Teacher Training

Excel College enjoys a reputation for its high-quality English courses with a student-focused approach. With our experience and variety in English training, we offer a dedicated teacher training courses for prospective, junior or experienced teachers to aid you to progress in your career.

Excel College offer a comprehensive look at how teachers can apply best practices and be most effective in facilitating students’ learning in the 21st century. It combines the theory behind common approaches, methods and language acquisition and gives practical advice on how teachers can best apply these considering the obstacles that are often presented in the language classroom. It further allows participants to observe our own teachers in action, and evaluate and reflect on their own students, courses, materials and methods within the classroom. Teachers on this course can also take part in peer or tag teaching, offering them the opportunity to put what they have learnt into action at the end of the course and receive personal feedback and practical advice on their own teaching skills. The teacher training course is aimed at both experienced and new teachers and is developed to best suit your needs whatever the stage and demands of your teaching career.

Course content will include core modules on teaching listening, speaking, reading & writing as well as the following optional modules:

  • The development of ELT through time
  • Lesson planning
  • Learner differences
  • Observational Learning
  • Peer Teaching / Tag Teaching
  • Materials’ analysis and development
  • Addressing student errors and difficulties
  • Features of a good lesson
  • Role of the Teacher
  • Learner Autonomy
  • Technology in the classroom
  • Testing and Assessment
  • The making of a good learner
Teacher training
Week 1MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09:15 - 12:30The History of ELTApproaches to TeachingSpeakingObservational LearningPeer Teaching
12:30 - 13:30LunchLunchLunchLunchLunch
13:30 - 15:00Features of a good lessonWritingLesson PlanningListeningPeer Teaching
15:00 - 17:00Observational LearningReadingAction ResearchThe Role of the TeacherClosing Ceremony

“The best thing is that I learned things that were informative, enlightening and can help my teaching. The worst thing was that there was not enough time!”

  • Bespoke courses
  • Up to 30 hours per week
  • Hotel, hostel or homestay accommodation
  • City centre location

Contact Danny directly on sales@excel-college.com to discuss your options and prices!

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