106 reviews of Maximo Nivel

Review 106 of 106 Maximo Nivel

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This was a life changing experience!

From de day of arrival, to graduation day has been nothing short of memorable.

Our class was small but I preferred it as such, we had great rapport with one another and I would not have had this much fun if it was not for the relationship and mutual respect between us and the instructor, Sean.

Sean was a great sport and showed tremendous flexibility. He really connected with each and every one of us, rather than just a generalised approach.

I did not know what I was going to do after this course, but two weeks in I was convinced I would stay here.

Highly recommended to anyone wanting to take the TEFL course.

I doubt that anyone walks out of here the same person they walked in as…

Review 105 of 106 Maximo Nivel

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I completed Maximo Nivel’s TEFL course in May 2018 in Cusco. I did the fist portion online. I found the in-person component extremely valuable and enjoyable. The online first portion saved me time and money, but could not take the place of the immersive experience with colleagues and the excellent trainer.

Our class was small and very mutually supportive. The trainer used humor and games to convey a lot of important material and reinforce key points.

I loved staying with a local family while studying and practice-teaching. I don’t know if my current lifestyle (I am retired but have ongoing musical commitments) will enable me to make the contract commitments to work at a school for as much as a semester at a time, but of this I am confident:

*. I now know how to effectively teach English as a foreign language

*. I can run workshop or tutor

*. I can be a far more effective volunteer.

One caveat about this program: Expect to put in long (10+ hour) days during the last 2 weeks of the program. Getting good at key skills such as eliciting and concept check questioning, plus reducing habits of echoing and explaining, takes time and hard work. Preparing original materials for lesson plans takes time and creativity. Worth it? YES!

Review 104 of 106 Maximo Nivel

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I highly recommend this course! Such an unforgettable and enjoyable experience. The staff and TEFL instructor at the Maximo Nivel Manuel Antonio location absolutely make the experience. They are so wonderful. It is also truly awesome course. The content and practical teaching have me feeling so prepared and excited to begin my ESL teaching job!

Review 103 of 106 Maximo Nivel

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Maximo Nivel has been nothing other than great! I totally recommend this program if you are searching for a tefl certification program. The course was thorough and very informative. I felt prepared to teach a classroom the day after graduation. I am a satisfied participant.

Review 102 of 106 Maximo Nivel

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I took the TEFL course in Cusco Peru and let me tell you that this was one of the most memorable experiences I ever had in my career as a teacher,

I met people from different countries in my TEFL class, we got along very well, I learned different techniques that I’m applying in my classes on real students, I couldn’t be happier now but everything was possible because of Sean, I couldn’t have asked for a better teacher, he is a great teacher and a better person, I really recommend you to take this course.

Review 101 of 106 Maximo Nivel

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I just finished the TEFL course in Cusco. It was an amazing learning experience. After all the work and study, I truly feel prepared to teach in the real world. And this is all thanks to Sean, our instructor. You could not ask for a better teacher. He kept the class lively and always laughing. Yet we learned so much throughout the course. He was always available and ready to help, whenever asked. He made it possible for us all to have confidence in ourselves as teachers. It truly was one of the best experiences I have ever had. I would recommend this class to anybody looking to learn, laugh, and travel. Thanks Maximo, thanks Sean!

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