Teacher Training Schools
TESOL/TEFL Courses available at INTESOL Mexico:
4 Week TESOL
The City - Guanajuato, Mexico
INTESOL Mexico is located in one of the most picturesque cities in Mexico. The climate is spring-like year round with warm days and cool nights. There are showers during the summer months, however. Guanajuato is a small, safe, and friendly city located just a few hours north of Mexico City.
is situated on the most beautiful avenue in Guanajuato, lined with historic buildings, trees, parks and next to a reservoir. It is located in a peaceful and elegant neighborhood, "La Presa”, just 10 minutes from downtown.
Guanajuato is one of Mexico´s silver cities and 1988 UNESCO declared the city and surrounding mines a "World Heritage Site". Clean and beautifully preserved, the city is full of architectural treasures such as fine town houses, beautiful haciendas and romantic plazas. It is full of character with its many narrow winding alleyways, flowered balconies and system of underground tunnels. There is always something going on here: street parades, music in the plazas, religious fiestas, and cultural events throughout the year. There are many different museums and several theaters. The city is located in a valley and is surrounded by stunning mountains, which are accessible all year round.
INTESOL Mexico is onsite at the Academia Falcon, and has everything you need for a successful learning abroad program. Founded in 1988 by Jorge Barroso, previously a university language teacher, it is the oldest and finest language school in Guanajuato and has established an international reputation. With almost 20 years of experience in teaching, it has developed a proven successful methods. The school has trained over 145 Spanish teachers and is now implementing this knowledge to offer the possibility to train to become an effective English teacher.
The school receives students from local Mexicans to people from all over the world. As a consequence, the school offers visitors exposure to a diverse range of cultures and attitudes. At Academia Falcon and you will enjoy experiencing a mosaic of humanity. In order to ensure that students become aquatinted with the local people we hold a weekly conversation exchange (intercambio). This bi-lingual workshop gives foreign and Mexican students a chance to meet and practice their languages in a fun and relaxed environment. The school has a dedicated and supportive administrative staff that is always willing and able to help out any of our visitors and this team is eager to welcome you to our friendly family-style atmosphere.
The school is a beautiful learning environment and the facility includes gardens, a mini golf course, a children’s play area, an open-air cafeteria, an Internet cafe with Wi-Fi, a library and tranquil spots to study or relax between classes.