Practical Teacher Online is a short course for teachers to refresh their teaching ideas. Whether you teach young learners or adults, prepare for next term with renewed energy and ideas. Study for 2 hours a day for 2 weeks.


There is also the option to add the Level 6 Trinity CERT-PT qualification to this course at a cost of £550.

Who is the course for?

This is one of our most popular courses for English teachers working with secondary or adult students.

Course objectives

By the end of the course you will:

  • Experienced teaching techniques and activities
  • Exchanged teaching ideas and experiences
  • Have adapted materials to challenge and involve students
  • Looked at methodology, engagement and motivation

Examples of syllabus topics

  • Developing 4 skills
  • Introducing and practising new language (grammar/vocabulary/function).
  • Exploiting materials
  • Games with a pedagogical focus.
  • Dictogloss and other dictation activities.
  • ESP e.g. exam preparation classes, business.

Other areas can be included according to the interests of the group.

View the sample timetable.

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 tutor will be in the virtual classroom with you and it will be a participatory course.


The Practical Teacher course can be booked alone, or with a Level 6 Trinity Cert PT qualification. When studying with the Trinity Cert PT qualification, trainees will need to complete four additional assignments in order to gain their level 6 qualification. To find out more about the Trinity Cert PT qualification, visit the course page. 


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