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Teaching Primary learners

Learn effective language teaching methodologies and techniques to increase engagement and motivation of students in your class.
Teacher training and development

 

Maximise student engagement in your class.

Enhance your overall effectiveness in the classroom, by exploring a range of different language teaching methodologies and techniques, designing and evaluating a range of materials for primary learners, and fostering effective classroom management skills. Our expert teacher trainers will guide and support you throughout the course, giving you regular feedback and practical tips and strategies that you can easily apply to your own context.

At Bell Teacher Academy, you will be joining a global community of teachers. This fully-inclusive programme includes a series of workshops and talks related to current thinking and trends in the sector, and a full programme of social events for you to explore life and culture in the UK – outside of the classroom.

 

Minimum age
18
Minimum language level
Intermediate B1
Course start dates
17 July - 28 July 2023

31 July - 11 August 2023
Course length
2 weeks
Location
Bell Teacher Academy
Fees
2-week course £1,830
1-week course £915
Olga Kazakhstan
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.
Poom Thailand
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.
Sergio Spain
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

Course overview

On this course, you will:

  • Familiarise with the latest language teaching methodologies, classroom management skills and practical teaching techniques
  • Enhance your abilities to select, design, exploit and evaluate materials for young learners
  • Develop new strategies for improving motivation and engagement of young learners
  • Improve your language competencies and confidence in using English in the classroom
  • Develop a greater intercultural awareness, including social, linguistic and cultural diversity
  • Understand how to foster intercultural awareness in your own classroom

 

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for practising teachers of English who are working at primary level or below, who are interested in refreshing or broadening their knowledge of teaching techniques and methodologies for working with young learners.  Participants must have an Intermediate (B1) language level, at a minimum.

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.

Using natural classroom language
Effective ways to introduce and practise new vocabulary
Teaching phonics and literacy
Making grammar fun
Using songs and games
Techniques for teaching pronunciation to young learners
Using stories
Planning effective lessons
Adapting the coursebook
Developing a stimulating learning environment

Sample timetable

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Course dates

Teachers walking through courtyard at Bell Cambridge

Bell Teacher Academy

17 July 2023 - 28 July 2023

1 Red Cross Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 0QU

Teachers walking through courtyard at Bell Cambridge

Bell Teacher Academy

31 July 2023 - 11 August 2023

1 Red Cross Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 0QU

Our course includes

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