Continuing Professional Development for tutors

On Tuesday, we had the pleasure of welcoming Ben Beaumont, Head of TESOL Qualifications at Trinity College, to the centre. During a training session with the tutoring team, he explained in more detail the rationale and structure of the assignments trainees take and provided us with further Trinity-produced resources to support trainees in their pre-service […]
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Teaching Practice from a trainee’s point of view

As part of your Trinity CertTESOL course, you’ll keep a detailed record of the lessons taught and observed during the course and, towards the end of the TP component, write a conclusion on how you have developed in this area during the five weeks. Huge thanks to Harry, one of the trainees on the October […]
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On the twelfth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… Active Language have been running Trinity CertTESOL courses in Cádiz for over 12 years and the whole team have a wealth of experience teaching around the world and tutoring on both the CertTESOL and DipTESOL courses. As an established course provider, we have links with schools in the local area, […]
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On the eleventh day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… You’ll soon get into the routine of a day on the course. Although the first couple of days are a little different, a standard day will look something like this: 9.00 – 10.00  Input session 10.00 – 10.15 TP group meeting 10.15 – 11.00 Break and preparation for teaching 11.00 […]
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On the tenth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… We really couldn’t do these courses without the learners who come to classes every day.  We have an average class size of ten and our learners are generally all Spanish speakers from the local area, with an age range from 16 to 60+! Learners choose to come to these classes […]
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On the ninth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… Dani is our course director and head of TESOL. She’ll be the person you talk to about any issues you’re having around deadlines or any other doubts about the course. Simon is a course tutor, director of the TYLE Course and careers officer.  Here at Active Language, we offer a […]
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On the eighth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… As we mentioned before, Teaching Practice is the key component of the Trinity CertTESOL course.  During the five weeks, you’ll teach a minimum of six assessed hours with real language learners and you’ll also spend a further two hours working with an individual for the Learner Profile assignment. The Learner […]
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On the seventh day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… Well, actually 7km of beautiful beaches to tell the truth! The beach in the new town stretches from the city wall for over seven kilometres to the army base at Torregorda, with the Atlantic Ocean crashing to the shore. It’s perfect for water sport enthusiasts and there are lots of […]
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