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 […]

[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 […]

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 […]

Interview with English teacher and Software Developer Jeremy Garner, Founder of Vocab Kitchen

The spirit has finally moved me to get back to vocabkitchen and move it forward a bit. Here are some answers if they’re still of any use to you: 1. Could you tell us about yourself and your background I was an ESL teacher in the UAE for 5 years and an IELTS examiner for […]

CELTA for Experienced Teachers – How Easy is it and Is it Worth It For You?

Hey once again! In this post, I want to run through the key points and considerations about the CELTA for experienced teachers. Now, I can say that this post is especially for those who are not sure about doing the CELTA course, or whether it is for them. For this reason, in this post I […]