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.
" I found working with my classmates to be enlightening! "Pia
Is this course for you?
Teachers wishing to improve their understanding and command of contemporary written and spoken English and raise their awareness of how language, materials and methodology interact in the teaching of English
22 July - 2 August 2024
19 - 30 August 2024
Registration fee: £175
Course fee: £1125
Homestay (half-board): £546
Residential (half-board): £616
Residential (self-catering): £546
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 09:15 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.
Time will be built into the course for reflection and for you to consider how to adapt ideas from the course to your classroom in your own professional contexts.
NILE offers homestay accommodation with carefully selected hosts and residential accommodation at the University of East Anglia. NILE’s dedicated student welfare team can be reached 24 hours a day.
All NILE courses involve a significant element of English language improvement and/or the development of language awareness.
|Course dates||Location||Course length|
|22 July - 02 August 2024||Norwich||2 weeks|