Professionalism in ELT

During a talk with local school owners on Tuesday, Ben Beaumont explained the benefits of taking a recognised, accredited pre-service qualification: the Trinity Certificate in TESOL or the Cambridge CELTA. He identified the similarities between the two courses, both of which involve an assessed teaching practice component as well as a focus on experiential learning […]
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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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