Delta Courses in Oxford & Manchester

The Cambridge ESOL Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (Delta) is a teaching qualification for experienced teachers of English to speakers of other languages.

  • Oxford -
  • Manchester +
Available in Oxford
Course code DELTA
Price £1,800 for trainees working in Oxford, £1,950 for trainees working outside Oxford. These fees do not include Cambridge fees.
Start date Please see here
Entry level CELTA + 2 years' teaching experience
Course duration 9 months
Total input 120 hours
Course schedule Wednesday evenings from 17:30 to 21:00 and 5 Saturday sessions

Sample Timetable

The course is part-time and takes place every Wednesday evening from 17:30 to 21:00 (including a 30-minute break) and five Saturday sessions.

  First Session Second Session Assessment Focus
Week 1 Phonology
Connected speech
Why do students make mistakes?
M1 Exam
M2 Language Essay
Week 2 Phonology
Word and sentence stress
Course planning
Needs analysis
M3 Specialism
Week 3 Speaking
Skills & strategies
Week 4 Speaking
How to improve students' speaking
Inductive & deductive approaches
Week 5 Learning styles Grammar
Focus on form vs focus on forms
Week 6 Writing
Product, process & genre
Week 7 English in the world
Introduction to the written exam M1 Exam
Week 8 How to plan a skills lesson Style, register & variety M2 Skills essay