CELTA Taster

CELTA, the industry standard language teaching qualification, is delivered at the ELTU.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled. For any questions, please contact celta@leicester.ac.uk.


Delivered by our experienced CELTA trainers, the aim of the CELTA Taster is to give participants an idea of what Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) involves for both learners and teachers; what knowledge and skills an ESOL teacher needs and whether this could be a possible career path for you!

Topics covered include:

Topic 1 – Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
Topic 2 – Language analysis and awareness
Topic 3 – Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
Topic 4 – Planning and resources for different teaching contexts
Topic 5 – Developing teaching skills and professionalism

The sessions will be very practical with demonstrations of techniques and methodologies as well as some micro-teaching from you. You will also get to observe some teaching on video.

No previous teaching experience is required.

Key information

External participants: £50.
University of Leicester staff: £20
Current UoL students: £20

This charge will be deducted from your fees if you sign up for a CELTA course with us in 2020

Location: Prospect House, 94 Regent Road, LE1 7DA (http://goo.gl/maps/NZ9Nl)

Date: Saturday 25 April 2020 (cancelled)

Draft programme for the day

9.00 – 9.30 Welcome/registration/tea & coffee
9.30 – 11.00 Learners and teachers
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30 – 13.00 How to teach systems
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and meet ex-CELTA trainees
14.00 – 15.30 How to teach skills
15.30 – 16.00 Round up: qualifications and jobs

To apply
Please complete the application form to register
You will be emailed a payment link within 2 working days after submitting your application. Please ensure you complete the payment in order to secure your place on the course. Places are limited.

You will get a certificate of attendance at the end if you attend the full day. However, please note this course does not lead to a TESOL qualification.

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