On the sixth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… The course covers a wide range of topics including phonology, teaching the four skills, teaching grammar and lexis, using technology, different ELT methodologies and much more.  Every day, you’ll have three input sessions: one in the morning and two in the afternoon.  These are designed not only to provide you […]
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On the fifth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… I find it really does help if you sing this one! Despite our insistence during interviews that the course will be very intense, very few trainees are prepared for just how intense it gets. At Active Language, we run a five-week course to give you a little extra time to […]
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On the fourth day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… Our Trinity CertTESOL courses have a maximum of 15 trainees per course and you’ll spend a lot of time with the group as a whole during the three daily input sessions which we have.  However, for teaching practice, you’ll be divided into smaller groups with a maximum of five trainees.  […]
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On the second day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… Trinity requires you to teach at least two levels during the course, providing you with further knowledge of how to cope with learners at different stages in their linguistic journey.  Trainees always change groups at mid-course with a mix of sadness and apprehension: they’ve just spent two weeks with one […]
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Ceri’s Diploma revision tips

Our Trinity Diploma trainees are taking their written exam next Friday, so we asked Ceri Jones, one of the Active Language Diploma tutors, for her top three tips to prepare for the exam. If you’re interested in taking the Trinity Diploma and would like to do your teaching practice here in Cádiz, please get in […]
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Flatmates and Diploma buddies

Jack and JG had both been teaching for five years when they decided to take the Trinity Diploma in TESOL.  Here’s their story… JG: As flatmates, we had quite different approaches to the course.  During the online component, Jack was much more organised and so gave me a kick when I needed to be getting […]
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Come for the surf, stay for the city!

Mike took the Trinity Certificate in TESOL in August 2017.  Here’s his story… Why did you decide to take a Trinity Certificate in TESOL? I knew I wanted to teach in Spain and previously undertook a 120-hour online TEFL course. I passed the course but still felt ill-equipped to actually start teaching. I had a […]
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Feedback Friday!

Welcome to Feedback Friday, the ninth in the series when we hear what graduates from our Trinity Certificate in TESOL courses have told us. (Please note, all the quotes are taken from the testimonials on our webpage and from the reviews on our facebook page, you can see them there in more context and properly attributed.) “The teacher […]
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Feedback Friday!

Welcome to Feedback Friday, the ninth in the series when we hear what graduates from our Trinity Certificate in TESOL courses have told us. (Please note, all the quotes are taken from the testimonials on our webpage and from the reviews on our facebook page, you can see them there in more context and properly attributed.) “I completed […]
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Feedback Friday!

Welcome to Feedback Friday, the eighth in the series when we hear what graduates from our Trinity Certificate in TESOL courses have told us. (Please note, all the quotes are taken from the testimonials on our webpage and from the reviews on our facebook page, you can see them there in more context and properly attributed.) […]
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