Advanced Language & Methodology

The course is designed to raise and consolidate awareness of the principles and practice of teaching English to secondary school students and adult learners.


Available in London Hampstead
Oxford
Brighton
Manchester
Course code ALM
Entry level Advanced (C1)
Start dates London Hampstead
Oxford
Brighton
Manchester
Course duration 2 weeks
Total input 41.6 hours


Sample Timetable

Please note that this is the outline of a typical course. Some units may alter in content.

Week 1

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:10-10:25 Orientation & introduction Teaching grammar communicatively Designing projects Advanced lexis Classroom observations
10:45-12:00 A reflective approach: learning journals Lexis: collocation, connotation & context Exploiting authentic materials An inductive approach to grammar Receptive skills: reasons to read
12:20-13:10 Language improvement Language improvement Language improvement Language improvement Language improvement
14:15-16:35   Social programme with tutor   Social programme with tutor  

Week 2

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:10-10:25 EAP and ESP Narrative structures Testing: what, how and why? Needs analysis Learner autonomy
10:45-12:00 Writing as a process Exploiting literature for the classroom Materials evaluation Syllabus design Recycling lexis
12:20-13:10 Language improvement Language improvement Language improvement Language improvement Course feedback & evaluation
14:15-16:35   Social programme with tutor   Social programme with tutor  
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