TEACHING ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

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Marie Pettigrew

 Language Awareness and a sound knowledge of grammatical terminology  Creativity  Acting ability  Teaching skills  Knowledge of subject

 Complete a pre-interview task which checks your entry qualifications and tests your knowledge of English grammatical terminology and language awareness  Attend for interview and complete another task to test your knowledge of grammatical terminology and language awareness. Do a presentation and complete a piece of writing.

       Language analysis Teaching methodology Phonology CALL Learning styles Diversity Cultural matters

    6 hours Teaching Practice 4 Written Assignments 6 hours of classroom observation of experienced teachers with reflections Contributions in input sessions With PTLLS (Preparing to teach in the Lifelong learning sector  2 additional written assignments of 500 words each on a) Embedding functional skills and b) The legislative framework around TESOL

 120 hours of contact with tutor  A minimum of 80 hours preparation, but this depends largely on the individual – it could be MUCH more  To pass the course 100% attendance is necessary

 Where?

 What institutions?

 Seasonality?

 Competition?

    Initial CELTA TRINITY CERT CELTYL     Further DELTA Trinity Diploma Masters

     UCLES: www.cambridge-efl.org

Trinity: www.trinitycollege.co.uk

EL Gazette: www.elgazette.com

VSO: www.vso.org.uk

Education Guardian (Tuesday)     New College Nottingham Marie Pettigrew CELTA Co-ordinator [email protected]

    Rose Underwood CELTA Administrator – telephone 0115 9104595 for information packs and applications [email protected]

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