DELTA Module Three

IH Cairo is The Only Provider For DELTA Module 3 in Egypt

Option 1: Extending Practice and ELT Specialism
Option 2: English Language Teaching Management

Option One

Extending Practice and ELT Specialism

Option Two

English Language Teaching Management

Option 1:
Extending Practice and ELT Specialism

Candidates will carry out an independent investigation, leading to the design of a course programme.

Module Three Content

Option 2:
English Teaching Management

Candidates will carry out an independent situation analysis, leading to the design of a change proposal looking at an area of management.

Module Three Overall Aims

Module Three aims to develop candidates’ knowledge of and competence in:

To achieve these aims, candidates need to

research selected language/skills areas and focus on problems and solutions for learners

apply their knowledge and understanding of factors affecting learning and teaching to their practice

plan, teach and evaluate lessons which meet the needs of specific groups of learners and individuals within the groups

set a range of resources and materials, and teaching and learning strategies which are appropriate to learner needs and context

constructively evaluate their own teaching and engage in Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Module 3 Assessment

The module is assessed by means of a 4,000-4,500 word Extended Assignment in which candidates carry out an independent investigation leading to the design of a course programme related to their chosen specialist area.
  • Business English (BE)
  • Teaching young learners/young adults (specified age group required with 5-year range e.g. 8–13, 14–19) (YL)
  • English for Special Purposes (ESP)
  • Teaching monolingual classes (MON)
  • Teaching multilingual classes (MUL)
  • Language support (e.g. on mainstream teaching programmes, specialist skills suppot)
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Teaching examination classes (EX)
  • Teaching one-to-one (1to1)
  • ESOL learners with literacy needs (ESOL)
  • CLIL/Embedded ESOL (teaching English through subject/work-based learning) (CLIL)
  • Language development for teachers (LDT)
  • Teaching in an English-speaking environment (ESE)
  • Teaching in a non-English-speaking environment. (NESE)
  • Teaching learners online/through distance/blended learning (DL)
  • Teaching English to learners with special requirements e.g. visual/hearing impairment, dyslexia, ASD (SR)

The Module Three Extended Assignment is assessed with reference to a detailed mark scheme which allocates marks for each of five assessment categories, each of which is divided into three sub-categories. The total number of marks available is 140.

Grasp of topic – maximum 35 marks

  • Review of the relevant literature in the topic area
  • Understanding of key issues in the topic area
  • Application of knowledge to practice and identification of key issues

Needs analysis and commentary – maximum 28 marks

  • Key principles of needs analysis and diagnostic testing
  • Analysis of the diagnostic test and identification of learner needs
  • Discussion and justification of priorities supported by the needs analysis

Course proposal – maximum 35 marks

  • Key principles of syllabus and course design
  • Justification of learning aims, teaching approach and the course in terms of learner needs
  • Design of the course

Assessment – maximum 28 marks

  • Key principles of different types of assessment
  • Justification of assessment procedures in terms of course design and learner needs
  • Application of assessment procedures
    Presentation and organisation – maximum 14 marks
  • Academic writing, language and referencing
  • Presentation, coherence and organisation
  • Clarity of argument and quality of ideas

Course Info

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