The course will enable you to develop your English proficiency and improve your awareness of current methodology and materials. This will involve reviewing the principles and practices of English language teaching, looking at recent developments in teaching methodology. As a course participant you will have the opportunity to share your experience of teaching, examining the relationship between language, materials and methodology and reflecting on your practice.
Is this course for you?
Teachers who wish to raise their awareness of how language, materials and methodology interact in the teaching of English to secondary school students and/or adults
B2/C1 on the Common European Framework
Option for Trinity CertTP
Registration fee: £150
Accommodation: £ 448 (2 weeks)
This course will extend your understanding and critical awareness of: how English is used both inside and outside the classroom and the principles and practice of teaching English as a second or foreign language.
You will explore recent developments in methodology and the analysis of language for teaching and how to examine the relationship between language, materials and methodology
This course consists of 50 hours of tuition, delivered between 09:00 and 16:00, Monday - Friday. You will also take part in cross-curricular workshops on a variety of topics, and each course includes a free evening and weekend programme of social and cultural activities and trips.
Specific course content comes from feedback you and other participants give us through pre-course questionnaires, identifying your needs and priorities.
We build time into the course for reflection, to consider how to adapt the content to your own professional context.
We then support you in creating a strategy for putting your ideas into practice on returning to your institution.
All NILE courses involve a significant element of English language improvement and/or the development of language awareness.
Course LeadersNILE's highly experienced trainers are experts, not only in their fields, but also in working with teachers for continuing professional development. Read more about NILE’s trainers, their experience and interests at the NILE Team.
|Course dates||Location||Course length|
|5 - 16 July||Galway, Ireland||2 weeks|