Preparation for CELTA is a course designed to help you prepare for the gruelling CELTA course.
This course is aimed to help aspiring teachers of all levels and the course is designed to help in the two areas of assessment which are teaching practice and written assignment.
****** This course comes with 52 free speaking activities, as well as sample lesson plans and writing assignments ******
Whilst CELTA is an entry level teacher training course in English language teaching, the contents of the course and the teaching practicum can be quite daunting. Therefore, this course is designed to help those that are new to English language teaching prepare for what lies ahead in a 4-week intensive CELTA training course.
Having said that, this course is also well suited to teachers with one or two years experience and want to do CELTA to further their professional development.
The following areas are covered in this course.
1. Input sessions - you will learn the CELTA lesson frameworks and how to teach different stages of each lesson framework
2. Teaching practice - you will learn how best to plan your lessons, try lesson planning of your own and gain tips of effectively conducting teaching practices.
3. Written assignment - you will learn the requirements of each written assignments and try doing mock assignments of your own.
By the end of the course, you will have developed comprehensive awareness of the requirements of the CELTA course and give yourself the best chance to earn the highest mark given in CELTA - Pass A
Introduction to the course aims and why aspiring language teachers should take this course,
Overview of the input sessions and what's covered in this module
Understanding the lesson frameworks
The receptive lesson framework and how to teach this lesson
Grammar & vocabulary lesson overview and how to teach this lesson
How to teach pronunciation in CELTA
Understanding how to teach functional language in CELTA
Understanding different types of speaking activities and how to make them.
Learning classroom management skills
Learning to teach vocabulary & grammar
Learning to correct errors and ask questions effectively
Understanding what to do when observing classes
Learning how to use teaching practice guidance sessions effectively
How to write your lesson plan part 1
How to write your lesson plan part 2
Tips on teaching practice
Learning about self-evaluations
Understanding what feedback sessions are
Learning about the writing assignments
I have been a language teaching specialist for the past ten years. My experiences are broad in terms of types of classes and age of learners. I have mainly specialized in both general English communication, business English communication, and test preparation classes. I have spent over 10 years teaching both young learners and adults at private academies, universities and at corporate environments.
As an educator, I strongly believe in pursuing professional development and I have attained a Certificate of Education in TESOL, CELTA, and an MA in TESOL and Applied Linguistics.
I am currently based in the UK, and manage a teacher resource website, as well as creating Udemy courses.