TEACHER TRAINING SHORT COURSES

As well as CELTA and DELTA, we also offer Teacher Training Online Short Courses on a fulltime and part-time basis throughout the year.

These courses are designed to provide continuous professional development for both experienced and newly qualified teachers and are all delivered by one of team of our highly experienced CELTA and DELTA trainers, who have teaching experience in the relevant area.

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Teacher Training Online Short Courses

Currently Stafford House offer five Teacher Training short courses which are taught online from our London Teacher Training centre.

Teacher Training Online Short Courses don’t include any assessment or teaching practice – they are each made up of 15 hours of live input on Zoom and interactive activities, intended to prepare you for various teaching specialisms. At the end of your course, you will receive a Stafford House certificate.

 

Teaching English to Young Learners

Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners

This Online Teacher Training Short Course will cover the following content:

  • Young learners vs adult learners – key differences
  • Motivation and behaviour for young learners
  • Activity types for children – songs, games etc
  • Tools, toys and online resources for use in the young learners classroom
  • Planning for young learners lessons – energy levels, activity types
  • Expectations of young learners teachers
Course times:
  • 09.30-12.30 Full-time (UK time)
  • 18:30 – 21:30 Part-time (UK time)
Course dates:
  • 06 June – 10 June Full-time

Price: £225 (£175 for Stafford House CELTA graduates)

Teaching Business English

Certificate in Teaching Business English

This Online Teacher Training Short Course will cover the following content:

  • Business English - contexts
  • Course book materials for business English
  • Speaking skills for business - small talk, interviews, meetings, negotiations, telephoning - functional language and practice activities
  • Writing skills for business - emails, reports, memos - functional language and practice activities
  • Needs analysis
  • One-to-one teaching
  • Authentic materials and online tools for business students
  • Business vocabulary
  • Case studies, project work and presentations for business students
Course times:
  • 09.30-12.30 Full-time (UK time)
  • 18:30 – 21:30 Part-time (UK time)
Course dates:
  • 21 April – 19 May Part-time

Price: £225 (£175 for Stafford House CELTA graduates)

Teaching English Online

Certificate in Teaching English Online

This Online Teacher Training Short Course will cover the following content:

  • Learn about the different platforms used for online teaching
  • Make lessons interactive and enjoyable for learners
  • How to create rapport and engagement with students
  • Plan different types of lesson plans: teaching skills, grammar, lexis
  • Error correction and pronunciation
  • Websites – tools/resources/software
  • Adapting classroom teaching to online
Course times:
  • 09.30-12.30 Full-time (UK time)
  • 18:30 – 21:30 Part-time (UK time)
Course dates:
  • 25 April – 29 April Full-time

Price: £225 (£175 for Stafford House CELTA graduates)

Teaching English for Academic Purposes

Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This Online Teacher Training Short Course will cover the following content:

  • Overview of the academic context
  • English for Academic Purposes student needs
  • Learner autonomy
  • Study skills
  • Writing for EAP – format, style, language, academic referencing, plagiarism
  • Reading academic texts – academic vocabulary
  • Listening and speaking in EAP contexts
  • Assessment and IELTS
  • Useful resources for teaching EAP
  • EAP jobs market
Course times:
  • 09.30-12.30 Full-time (UK time)
  • 18:30 – 21:30 Part-time (UK time)
Course dates:
  • 16 June – 20 June Full-time
  • 05 July – 02 August Part-time

Price: £225 (£175 for Stafford House CELTA graduates)

Teaching English for Exams

Certificate in Teaching English for Exams

This Online Teacher Training Short Course will cover the following content:

  • Exam classes versus general English classes key features
  • Classroom management in exam classes
  • Student autonomy and study skills
  • Teaching IELTS – Band descriptors, developing exam skills for IELTS, marking criteria and marking writing for IELTS
  • Teaching Cambridge exams – CEFR levels, developing exam skills for Cambridge exams, marking criteria and marking writing for Cambridge exams
  • Coursebooks and materials (face-to-face and online) for exam preparation classes
  • Planning lessons for exam preparation courses
  • Planning a full course
Course times:
  • 09.30-12.30 Full-time (UK time)
  • 18:30 – 21:30 Part-time (UK time)
Course dates:
  • 18 April – 22 April Full-time

Price: £225 (£175 for Stafford House CELTA graduates)

Young Learners
Business English
Online English
Academic English
English for Exams

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