TESOL Course in Beirut

What can be said about Beirut that you don’t already know?
Teach English in Lebanon
An incredible destination for a TEFL course

"Without challenges, we won't feel the taste of success and happiness we wish for our people in this dear land."

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Lebanon, officially the Republic of Lebanon, is a country located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, in Western Asia, in a region that connects that continent with Europe. It borders Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south and west. Bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon has its famous capital Beirut as a favorite tourist, commercial, and historical attraction.

Beirut has it all: a mild climate, impressive buildings preserved from ancient times, museums with rich exhibitions, chic shops selling goods from the most prestigious world brands and high-quality local products and souvenirs, magnificent sandy beaches, and much more. Ski lovers will have an excellent opportunity to visit the mountain resorts high up in the mountains of Lebanon. In the Christian neighborhoods of Beirut, there is a rich nightlife with many bars, restaurants, nightclubs and discos, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs.

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We established AES Global in 2018. Since then, we have successfully tested many thousands of students and professionals and built a strong reputation for quality academic service. Whatever your reason for learning English–social, academic, and or professional–we are here to support and help you achieve your goals.

AES Global is authorized to deliver international tests that are required for immigration and study visas. We are accredited by the IDP IELTS Australia, Pearson VUE, ISO QUALITY Tests, Kryterion, UKVI PSI Solutions, and are a recognized center of Cambridge English Assessment, all of which guarantee quality.

We understand the need for achieving international recognition as a vital part of life. We offer great support in all areas of preparation that improve your skills for a higher score in the real test. The majority of the test takers who have prepared with us have achieved better test outcomes.

In addition to testing, we also provide immigration and study abroad services where you can apply to countries such as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, The United Kingdom, the United States of America, and Ireland. We offer full packages of the application process and find the right visa for you and your family.

With all that talk about testing, we should not overlook the reason for this page. We have a new kid on the block: TEFL Certification. Our organization is offering interested individuals teacher education courses together with career support after graduation. Middle Eastern countries top the list in compensating well educated, talented English teachers. It makes, therefore, perfect sense, that we have added another quality program to our service menu: 120-Hour In-Class TEFL Certification.

While it is good to have proven English knowledge at a high level, it is a skilled English teacher who really knows the ins and outs of how to teach it to students who want to learn English. This is what schools around the world are looking for. We are here to help you become such an English teacher. All it takes is that you tell us.

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The last decade noticed a growth in the demand of English-learning opportunities. English has become a fundamental work tool, transcending its classic, communicative use. People nowadays tend to learn English for professional purposes rather than communication. This development requires the training and hiring of English language teachers, most importantly, certified ones. To satisfy this demand, a big number of international centers, organizations, and foreign languages schools came into existence, offering various types of training and certification programs, such as iTTi TEFL/TESOL certification. The latter trains and certifies people to teach English around the world.

Teaching Opportunities
Beirut is the capital of Lebanon and a bustling city in the Middle East. There is a plethora of teaching jobs in Beirut among public and private schools, language training centers, and universities.

There is a high demand for English teachers in Beirut and other cities such as Jezzine and Byblos. Application in schools starts from January to April for the start of classes in August/September. Most students are locals, and Arabic may be the main language of instruction in most schools. However, private international schools use English as the main language of instruction.

Contract Length
Contracts differ from one month to 24 months depending on the individual school.

Salary & Benefits
An English teacher in Lebanon earns around 2,420,000 LBP per month. Salaries range from 1,160,000 LBP (lowest average) to 4,410,000 LBP (highest average). This monthly salary includes housing, transport, and other benefits.

In terms of vacation, teachers receive 10-14 days paid vacation annually and between 10 and 15 days paid public holidays.

In Lebanon, an employer’s social contributions total 22.5%. This includes the following: 8% for sickness and maternity; 6% for family allowances; 8.5% for end of service allowance (on top of an employee’s whole salary).

Healthcare System in Lebanon
Healthcare services in Lebanon are provided by both public and private institutions. The public healthcare system is funded by the government and is available to all citizens and foreign residents. For this purpose, the government created a fund to which organizations, employers, and employees contribute. The quality of public healthcare varies depending on the region, but it is generally considered to be of a good standard.

Foreign residents have access to the public healthcare system; however, they may need to pay for some services. Expats in Lebanon can use the public healthcare system, but they may need to pay for some services.

In addition, many expats opt to use private healthcare services, which they believe are generally of a higher quality than the public system.

Schools in Lebanon usually pay for healthcare for their English teachers.

www.thepharmaciesguide.com This guide gives you complete information about pharmacies in Beirut and in other parts of Lebanon, including address, website, and opening hours.

Important Emergency Numbers
Police: 112
Lebanese Red Cross: 140
Fire Department: 175
General Security: 1717

Culture in Lebanon
The culture of Lebanon and the Lebanese people emerged from various civilizations over thousands of years. It was home to the Phoenicians and was subsequently conquered and occupied by the Assyrians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Persians, the Arabs, the Crusaders, the Ottoman Turks and the French. This variety is reflected in Lebanon’s diverse population, composed of different religious groups, and features in the country’s festivals, literature, artifacts, cuisine and architecture of Lebanon. 

Languages Spoken in Lebanon
There are several different languages that are fluently spoken and used all over the country. The dominant languages are Arabic (spoken in North Laventine dialect), English, Armenian, French, and Kurdish. Lebanon’s rich history has a great impact on its diversity of languages. Arabic is considered to be the national language.

Lebanon is the most religiously diverse country in the Middle East region. It is a secular state where freedom of religion is provided to the citizens of the country. Thus, the people have the right to select and practice a religion of their choice.

The CIA World Factbook estimated (2020) the following, though this data does not include Lebanon’s sizable Syrian and Palestinian refugee populations: Muslim 67.8% (Sunni, Shia and smaller percentages of Alawites and Ismailis), Christian 32.4% (mainly Maronite Catholics are the largest Christian group), Druze 4.5%, and very small numbers of Jews, Baha’is, Buddhists, and Hindus.

Food and Drinks
Traditional Lebanese food usually consists of whole grains, vegetables, fresh fish, and seafood, as well as animal fats, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice. Chickpeas and parsley are also staples in a Lebanese diet.

Chicken and lamb are the most common meats to eat, but goat is also popular, especially in the mountain regions.

Having a combination of tantalizing drinks produced in Lebanon with a delicious meal is a smart way to enjoy your day in the country.
Arak: It’s a drink that is mostly served in social settings such as in bars, clubs, restaurants, etc.
Beers: Lebanese love their beer.
Ayran: It’s a refreshing yogurt-based drink prepared from milk, salt, and garlic.
Wine: Lebanon is renowned for being one of the oldest sites of wine production in the world. 

TEFL courses in Beirut fill up quickly!


Total course fee:
US $1,200

Deposit: US $500 (due upon registration)

Balance payment: US $700 (due five business days before the first day of teaching practice)

Course fee covers tuition, certificate, and moderation.
Teaching Practicum Dates
  • March 7 – March 15, 2022
  • 4 April – 13 April 2022
  • 2 May – 11 May 2022
  • 30 May – 9 June 2022
  • 4 July – 13 July 2022
  • 1 August – 10 August 2022
  • Both the 120-Hour Onsite and the 120-Hour Combined TEFL Course are eligible for credits towards a worldwide accredited MA Ed awarded by the European Global School, accredited by ASIC in the United Kingdom.



    Total tuition: US $1,500

    Deposit: $500, due at registration.

    Balance payment: $1,000 due five business days before the first course date.

    The entire four-week TEFL course takes place in one of the many TEFL training centers. Students learn everything with a trainer face to face. The program comes with daily practical teaching of non-speakers of English over three weeks. The TEFL trainer observes the classes and coaches the prospective teacher to higher levels of performance.

    Teaching Practicum Dates

  • 4 April – 13 April 2023
  • 2 May – 11 May 2023
  • 30 May – 9 June 2023
  • 4 July – 13 July 2023
  • 1 August – 10 August 2023
  • 5 September – 14 September 2023


    75% on-line/25% on-site training

    Total tuition: US $1,200

    Deposit: $500, due at registration.

    Balance payment: $700 due five business days before start of the Teaching Practicum.

    This TEFL program has the same content as the on-site program. The theory of teaching English is studied on-line with a tutor. Upon completion of the online part, students go to the TEFL training center for seven days and practice teaching English under the supervision of an experienced TEFL trainer.

    Teaching Praticum Dates

    Data course
    1 May - 5 June 2023
    Night Session
    3:00 – 6:00 
    5 June - 3 July 2023
    Night Session
    3:00 – 6:00 
    Morning Session
    10:00 – 1:00
    3 July - 7 August 2023
    Night Session
    3:00 – 6:00 
    Morning Session
    10:00 – 1:00
    7 August - 11 September 2023
    Night Session
    6:00 – 9:00 
    Morning Session
    10:00 – 1:00
    11 September - 16 October 2023
    Night Session
    3:00 – 6:00 
    Morning Session
    10:00 – 1:00
    16 October - 20 November 2023
    Night Session
    3:00 – 6:00 
    Morning Session
    10:00 – 1:00
    20 November - 25 December 2023
    Night Session
    3:00 – 6:00 
    Morning Session
    10:00 – 1:00