CELTA Preparation

About The Course

This is a 30-hour course that prepares interested applicants for the Cambridge Certificate for teaching English to speakers of other languages (CELTA).

If you are applying to take the CELTA or feel you need to brush up your knowledge before taking the course, then this IH Cairo course is what you need.

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How long is the course?

30-Hour

Delivered online via zoom

What does the course include?

1. Input sessions
2. Teaching practice

Who Should Take This Course?

This course targets:

What are the course's overall aims?

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

recognize the CELTA requirements and identify key terminologies and interview processes;

identify the differences between the four written assignments and the rubric for each;

identify and evaluate their own language awareness;

plan lessons with consideration to aims, learners’ needs and etc;

discuss challenges understanding L2 learners;

choose between a variety of error correction techniques.

analyze language needed for system lessons with focus on meaning, form and pronunciation;

identify different ways to present new language;

identify different ways to convey, elicit and check new language;

plan receptive skills lessons with an aim to develop the students’ sub skills;

plan productive lessons with an aim to develop the students’ sub skills;

identify different classroom management techniques in both f2f and online classes.

assess textbook materials and design/ select others that help achieve the lesson aims, and differentiate between different types of practices in system lessons;

Course Content:

The CELTA Application Process: the interview and related tasks:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to recognize the CELTA course requirements and identify key terminologies and the interview process. The session will orient course participants on how to apply for the course and the requirements needed for acceptance. It will also include samples of the pre-selection task and interview questions.

Written Assignments:

By the end of the session, course participants will learn about the four written assignments they have to do once they are on the course. They will understand the rubric for each assignment, and get a sample of each as well.

Language Awareness:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to identify their linguistic ability and evaluate their areas of strengths and those to work on.

Presenting New Language:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to identify different ways to analyze and present new language. The session will focus on system lessons with focus on meaning, form and pronunciation, and will help course participants identify different ways to convey, elicit and check new language. The session will also introduce course participants to a range of clarification techniques.

Lesson Planning:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to plan lessons with consideration to aims and learners’ needs. This session will focus on different lesson planning frameworks as well as the differences between main and sub aims.

Planning Receptive Skills Lessons:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to plan a receptive skill lesson. This session will help course participants identify the different receptive sub skills and learn how to develop them.

Planning Productive Skills Lessons:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to plan a productive skill lesson with consideration to aims, learners’ needs as well as delayed error correction techniques. It will also discuss the different sub skills that teachers need to focus on when planning/delivering productive skills lessons.

Assessing textbook materials:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to assess textbook materials and design/ select others that help achieve the lesson aims. This session complements what course participants have already covered in the presenting new language session(s). It is a practical session helping course participants to examine several course books and decide which tasks they find appropriate for the language/skill(s) they are planning to teach.

Error Correction and Feedback:

By the end of the session, course participants will be able to choose between a variety of error correction techniques. It will focus on when and how to correct errors and give feedback irrespective of the lesson type.

How will course participants be assessed?

Course participants will be assessed on their participation, teaching practice and reflection on the readings.

What does the course timetable look like?

Week 1

  • Course orientation and GTKU
  • Language awareness

Week 2

  • Receptive skills
  • Language from a text
  • Analyzing language (M)
  • Conveying and checking meaning

Week 3

  • Analyzing language (F and P)
  • Anticipated problems and suggested solutions
  • Assessing coursebook materials
  • Error correction

Week 4

  • Lesson planning
  • planning a speaking lesson
  • Course recap
  • Q&A
  • Teaching practice

Course Info

All applicants should have:
a level of English equivalent to B2 or above;
reasonable language awareness with a high level of English, especially in writing and speaking skills;
a standard of education that would allow them entry to Higher Education in their country.

Interested applicants should fill in a form on our website. They will then be contacted for an interview (online or face to face) where there will be a timed writing task and an evaluation.

All applicants should have a level of English equivalent to B2 or above.
Have a reasonable language awareness with a high level of English, especially in writing and speaking skills.
Have a standard of education that would allow them entry to Higher Education in their country.

30 Hours

Available Online/Offline 

CELTA Preparation Course Fees: 4000 EGP

 

You can pay your deposit and full fees as follows:

  • Cash Payment at International House Cairo.
  • Credit or Debit Card in either GBP/USD/EGP at International House Cairo.

Transferring or depositing the due amount to the following Account:

Arab African International Bank – AAIB Account

  • Account Name: Reach Out Academy
  • Account Number: 521337
  • IBAN Egyptian pound Eg980057088005213373931818001
  • IBAN Pound sterling Eg200057088005213373931826001
  • Branch: Mesaha, Dokki, Giza – Egypt

Commercial International Bank

  • Account Name: Reach Out Academy
  • Account Number: 100035159015
  • Swift Code: CIBEEGCX184
  • Branch: Mesaha, Dokki, Giza – Egypt

If you make your payment via bank transfer, or bank deposit, Please send us a copy of the transfer to Teachertraining@ihcairoeg.comAll transfer fees incurred are the responsibility of the candidate.

In the case of cancellation four weeks or more before the course starting date, 20% of our total fee will be retained. With less than two weeks’ notice, 50% of our total fee will be retained. If cancellation occurs in the final ten days before the starting date our total fee will be retained.

However, in certain exceptional circumstances we will consider transferring the fees to another course.

In the event of a course being cancelled all fees will be refunded.

NOTE Once the course has started, there is no possible refund. For this reason, you might consider taking out an insurance policy in order to be covered in case anything happen and you needed to leave the course.

If the course is delayed or prevented by Force Majeure, then Reach Out Academy shall NOT be liable for a refund.

All applicants should have:
a level of English equivalent to B2 or above;
reasonable language awareness with a high level of English, especially in writing and speaking skills;
a standard of education that would allow them entry to Higher Education in their country.

Interested applicants should fill in a form on our website. They will then be contacted for an interview (online or face to face) where there will be a timed writing task and an evaluation.

All applicants should have a level of English equivalent to B2 or above.
Have a reasonable language awareness with a high level of English, especially in writing and speaking skills.
Have a standard of education that would allow them entry to Higher Education in their country.

30 Hours

Available Online/Offline 

CELTA Preparation Course Fees: 4000 EGP

You can pay your deposit and full fees as follows:

  • Cash Payment at International House Cairo.
  • Credit or Debit Card in either GBP/USD/EGP at International House Cairo.

Transferring or depositing the due amount to the following Account:

Arab African International Bank – AAIB Account

Account Name: Reach Out Academy

Account Number: 521337

IBAN Egyptian pound Eg980057088005213373931818001

IBAN Pound sterling Eg200057088005213373931826001

Branch: Mesaha, Dokki, Giza – Egypt

Commercial International Bank

Account Name: Reach Out Academy

Account Number: 100035159015

Swift Code: CIBEEGCX184

Branch: Mesaha, Dokki, Giza – Egypt

If you make your payment via bank transfer, or bank deposit, Please send us a copy of the transfer to Teachertraining@ihcairoeg.comAll transfer fees incurred are the responsibility of the candidate.

In the case of cancellation four weeks or more before the course starting date, 20% of our total fee will be retained. With less than two weeks’ notice, 50% of our total fee will be retained. If cancellation occurs in the final ten days before the starting date our total fee will be retained.

However, in certain exceptional circumstances we will consider transferring the fees to another course.

In the event of a course being cancelled all fees will be refunded.

NOTE Once the course has started, there is no possible refund. For this reason, you might consider taking out an insurance policy in order to be covered in case anything happen and you needed to leave the course.

If the course is delayed or prevented by Force Majeure, then Reach Out Academy shall NOT be liable for a refund.

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