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1 © UCLES 2013 Have you thought about teaching English? Cambridge English CELTA

2 © UCLES 2013 What do these acronyms stand for?  TEFL/EFL  TESOL/ESOL  TESL/ESL  CELTA  Teaching English as a Foreign Language  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  Teaching English as a Second Language  Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

3 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 1: Marie Therese Teacher informal: Teacher full time: CELTA Trainer: + CELTA + DELTA

4 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 2: Rita

5 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 3: Chanita

6 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 4: Lee

7 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 5: Marc

8 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 6: Sarah

9 © UCLES 2013 Teacher 7: Whalid

10 © UCLES 2013 Why become an EFL teacher? Being an EFL teacher provides opportunities to teach in the UK or to travel overseas to earn a living while travelling to be part of the local community be immersed in the local culture learn the language of the country meet interesting, motivated students

11 © UCLES 2013 Why do a CELTA course? to improve your knowledge of English grammar, phonology and discourse to learn about current language teaching methodologies to practise practical planning and teaching to gain the confidence to be an effective teacher to be more employable

12 © UCLES 2013 What’s a CELTA course like? 1. Four week intensive (five full days a week plus homework) 2. Part time over a longer period (one or two days a week - from 3 months to a year) 3. Blended online and f2f (tuition online, teaching practice f2f 3 months - a year)

13 © UCLES 2013 What’s in a CELTA course? A CELTA course includes: a) tuition on language (grammar, phonology, discourse), and methodology b) teaching practice (six hours over the course) c) observation of experienced teachers d) 4 written assignments

14 © UCLES 2013 Where can I do a CELTA course? There are over 300 CELTA centres around the world


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