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TESOL Course in Bangkok

 
Bangkok

The exciting capital of Thailand, Bangkok is not only the economic and commercial centre of the country but also a fertile market for numerous ESL teachers to get placed every year. The city tops the wish-list of many owing to its charismatic beauty, gracious allure, oriental charm, exotic beaches, and ultra modern lifestyle.

Often regarded as the “City of Angels”, Bangkok takes education very seriously and shows huge interest to learn English to share its place with the other first world countries on the forefront. The 3 weeks TEFL course in Bangkok by the Asian College of Teachers comes with the best training infrastructure, mentors and curriculum, and also a very purposeful Thai cultural and training session for you to absorb the Thai way of living closely.

In between the course, you can take some time out to visit the excellent tourist locales of Bangkok. Some of the mention worthy places are GrandPalace , Jim Thompson House, Lumphini Park, MBK Center, Bangkok National Museum, Erawan Shrine, Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Royal Barges Museum etc. The course is reasonably priced at INR 65,000 + 18% GST (as applicable) along with accommodation facilities for which you need to pay an additional amount, which is minimal. You can opt for the apartment style sharing accommodation or stay at the guest house.

Date

11th Jun - 29th Jun 2018
13th Aug - 31st Aug 2018
8th Oct - 26th Oct 2018
12th Nov - 30th Nov 2018

History of the city

Bangkok traces its roots back to the early 15th century. The name is derived from the Thai word Bang which means "a village situated on a stream". Bangkok initially was a village on the bank of the Chao Phraya River and was under the rule of Ayutthaya. After the fall of Ayutthaya King Phutthayotfa Chulalok founded Rattanakosin (now Bangkok) which was the new capital of the reunited Siam (now Thailand). During the late 19th century Bangkok became the centre of Siam's modernization under the influence of Western culture. The city was subjected to Allied bombing during World War II. A rapid development of the city continued through post world war. Bangkok boosted its tourism industry as a result of American military R&R destination. In 1906 King Chulalongkorn first formalized Administration of the city. With the formation of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) the present form of the city was created.

Location 

Bangkok, Thai Krung Thep is Thailand’s cultural and commercial hub. The Chao Phraya River meanders through the city. The city is located 13.75 latitude and 100.50 longitudes. Situated at an elevation 12 meters above sea level, the city is spread through 13.75 latitude and 100.50 longitudes. Bangkok has a population of about 5,104,476 making it the most populous city in Thailand. The city is a bustling, crowded metropolis with temples, industrial unit, shops, and homes put side by side along its roads and canals.

Weather

The city enjoys a sultry and warm tropical savannah climate throughout the year. The annual average temperature range of Bangkok is 25 °C - 30 °C. The summer temperatures and the winter temperatures do not vary much. The rainy season lasts from mid May through September. Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate.

Religion

Bangkok is a metropolitan city and is a major commercial hub of Thailand. The city has a population of 9 million. Religion is considered an indispensable pillar of Thai society. There is no official state religion in the Thai constitution though the main religion practiced in Thailand is Buddhism. About 93.6 percent of all the people in Thailand are Buddhists. Religious tolerance is both accepted in Thailand and protected by the constitution. Other religions in Thailand consist of Hinduism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity.

Connectivity

Bangkok is well connected by water, road and air. Bangkok's canals in the past served as a major mode of transport. The city’s web of canals coupled with the river earned it the name “Venice of the East.” Roads are the primary mode of travel in Bangkok. Bangkok is connected to the rest of the countryside through the national highway, rail networks and domestic flights. The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) functions as a dominant bus services. Tuk-tuks have become one of Bangkok's most familiar transportation and it is very famous among the tourists. There are two commercial airports, the older Don Mueang International Airport and the new Bangkok International Airport, commonly known as Suvarnabhumi.

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