[VIDEO] CELTA Tutor & Author Emma Jones on the Course, Tips & Resources

Hey again! CELTA tutor Emma Jones sat down with me recently via Skype to talk all about the CELTA course and give valuable advice and tips for anyone thinking of taking it. I asked her about her experience of the CELTA course as a student. I also wanted to know what she would do differently […]

One CELTA Graduate’s Experience: Insights from Jim

Hey again everyone! This time I have some really interesting insights from a recent CELTA graduate, Jim.

After a brief email exchange, I asked Jim if I could post his message on the blog for all to share and he kindly agreed.

Inside, you will see his insights into the CELTA course and get some useful tips. Enjoy!

Lessons from the Classroom: CELTA Assignment

The Lessons from the Classroom CELTA assignment is slightly more accessible than other assignments on the course, but it still deserves your full attention to complete it to a high level. It is also an extremely beneficial experience as it engages you in a form of reflective practice. This is not only helpful for your […]

CELTA Concept Checking Questions (CCQs): What, Why and How?

Introduction Through this post, I want to give a clear introduction and guide to using concept checking questions on your CELTA course. The name sounds a little bit intimidating, but do not worry. These are quite easy once you know how. So, below we will look at: what exactly these concept checking questions are why […]

CELTA Assignment 2: Language Related Tasks – Clear Guide

Introduction This post intends to give an overview of CELTA assignment 2 and what is expected. It uses a generic example to work through answers so please be aware that not all centres would give exactly the same question but there should be many similarities. Included in this post are the following points with comments […]

Focus on the Learner Assignment: Detailed Guide with Real Examples

Hi there! In this post, let’s go through the ‘Focus on the Learner’ CELTA Assignment. I’ve had many questions about this, from people who are preparing for their CELTA or for those who are battling their way through the first few weeks. Fear not – help is at hand! First, here’s a brief outline of […]