This information was taken from the Cambridge Assessment Teaching Qualifications Website
For CELTA Asturias awareness is a key issue; if you know how and why you will be able to cope with all the challenges of this profession. In the theoretical part of the courses we will set the foundations and focus on the reasons for the practice. In the practice stage you will be given all the necessary tools for standing in front of a class with the confidence you need to succeed from the very first day.
CELTA is a highly practical course. It gives you the essential skills, knowledge and hands-on teahcing practice you need to teach english to Adults
The CELTA course is ideal if you are new to teaching or you have some teaching experience but would like to have a ecognised teaching qualification.
CELTA Courses are run by approved centres, based on our syllabus and course objectives. The exact course programme is designed by your centre to reflect the teaching context and needs of the course participants.
The Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) is an initial teacher training course which consists of 200 guided learning hours including 6 hours of teaching practice. It aims to enable candidates to:
-acquire essential subject knowledge and familiarity with the principles of effective teaching
-acquire a range of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners
-demonstrate their ability to apply their learning in a real teaching context.
Candidates who complete the course successfully can work in a variety of English language teaching contexts around the world.
There are five topic areas:
1.Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
2.Language analysis and awareness
3.Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
4.Planning and resources for different teaching contexts
5.Developing teaching skills and professionalism
There are two components:
Component One: Planning and teaching.
Component Two: Classroom-related written assignments.
Grades of award
Candidates who have fulfilled the course requirements and met the assessment criteria receive an overall grade
(Pass / Pass B / Pass A).
An individual report which includes details of performance and achievement is produced for each candidate by the centre at which the candidate completed the course.