Examine teaching methods and how they work in practice

Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers working in a secondary or adult context who want to examine their own practice and enhance their understanding of teaching methodology. It is a chance to learn more about ELT approaches and methods with a tutor and to share your ideas with other teachers on different ways to teach our students.

What will you achieve?

  • Explore the principles and practices underpinning teaching
  • Experience and evaluate practical teaching ideas and materials
  • Consider teacher and student needs
  • Share how you have taken your own teaching online

Course outline

Your tutor will select the topics for your course based on your interests. Popular topics for this course are:

  • Establishing your principles
  • Task-based learning and how you use it
  • The Lexical Approach and underlying principles
  • Learner autonomy
  • Dealing with emerging language
  • Receptive skills and decoding
  • Teaching Unplugged and Dogme
  • Teaching Online via a virtual classroom -reflections of the teacher

Your tutor will assess the needs of the group at the beginning of the course and will map the course content to those needs.

Course length and times

This course is delivered on your computer through the App called Zoom. You will need a laptop with decent Internet access, a camera and headphones with a microphone.

The lessons are live. The tutor will be in the virtual classroom with you and it will be a participatory course.


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Why train with us?

At IH London, we really believe in the best teaching and always have. We are a charitable trust and our founders created the very first EFL qualification, now known as the CELTA.

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