As a graduate of the CELTA program, you can expect to know:
- How to be sensitive to your adult students and their needs
- How to be sensitive to the different ways in which students learn and how to teach each learner
- How to manage your students and classroom
- Basics of grammar, lexis and phonology and how to teach it
- How to teach reading, listening, speaking and writing
- How to evaluate your own lessons before and after the class
- How to adapt and evaluate teaching materials
- Effective lesson planning
- A professional classroom presence
- Are you ready to start learning to teach English?
- Unit 1 Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
- Unit 2 Language analysis and awareness
- Unit 3 Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
- Unit 4 Planning and resources for different teaching contexts
- Unit 5 Developing teaching skills and professionalism
- Assignments 4 classroom related written assignments and 6 hours of practice teaching
In this 4 Week program will have a minimum of 120 contact hours including:
- Supervised lesson planning
- Teaching practice (six assessed hours)
- Feedback on teaching
- Peer observation
- Observation of experienced teachers (minimum six hours)
- Consultation time
*Candidates will need to dedicate a minimum of 80 hours for the required reading, research, pre- and post-session tasks, assignments and lesson preparation.
Students are evaluated through the 6 hours of practice teaching and the 4 written assignments, as well as participation in the Input Sessions and co-operation in the teaching practice groups.
A Pass: Demonstrates a level of teaching ability, understanding, planning and professionalism that is significantly higher than needed to pass the program.
B Pass: Demonstrates teaching skills and professionalism that is significantly high.
Pass: Performance meets the specified criteria, but candidates will need continued support.
Fail: Candidates who fail to meet criteria in any assessed components.