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Cambridge Delta Teacher Training Course 2021

in Worcester, Central England

Cambridge English Authorised CentreDELTA Programme Details 2021

  1. Required English Level : C2 (advanced) or better
  2. Required Experience : CELTA or equivalent + 2 years' teaching
  3. Minimum Age : 21 years
  1. Class Size : 6 (min) - 12 (max)
  2. Course Length : Jan to May 2021 + Sep 2021
  3. Lesson Hours : Saturdays from 09h30 - 15h30

General

The course is split into three terms, as shown below. All sessions are Saturdays. Submission date for Module 2 and the Examination for Module 1 is Wednesday 3rd June 2021. Exams are held here at Kingsway. Our Cambridge Assessment examination centre number is 00115.

The teaching practice observations (1 x Diagnostic and 3 x LSA assignments) take place at the candidate’s place of work during term time. For those who are not working we will have an English class running here at Kingsway from February to June 2021. Please check with us for exact days and times.

The core input sessions cover full preparation for all three Modules and include a Mock Examination for Module 1 and guidance for the completion of Module 3. They also include tutorial sessions and all preparation for the assignments for Module 2.

Timetable

Please note : Programme is subject to change if deemed necessary or beneficial by Course Tutor.

Spring Term 2021 - Face-to-face Sessions in Worcester
Dates 09:30 - 11:00   11:30 - 13:00   14:00 - 15:30 Module
16 Jan Introduction to the course. Course requirements. Introduction to Dropbox Coffee Ritual versus Principle
Meaning versus Form
Lunch Approaches to teaching language. Paradigms 2
23 Jan Intro to LSA systems : Lesson planning 1 Coffee Intro to LSA systems : Lesson planning 2 Lunch Needs analysis and data gathering and application 2, 3
30 Jan Contextualisation Coffee Concept & concept checking Lunch Controlled practice and real language use 2
6 Feb Half Term
13 Feb Teaching functional language Coffee Phonology 1 : Segmental features Lunch Phonology 2 : Supra-segmental features 2
20 Feb Lexis Coffee Lexis  Lunch The Lexical Approach  2
27 Feb Discourse  Coffee Discourse  Lunch Tutorials. Preparation for LSA 

Weekend of 6-7 March off

Easter Term 2021 - Face-to-face Sessions in Worcester
Date 09:30 - 11:00   11:30 - 13:00   14:00 - 15:30 Module
13 Mar Teaching the skills Coffee Receptive skills: Reading 1 Lunch Receptive skills: Reading 2 2
20 Mar Productive skills: Listening 1 Coffee Productive skills: Listening 2 Lunch Productive skills: Writing 1 2
27 Mar Productive skills: Writing 2 Coffee Productive skills: Speaking 1 Lunch Productive skills: Speaking 2 2
  Easter Weekend 3-4 April and following weekend 10-11 April off for Half Term
17 Apr Authentic materials: Selection & use Coffee Error analysis & evaluation Lunch Correction of written & spoken language 1, 2
24 Apr 1st versus 2nd Language Acquisition. Alternative methodologies Coffee Testing & assessment Lunch Language Awareness: Time, Tense and Aspect 1, 2, 3
 1 May Task Based Learning Coffee Unplugging your teaching Lunch Language Awareness: Modality & Voice 1, 2, 3

 Zoom sessions follow ...

Summer Term 2021 - Zoom Sessions (no attendance in Worcester)
Dates 09:30 - 11:00   11:30 - 13:00   14:00 - 15:30 Module
8 May Introduction to Module One: Paper 1 Coffee Introduction to Module One: Paper 2 Lunch Examination technique 1
15 May Mock examination: Paper 1 Coffee Mock examination: Paper 2 Lunch On request 1
22 May Feedback on mock examination Coffee Feedback continued Lunch On request 1
  Module 1 exam on Wednesday 3rd June 2021
  Summer Break through June, July & August
18 Sep Syllabus planning Coffee Preparation for Module 3: the Extended Assignment     3
25 Sep Preparation for Module 3 continued Coffee Preparation for Module 3 continued     3

 

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