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Refresher Courses for Teachers of English 

This course is for you if you are an experienced teacher of English or teaching your subject through English (CLIL), either to adults or children, and want the chance to update your teaching skills as well as refresh your own English language level. You will work closely with our experienced teachers and have the chance to observe our classes as well as to micro-teach your colleagues and learn through feedback and practical teaching. 

During this course you will:

  • Reflect on your current teaching practice- what you find difficult and what you want to improve

  • Increase your understanding of teaching theory and how to apply it in the practical context of an English language or CLIL class 

  • Improve your strategies for maximising communication in class

  • Encourage students to take responsibility for their own language learning

  • Explore new ways of engaging students' interest in learning English effectively

  • Focus on addressing the needs of a mixed group- from the less able to the able 

  • Discuss course preparation and the importance of student feedback and testing to assess progress

  • Find new ways to keep building on your knowledge

  • Learn about the best online resources available

  • Share your ideas and concerns with other teachers from different countries and backgrounds


Course dates: starts 23.08.2021 and 18.10.2021

Course length: 2 weeks

Course levels:  Intermediate (B1)- Advanced (C1)

Minimum age: 20 years

Class size: 2-12

Lesson length: 21 lessons (21 x 60 minutes) per week Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays (09:00 -12:30; 13:30 - 15:00), Tuesdays and Thrusdays (09:00 - 12:30)

£700 per student

Why not add: our excursion programme for only £45 extra per week, to include two half-day and one full day excursions to places outside of Totnes? 

Registration fee :£50 per course 

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