This is an introductory course about Teaching English as a Foreign Language which requires no previous teaching experience. On completion of the course, you will receive a certificate issued by ITI. The course is an excellent preparation for people interested in teaching English as a career or a hobby.
What does it involve?
Face-to-face input sessions in which you will learn teaching techniques and activities and how these can be applied in the classroom
Microteaching in which you will get the chance to practise some of the things you learn on the course by teaching your peers
One hour video observation in which you can see a real lesson being taught by an experienced teacher
Short practical written tasks in which you will demonstrate what you have learned on the course
Online tasks in which you will get further input to that already done face-to-face, including some language awareness tasks
Background reading to help you learn more about teaching
How long does it last?
18 hours face-to-face
22 hours online
Who is it for?
are considering a career change and want ‘a taste’ of what it’s like to teach English
want a teaching qualification but don’t have the time to follow a recognised qualification like the CELTA
are planning to take CELTA / ICELT in the future but may need to develop their language awareness and/or language competence (oral and written).