TR: Teacher Refresher

Lessons / Timetable
  • 20 morning lessons (9.00 - 12.30)
  • 6 afternoon lessons (13:30 - 14:30)
Start dates
  • Monday, 09 July 2018
Levels Available
Minimum B2 Upper Intermediate
Course Length
Minimum 2 weeks
PIC number
Tuition only
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Accommodation Details:

This course is designed for non-native teachers of English and aims to introduce new approaches to teaching the English language while helping participants to refresh and polish their own language skills. The course is full of ideas and teaching styles to enable you to plan your classes and motivate students in new ways. Participants will have the opportunity to develop and practice these techniques, revitalise their teaching approach, and add to the stock of resources for their classes.

√ Morning & Afternoon Lessons

√ Maximum 14 Participants Per Class

√ Minimum Age: 22 Years 

√ Modules on language analysis and teaching methodology

√ You teach English to secondary or adult students in your own country

√ You want to learn about and experience new and innovative teaching methodologies and approaches to

   develop your classroom skills

√ You want to improve your own language skills and hone your lesson delivery technique

√ You want to share your own classroom experiences with peers from other countries

√ You want to meet people of other nationalities and share cultural experiences

√ You have a B2 or higher level of proficiency in English

√ Language and discourse analysis                  √ Assessment and error correction

√ Idioms and phrasal verbs                               √ Task-based learning and other approaches 

√ Text analysis and parsing                               √ Promoting learner autonomy

√ Teaching of receptive and productive skills    √ Differentiation for learners with different

√ Lesson planning and delivery                           needs and abilities

√ Using ICT and other teaching tools                √ Developing and adapting materials

√ Gain practical and innovative ideas for teaching the English language

√ Experience language-teaching methods through classroom interaction in English

√ Utilise practical classroom ideas and solutions suitable to your own teaching context

√ Gain a fuller understanding of second language acquisition methodologies

√ Share ideas and resources for English teaching with an international community of teachers

√ Reflect on current teaching practice and professionalism in language teaching

√ Build your knowledge of Irish culture

√ Enhance your own English language skills by learning with like-minded professionals

  • Dates: 9 July to 20 July 2018
  • Subject to reaching a minimum number of 8 students. Please check availability before booking course
  • Teacher Training Programmes are not included in the QQI-ACELS Recognition Scheme