At a glance

The CELTA taster course provides an introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages and to CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), the highly-regarded internationally recognised qualification awarded by Cambridge ESOL.

Start dates

01 May, 10 Jul, 04 Dec

Course length

5 Evenings (Monday to Friday)

Hours per week

20 hours + 3 hours pre-course (online)

Levels available

Native (or near native) speakers of English (IELTS7.5 or equivalent)

Course fees

$365 (no other course related fees apply)

Schools

CCEL Christchurch

What you will learn

  • Principles of ESOL teaching
  • The role of the teacher and learners
  • An introduction to teaching listening and reading
  • An introduction to learning and teaching vocabulary
  • An overview of grammar for language teachers and learners
  • An introduction to teaching materials
  • About the CELTA application process

Placement

This course is open to anyone who is a native (or near native) speaker of English (IELTS 7.5 or equivalent) and has an interest in ESOL teaching.

Please email study@ccel.co.nz for application information.

Assessment

There is no formal assessment on this course.