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 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 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 first day of Christmas

…my CertTESOL gave to me… Having an internationally recognised teaching qualification will open many doors for you and the Trinity Certificate in TESOL is an industry standard for many language schools, both here in Spain and around the globe.  The CertTESOL is accredited by Trinity College, London, which adheres to strict standards regarding course content, […]
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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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