Courses for teachers

Bespoke and standard courses

Choose one of our standard courses:

Alternatively, we can organise a ‘pick and mix’ bespoke programme for a group of minimum 3 people.

For professional development

We offer courses designed to enhance your professional development by becoming a more effective teacher, coach, mentor and communicator in the English language.

Please note: Courses for teachers are available in our Portsmouth school only.

Participants will

  • Learn how to conduct a needs analysis
  • Explore different classroom management styles
  • Use technology to present new language
  • Develop writing skills
  • Review phonetics and its place in language teaching
  • Examine different ways of checking student understanding
  • Practise presenting new language

Expected benefits

  • Expand your range of teaching techniques
  • Understand which teaching methods are most effective
  • Teach reading, writing, speaking and listening skills more effectively
  • Help your students to become more motivated and autonomous learners
  • Become more aware of different learning needs and how best to meet them
  • Gain confidence in error correction by balancing accuracy with fluency
  • Raise awareness of different strategies for error correction

Audience

Teachers in primary, secondary or adult education, trainers, coaches, mentors etc.
Minimum entry level of English is B1.
Minimum class size is 3, maximum class size is 8.

Outside the classroom the learning continues

Weekly social activities include:

  • Orientation walks around the city
  • English conversation club
  • Culture club
  • Social evenings in traditional English pubs
  • Live music and karaoke
  • Bowling evenings and pool competitions
  • Shopping trips
  • Evening meals at recommended local restaurants
  • Optional weekend excursions for example, London, Stonehenge,
  • Oxford, Tintagel and St Ives (bookable in advance).