English Language Training

English Language Training

English Language Training

A course designed to imporve English language skills for non-native teachers of English

This course covers all the language skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar activities.


Your class work includes individual, pair and group work, discussions, debates, project work, presentations, written tasks and listening exercises to improve your English communication skills.


This course is of significant benefit to non-native speakers of English who are required to teach English or a subject through English, e.g. CLIL teachers. Those who need to work on projects, exchange programmes or committees and need to liaise with English-speaking colleagues or parents of their students can increase their ability and confidence with our Intensive English course.

Fast Facts

Price from
€410 

Duration
One & Two weeks

Location
London, Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

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OID
Dublin - E10161024
London - E10074930

More details

  • Options
  • Breakdown
  • Objectives & Outcomes
  • Sample Timetable

Options

Option 1

English Language tuition only

Duration One week   Two weeks
Dublin Course Code TED 120.1   TED 120.2
London Course Code TEG 120.1   TEG 120.2
Training
hours
20 hours    40 hours
Start dates Weekly     Weekly 
Price €410     €740

You can extend your course for €350 per each additional week 

Option 2

Intensive English 

Duration One week   Two weeks
Dublin Course Code TED 130.1   TED 130.2
London Course Code TEG 130.1   TEG 130.2
Training
hours
25 hours    50 hours
Dublin Start Dates Weekly     Weekly 
London Start Dates Weekly     Weekly 
Price €445     €810

You can extend your course for €380 per each additional week 

Breakdown

Topics

Skills

  • Lessons integrate both receptive and productive skills practice with an emphasis on developing the speaking and listening skills
  • English for the Workplace: Fluency & effective Communication through English in the specific context of the work environment

Intensive English

  • Speaking, listening, reading and writing activities
  • Pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar activities
  • Class work includes individual, pair and group work, discussions, debates, project work, presentations, written tasks and listening exercises
  • Each week a project topic is introduced to the class and students present their project work to the class at the end of the week
  • Areas for improvement are addressed through revision sessions and progress tests

Competences

Lessons focus on developing competences needed to communicate effectively and flexibly through English in the real-world

  • Linguistic: Grammatical, lexical and phonological
  • Strategic: Interaction, compensation and repair
  • Pragmatic: Functional language and discourse management

Fluency Development

  • Asking for and giving information and opinions
  • Expressing a point of view & providing supporting detail and examples
  • Persuading, agreeing and disagreeing

Objectives & Outcomes

Learning objectives

  • To develop and consolidate participants’ language skills by enhancing competency in English language usage in a multi-national environment
  • To enhance communication in English between teachers and students
  • To enhance participants’ competence in communicating and sharing of knowledge/experiences in English at conferences and training courses
  • To enhance teachers competence in reading and understanding  professional articles and journals published in English 
  • To promote awareness of Irish history and culture

Course outcomes

  • Enhancement of personal English Language skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening, fluency, accuracy
  • Greater understanding of students’ needs 
  • Opportunities to observe teaching techniques, use of technology in the classroom and class management
  • Greater awareness and knowledge of Irish culture and history
  • Working in an international team for language activities and project work
  • Knowledge of Erasmus+ potential for professional development

Sample Timetable

Below is a one week sample timetable 

Week 1

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00- 10:50 Placement Test Evaluation of Speaking Skills Induction / Orientation  Building linguistic, strategic and pragmatic competences  Building linguistic, strategic and pragmatic competences  Building linguistic, strategic and pragmatic competences  Review & progress test Consolidation of language and further skills practice
Coffee Break          
11:10-13:00 Introduction to class project  Building linguistic competences Building linguistic, strategic and pragmatic competences  Building linguistic, strategic and pragmatic competences  Building linguistic, strategic and pragmatic competences 

Presentation of project, critique and reflection
Focused feedback learner outcomes

Lunch          
Two Afternoons Guided self-study or optional cultural activities Guided self-study or optional cultural activities Guided self-study or optional cultural activities

Fluency Development
Guided self-study or optional cultural activities

Fluency Development
 

Weekend

Informal learning; Self-guided research and cultural visits with guidelines from Twin English Centre, Dublin.


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Dublin OID E10161024
London OID E10074930
Fast Facts

Price from
€410 

Duration
One & Two weeks

Locations
London, Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

Contact us >
Download calendar and rates

OID
Dublin - E10161024
London - E10074930

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