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The Cambridge CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) is an internationally recognised teaching qualification which is valid for life.

The CELTA course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and hands‑on practice to develop a rewarding career as an English teacher anywhere in the world.

Key selling points

Work & Travel

With the Cambridge CELTA certificate, you’ll be able to travel and teach English all over the world, and our course will give you the knowledge, skills and techniques that you need for this.

Teaching Practice

The course includes a mixture of training sessions, observing experienced teachers and assessed teaching practice with real English language students giving you the confidence you need to put your new skills into practice.

Career Devlopment

If you want to continue developing your teaching skills and to further progress in career, there is the opportunity after 1 year’s teaching to go on to do the advanced DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults).

How it works

LAL runs the majority of its CELTA courses in Torbay, England, a purpose built training centre with up-to-date facilities, providing an excellent learning environment for trainee teachers.

Courses are of 4 or 5-week courses, with the additional opportunity to follow an optional pre-CELTA Language awareness course.

Why LAL?

Course Structure

Aquired Skills

Sample week timetable

08:45 – 10:00

Classroom management

Receptive Skills

Presenting new language

Error Correction

Language Analysis – focus on meaning

10:30 – 11:45

Checking understanding

Observing a Skills lesson

Phonology: Individual Sounds

Language analysis overview


12:30 – 14:30

Teaching Practice

Teaching Practice

Teaching Practice

Teaching Practice

Teaching Practice

14:45 – 15:15

Lesson feedback and guidance

Lesson feedback and guidance

Lesson feedback and guidance

Lesson feedback and guidance

Lesson feedback and guidance

15:15 – 17:00

Time for planning

The written assignments

Time for planning

Professional Development

Tutorials and Time for planning

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