Start date: Saturday 10th November                                                                 Finish: Tuesday, 4th December 2018 
*Course full but will be offered again in the future*

A 3 week, 15 hour, free online course over 4 weekends to help teachers to understand the importance of a language rich classroom to language acquisition. The course content covers what it means to have a language rich classroom and ways that teachers can increase their own learners’ exposure to both written and oral language inside and outside the classroom. Participants are encouraged to reflect on their own practices and use what they learn to enrich their own classrooms. 

The course includes challenging and inspiring resources; tasks to encourage a reflective approach; activity-based learning where participants also create classroom resources; and discussion forums for participants to share their views and learn from colleagues.Participants can progress through much of the course at their own pace, but are expected to participate actively. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who successfully complete the course.

 To apply for a place on this course you must be highly motivated and ideally have at least C1 CEFR level. Just click on the course title, follow the instructions and  confirmation will be sent on 9th November. (NB. Numbers are limited to 40 participants. Do NOT request a place if you even think you may not have enough time). ONE course per registered user! If you do request more than one course, you MUST state your preference/first choice on the application form in the first box that says 'Comment' to avoid misunderstanding.


Start date: Saturday 10th November                                                                Finish: Tuesday, 4th December 2018 
*Course full but will be offered again in the future*

A 3 week, 15 hour, free online course over 4 weekends to encourage participants to reflect on their attitude and beliefs about how vocabulary is learnt and how it can be taught. Participants will look at different ways that vocabulary may be presented, practised and put to use, and will be provided with tools to prepare their own vocabulary learning activities and share teaching materials.

The course includes challenging and inspiring resources; tasks to encourage a reflective approach; activity-based learning where participants also create classroom resources; and discussion forums for participants to share their views and learn from colleagues.Participants can progress through much of the course at their own pace, but are expected to participate actively. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who successfully complete the course.

To apply for a place on this course you must be highly motivated and ideally have at least C1 CEFR level. Just click on the course title, follow the instructions and  confirmation will be sent on 9th November. (NB. Numbers are limited to 40 participants. Do NOT request a place if you even think you may not have enough time). ONE course per registered user! If you do request more than one course, you MUST state your preference/first choice on the application form in the first box that says 'Comment' to avoid misunderstanding.


Start: Saturday 10th November, 2018                                                                    Finish: Tuesday, 4th December 2018
*Course full but will be offered again in the future*

A 3 week, 15 hour, free online course over 4 weekends to encourage participants to look at ways of preparing their students to develop the type of 21stcentury skills that are becoming more and more important. The course will look at ways to help students to be more discerning creative and critical thinkers.

The course will look at: the skill of critical thinking and concentrate on activities to help learners develop and hone these types of skills; critical thinking and why it is an important skill for students to have; Infographics and how they are being increasingly used to convey complex information and how learners can decode and use this. Participants will design their own tasks, complete with rationales.

The course includes challenging and inspiring resources; tasks to encourage a reflective approach; activity-based learning where participants also create classroom resources; and discussion forums for participants to share their views and learn from colleagues.Participants can progress through much of the course at their own pace, but are expected to participate actively. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who successfully complete the course.

To apply for a place on this course you must be highly motivated and ideally have at least C1 CEFR level. Just click on the course title, follow the instructions and  confirmation will be sent on 9th November. (NB. Numbers are limited to 40 participants. Do NOT request a place if you even think you may not have enough time). ONE course per registered user! If you do request more than one course, you MUST state your preference/first choice on the application form in the first box that says 'Comment' to avoid misunderstanding.


Start: Saturday 10th November                                                                         Finish: Tuesday, 4th December 2018 
*Course full but will be offered again in the future*

A 3 week, 15 hour, free online course over 4 weekends to help teachers prepare candidates for the Reading and Writing module of Trinity College London's Integrated Skills in English at Foundation and ISE I levels. The main aims are: to familiarise participants with the format of the reading and writing components; to encourage participants to reflect on the skills students need to develop to do well in this module; to provide teaching ideas and practical tips for preparing students; and to help participants to develop and share their own teaching ideas.

The course includes challenging and inspiring resources; tasks to encourage a reflective approach; activity-based learning where participants also create classroom resources; and discussion forums for participants to share their views and learn from colleagues.Participants can progress through much of the course at their own pace, but are expected to participate actively. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who successfully complete the course.

To apply for a place on this course you must be highly motivated and ideally have at least C1 CEFR level. Just click on the course title, follow the instructions and  confirmation will be sent on 9th November. (NB. Numbers are limited to 40 participants. Do NOT request a place if you even think you may not have enough time). ONE course per registered user! If you do request more than one course, you MUST state your preference/first choice on the application form in the first box that says 'Comment' to avoid misunderstanding.


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