Course Dates 2019
- 4th – 8th February
- 4th – 8th March
- 15th – 19th April (bank holiday 19th April)
- 20th – 24th May
- 10th – 14th June
- 12th – 16th August
- 30th September – 4th October
This course is for experienced language teachers who want to enhance their skills or new teachers who want to learn useful teaching techniques. This will also give people thinking about doing a Cambridge CELTA or equivalent an idea of the skills they will learn.
This course is eligible for Erasmus+ funding.
- To introduce you to the important concepts of teaching and learning languages using the Communicative Approach.
- To gain a deeper understanding of different learner styles.
- To help you to plan more interactive lessons
- To give you a deeper understanding of how to improve your students’ grammar, lexis and pronunciation.
- To guide you on how to develop students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in an interesting, interactive way
- To learn skills to enhance students’ autonomy in language learning
Teaching Young Learners
This session offers opportunities for teaching professionals who wish to specialise in working with young learners. During this session your experienced teacher trainer will help to raise your awareness of the principles of teaching language to young learners. There will also be a focus on a practical approach, classroom management skills, classroom activities and selection of resources.
How to Motivate your Students
In this session, you will study the theories behind motivation and how they can be applied in the classroom. You will learn some fresh ideas on how to keep students engaged and motivated. Gain insight into boosting learner confidence, encouraging learner autonomy, accommodating different learning styles and rapport building.
Drama Techniques for Creative Language Teaching
Integrating drama in the language classroom is both valuable and rewarding for learners and teachers alike. During the session, our specialist trainer will give teachers the tools they need to engage students in lively lessons that boost confidence and communication skills. This dynamic, group-oriented session aims to equip teachers with various dramatic techniques which can both inform teaching practice and immerse teachers and learners in the British theatrical tradition!
Teaching English Pronunciation
This session aims to build your own awareness and knowledge of English sounds while demonstrating fun, varied and useful techniques for you to implement in your own language classroom. This session would not only be ideal for teachers working with adults, but also for teachers of young learners working in schools where phonics and phonology form major parts of the curriculum.
Teaching for Business or other Specific Needs
This session aims to equip teachers with the skills to teach professionals who have specific language needs for their work. You will learn skills to enable you accurately assess your student’s needs and to create relevant, motivating training material suitable for ESP (English for Specific Purposes) classes, whether small groups or 1:1.
Course length: 1 week (22.5 hours) *
Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
CEFR: B1+ (Intermediate) and above
Min class size: 4
Max class size: 14
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or advice
A group of teachers from Germany receiving their certificates at the end of their course