This is a course aimed at providing course participants with exam preparation and techniques for the PET Exam.
Teaching English to Children with Learning Difficulties (3 hours AISLi accredited)
This is a 3-hour workshop aimed at providing course participants with an overview of what Learning Disabilities areand the strategies which can be used to help children we may come in contact with in our classrooms.
Let’s Play English (8 hours AISLi accredited)
This is an 8-hour AISLi accredited workshop aimed at providing course participants with a clear and complete overviewof how English (and other subjects) can be taught through play in the primary classroom. There are lots of practical activities which will allow you to try first-hand how we can get children involved and more engaged in their ownlearning.
Phonics & Early Reading Skills (20 hours – 10 sessions)
This is a 20-hour course aimed at providing course participants with a wealth of information and practical activities onhow phonics can be used in the English language classroom to foster and develop early reading skills. It is an exciting journey through the sounds of English and how these are learned in an L1 environment. You will be able to finallyunderstand why some words are pronounced the way they are.
Teaching English to Young Learners (20 hours – 10 sessions)
This is a 20-hour course which takes the course participants through a very exciting journey through the basics and principles of teaching young learners. The main focus of the course is to guide course participants to the understanding of theory through practical activities which can be taken back to the classroom.
Grammar for English Teachers (20 hours – 10 sessions)
This is a 20-hour course which provides course participants with the possibility of revising grammar while acting both as students and teachers.
Pronunciation for English Teachers (10 hours – 5 sessions)
This is a 10-hour course which guides course participants through an interesting journey through the teaching and studying of pronunciation in the English classroom. There is a wide variety of practical activities which can be taken away and tried out with your own learners. You will see your own pronunciation and the teaching of it from a completely different point of view!
Teaching English with Technology (15 hrs – 5 sessions)
This is a fascinating 15-hour course which will allow you to learn about, use and transform open source resources anduse these to engage your students today! We all know that our students are tech-savy and that use technology everyday. Well, don’t let this put you away from your passion in teaching English! There are lots of tricks andresources available on the internet which are free, engaging and above all, motivating for our learners! The best part is that you don’t have to be an expert to join us!
Workshop: How to Use Video in the Classroom (3 hours)
This is a 3-hour workshop on how to exploit video in the English classroom. There are thousands of resources which can be easily used to turn your English lessons around through the use of video clips. Come and find out how this is done!
Workshop: Podcasts in the English Classroom (3 hours)
This is a 3-hour workshop on how to use Podcasts in the English classroom. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn how to help your learners use technology they use every day to improve their English with an emphasis on their speaking and listening skills!
Workshop: Wikis in the English Classroom (3 hours)
This is a 3-hour workshop on how to use Wikis (collaborative writing tools) in the English classroom. Nowadays, we live in a world of technological advancement and as teachers we have one option: catch up or be left behind! Come and join us on this exciting workshop and discover that Wikis are not that difficult to use!
Teaching Vocabulary (20 hours – 10 sessions)
This is a wonderful 20-hour course which focuses on how to teach vocabulary using current methodology and approaches which are student-centred. Come and enjoy the practical activities which you can transfer to your classroom after each session. You will see how your students become more motivated and how participation levels increase in your lessons.
Speech and Drama (10 hours – 5 sessions)
This is a 10-hour course which takes the course participants through a very practical journey through the understanding and use of drama in the classroom to aid speech and language development in the students. This is a practical course which provides you with a wealth of activities and ideas which you can try out in your classroom.