ENGLISH FOR YOU



Innovative teaching approaches will be used to ensure effective practice and use of language. Active engagement in learning will be enhanced through creative tools, easily transferable in classroom-based situations, ensuring achieved learning results.



Price: €350 per person Language: English N° of partecipants: 8 minimum Location: Portsmouth - Cork Duration: 5 days - 30 hours

The course will improve:

Language skills: reading, listening, speaking, writing

  • Basic concepts and terminology used for describing communication skills, reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Potential barriers to acquiring communication skills and suggestions for helping learners overcome them
  • Teaching contexts

  • Places to teach
  • Types of classes
  • Motivation for learning English
  • Learners and the learning context
  • Different types of learners
  • Planning for learning
  • Classroom management and language
  • Language analysis and awareness

  • Basic concepts and terminology used in English Language Teaching for describing language; grammar vocabulary and pronunciation
  • This course is open to: teachers, trainers, headmasters, school and education managers, educational counsellors, project coordinators, mobility coordinators, other school staff, other adult education staff, other higher education staff, other non-governmental organization staff.

    The course comprises 5 Days:

    1st day:

  • Presentation of expected outcomes, working methods, resources
  • Introduction to the course: “English for you”
  • Objectives and goals. Teaching methods Individual work about language flexibility
  • 2nd day:

  • Focus on grammar translation: writing and reading. Focus on spoken language: learning by association meaning directly in English
  • Best practice collection and sharing. Language immersion: Learning aspects of language that cannot be replicated in a foreign classroom
  • 3nd day:

  • Focus on meanings and vocabulary. Focus on Language learning and student interaction
  • Role play-games (Simulation scenarios), information gaps, improving thinking time
  • 4th day:

  • Focus on content and participatory approach. Relevance situations: tasks, problem-solving, critical thinking and effective speaking
  • Learning by doing, language training: Interactive workshop
  • 5th day:

  • Focus on technical terminology: the language of meetings, how to make presentations, conducting negotiations, writing professional reports, emails and letters
  • Workshops
  • Final evaluation