University of Cambridge Distance DELTA Course

University of Cambridge DELTA Course

The University of Cambridge DELTA Course(Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults) is a high-level, internationally-recognised teaching qualification which is designed to:

  • improve your understanding of the principles and practices of teaching
  • deepen your understanding of the English language and how it is described
  • reflect on your current teaching practices and beliefs
  • put into practice what you have learned as a teacher
  • prepare you to move to a more senior role, perhaps in academic management or teacher training

Requirements for applicants

In order to apply for the DELTA Course, you should:

  • have a first degree
  • be at least 21 years old
  • have at least 2 years’ full time (1,200 hours) experience of teaching English to adults within the past 5 years
  • have taught in a variety of different contexts and at variety of different levels
  • have an initial teaching qualification (CELTA or equivalent)
  • have a standard of English which will enable you to teach a range of levels

Course overview

The course includes the following:

  • teaching practice
  • observation of experienced teachers
  • written assignments
  • an extended assignment
  • a written examination

The course consists of 3 modules:

  • Module 1: Understanding language, methodology and resources for teaching
  • Module 2: Developing Professional Practice as a Teacher
  • Module 3: English Language Teaching Specialisation

University of Cambridge DISTANCEDELTA Course

The Distance DELTA gives you the option of doing the DELTA course wherever you are in the world. As part of Module Two on the Distance DELTA, you attend a two-week Orientation Course which you can take here at Ih Dublin. The course consists of 3 modules which can be taken all together or separately.

DISTANCE DELTA Course dates 2017:

Spring - 3rd - 14th April 2017

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