Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language


Course Description

The course structure will enable participants to understand the methods and forms of teaching English to develop Language Skills among various levels learners. A comprehensive curriculum for Teachers of English.

Who will benefit

Those who are planning to further develop their English Language teaching skills and achieve a professional level.


Participants should have a thorough knowledge of spoken and written English, so as to be able to converse with a sense of understanding and confidence. Participants will be assessed for eligibility to follow the course at a placement test.

The course curriculum includes:

Developing Language Skills and Components involved In TEAL
Teaching Methods, approaches and Techniques including Audio/Visual aids
Dialogues & Role plays – as an interactive tool for language acquisition
All aspects involving Connected Speech
Presentation of a Lesson using effective visual aids
Techniques for Effective Reading aloud and Style of Delivery
Classroom Management
Lesson Plans and Scheme of Work
Communicative Activities – Group/Pair work
Use of Effective Audio/Visual Aids
Effective Teaching Strategies for Teaching English as an Additional Language
Assessment of Learners’ progress
Choice of Texts and Worksheets
Preparing Teaching Journals for varied levels of learners


A practical and communicative approach is used focusing on enhancing language skills development, through student centered teaching techniques. Participants will receive relevant handouts and will be actively involved in the learning process.


Classes will be conducted once a week, covering 24 hours of lecture demonstrations followed by 24 hours of practical in house training and peer observation.


On completion of the programme, participants will be assessed for their practical and theoretical knowledge of teaching competence, and a Certification will be awarded by CELS