CELTA – Teacher Training Course

CELTA – Teacher Training Course

OVERVIEW
WHO IS IT FOR?
COURSE OBJECTIVES
ACCOMMODATION

Train to be a teacher with CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), an international teaching qualification awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, part of the University of Cambridge. CELTA is one of the most widely taken and recognised ELT qualifications in the world, with over 300 centres in more than 60 countries. It is often a pre-requisite to gaining employment in the English language teaching industry.

The CELTA is an extremely practical in nature course and covers a wide range of topics to prepare you for a career in English Language teaching, including methodology, language analysis, lesson planning, practice teaching and feedback, the observation of practising teachers and writing. Applications are welcome from native & non-native English speakers as well as those with little to no formal teaching experience.

This course is for those who wish to:

  • Carve out a career in English language teaching
  • Learn from highly experienced teacher trainers
  • Get stuck into a practical hands-on course
  • Obtain an internationally recognised certification
  • Travel and work around the world

With a CELTA teaching qualification from Cork English College the world is truly your oyster.

The CELTA is a very practical course from the beginning and involves in class practice with real students. It also covers the following content:

  • Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking, and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism.

We offer a range of different accommodation options for your stay in Cork. Choose an authentic Irish experience with one of our host families or more independent living in one of our residential student apartments. Our team ensures all accommodation options are safe, secure and of the highest standards.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

With an English Course in CEC, you get:

Experienced Teachers
Multinational Classes
Clear Course Objectives
Regular Feedback & Progress Tests
An Integrated E-Learning platform
Weekly social & cultural activities

BENEFITS OF THIS COURSE

At the end of your English course, you can expect to:

Speak more confidently
Use English more effectively for work or travel
Communicate more accurately and clearly
Have developed your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
Have learnt more about Irish life & culture
Make memories and friends to last you a lifetime

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What type of activities can I look forward to?

We endeavour to cater for most tastes when it comes to activities, so we provide a wide choice, ranging from cultural visits to historic places of interest, to sports and lively night out. We want to make sure that you enjoy yourselves while you’re studying. Further to that, we can organise weekends away and arrange car hire if necessary.

How will I get to the school?

All of our accommodation is either within easy walking distance of the school or within easy reach by public transport.

Where is the school located?

The school is located right in the heart of Cork, on the banks of the river Lee, but we’ll keep you too busy to admire the view! It is also within close walking distance of Cork’s main bus terminus and railway station.

Who else will be studying there?

We have students from all over the world studying with us, which adds greatly to the friendly atmosphere.

Can I change my accommodation if I don’t like it?

Yes, our aim is to make sure that you are as comfortable as possible during your stay in Cork. It’s very rare for students to dislike their accommodation.

What type of accommodation can I expect?

What type of accommodation would you like? We have a full range of options from living with a host family to self-catering apartments and hotels.

Will I be able to use the internet and email?

Yes, the internet and email are available every afternoon to all students.

Will I get a certificate at the end of my course?

Yes, we’re a fully accredited and recognised school. You’ll receive official recognition of your achievement.

SAMPLE OF OUR WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

MONDAY / Cork City Tour
TUESDAY / Grammar Clinic
WEDNESDAY / Traditional Irish Music Night
THURSDAY / Shandon Bells
FRIDAY / Fota Wildlife Park

WHY CHOOSE CEC?

Discover why you should choose the award winning fully accredited CEC.

COURSE DETAILS

  • Start Dates:
    Every Monday throughout the year
  • Available Levels:
    B2
    B2+
    C1
    C1+
    C2
    C2+
  • Age Group:
    +20

FEES

  • Registration Fee:
    €70.00
  • Course Material:
    €50.00
  • Prices:
    From €1,500 (4/5 weeks)

HEAR FROM SOME OF OUR STUDENTS

Nils
Germany

“With the assistance of the CEC community – its compassionate teachers, activity leaders, administrative personnel as well as my inspiring classmates – I managed to raise my proficiency of English from a B2 to a solid C1. Above all, I always had a good time.”

Carla Proserpio
Argentina

I will always keep a nice memory of the month spent in Cork, and this thanks to CEC, which in addition to letting me deepen my English, made me discover breathtaking places and meet unforgettable people.

Tatiane Passos
Costa Rica

Well, I’ll never forget my time at CEC, after all, it was a year and a half very well spent. I’m extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to build my English here. Grrreat teachers, welcoming people and an incredible city/culture. Thank you very much CEC team for all support and keep up the brilliant work!

WELCOME TO
CORK ENGLISH COLLEGE