Teacher Training / Erasmus + Programme | 2 Weeks

The programme

Our Teacher Training / Erasmus + programme is designed for non-native English speakers who teach subjects through English and need a qualification.

  • Minimum Course Length

    2 weeks +

  • Lessons a Week

    30 lessons per week
    45 minutes per lesson

  • Minimum English Level

    Upper-Intermediate - B2

  • Cost

    €900 for two weeks

  • Start Dates

    16.07.2018 & 13.08.2018

  • Maximum Class Size

    14

  • Minimum Age

    18

  • Lesson times

    Mon - Fri 9.00 - 12.30 - all year round
    (in summer, classes begin at 8:30)

Who is the course for?

Our Erasmus+ programme is designed for non-native teachers who teach subjects through English or plan to teach in English. This course has been designed to up-skill participants in order to make a greater contribution in their home school both inside and outside the classroom. The programme focuses on giving participants knowledge and skills that they can share in their staff room. GCI’s PIC Number: 929605806

Course Objectives

The core objectives of the Teacher Training / Erasmus + Programme are to teach you how to teach in the English language. We will guide you through the necessary learning so that you will be able to apply a vocabulary that can be transferred to whatever the subject you teach may be.

  • You will improve your own English pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar skills.
  • You will be able to deliver CLIL lessons to your students in whatever the subject you're teaching may be.
  • We will empower you and provide you with interesting tips on how to motivate your students.
  • Source and adapt material to suit the CLIL syllabi.
  • Be able to give instructions and organise both classroom and playground activities.
  • Understand grammar & vocabulary found in the English material used in class.

Course Content

  • Upon enrollment of the Teacher Training / Erasmus + programme, you will explore the principles behind Content and Language Integrated learning (CLIL) and improve your English language skills so that you will be able to teach through the language.
  • Our staff will equip you and to extension your students with both the confidence and skills needed to deliver a broad range of CLIL-based activities inside and outside the classroom.
  • You will gain an understanding of how to combine language and subject teaching within a practical lesson framework.
  • Explore a wide variety of practical tasks and activities which can be put to immediate use in the classroom.

Sample timetable

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
08.30-

10.00
Welcome:

Course outline & Orientation with Director of Studies
MethodologyMasterclass:

Getting your tongue around Pronunciation
Grammar & VocabMasterclass:

Getting your tongue around Pronunciation
10.30-

12:00
Methodology:

CLIL Classroom

Lexis:

Instruction Monitoring Feedback
MasterClass:

Academic Vocab: Dealing with facts and figures
Masterclass:

Using the Web as a language learning tool.
Masterclass:

Academic Vocab: Formulating an argument - Exam skills for CLIL
Grammar & Vocab:

Grammar Surgery:

A diagnostic look at your grammar
13.00-

14.30
MethodologyMethodologyIntercultural workshopCultureInter-school Project