This course leads to an internationally recognised qualification: the Cambridge CELTA.
Speakers of English as a first language and non-native speakers with a very good command of both written and spoken English wanting to enter the field of English language teaching to adults.
No previous teaching experience or teaching training required. An application form for this course can be obtained from Sandra Heuschmidt: s.heuschmidt@bfi.wien. All applicants must complete an application form and take part in an interview with a tutor before registration.
-The general principles and techniques of teaching and learning foreign languages
- The English language: linguistic form, function, meaning and phonology
- Analysing the English language for teaching purposes
- Teaching and learning skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing
- Class management, group work and individual work, learner motivation
- Class techniques, presentation, practice, checking understanding, error analysis
- Lesson planning, course planning, timetables and syllabuses
- Teaching materials, textbooks, supplementary materials
- Classroom aids and equipment, visual aids
- Homework and self-study, testing and grading, examinations in English
By the end of the course you will have the basics to plan and teach lessons which are motivating, challenging and meaningful for your students. Moreover, you'll have the confidence and the resources which will allow you to continue your development as a competent and effective teacher of English and a new qualification which is recognised both in Austria and abroad and can lead to a fulfilling and rewarding career.

QUALIFIKATION:
Trainees completing the requirements are rewarded an internationally recognised certificate in teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults.
CELTA TrainerInnen Team