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Language development for English teachers (Online)

Build on your capabilities and confidence using the English language as an English teacher through enhanced vocabulary and core skill development.
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Improve your English so you can improve your class’s English.

This course will support you, as English language teachers, to improve your English for use inside and outside the classroom. We will support you to develop your speaking and listening skills, expand on your vocabulary, and improve your language accuracy. You will also gain useful new ideas for activities and tasks that you can use in your own English language classes.

Alongside the course content, you also have the option of joining afternoon workshops and talks related to current ideas and trends in the sector.

Prefer to join us face-to-face in Cambridge? This course is also available as part of our Bell Teacher Academy offering in Cambridge. Click here for more information.

Minimum age
Minimum language level
Pre-Intermediate A2+
Course start dates
25 July 2021
8 August 2021
Course length
2 weeks
Option 1: £200/week
Option 2: £250/week
Option 3: £50/week

Choose an option that best fits your needs

At Bell, I have learnt how to effectively plan creative lessons. Our teachers have shown us simple ways to keep students engaged and have been outstanding. They are so accommodating and have made the experience exceptional.
Sergio Spain
I've really enjoyed the atmosphere here, you get the chance to mingle with lots of teachers from around the world. It's very rewarding and interesting to exchange different points of view
Poom Thailand
I think Bell is special because it is so well-organised, with special staff and the courses cover everything. When I get back to Thailand I will make activities for students and be able to talk about British culture from direct experience.

Course overview

On this course, you will:

  • Learn to confidently manage and teach lessons in English
  • Strengthen your core language skills, particularly in speaking and listening
  • Broaden your vocabulary and improve your pronunciation
  • Improve your English grammar and ability to use it with greater accuracy
  • Develop a range of techniques and strategies for developing language awareness
  • Make professional contacts from other countries and cultures

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for kindergarten, primary and secondary teachers who would like to update, improve and be more confident in their use of English. Participants will have a language level range from Pre-Intermediate (A2+) to Intermediate (B1).

Topics covered:

Each course we run is tailored by our expert tutors to the professional needs and priorities of the participants so content may be adapted to best suit the needs of your group.

Common idioms and phrasal verbs
Classroom language skills
Listening and speaking skills development
Pronunciation workshops
Subject specific language
English grammar in line with your needs
Learning how to learn English
Presentations and mini-lessons

Sample timetable


Online teaching timetable

Course dates

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25 July 2021 - 07 August 2021
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08 August 2021 - 21 August 2021

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