This CELTA notebook provides templates for all the essential parts of the CELTA course, including space for notes: on reading before your course from input sessions on your CELTA course to prepare for your assignments lesson plan ideas reflections on your teaching practice diary entries to help you reflect and complete your final assignment I […]

Should I read books before starting the CELTA course or wait until I start?

Transcript: Hello again everyone. Steve here from and this time I’ve got another question from a prospective CELTA student. So over on Facebook Amrit asked me the following “Plenty of books are recommended for the CELTA course. I have got three of them which were recommended on their website. Now the question is: Do […]

5 of the Best CELTA Books to Prepare: Recommendations from Experience

To keep this post clear and simple, I have mentioned the best books to prepare for the CELTA course in the following order: The number 1 book to read before your CELTA course for an overview The books I use most often Other books you will likely see or hear about (but I don’t often […]

What Can I Do with a CELTA Qualification?

You’re likely already aware that the CELTA qualification is arguably the most highly accredited English Language Teaching certificate in the world. But does it have to lead to a career as an EFL teacher, or are there some other, slightly more outside-of-the-box paths that you could follow? Well, be sure to stay tuned, because I’ll […]