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Cambridge Delta Teacher Training Course

in the West Midlands

Cambridge English Authorised CentreDELTA Programme Details

  1. Required English Level : C2 (advanced) or better
  2. Required Experience : CELTA or equivalent + 2 years' teaching
  3. Minimum Age : 21 years
  1. Class Size : 6 (min) - 12 (max)
  2. Course Length : 17 weeks from January to May 2019
  3. Lesson Hours : Saturdays from 10h00 - 16h00

General

The course is split into three terms, as shown below. All sessions are Saturdays. Submission date for Modules 2 and 3 and the Examination for Module 1 is Wednesday 5th June 2019. The teaching practice observations (1xDiagnostic and 3xLSA assignments) take place at the candidate’s place of work during term time. The sessions cover full preparation for all three Modules and include a Mock Examination for Module 1 and guidance for the completion of Module 3. They also include tutorial sessions and all preparation for the assignments for Module 2.

Spring Term 2019
Date 09h30 - 11h00   11h30 - 12h30   13h30 - 15h00 Module
5 Jan Introduction to the course. Course requirements. Introduction to Dropbox Coffee Ritual versus Principle Lunch Approaches to teaching language. Paradigms 2
12 Jan Intro to LSA systems : Lesson planning 1 Coffee Intro to LSA systems : Lesson planning 2 Lunch Needs analysis and data gathering and application 2, 3
19 Jan Contextualisation Coffee Concept & concept checking Lunch Controlled practice and real language use  2
26 Jan Half Term
2 Feb Teaching functional language Coffee Phonology 1 : Segmental features Lunch Phonology 2 : Supra-segmental features 2
9 Feb Lexis Coffee Lexis  Lunch The Lexical Approach  2
16 Feb Discourse  Coffee Discourse  Lunch Tutorials. Preparation for LSA 

Weekend of 23rd / 24th February off

Easter Term 2019
Date 09h30 - 11h00   11h30 - 12h30   13h30 - 15h00 Module
2 Mar Teaching the skills Coffee Receptive skills: Reading 1 Lunch Receptive skills: Reading 2 2
9 Mar Productive skills: Listening 1 Coffee Productive skills: Listening 2 Lunch Productive skills: Writing 1 2
16 Mar Productive skills: Writing 2 Coffee Productive skills: Speaking 1 Lunch Productive skills: Speaking 2 2
23 Mar Half Term
30 Mar Authentic materials: Selection & use Coffee Error analysis & evaluation Lunch Correction of written & spoken language 1, 2
6 Apr 1st versus 2nd Language Acquisition. Alternative methodologies Coffee Testing & assessment Lunch Language Awareness: Time, Tense and Aspect 1, 2, 3
13 Apr Task Based Learning Coffee Unplugging your teaching Lunch Language Awareness: Modality & Voice 1, 2, 3 

Easter Weekend of 21st / 22nd April off

Summer Term 2019
Date 09h30 - 11h00   11h30 - 12h30   13h30 - 15h00 Module
27 Apr Curriculum & Syllabus design Coffee Curriculum & syllabus design Lunch Language Awareness: Determiners 3
4 May Introduction to Module 1: Paper 1 Coffee Introduction to Module 1: Paper 2 Lunch Examination technique 1
11 May Mock examination: Paper 1 Coffee Mock examination: Paper 2 Lunch On request 1
18 May Feedback on mock examination Coffee Feedback continued Lunch On request 1
25 May Preparation for Module 3: Extended Assignment Coffee Preparation for Module 3 continued Lunch On request 1, 2, 3 

 

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