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Teacher Training: Delta Part-time

Level of this course: Delta

C2
Course Details
Course Length:
28 weeks
Course Hours:
200
Available In:
Timetable:
Key Dates:
What is Delta?

Delta, or Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, is an advanced English language teaching course that enables you to build better teaching practise and further your career opportunities across the world. It is internationally recognised as a high-quality advanced TEFL/TESOL qualification, and is a popular and flexible choice for candidates wishing to enhance their existing teaching career. 


Who is it for?

Our part-time Delta course is for those who:

  • are educated to degree level
  • hold an initial English language teaching qualification (or demonstrate relevant teaching experience)
  • have at least two years' full-time experience (1,200 hours) of teaching English to adults within the past five years
  • have experience with a range of different teaching contexts or teaching adults at different levels
  • have an appropriate awareness of language and language competence in English
  • are available to get involved with English language teaching on a regular basis, teaching at least five students, for formal assessment purposes
  • wish to extend professional experience to an advanced level
  • would like to demonstrate a commitment to the English teaching profession
  • those who are looking to improve teaching skills and knowledge of best practise 

We will help you to:

  • elevate your career to the next level and apply for more senior roles
  • extend your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of English language teaching and critically examine your current beliefs and practices as a teacher
  • gain valuable skills for career progression
  • take pride in a certificate that is accepted globally

Course structure:

Manchester Academy of English offers an integrated course for all three modules of the Delta course. Candidates on the integrated course may take Module 2 and 3 only, or Module 2 only (not only Module 1).

Module 1: understanding language, methodology and resources for teaching
  • externally-marked written examination in two parts (1.5 hours each)
Module 2: developing professional practise
  • assessed via a portfolio of coursework, including background essays, observed lessons, and a professional development assignment
Module 3: extending practise and ELT specialism (e.g. English for special purposes, teaching one-to-one)
  • externally-marked extended written assignment of 4,000-4,500 words
Course delivery: 
  • 14 weeks of face-to-face evening classes from April-May and September-October (6 hours per week)
  • lesson observations take place from June-August with remote support from tutors

 

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