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CELTA Courses Sao Paulo

CELTA Course Dates & Fees São Paulo

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About the CELTA Course in São Paulo, Brazil

The University of Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) is the world’s most well-recognised initial English teacher training certificate. Moderated and assessed by the prestigious Cambridge English Language Assessment, the CELTA is requested globally by reputable employers.

There are over 1,500 CELTA courses running each year in over 70 countries, and the course is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations (Ofqual) at level 5 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework in the UK, and is given premium product endorsement by NEAS in Australia.

In Latin America, teachers qualified with the CELTA are highly sought-after, making your profile much more competitive when looking for work.

The CELTA course consists of 120 hours divided between 60 hours of lessons with your course tutors, 34 hours observing your peers teaching, and a further 6 hours of observing experienced teachers. The rest of the hours will be dedicated to lesson planning of six teaching hours and writing the four assignments for the course. The teacher training centre works with a maximum of 12 trainees per course, divided into groups of six students per tutor.

 

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As a StudyCELTA trainee, you will be able to sign up for free to our TEFL jobs website www.teflwork.com. TEFLwork is a platform only for qualified English teachers and will allow you to find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained CELTA certificate.

CELTA Course Content and Assessment

You will cover five main topics as part of your CELTA course:

Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context

This topic includes:

  • understanding the cultural and linguistic backgrounds of learners, and how this might affect their learning of English
  • understanding different learning styles and preferences.

Language analysis and awareness

This topic includes:

  • understanding key terminology used in English language teaching, applying this terminology in planning and teaching
  • demonstrating a working knowledge of English grammar, lexis and phonology.

Language Skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing

This topic includes:

  • understanding basic concepts and terminology used for describing reading, listening, speaking and writing skills, applying this to teaching
  • understanding how approaches to texts may vary depending on the purpose, making practical use of this in teaching.

Planning and Resources for Different Teaching Contexts

This topic includes:

  • understanding the purpose and principles of planning for effective teaching
  • selecting and planning the kinds of lessons that are most appropriate for particular learners
  • evaluating lesson preparation and reflecting on this for planning future lessons.

Developing Teaching Skills and Professionalism

This topic includes:

  • effectively organising the classroom, both in terms of layout and pair/group activities
  • making appropriate use of a range of materials and resources
  • involving learners of different ability levels, enabling them to feel a sense of progress.

Assessment onn the CELTA course is ongoing and is based on your six hours of teaching practice, four written assignments, attendance, and a general professional attitude towards the course. There is no final examination.

You can obtain one of four grades: Pass A, Pass B, Pass or Fail. 100% attendance is mandatory to be able to pass the CELTA course.

How to Apply for the CELTA in São Paulo, Brazil

If you believe you meet the requirements to do the CELTA course, fill in our online application.

After completing your application and any necessary pre-interview tasks you will be invited to an interview which can be conducted in person, by telephone or via Skype.

Please note: Your place is not confirmed on a course until you have been accepted and have paid a deposit.

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