CELTA Courses York

CELTA Courses York

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CELTA Course Dates & Fees in York

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CELTA Entry Criteria

Candidates must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have a good educational background (preferably of university entrance standard)
  • have an excellent command of written and spoken English

About the CELTA - York

CELTA – that’s Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults – is the most highly recognised and regarded initial English teaching certification worldwide. It’s awarded by the University of Cambridge’s English Language Assessment, meaning you can rely on its quality and accreditation. Every year, more than 10,000 people the world over complete a CELTA course.

You can find out everything you need to know about the CELTA course here.



Find a TEFL Job Post CELTA

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.

Where are they now?

We look at where some of our CELTA graduates in York have ended up teaching after completing the course.

where are they now daveDave - CELTA York, November 2015

I'm currently doing a 6 month contract in Noosa, Australia teaching adults of all different nationalities.

where are they now helenHelen - CELTA York, November 2015

I'm 6 weeks into the secondary education PGCE in a school in south Leeds and loving it so far. I'm still living in York - not very far-flung but I'm happy for now!

CELTA Course Content

The course is divided into:

1. Language Analysis

These sessions:

  • develop an ability to analyse language in terms of meaning, form, sound and usage
  • mainly focus on grammar and pronunciation.

2. Methodology

These sessions cover:

  • different approaches to language teaching
  • techniques for presentation and practice of new language
  • classroom management
  • lesson-planning
  • use of commercially produced and authentic materials
  • developing listening, reading and writing skills

3. Teaching Practice

Each trainee is required to complete a minimum of 6 hours observed teaching practice with classes of adult learners.

4. Observation of experienced Teachers

This involves observing language centre teachers for a total of 8 hours during the course.

CELTA Course Assessment

  • Assessment is continuous and is based on:
  • performance in Teaching Practice
  • an ability to evaluate one’s own lessons
  • the quality/punctuality of written assignments
  • lesson plans
  • participation in all aspects of the course
  • attendance, which is expected to be 100%

It is possible to pass the course at three levels: Pass A - Pass B - Pass

The final grades are awarded by the tutors and ratified by the visiting Cambridge assessor after the course.

How to Apply for the CELTA York, United Kingdom

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 non-refundable deposit.

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