9, Allees Frederic Mistral, 31400 Toulouse, France
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Teach English in France and worldwide with our 4-week

externally accredited TEFL Certificate course


**** Latest updates - "Teaching English to Young Learners" week-long modules available from July 20 to 24, and from July 27 to 31**** Two month package of discounts on accommodation and services in SW France and Barcelona for Americans****   Contact us for more details****

Teaching business English and teaching young learners sessions are included in the course fee. We offer lifetime job guidance and successful trainees usually find teaching work soon after graduating.

 Trainees Nov 13 with certs in hand

Registered unemployed in France? You may be able to get your TEFL course funded by the Pole Emploi. Just mention this on the application form, and if you are accepted we will send you what you need to take to them


Change your life with our TEFL course in France

Our 4-week TEFL certificate course in Toulouse provides you with the qualification needed to English worldwide, and fulfills British Council recommendations for TEFL courses. Our training centre overlooks the beautiful Jardin des Plantes in central Toulouse.

Once you have qualified with us there are endless opportunites for making a living teaching English in France and internationally.

We are the only externally accredited 4 week TEFL course in South West France, and  have many ex trainees teaching English in France and worldwide. We run our course all year round.

We have comfortable accommodation in Toulouse to suit your preferences, with host families from around 350 euros, and studio flats from around 500 euros. 


Want to teach English in France?

If your goal is to teach English in France,  then after our TEFL course you will:

-know how to set up as a freelance teacher in France - many employers want freelancers now

-know how to deal with the French bureacracy re opening bank accounts etc

-have had experience teaching French students of English - a plus in the eyes of local employers

-have a qualification from a very highly regarded TEFL course in France and contacts of all local language schools

-already be living locally

.....bear in mind that if you do your TEFL cert course elsewhere, you will be arriving "cold" in France - never easy! 

Our TEFL trainees are eligible for a 20% discount on intensive French courses in our training centre. See http://www.exactexpression.eu/lang-tuition/4583400095 for more details and contact information. 

What's the right time to do a TEFL course?

Not sure if this the right moment to do a TEFL course? A TEFL Certificate is a ticket to be able to work in any country in the world, and is valid for the rest of your life - so we recommend you get it under your belt now - even if you are not sure when or where you will use it.

The course really helps you gain confidence giving presentations even to very large groups - which you probably WILL need to do at some point in your career, even if you are not sure teaching is for you

TEFL Business English and Young Learners'  sessions  are included in the course fee - no hidden extras with us

Living elsewhere in France? We are the nearest accredited 4 week TEFL course to Bordeaux, Biarritz, Carcassonne, Limoges.....

Already TEFL teaching but not fully qualified? Need a refresher course?  UK teacher fed up with discipline problems and paperwork? Look no further!

Want to live in a sunny, lively historic city that isn't a tourist trap or metropolis? You'll love beautiful Toulouse!

Online or weekend TEFL courses will not usually get you a job afterwards - don't waste your money! An externally accredited 4 week TEFL course with 6 hours teaching practice is the qualification you need to get started

We are not part of a worldwide chain - we are only here in Toulouse. We supply high quality training by qualified professionals and have no other flashy locations. We will also not give you the hard sell!

The course was a total success! It was challenging and fast paced but there was ample support and encouragement from the staff. I would definitely recommend this TEFL course to anyone considering doing an English teaching qualification. It was one of the best things I have ever done! Eleanor Lane, UK,  June 2014 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wow, what an experience! Coming from Chicago, teaching English and living in France was a dream of mine - one that I was able to experience thanks to TEFL Toulouse. From the one-on-one training, real classroom hours and daily feedback sessions, TEFL Toulouse gave me the skills to teach in the aerospace industry in Toulouse!" Will Conrad, USA, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Fees and what to bring

Your 4 week course costs 1600€  - all materials, a welcome evening and end of course champagne and lunch / dinner celebrations are included. There are no hidden extras or taxes, although you pay any bank charges in getting the course fees to us.
You will need to put aside around 400€ or more for accommodation depending on what you have chosen after using our free accommodation finding service. Re spending money, the cost of living in France is about the same as the UK or US. Bring a laptop or tablet if you have one.

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Course dates 2015 /16

2015 dates

30th March to 24th April

11th May to  5th June

22nd June to 17th July

3rd August to 28th August

14th September to 9th October

19th October to 13th November

23rd November to 18th December

2016 Dates

4 Jan to 29 Jan

8 Feb to 4 Mar

21 Mar to 15 Apr