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Language development for teachers of other subjects (Online)

Focusing on speaking and listening skills, while expanding your vocabulary and language accuracy to become a more confident speaker of English.
Teacher developing her English


Improve your English so you can teach confidently.

This course will support you, as subject 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 classroom.

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
11 July 2021
25 July 2021
8 August 2021
Course length
2 weeks
Option 1: £200/week
Option 2: £250/week
Option 3: £50/week
Haomei China
Haomei Li
I have learnt the latest teaching skills and activities that I will take back to my classroom, and gained a lot of useful resources. For me the most important thing is sharing what I have learnt with my colleagues, so they can develop their skills too.
Olga Kazakhstan
I really enjoy the quality of education at Bell, that's why I keep coming back. My first course was a CELTA, the second was Contemporary English and the third one is CLIL. The next one will definitely be Becoming a Teacher Trainer.
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.

Choose an option that best fits your needs

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 teachers of subjects other than English who would like to update and improve their own English. Alternatively, you may be a teacher of CLIL or work in English medium contexts, and would like be a more confident user of English in the classroom. 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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11 July 2021 - 24 July 2021
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25 July 2021 - 07 August 2021
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08 August 2021 - 21 August 2021

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