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CELTA stands for “Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults”. It is the original certificate course in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) or teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL), and it has been running for four decades. It is highly respected and recognized globally, with 7 out of 10 employers worldwide asking applicants to have it.

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Author: Anastasiya Shalamay. Article originally published in issue no. 48 of the IH Journal.   You’re basically a face-to-face teacher who’s had to transfer their in-presence teaching skills online. Have you noticed all the differences between the two ways of teaching? What changes do you......

Author: Thomas Entwistle. Article originally published in issue no. 48 of the IH Journal.   Do you have classes where all the students come from the same mother tongue? Monolignual classes pose specific challenges for teachers, e.g. the extended use of L1 in class. This......

Author: Claire Parsons. Article originally published in issue no. 48 of the IH Journal.   Correcting your students’ spoken English is always a topic of interest. Is it better to correct on the spot or to resort to delayed correction? And what type of errors......

Author: Xana de Nagy. Article originally published in issue no. 48 of the IH Journal.   Have you at some point taught kids? If you’re an ex-YL teacher, this article will certainly make you miss those times! If you’re still currently teaching children, you’ll certainly......

Author: Ilinca Stroe   On some CELTA courses, the trainees are taught that, irrespective of the lesson type they teach (whether it’s skills, vocabulary or grammar), there is a lesson stage they should always include in their planning: “post-activity correction slot” (PACS). The term, although......

Author: Sandy Millin. Article originally published in issue no. 48 of the IH Journal.   How did it feel, 6 months after the outbreak of the pandemic, to try and “reinvent” yourself as an online teacher working in a school which had gone online, too?......

Author: Sandy Millin. Article originally published in issue no. 48 of the IH Journal.   It’s been almost a year now and it’s perhaps time we looked back and reflected on it all: how has our work as language teachers changed since the onset of......

Author: David Petrie. Article originally published in issue no. 42 of the IH Journal. Do you teach classes leading to (Cambridge) exams? If so, you’ve probably wondered whether the repeated (indeed, sometimes suffocating) exam practice really develops your students’ English. This article puts forward some......

Author: Maureen Mcgarvey. Article originally published in issue no. 42 of the IH Journal. Did you know that teaching is one of the most stressful jobs? Oh, didn’t you!… We have to fulfill a multitude of roles, from mentor to caretaker, while juggling a multitude......