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TESOL Course in Kochi

 
Kochi

The “Pearl of Arabian Sea”, Kochi, formerly known as Cochin, is a gift of nature with its lush greenery, serene beauty and mesmerizing weather. The white sandy beaches and the gorgeous backwaters add an extra oomph to the already beautiful city of Kochi.

If you are looking forward to pursue the TEFL course in Kerala, then Kochi can undoubtedly be a favourite location for you. With its incredible tourist spots and surging economy, Kerala is lovingly called “The God’s own country”. The TEFL course in Kochi can be a good turning point for your teaching career with its rigorous teaching practice sessions, well designed curriculum and essential fundamentals on how to be a successful ESL teacher.

The course is reasonably priced at INR 55,000 + 18% GST (as applicable), and comes with accommodation facilities, which can be afforded at very low cost. You can opt for either shared apartment style accommodation or guest house. During the weekends you can take some time to visit the exquisite locations of the city like Mattancherry Palace, Paradesi Synagogue, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, St. Francis Church, Hill Palace, Tripunithura, Ernakulam Shiva Temple, Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple, Santa Cruz Basilica, and many more. Well connected through road, rail and air, Kochi boasts of the largest port in India.

Date

9th Jul - 27th Jul '2018
3rd Sept -21st Sept'2018
26th Nov - 14th Dec '2018

History of the city

The history of Cochin is equally fascinating like its natural beauty. This city was visited by Greeks, Romans, Jews, Arabs and Chinese. The culture and traditions of this region was significantly influenced by all these civilizations. Since the medieval ages the Europeans have settled in this city. The Portuguese and Dutch not only came here for economic came here for the economic reasons but it also influenced the politics and culture of the region. Cochin was not only famous for its natural beauty. Centuries after centuries, explorers from foreign land came here to get control over the huge amount of spices produced in the region. Among the spices, the most common is pepper or black gold. The Chinese fishing nets which are very unique to Cochin were brought here from China. These nets can be seen only in this region of the world.

Location 

The city of Cochin is located on the western coat of India. The geographic coordinates of this city is 9 degree North and seventy six degree each approximately. The twin city of Cochin is Ernakulam. Very close to the city are the Vembanad Lake and the group of islets. The city is on the northern part of the state of Kerala and is quite far from Tirvandrum the state capital. Alleppy, famous for its gorgeous backwaters is just an hour’s distance from Cochin.

Weather

The city of Cochin lies very near to the equator. Like most parts of South India, this city also has a very warm climate. However, as it is a coastal city the temperature hardly becomes extremely hot. The summer temperatures and the winter temperatures are more or less similar. The annual average temperature range of Cochin is from 20 to 35 degree Celsius. The southwest monsoon winds considerable amount of rainfall from June to September. Even during the winter season, there is light rain in the city. In Cochin, you can experience about 132 days of rain in a year.

Religion

Cochin is a cosmopolitan city and as it is a major commercial center people from many religions and ethnicities come here to work. Cochin was deeply influenced by the Arabs and Europeans in the medieval ages thus one can find a huge population of Muslims and Christians in this area. There are mosques, synagogues, temples and churches in the region. Some of the most significant ecclesiastical building in Cochin however, is the Jewish synagogue, Saint Francis Church and Santa Cruz Basilica.

Connectivity

Cochin is well connected by water, road and air. The port of Cochin is one of the biggest in India. There are regular ferry services from the port and passenger ships also go to Lakshwadeep and Colombo from here. Cochin also has its very own international airport, which is just 25 kilometers from the city. it is one of the largest airports of Kerala and India. Another most common mode of reaching Cochin is by train. It is well connected by Southern Railways intra city transport system. There are two railway stations of Cochin Ernakulam Junction and Ernakulam Town.

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