Delta Module 1 Courses

 

 

Forthcoming course dates –

Module 1 Only Online Course

  • October 31 2020 – March 17 2021  (every Saturday 13:00-16:30 GMT  15:00- 18:30 Athens time)
  • December 1 2020 – May 26 2021

One morning a week 10 a.m. – 13:30 EEST  or every Saturday as above

This course aims to prepare candidates who wish to take the Delta assessment by preparing Module by Module – one step at a time.  In order to take the exam, it is advised that you follow a course such as the one organised by our centre, or an integrated course which covers all three modules. The course syllabus and description of the examination and its content can be reviewed in the Cambridge Handbook for all modules which you can read online here or download and read offline. In any case, in order to follow a Module 2 course, rather than an integrated Delta course, at our centre, we require that you have taken and passed Module 1.

What you will cover in the Module One course

This module focuses on extending and developing candidates’ knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning English in a range of contexts.

The table below gives a brief summary of the content.

Topics

Content

1. Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching
  • Historical and current theories of first and second language acquisition
  • How these theories influence teaching methodologies.
2. Different teaching approaches and methodologies, including current developments
  • Teaching methodologies, both mainstream and experimental
  • The effectiveness of these methodologies in different learning environments.
3. Language systems and learners’ linguistic problems
  • Features of language systems (e.g. meaning, form, pronunciation and use)
  • Teaching methodology choices in language systems.
4. Language skills and learners’ problems
  • Features of language skills (e.g. the subskills and strategies needed by learners)
  • Teaching methodology choices in language skills.
5. Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning
  • The practical uses of a range of resources in a range of teaching contexts.
6. Key assessment concepts and terminology
  • How to apply key assessment principles, such as validity and reliability, to classroom-based assessment.

Are you eligible to attend?

Before contacting us, please review the following questions to make sure you meet the criteria:

  • Do you have at least one year’s experience of teaching English?
  • Is your English good enough to teach at a range of levels? (Minimum CEFR Level C1–C2 or above.)
  • You will normally have an initial English language teaching qualification, such as CELTA.

We may still accept you on to a Delta course, if you can demonstrate that you would be likely to complete a course successfully, e.g. by giving evidence of previous successful study.

Where the course is delivered

The course is delivered fully online and input sessions take place in our state-of-the-art online live classroom where you can interact live with your tutor and fellow participants who may be in the same country as you or halfway across the world!!!

To participate in the webinars, you will need a fast connection, a headset and a webcam.  A good headset is very important for online learning as input cannot be processed if the sound quality is poor and you are struggling to follow conversations!  You will also have access to other platforms for resources and to communicate with assignment drafts, receive feedback and upload your work. To see more about what the online platforms we use can do and what they are intended for, please click on this link to watch a short video from an online presentation.

How you will be assesse

Module One

Written examination

The Module One examination consists of two 90-minute papers, with a 30-minute break in between (3 hours 30 minutes in total).

Paper Marks (% of total) Tasks
Paper 1 50% Five tasks
Labelling, short-answer and longer written responses
Paper 2 50% Three tasks
Longer written responses

Where you will be assessed

CELT Athens administers the Module 1 examination for all our internal candidates who wish to take it in Athens. In that case, we take care of all the paperwork, entries. payment of exam fees and invigilation of the exam. We do not charge our candidates for this service but we may charge a small administration fee to anyone wishing to take their written exam at CELT as an external candidate.

Our international candidates usually prefer to take the exam in their own countyYou can sit for the written examination anywhere near your location where CELTA or Delta courses are offered – but as an external candidate in which case you will have to approach that institution on your own and make your own arrangements with them.

Forthcoming course dates –

Module 1 Only Online Course

  • October 31 2020 – March 17 2021  (every Saturday 13:00-16:30 GMT  15:00- 18:30 Athens time)
  • December 1 2020 – May 26 2021
  • February 1 – June 31 2021

Two 90 min sessions every week (interactive in a synchronous online class) – delivered over one morning or evening per week

Candidates who take this course and later wish to continue with our Module 2 programme will be given a discount from their Module 2 tuition fees,

How to Apply

  1. Choose the start date which interests you. If you’re still unsure, please choose an approximate date for now – you will be able to specify later.
  2. Download the application form ( Delta Module 1 Application Form ) and save it in your hard drive.
  3. Complete it offline in your own time and email it to info@celt.edu.gr
  4. Arrange a date and time when you can take your language and methodology screening exam

Application download 

Delta Module 1 Application Form

You can download the information in your hard drive by clicking on the image below

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Centre for English Language & Training, 3 G.Gennadiou Street, 106 78 Athens, Greece

Tel +30 210 3302406 | +30 210 3301455 | Fax +30 210 3301202|  E-mail:  info @celt.edu.gr  

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