Teacher Development Course

These courses are aimed at non-native teachers who are teaching English to children, adolescents or adults. Courses are specifically designed to help teachers improve their language and develop their professional skills. The programme includes dissemination and transfer of teaching experiences as well as different theories to investigate and discuss.

Teacher Course in Summer

  • Two week intensive course for Primary and Secondary School Teachers of English
    (03 July – 17 July; 17 July – 31 July; 31 July – 14 August)
  • 25 hours per week
Who this is for Non-native English teachers
Dates 03 July – 17 July; 17 July – 31 July; 31 July – 14 August
Duration 2 weeks (intensive course)
Class Size Generally 8-10 teachers, maximum 12
Hours/Week 25 hours per week

The summer courses take place at Christ Church University College, in the centre of Canterbury. During the morning, emphasis is placed on language improvement and in the afternoon there are Teachers' Workshops.

Morning classes includeAfternoon workshops include
  • Looking at tenses
  • Appropriacy
  • Functional language
  • Language awareness
  • Improving listening
  • Spoken English
  • Focus on songs and games
  • Topic vocabulary
  • Listening task
  • Dictogloss/student-centred dictations
  • Motivating learners
  • The lexical approach

 

09:00 - 10:30 Language Development (for higher levels this may include a focus on teaching approaches)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Language Development (for higher levels this may include a focus on teaching approaches)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 Seminar, chosen from list below
15:00 - 15:15 Tea Break
15:15 - 16:15 Seminar, chosen from list below

Examples of seminars available:

  • Teaching at Primary/Secondary levels
  • Vocabulary (collocation, idiomatic language)
  • Exploring British life and culture + changing customs
  • Approaches and material for teaching Business English
  • Communicative grammar practice activities

For detailed information about these teacher courses, please email info@concorde-int.com.

PRICE (per week)
  Duration Dates 2016
2 week programmes for Primary and Secondary School Teachers
( 25 hours tuition per week)
2 weeks 03 July – 17 July £360
2 weeks 17 July – 31 July
2 weeks 31 July – 14 August