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Prices and Dates

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9 weeks course starting 11/09/2017 for £2,254

Cambridge DELTA

Course ref: 1400
Course Type: Diploma in TESOL
Location: Seville, Spain
Min Age: 21
Maximum Class Size: 10

Important Information

Cambridge ESOL Module entry fee not included (approx. 140 EUR for Module 1, 172 EUR for Module 2 and 98 EUR for Module 3)

Module 3 is running in the first week from 11/09 - 15/09/17 followed by 6 weeks for Module 2 from 18/09 - 27/10/2017. Module One is in the last two weeks of the course from 30/10 - 10/11/2017.

The modules can also be taken separately, the price for Module 1 is 575 EUR, for Module 2 1875 EUR and for Module Three 340 EUR (excluding Cambridge fees, please see above).

School Details - Seville

This school, part of an international network of schools, is located in the heart of town just 10 minutes walking distance to the cathedral and 2 minutes to Plaza Nueva. The building is a typical Andalucian house with a reception desk on the ground floor, training director's office, teachers' room, classrooms, internet access, kitchen, vending machines and common room on the second and third floors and a large roof terrace. The classrooms are large and bright and they are equipped with a range of materials; there are also TVs and videos as teaching aids.

The school advertises locally for Spanish students that would like to take English lessons. The foreign language school that we work with, located 1 minute from this centre, can often provide volunteer students and further support for trainee teachers. The school also has its own cafe/bar (serving drinks and tapas) that is on the same street. This provides an excellent meeting place for both teachers and students from all over the world.


Seville
You can't quite put your finger on it at first. But as you move between plazas and make your way through the maze of narrow winding streets, you notice the fruit - as much on the ground as in the trees - and eventually recognise the sweet seductive smell as that of orange blossom. Set in the heart of Spain s southernmost province, Andalucia, Seville is warm in climate, character and people. Just like the Muslims some 1500 years ago, you can t help but fall under the spell of this magical city where the rhythmic tapping of flamenco heels and late afternoon cries from the plaza de toros are familiar, and enticing, sounds.

Course Description

The DELTA course will allow you to:

* increase your critical awareness by gaining new insights and a deeper understanding
of the principles and practice of ELT to adults

* examine your current practices and beliefs

* apply the results of this learning and reflection to your current professional life


The students, who want to attend this course, are requested to:

* have a first degree

* have some formal training in ELT

* have a minimum of two years full-time (1200 hours) teaching experience of ELT to
adults within the last five years

* have a range of teaching experience involving work in different teaching contexts and
experience of teaching learners at different levels

* have a level of awareness and competence in English sufficient to complete all
components of the course

* be at least 21 years old

Selection of candidates is based on the completion of the application form, pre-interview tasks and an interview.

Module 1:
Understanding language, methodology and resources for teaching (20 credits)

This module focuses on the background to teaching and learning ESOL in a range of contexts.

1. Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching

2. Different approaches and methodologies, including current developments

3. Language systems and learners’ linguistic problems

4. Language skills and learners’ problems

5. Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning

6. Key concepts and terminology related to assessment

To help you complete this Module successfully, we offer:

• A fully-comprehensive programme of input covering all key areas above
• Thorough guidance, timed practices, feedback and a ‘mock’ exam in preparation for the final Written Examination, taken here in our centre
• Access to key literature relating to the above fields.


Module 2:
Developing Professional Practice (20 credits)

This module looks at the theory and practice of teaching and a range of factors which affect teaching and learning:

1. The language learner and the language learning context

2. Preparation for teaching adult learners of English

3. Evaluating, selecting and using resources and materials for teaching purposes

4. Managing and supporting learning

5. Evaluation of lesson preparation and teaching

6. Observation/evaluation of other teachers’ lessons

7. Professionalism and opportunities for professional development

To help you complete this Module successfully, we offer:

• Input and individual guidance for your lesson plannin
• Input and individual guidance on choosing, planning and writing background assignments
• Group or individual feedback on both assessed and unassessed lessons
• A guided programme of peer, DVD and in-house teacher observations

Module Three
Extending practice and English language teaching specialisation (20 credits)

1. Research into specialist areas

2. Syllabus design: principles, influences on, methodological effects of, and major syllabus types as applied to the specific learning context

3. Designing syllabus and teaching programmes to meet the needs of learners in the specific context of their selected specialisation

4. Course design and development in the specific context of their selected specialisation

5. The principles and practice of testing and assessment and application to the candidate’s specialist area

To help you complete this Module successfully, we offer:

• input on syllabus types, course design and testing principles
• introductory input and individual guidance to help choose and research your Module 3 specialisation
• on-site and/or on-line support as you write your extended assignment

Accommodation Options

Shared flats
Single room in a flat sharing with members of the local population or other CELTA students. Common use of living room, kitchen, self-catering. Bed linen provided. Please bring your own towels. 480 EUR for 4 weeks

Host family
Single room with half board: 760 EUR for 4 weeks.
Single room with half board and private bathroom: 900 EUR for 4 weeks.

Residence
for those who want to live with other CELTA teachers or international students. The rooms are fully equipped and include a kitchen with all necessary equipment for self-catering. Some have a common living room. Free Wifi and laundry service once a week provided. Room cleaning and bed linen change once a week included.
760 EUR for 4 weeks. Extra nights: 40 EUR/day

Apartments and studios
Santa Ana studio: Room, own bath, small kitchen.The studios are very comfortable and have air-conditioning, heating, TV and Wifi. Bed linen and towels provided.
Shared kitchen: from 1096 EUR for 4 weeks
private kitchen: from 1240 EUR for 4 weeks

Customer Feedback

I had a great time and was especially very happy with the school, the teachers and the shared flat. I definitively will recommend the school. WELL DONE say thank you to all staff members!

Seville is fantastic and I think everyone in the world should go. The school is very well equipped and situated very conveniently in the city centre. The trainers were extremely good, very supportive and also provided prompt, honest and inciteful advice. Everyone I saw teach on the course improved significantly.
- Michael Bates -

I learned so much and met an amazing group of people throughout my time there. It was hard at times, but you had to remember that everyone was in the same boat... And this gets you through it. At the end i felt an amazing sense of achievement.
- Ingrid Mitchell -

The teaching was very thorough and classes clear and well planned. Was warned before arriving that work would be intense which it was but i was prepared for it. Trainers were very good!
- Sarah Cater -

How to Apply

1. Choose the start date which interests you. If you are still unsure, please choose an approximate date for now and you will be able to specify later.
2. Register your details with Cactus TEFL (1 minute) to help us track your application.
3. Download the application form and save it on your computer.
4. Complete it offline in your own time
5. Go back to www.cactustefl.com, sign in and submit your completed form.

You can also submit an application by email. We will explain how to do this on the application form. Please contact us if you have any problems with the application procedure.

Map of Seville, Spain

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