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English Language School in Denver:

CELTA Course Schedule



CELTA TRAINING SCHEDULE WEEK 1 (sample only, times and topics may change)
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9:00-10:20

1.1 Introduction to the Course
9:00-10:20

2.1 Introducing New Language Items: Contextualization 1

9:00-10:20

3.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

4.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

5.1 Providing Controlled Practice
10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK

10:30-12:00

1.2. Lesson in a Foreign Language
1.3 The Learner: Motivation and Backgrounds

10:30-12:00

2.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

3.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

4.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

5.2 Practice Teaching
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-2:05

1.4 An Overview of the Four Skills
1:00-2:05

2.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

3.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion

1:00-2:05

4.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

5.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK

2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK
2:15-4:00

1.4 The Roles of the Teacher
1.5 Teaching Practice Preparation
2:15-4:00

2.4 Language Awareness 1: Analyzing Language Form and Function
2.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

3.4 Concept/Context Checking
3.5 Phonology 1: Highlighting Form
3.6 T.P. Preparation

2:15-4:00

4.4 Contextualization 2
4.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

5.4 Classroom Management
5.5 Lesson Planning
5.6 T.P. Preparation
  AssignmentPrepare a context for presentation Assignment Concept checking task

  AssignmentPaper 1: Form & Function

CELTA TRAINING SCHEDULE WEEK 2 (sample only, times and topics may change)
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9:00-10:20

6.1 Teaching Vocabulary
9:00-10:20

7.1 Language Awareness 2: Talking About the Past

9:00-10:20

8.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

9.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

10.1 Phonology 3: Integrating Pronunciation
10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK

10:30-12:00

6.2 Teaching Practice

10:30-12:00

7.2 Teaching Practice

10:30-12:00

8.2 Teaching Practice
10:30-12:00

9.2 Teaching Practice
10:30-12:00

10.2 Teaching Practice
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-2:05

6.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

7.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

8.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion

1:00-2:05

9.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

10.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK

2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK
2:15-4:00

6.4 Phonology 2: Introduction to the Phonetic Alphabet

6.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

7.4 Error Awareness & Correction Techniques

7.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

8.4 The Listening Skill: Materials and Activities

8.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

9.4 The Reading Skill: Materials and Activities

9.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

10.4 Using Dialogues for Presenting New Language Items: Dialogue Building and Taped Dialogues

10.5 T.P. Preparation


CELTA TRAINING SCHEDULE WEEK 3 (sample only, times and topics may change)
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9:00-10:20

11.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

12.1 Teaching Vocabulary
9:00-10:20

13.1 The Teacher and Learners at Different Levels

9:00-10:20

14.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

15.1 Phonology 4: Stress, Rhythm, Intonation
10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK

10:30-12:00

11.2 Teaching Practice

10:30-12:00

12.2 Teaching Practice
10:30-12:00

13.2 Teaching Practice
10:30-12:00

14.2 Teaching Practice
10:30-12:00

15.2 Teaching Practice
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-2:05

11.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

12.3. T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

13.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion

1:00-2:05

14.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

15.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK

2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK
2:15-4:00

11.4 Syllabus Planning

11.5 Evaluating Course Books and Timetabling

11.6 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

12.4 Language Awareness 3: Future Forms

12.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

13.3 Language Awareness 4: The Present Perfect

13.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

14.4 Planning a Series of Lessons

14.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

15.4 Free Speaking Activities

15.5 T.P. Preparation
  Assignment

Paper 3: Learner Profile
    Assignment

Paper 4:Planning a Series of Lessons

CELTA TRAINING SCHEDULE WEEK 4 (sample only, times and topics may change)
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9:00-10:20

16.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

17.1 Open Session
9:00-10:20

18.1 Language awareness 7: Conditionals

9:00-10:20

19.1 Lesson Observation
9:00-10:20

20.1 Testing and EFL Exams
10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK 10:20-10:30 BREAK

10:30-12:00

16.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

17.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

18.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

19.2 Practice Teaching
10:30-12:00

20.2 Practice teaching

12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH
12:00-1:00 LUNCH 12:00-1:00 LUNCH

1:00-2:05

16.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

17.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

18.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

19.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion
1:00-2:05

20.3 T.P. Feedback Discussion

2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK

2:05-2:15 BREAK 2:05-2:15 BREAK
2:15-4:00

16.4 Language Awareness 5: Modals; Phonology 5: Dealing with L1 Interference

16.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

17.4 Language Awareness 6: Formal and Informal Language

17.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

18.4 The Writing Skill: Material and Activities

18.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

19.4 Activities for Consolidation, Motivation & Relaxation

19.5 T.P. Preparation
2:15-4:00

20.4 A Career in EFL: Jobs and Further Development

20.5 Graduation Party


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