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Qualification for English teachers

 

Earn an international qualification, Cambridge CELTA.

Short term course!

Tutors with more than 25 years experience;

More than 1500 teachers graduated;

Intensive in 1 month;

Extensive in 4 months;

100% online, asynchronous or synchronous.

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Cambridge CELTA 

The CELTA course is a solution for the career of English teachers.

  • Are you stuck in your career?
  • Are you already an experienced teacher but you need a qualification for better work opportunities in Brazil or abroad?
  • Have you never taught English before, but you want to be an English teacher?
  • Are you not retaining your students?
  • Do you want to improve your career?

Why is the CELTA the solution for all these questions?

The CELTA course covers:

  • Skills for applying effective teaching practices.;
  • Language awareness for teaching purposes;
  • Lesson planning;
  • Awareness of and practice in teaching pronunciation;
  • Classroom management, and much more;

The CELTA certificate opens doors for work in Brazil and abroad, enables you to attract more students, enables better retainment and progress of students, and consequently professional satisfaction and improved financial gains.

Who is the CELTA for?

The CELTA course is for those who want to become professional English teachers:

  • You don’t need to have previous experience in teaching.
  • You may already be a teacher and want to develop your skills and get a recognized qualification.
  • First-language English speakers and non-first-language speakers.
What is the criteria for enrolling on the CELTA course?

In order to apply for the CELTA course you should:

  • Have a standard of English which will enable you to teach at a range of levels (Minimum CEFR Level high C1 or above).
  • Have a standard of education equivalent to that required for entry into higher education.
  • Be aged 18 or over.
Why should I do the CELTA course?

CELTA gives you the Skills, knowledge, confidence and hands-on experience to start teaching English anywhere in the world.

What is the difference between the CELTA course modalities?
  • 100% online – asynchronous Input + TP synchronous
  • asynchronous blended – asynchronous Input + TP face to face
  • 100% online synchronous
  • Face-to-face.

 1. The 100% online course – asynchronous input + synchronous TP.

    It is given as a combination of asynchronous online trainer led instruction of the theory of the course while the practical part is conducted online in real time.

    Only the practical is carried out in real time via Zoom, once a week in the extensive format or over 2 weeks, Monday to Friday, in the intensive one.

    The asynchronous theoretical part is conducted online on Cambridge’s learning platform, where you are at liberty to organise your own study time. The coursework is overseen by one of our experienced tutors. During the course you will have tutorials and live meetings to provide you with support and guidance.

     

    2. The asynchronous blended – asynchronous input + Presential TP.

      It is given as a combination of asynchronous online delivery of the theory of the course while the practical part is conducted face-to-face.

      Only the practical part is carried out intensively, face-to-face, over 2 weeks, Monday to Friday.

      The asynchronous theoretical part is conducted online on Cambridge’s learning platform, where you are at liberty to organise your own study time. The coursework is overseen by one of our experienced tutors. During the course you will have tutorials and live meetings to provide you with support and guidance.

      Both on the 100% online and the blended courses will you be teaching groups of real adult students. After the class you will receive feedback on your teaching. This is carried out in a relaxed and friendly manner and usually leads to amazing insights about the learning teaching process.

      3. The 100% online synchronous.

      Both the theoretical and the practical parts are given online in real time via Zoom

      You will attend dynamic, training sessions online in real time on Zoom, led by our team of experienced CELTA tutors.

      The teaching practice will take place in Zoom classrooms for groups of real adult students. After the class you will receive feedback on your teaching. This is carried out in a relaxed and friendly manner and usually leads to amazing insights about the learning teaching process.

        4. The presential face-to-face CELTA:

        Both teaching practice and input are given face-to-face at our centre in Sao Paulo with the same content as the other course formats.

        The 100% online synchronous and  face-to-face is given both as part-time and full-time courses.

        What happens on the CELTA course?
        • Six hours’ assessed teaching practice per candidate supervised by a course tutor;
        • Feedback on teaching;
        • Input;
        • Supervised lesson planning;
        • Peer observation;
        • Observation of experienced teachers (minimum 6 hours);
        • Four written assignments.

        Course length – 120 hours

        Candidates will need to dedicate about 80 hours to the required reading research, pre- and post- session tasks, assignments and lesson preparation.

        How will I be assessed on the CELTA course?

        The assessment for you to obtain the Cambridge CELTA certificate is based on your performance in:

        1. Teaching Practice
          You will be observed teaching 6 hours to adults at a minimum of 2 levels of ability.
          Assessment is based on your overall performance.
        2. Written assignments
          You will complete four written assignments with 750 – 1000 words each.

        The assignment topics are:

        • Analysing and responding to adults learner needs;
        • Analysing language for teaching purposes;
        • Teaching language skills;
        • Reflecting on classroom teaching.

        There are three different grades: Pass A, Pass B and Pass.

        For more information, you can download a more detailed summary of CELTA course topics, or find the full details in the CELTA syllabus.

        What is the investment?

        Course fee in São Paulo:

        US$ 980.00

         


        Cambridge CELTA enrolment fee:

        US$ 355.00 for the courses using Cambridge´s learning platform for asynchronous input.


        Cambridge CELTA enrolment fee:

        US$ 242.00 for the 100% real time on-line courses on Zoom or face to face.

        For more information, you can download a more detailed summary of CELTA course topics, or find the full details in the CELTA syllabus.

        When do courses start?

        From 18/10/21 to 18/02/2022

        O5

        Part-time CELTA
        100% Online

        Input:

        Asynchronous on Cambridge platform

        .

        Teaching Practice on Zoom:

        Intensive

        from

        17/01 to 28/01/22

        in real time

        Option 1

        13:00 to 16:00

        Option 2

        16:00 to 19:00

         

         

        From 05/01 to 31/01/2022

        C1

        Full time CELTA
        100% Online

        In real time

        Teaching Practice on Zoom:

        8:30 to 11:30

        Input on Zoom:

        13:30 to 16:30

        From 04/02 to 04/06/2022

        C2

        Part-time CELTA
        100% Online

        In real time

        Teaching Practice on Zoom:

        18:00 to 21:15 – on Fridays

        Input on Zoom:

        8:30 to 11:30 – on Saturdays

        From 15/02 to 06/05/2022

        O1

        Part-time CELTA
        100% Online

        Input:

        Asynchronous on Cambridge platform

        .

        Teaching Practice on Zoom:

        Part-time

        On Fridays

        Option 1

        08:30 to 11:45

        Option 2

        13:00 to 16:15

        From 15/03 to 08/08/2022

        O2

        Part-time CELTA
        100% Online

        Input:

        Asynchronous on Cambridge platform

        .

        Teaching Practice on Zoom:

        Intensive

        from

        12/07 to 22/07/22

        Option 1

        16:00 to 19:30

        Option 2

        19:30 to 22:45

         

         

        From 06/04 to 24/06/2022

        O3

        Part-time CELTA
        100% Online

        Input:

        Asynchronous on Cambridge platform

        .

        Teaching Practice on Zoom:

        Part-time

        Option 1

        On Wednesday

        08:00 to 11:00

        Option 2

        On Thusrday

        19:00 to 22:00

         

         

        Who are the tutors?

        Tutor Bjarne Vonsild

        Bjarne Vonsild

        Tutora Camellia Cheriki

        Camellia Cheriki

        Tutor Dominic Walters

        Dominic Walters

        Tutora Julice Daijo

        Julice Daijo

        Testimonials

        "Studying the CELTA course at Target Language was for sure one of the most unforgetable experienses of my life. I’m very happy I could finish the course and learn so many things from our wonderful tuttors Bjarne and Ricardo. Thank you teachers for providing great lessons and sharing you knowledge with us. I hope to come back here next year for the CPE course. Bjarne you’re a gentleman, I learned a lot with you, thank you!"

        – Andreia Justino

        “Taking Celta was a very good experience! Thanks Bjarne and all tutors for this amazing course. All English teachers should take it. After the course, you see ELT as an interesting and wide universe, full of places to explore!”

        – Ariadne

        “CELTA was the greatest learning experience of my life. It helped me realize that there are many important linguistic features in English that I wasn't addressing in my lessons. I now feel that my teaching is more complete, thanks to the course, their tutors and feedback. I think every English teacher should go through a similar experience. ”.”

        – Jonas Vieira

        The CELTA course gave me the means necessary to become a better teacher. The course is very assertive and practical. ”

        – Iago Vasconcelos

        The CELTA experience was better and richer than I imagined. I've been teaching for a while, but nothing compares to the teacher I became during the course. I am very greatful to the tutors and my peers, we all made the most of this experience. ”

        – Sebastião Jairo Braga Jr.

        “The course was given in a very satisfying manner. The professionals providing the course are very ccommitted and well-trained. I learned a lot and relearned so many others. ”

        – Carlos Getúlio Maia

        “My experience with the course has been life-changing. It demands hours of dedication, but It's absolutely rewarding and worthwhile. It changes your impressions about being a teacher, and the reconstruction is real. It's all about learning and improving."

        – Wanessa Henriques

        “This CELTA course was a fantastic experience. I was able to notice my development as a professional after each lesson. The feedback sessions were excellent, and I also enjoyed having the opportunity to observe my peers and learn from them. It's been an unforgetable experience!

        – Renata Rocha

        “This was definitely the hardest, most challenging, nerve wrecking, but amazing experience I have ever had. Receiving and giving feedback is not easy, but when you see progess, the happiness is overwhelming. I can confirm, with all my soul that this was the best decision I have ever taken for my professional life. "Where there is a will, there is a way". Thank you CELTA. Thank you Dom. Thank you Bjarne.

        – Saulo de Abreu

        “It is a life changing experience. I will never teach in the same way again. I feel that I've improved a lot. The tutors are so commited to the course that It made me think about becoming one of them. I will never forgot this course."

        – Leandro de Lima

        How to enroll on the CELTA course?

        To enroll on the CELTA course you need to go through an Application process which includes a Language Awareness Task plus an interview in English with the main course tutor via Zoom. In the interview the tutor will let you know if you are able to do the CELTA course.

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