Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults
The CELTA , offered by Cambridge English, is the most widely recognised and respected initial English Language Teaching Qualification. It is the modern version of the original IH Certificate, first offered by International House in 1962. Nowadays, more than half of all CELTA graduates complete their course at an International House school.
The CELTA is a pre-service course, meaning that it is aimed at people with little or no teaching experience. It is also suitable for people with teaching experience but without any formal qualifications or training. It is designed to be a practical course, so as part of it all candidates have the chance to teach a range of lessons to real students and receive feedback on their teaching.
The course consists of seminars with your tutors in the morning, where you will learn about different teaching techniques and aspects of language, and teaching practice in the afternoon. Here you will have the opportunity to teach real students, and afterwards you will get feedback on your lessons from your tutor and your peers.
A typical timetable looks like this:
09:30-11:00 Input session 1
11:15-12:30 Input session 2
12:30-13:30 Assisted lesson planning (ALP)
14:30-17:00 Teaching practice
Candidates must be at least 18 years old (at the start of the course) and, generally speaking, must have a level of education which will enable them to enter higher education in their own countries.
The courses are held in our school in Milan’s city centre.
The course is open to native and non-native speakers of English, although candidates must have a competence and knowledge of English, both written and spoken, that enables them to take the course and teach English.
- 21/06/2018-18/07/2018 (intensive) Course full
- 13/09/2018-10/10/2018 (intensive) Course full
- 17/10/2018-13/03/2019 (extensive, on Wednesday) Course full
- 25/10/2018-30/11/2018 (intensive)*
- 10/01/2019-12/02/2019 (intensive)*
- 14/03/2019-10/04/2019 (intensive)
- 16/05/2019-12/06/2019 (intensive)
- 20/06/2019-17/07/2019 (intensive)
*Note: intensive course of 5 weeks with lesson 4 days a week (except for Wednesday).
Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Are you a qualified teacher with at least two years experience? Are you interested in a serious qualification to improve your skills and knowledge? Are you looking to further your teaching career?
Then the Cambridge DELTA is for you!
IH Milan has recently been approved as a centre for the Cambridge DELTA Modules 1 and 2. We are currently finalizing the schedule for our first course, which will run in the academic year 2018-19. Please contact the school for more information.