CELTA

CELTA Overview The Cambridge CELTA is an entry level TEFL certificate provided by Cambridge ESOL. It is aimed at teachers with little or no previous experience, or those teachers that have had experience but with limited training. Although it is among the most expensive TEFL certificates, the CELTA is the Read more…

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CELTA: Boardwork

Boardwork While classrooms around the world vary greatly in terms of the technology available to a teacher, one constant is invariably a board at the front of the class. This might be an old-fashioned blackboard and chalk, the more contemporary whiteboard and dry-erase markers or even an interactive whiteboard. Whatever Read more…

CELTA: Giving Instructions

Giving Classroom Instructions One of the most important skills for a teacher to master is that of giving clear classroom instructions. If these are unclear, students cannot possibly follow the lesson and therefore will not learn as much as they could. Worse yet, the learners are likely to become bored Read more…

CELTA: Learner Autonomy

Learner Autonomy In previous sessions we’ve been looking at different learner styles, intelligences and strategies. In this session, we look at the importance of learner autonomy and techniques to encourage this. In a nutshell, learner autonomy is the principle that learners should not be overly dependent on their teacher, but need to Read more…

CELTA: Learning Strategies

Learning Strategies In previous sessions we’ve looked at different learner styles or intelligences. In this session, we consider the different strategies students employ to learn English. As we have discussed previously, all learners bring different abilities, experiences and ideas to the classroom. Because of this, students develop their own unique Read more…

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