About CELTA

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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Teaching grammar: a discovery of rules and reasons

Teaching grammar: a discovery of rules and reasons

The aim of this session is to explore current beliefs about grammar, look at how grammar is and should be dealt with in the communicative English classroom and investigate the importance of practising grammar in a principled and contextualised manner.
Bridging the gap between classroom and real-world listening

Bridging the gap between classroom and real-world listening

“I’ve studied English for years, but I can’t understand anyone!” This was a common complaint from students I worked with in the UK. Inspired by their problems and the work of John Field and Richard Cauldwell, this workshop aims to introduce you to practical activities and…
Reaching the Peak of Your English Teaching Career with CELTA and DELTA

Reaching the Peak of Your English Teaching Career with CELTA and DELTA

Cambridge Assessment English and International House Bucharest have pleasure in inviting current or aspiring teachers of English as a foreign language to attend this one-day event dedicated to discovering the benefits of holding a CELTA or DELTA qualification…

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Ten Top Technology Tips and Tools

Ten Top Technology Tips and Tools

This is a highly practical and interactive session in which we will look at some popular educational technology tools and important points to bear in mind when planning lessons using technology. Most of the activities demonstrated…
Integrating pronunciation to bring language to life, online, and at all levels

Integrating pronunciation to bring language to life, online, and at all levels

I wish to propose a pedagogical shift: to bring classroom language to life by fully integrating it with all classroom activities in an entirely new way, to serve a vivid and personally meaningful practice of grammar, vocabulary and…

Through the looking glass: crystal clear communication training for your students

 

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

[George Bernard Shaw, playwright]

If only clear communication were as simple as looking in a mirror. But if George Bernard Shaw is right about communication, it’s hugely problematic…

TRICKS UP YOUR SLEEVE IN THE TIME OF COVID: YL consolidation activities and how to make them less Covidy!

 

 

During the summer I sat down to give my new staff some practical YL teaching tips. It suddenly dawned on me that those classic activities such as fly swatting, pelmanisms and even mini-whiteboards are all rather COVIDy…

Say it better, hear it better – teaching pronunciation online

 

 

Love it or hate it, pronunciation matters. Often overlooked in the face-to-face classroom, it has encountered even harsher times in the online environment, where drilling simply feels like a chore. In the digital classroom, even more of us shy away from pronunciation stages for a number of reasons…

Teaching Teens in Hybrid Lessons

 

 

Are you teaching teens in hybrid lessons and wondering how to engage them more or make the most of their participation? Come along to this webinar and look at how I’ve been doing it for the last 3 months…

Online teaching is as easy as A B C…or why simple is best

 

 

In this workshop, we will discuss why keeping it simple not only makes teaching online easier, but is also more likely to enhance learning.We will then exchange…

Intelligi …. Sorry, what did you say?

 

 

The 2018 CEFR update has completely new descriptors for the area of phonological control. The goal of native-speakerness has been rejected in favour of intelligibility. But what exactly…

Coffee @ IH Bucharest Online Training

 

 

We are committed, at IH Bucharest, to delivering to English teachers nationwide the full flavour of our network’s expertise, resourcefulness and creativity. Hence, the [email protected] series. Cybercoffee, to be…

Vocab-fun – Playing with words!

 

 

Lucia Diaconescu is a Senior Language Trainer and Mentor and has been working for IH Bucharest since 2015.
Among her qualifications are the IH Certificate in Teaching Languages, the IH Certificate in Teaching Young…

Coffee @ IH Bucharest 4th Edition

 

 

What makes lesson prepping exciting? Why, the coffee of course! And a host who’s an inspiring trainer.

International House Bucharest (IHB) is thrilled to invite you to attend our fourth coffee get-together with teachers of English who are eager to…

Oh, the stories we’ll tell!

 

 

The trainers

Irina Mutu is a Senior Language Trainer and Mentor. She has over ten years of experience in teaching English to all age groups from VYL to adults.

She graduated from the Faculty of Letters at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca…

Coffee @ IH Bucharest 3rd Edition

 

 

To be a good or a better young learner teacher? The coffee makes the difference. And a host who’s an accomplished trainer.

International House Bucharest (IHB) is happy to invite you to attend our…

Keeping up with the times

 

The trainer

Teodora Manole has been working as an EFL teacher since 2010 and is currently Head of Teacher Training at IH Bucharest. Among her qualifications are the IH Certificate in Teaching Languages, the IH Certificate in Teaching Young Learners and Teenagers, the IH Teacher Training Certificate, as well..

Now I know my ABCs!

 

On 30 May 2019 We are glad to invite you to a great training session organised by IH Bucharest – Now I know my ABCs!

You will have the opportunity to attend two separate presentations held by Alex Tilbury and Teodora Manole. Born in London, Alex worked as a teacher and teacher trainer in Germany…

Coffee @ IH Bucharest 2nd edition

 

To talk shop – a pain or pleasure? The coffee makes the difference. And a host who’s an accomplished trainer. The coffee talk is taking place on Friday, 13 September 2019, starting 9.30 am. Your host will be Alex Tilbury, a British-born CELTA and DELTA trainer who has taught in Germany…

Coffee @ IH Bucharest

 

On 31 May 2019 The first coffee talk is taking place on Friday, 31 May 2019. Its facilitator is Alex Tilbury, a London-born CELTA and DELTA trainer who has taught in Germany, the UK, Poland, India, South Africa, the Czech Republic and Romania…

Young Learner (YL) Motivation Toolbox – engaging students from primary to pre-teens-evenimente

 

On 14 February 2019 between 9.30am and 11.30am the Educational Department of Cărtureşti Verona Bookshop and International House Bucharest (IHB) jointly organised a workshop titled Young Learner (YL) Motivation Toolbox – engaging students from primary to pre-teens”. The workshop was aimed…

Oxford Day Conference

 

On 25 May 2019 We are glad to invite you to a great training day organised by Oxford and IH Bucharest – Oxford Day Conference. You will have the opportunity to attend various workshops and plenary sessions…

Say it better, hear it better

 

On 11 April 2019 the Cărtureşti Verona Bookshop hosted an International House Bucharest (IHB) workshop titled “Say it better, hear it better”. Aimed at teachers of English from……

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