Teacher Development Course

General

2 locations available

Program Description

These courses are aimed at non-native teachers who are teaching English to children, adolescents or adults. Courses are specifically designed to help teachers improve their language and develop their professional skills. The programme includes dissemination and transfer of teaching experiences as well as different theories to investigate and discuss.

Teacher Course in Summer

Two-week intensive course for Primary and Secondary School Teachers of English (05 July – 19 July; 19 July – 02 August; 02 August – 16 August)

25 hours per week

  • Who this is for: Non-native English teachers
  • Dates: 05 July – 19 July; 19 July – 02 August; 02 August – 16 August
  • Duration: 2 weeks (intensive course)
  • Class Size: Generally 8-10 teachers, maximum 12
  • Hours/Week: 25 hours per week

The summer courses take place at Christ Church University College, in the centre of Canterbury. During the morning, emphasis is placed on language improvement and in the afternoon there are Teachers' Workshops.

Morning classes include

  • Looking at tenses
  • Appropriacy
  • Functional language
  • Language awareness
  • Improving listening
  • Spoken English

Afternoon workshops include

  • Focus on songs and games
  • Topic vocabulary
  • Listening task
  • Dictogloss/student-centred dictations
  • Motivating learners
  • The lexical approach

Examples of seminars available:

  • Teaching at Primary/Secondary levels
  • Vocabulary (collocation, idiomatic language)
  • Exploring British life and culture + changing customs
  • Approaches and material for teaching Business English
  • Communicative grammar practice activities
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

We are committed to ensuring the best welfare and tuition for our students, and regularly check that the courses we provide meet the needs of those who come to Concorde International.

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