The course will enable you to identify and meet the challenges of implementing English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) within Higher Education contexts. As a course participant, you will have the opportunity to share challenges, experiences and ideas about your current and future EMI teaching practice, and explore practical solutions in each content area below. You will develop your own use and awareness of English, with an emphasis on use of academic language and oral skills, and will advance your knowledge and understanding of EMI by planning developmental actions for immediate and future implementation.

Apply

" This was one of the best courses I have taken. I feel like I learned so much. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. "

John Doe
Past Student

Is this course for you?

 
Location: Online
 
Experience:
Teachers and lecturers who are engaged in the delivery of subjects across the Higher Education curriculum through the medium of English.
 
Language Level: B1 or higher
 
Course dates: On demand
 
Certification:
NILE Certificate
Option for Trinity CertTP
 
Course Length: 8 weeks
 
Course fees: See Further information below
 
Minimum age: 18
 
Max class size: 16
 
Tutor-led and highly interactive
 
Live and asynchronous eLearning platforms
 
Specialist ELT eLibrary
 
Accredited by AQUEDUTO

Course content

 
What is EMI? What are the challenges
 
Activities for activating students in EMI
 
Guiding understanding in EMI
 
Presentation skills and lecturing in EMI
 
Encouraging students to speak
 
Formative assessment for EMI
 
Questioning techniques
 
Giving feedback to students
 
Language support for students
 
Developing reading and writing skills
 
Further professional development
 
Micro-teaching and mini-lectures

This course is available online in a two-tier model:

  • A tutor-led model with full tutor support and group and individual feedback in every unit and a graded assignment
  • A participant-led model with tutor introductions and encouragement of co-constructed learning among participants

Download course description

" This was one of the best courses I have taken. I feel like I learned so much. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. "

John Doe
Past Student

" This was one of the best courses I have taken. I feel like I learned so much. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. "

John Doe
Past Student

Further Information

Course fee: Tutor-led model with full tutor support and group and individual feedback in every unit and a graded assignment £496 per participant

Course fee: Participant-led model with tutor introductions and encouragement of co-constructed learning among participants - £125 per participant

Trinity Registration and Administration Fee (optional): £250
Take Your Teaching Online: FREE

Course Leader

Dr. Jason Skeet

Dr. Jason Skeet is responsible for leading on and coordinating all academic aspects of the NILE MA in Professional Development for Language Education. Jason has worked as a consultant and trainer in CLIL at Utrecht University providing advice and training for bilingual schools throughout The Netherlands. He has also taught on the university's UTEACH Master's Programme for bilingual and international school teachers. Before that he worked for seven years as a teacher at a bilingual secondary school.


Available dates:

Course dates Location Course length
Available on demand Online 8 weeks