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Teach English in Turkey

Want to Teach English in Turkey?


The LanguageCorps program in Turkey is located in Istanbul – a world metropolis which has developed into the 9th largest city on Earth. Istanbul is the commercial, historical and cultural pulse of Turkey, and its beauty lies in its ability to embrace its contradictions. Ancient and modern, religious and secular, Asia and Europe, mystical and earthly all co-exist here.

Training & Certification

LanguageCorps offers the following Program in Turkey:

  • TESOL Certification

The four-week training course (approximately 140 hours) includes academic input sessions, 12 hours of observed teaching and 10 hours of observed teaching practice with local EFL students. The program is intense, interactive, and practical, and will give you the skills and confidence necessary to embark on a teaching career and work in a professional manner anywhere in the world.

The training center is located in the heart of the busy Kadiköy district, which has a wide variety of atmospheres and architectural styles. The streets are varied, some being narrow alleyways and others, such as Bahariye Caddesi, being pedestrian avenues. Kadiköy is a residential and commercial district, and with its numerous bars, cinemas and bookshops, is the cultural center of the Anatolian side of Istanbul.

The TESOL Certification Program includes:

  • TESOL Certification course
  • Job placement assistance
  • Survival Turkish lessons
  • Optional social programs

The TESOL Certification Program Fee in Turkey is US$1,625.

Accommodations are available in shared apartments near the Training Center for an additional cost of approximately $350 (approximately €300 for a single room in a shared apartment).

* Approximately - the program fee includes a deposit of US$500, plus the tuition balance of €1,000, which has a fluctuating exchange rate.


The following are NOT included:

  • Round-trip airfare to host country
  • Personal expenses (meals, entertainment, local transport, living expenses, and personal shopping)
  • "Upfront" costs following the training period, such as apartment security deposits and first month's rent
  • Visa costs and fees

Note: To ensure placement in the program you desire, we advise applying two to six months prior to your intended start date. Late placements are sometimes possible; please contact us immediately if you are applying less than two months before your desired start date.

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