Delta Modules Kiev
Delta Kiev Dates & Fees
See if you're eligible to take the Delta
These books are often on the recommended reading list to help with Delta applications, during the course and as a core reference library for English language teachers.
- How Languages are Learned, Patsy Lightbown
- About Language – Tasks for Teachers of English, Scott Thornbury
- Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, Jack C. Richards
- How to Teach Grammar, Thomas J Livesey
- How to Teach Vocabulary, Scott Thornbury
- How to Teach Grammar, Scott Thornbury
- Beyond the Sentence: Introducing Discourse Analysis (Methodology), Scott G. Thornbury
Delta Course Introduction
Delta is the Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults, one of the world's foremost qualifications for experienced ELT professionals. This comprehensive training programme is ideal for those wishing to acquire new insights and a deeper understanding of ELT. Advanced training includes teaching practice, lesson observations and supervised teaching assignments. Delta offers a well-proven fast track to professional recognition and can open up new careers in teacher training, school management, ELT publishing and many others.
Our trainers are highly-qualified and experienced teaching professionals. They not only provide in-course training sessions of the highest quality, but also offer our trainees ongoing support and advice, to help ensure they benefit fully from their course.
Gain the skills, confidence and qualification to develop your professional teaching career: The training centre in Kiev (Kyiv) has built an international reputation for the high quality of its training courses, and the benefits of studying for your Delta with us include excellent trainers, on-site Teaching Practice, excellent resources and other facilities, a great location, a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and free membership of the training centre’s ELT seminar club.
On successfully achieving a Pass in all three modules you can order an overall Diploma conferring your full Delta status.
Benefits of a Delta qualification
The Delta qualification offered in Kiev (Kyiv) will greatly improve your long-term ELT career prospects. The course will help you further develop your knowledge of methodology and how to incorporate new teaching ideas into your own teaching. You can also expect to earn more.
Once you have passed the Delta course, it is possible to start training to become a teacher trainer, examiner or ELT manager. Teachers gaining their Delta through our Teaching Training Centre often go on to secure senior posts within the ELT sector.
Delta courses are intended for participants with previous teaching experience and are designed to ensure a balance between the demands of practical application and the latest classroom management theory. The Training Centre in Kiev (Kyiv) will enhance your ELT skills and knowledge during the Delta course and bring them to the next recognised level.
The course will enable you to acquire a deeper understanding of the principles and practice of teaching English to adults, by examining current methodologies and applying new techniques to your teaching.
Delta Course Entry Criteria - Kiev
All applicants for the Delta course in Kiev must have:
- Experience: At least two years' full time teaching English to adults (approximately 1,200 hours) within the last 5 years, involving work in different contexts to a variety levels
- Education: Candidates are usually university graduates or qualified teachers and have a Cambridge ESOL CELTA or equivalent.
- English: Applicants must have a highly developed awareness of language and sufficient competence in English, both written and spoken, to enable them to follow the course and complete all assessed elements.
Delta Course Structure & Content
The Delta course in Kiev can be taken over the course of 11 weeks in order to complete the 3 modules. However, trainees can take either 1, 2 or the 3 Delta Modules.
Each module assumes the knowledge and competence gained in the previous module(s). Therefore, the usual order for the modules will be from Module 1 through to Module 3. However, candidates may choose to take the modules in any order if this is appropriate to their needs and context.
The majority of candidates need all three modules and will take them at the same time but those taking individual modules will be able to complete them when they wish.
The Module 1 course runs Monday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00 and the Module 2 & 3 Blended course runs Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:30.
Delta – Details of each module
The Delta course is a modular course comprising of three modules. Candidates may choose to enter a single module or any combination of modules.
Each module is separately certificated, allowing candidates to receive credit for each module successfully completed. The information provided on the back of each module certificate will outline the aims and content of the module and how it fits into the Delta framework.
On successfully achieving a Pass in all three modules you can order an overall certificate conferring your full Delta status.
Module 1: Understanding Language, Methodology and Resources for Teaching
Module 1 focuses on the background to teaching and learning ESOL in a range of contexts and is assessed via a written examination.
This module is made up of 6 units:
- Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching
- Different approaches and methods including current developments
- Language systems and learners' linguistic problems
- Language skills and learners' problems
- Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning
- Key concepts and terminology related to assessment
Module 2: Developing Professional Practice
Module 2 focuses on developing professional practice your awareness and expertise in relation to the principles and practice of teaching ESOL in a range of contexts.
This module is assessed via a portfolio of coursework, including observed lessons, written assignments, and an externally-assessed lesson observation.
This module is made up of 7 units:
- The language learner and the language learning context
- Preparation for teaching adult learners of English
- Evaluating, selecting and using resources and materials for teaching purposes
- Managing and supporting learning
- Evaluation of lesson preparation and teaching
- Observation / evaluation of other teachers' lessons
- Professionalism and opportunities for professional development
Module 3: Extending Practice and ELT Specialism
Module 3 focuses on a specialist option (e.g. YL, ESOL, ESP, 1-1). It is designed to broaden your knowledge of a chosen specialism and to develop your understanding of syllabus design, testing and assessment.
Module 3 input sessions will be generic across all areas, and you will be expected to tailor the material to your particular specialist focus. Individual support will be provided where the tutors have some expertise in this specialist area.
This module is assessed via an extended written assignment.
This module is made up of 6 units:
- Research into specialist areas
- Syllabus design: principles, influences on, methodological effects of and major syllabus types as applied to the specific learning context
- Designing syllabus and teaching programmes to meet the needs of learners in the specific context of your selected specialist area
- Course design and development in the specific context of your selected specialist area
- The principles and practice of testing and assessment and application to your specialist area
- Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness and quality of courses and programmes of study
You will be supported throughout by professional, qualified trainers with extensive ELT experience. In addition, you will also have access to library resources including professional books, publications, multimedia titles and internet access.
The Delta is a postgraduate qualification and as such applicants can expect the workload of the course to be very demanding. In addition to attending the twice weekly input sessions, we estimate that participants spend most evenings in a week and at least one full day at the weekend doing coursework. The level of commitment and hard work required cannot be underestimated.
Delta Components of Assessment
Module One assessment is via a written examination.
Questions set are in a practical context which assumes that candidates have a practical background.
Module Two assessment is via a combination of coursework (including observed lessons), written assignments, and an externally-assessed lesson observation.
In the written assignments, you will need to analyse, explain and justify selected content and approaches taken.
Module Three assessment is via an extended written assignment in the form of a practice based research project.
Find a TEFL Job Post Delta
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 Delta diploma.
How to Apply – Delta Kiev
- If you believe you cover the minimum requirements to be considered as a candidate for any of the courses mentioned above, apply now for the course that interests you.
- Note: The demand for vacancies on these courses is very high. Applicants are advised to apply well in advance before the start of a course, although, occasionally, there could be places available due to last-minute cancellations.
- Prospective trainees must complete the pre-Interview task, fill in the enrolment form and return them by email to the Programmes Coordinator. When emailing the documents, attaching an updated version of the prospective trainees CV, a scanned copy of the initial TEFL qualification (e.g. CELTA) and of the higher academic qualification (e.g. Bachelor Degree) is also necessary.
- Applicants who have satisfactorily completed the application package and tasks included in it may be invited to attend an interview shortly after this date at the school or on the telephone if you are based near Kiev.
- Successful applicants will receive an "offer of a place" on the course of their choice immediately, if there is a place available.
- After receiving an invoice from the School, the deposit must be paid within 7 days of the place being offered in order to secure your place.
- The outstanding balance is due 4 weeks, at the latest, before the course starts, depending on the date of acceptance.
- Note: There is room sometimes for last minute applications due to cancellations and therefore, room for the possibility of receiving late payments, but always, before starting date.
How to Pay
Payments (deposit & balance) can be made directly to the School via Bank Transfer or debit / credit card all major cards accepted, except Diner’s Club and American Express. There may be additional charges - please enquire on application.