto. Metropolitan Tokyo is generally defined as the four prefectures of Tokyo, Saitaima, Kanagawa, and Chiba. Tokyo definitely has the power to make you go ‘Wow!’ The sense that nothing here is permanent has produced a city that renews itself at an unimaginable speed. In some parts of the city, the streets are as crowded at 3 a.m. as they are at 3 p.m. With its high-energy, visual overload, Tokyo makes even New York seem like a sleepy, laid-back town.

Tokyo remains one of the safest cities in the world, with remarkably little crime or violence. No matter how lost you may become, you would still know that people would go out of their way to help you. Hardworking, honest, and helpful to strangers, the Japanese are their country's greatest asset.

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Where

TEFL International Tokyo is located in Shibuya District, 15 minutes from Shibuya Station. This district of Tokyo is renowned as an entertainment and shopping location.

 

Why

  • Culturally rich people from all walks of life
  • Explore Tokyo and other parts of the Japan
  • English teachers are in demand in Japan
  • Who

  • Your fellow students come from different countries and various 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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    Accommodation

    Trainees will need to arrange for their own housing during the TESOL course. The following options are available.

    TEFLIFE RESIDENCE: Private rooms are available in the TEFL LIFE Residence located just minutes from the school. The price for the duration of the 4 week course is 56,000 Yen. Additional nights can be added at the rate of 3,000 Yen per night. To reserve a room, contact Larry at hdlarry@nifty.com

    Stay in a local youth hostel:

    Recommended websites for hostels: http://www.hostelworld.com/hostels/Tokyo http://www.hostelbookers.com/hostels/japan/tokyo/ http://www.sakura-hostel.co.jp/

    Renting an apartment in Tokyo: The apartment price ranges depending on the area you wish to live in. All apartments are extremely immaculate, well-equipped, quiet and safe. Here are some recommended websites for apartment hunting online: www.tokyoapartment.com/ www.monthly-apartment-tokyo.com/

    Here are some additional links to local accommodation you may wish to contact http://www.newkoyo.com http://www.andon.co.jp/


    TOKYO Schedule

    2015

    • 5 January - 30 January
    • 2 February - 27 February
    • 2 March - 27 March
    • 6 April - 1 May
    • 4 May - 29 May
    • 1 June - 26 June
    • 29 June - 24 July
    • 7 September - 2 October
    • 5 October - 30 October
    • 2 November - 27 November
     

    Costs

     

    US$ 2,390 USD (excluding accommodation). Deposit of $600 to confirm place and balance $1790 on arrival.

    Accommodation various options including hostels and homestay.

    Address

    TEFL JAPAN

    4-25-16 Minamimizumoto

    Katsushika-ku

    Tokyo

    125-0035 Japan

    東京都葛飾区南水元4-25-16

    Course Administrators/Directors: David Martin and Larry Hughes

    Download Location and Course Information Guide (coming soon)

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