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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DELTA overview

DELTA stands for Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Following the entry-level CELTA, Delta is a level-7 qualification in the British system, equivalent to a post-graduate/Master’s degree. Recognised and valued internationally, the Diploma is suitable for teachers of all ages and levels (from young learners to adults), and opens up avenues for promotion to positions like Coursebook Writer, Teacher Trainer, Director of Studies etc.
DELTA overview
The Delta course consists of three modules spanning theory and practice. Module 1 focuses on Understanding Language, Methodology and Resources for Teaching; Module 2 is about Developing Professional Practice; and Module 3 includes Option 1 – Extending Practice and ELT Specialism, and Option 2 – English Language Teaching Management. The three modules can be taken in any order and at any time.
On completion of each module a separate certificate is issued, trainees receive the Cambridge English Diploma and full qualification upon completing all the three modules. The grades awarded are: Pass with Distinction, Pass with Merit, Pass and Fail. Results are sent out two months after the completion of a module, and certificates are issued one month after the release of the results.