CELTA Online

Posted on behalf of Cansu Akan

The amazing thing about the CELTA course is that it can be taken in different ways. The candidates are free to choose from three options offered by Cambridge English, which are differentiated according to the mode of delivery: full-time, part-time and online. Nowadays, the demand for online CELTA is on the rise as it offers a more flexible schedule and is more personalized. This is probably the most important reason why it is preferred by many. Still, even the candidates who apply for the online option don’t know what to expect in the online course. This post looks at the similarities and differences between face-to-face (F2F) and online CELTA with reference to my personal experience and observations as an OCT (Online Course Trainer) and the feedback I have gathered from my trainees so far.  Continue reading “CELTA Online”

Non-Native Speakers – How Good does my English Need to Be?

As CELTA course director, I often get calls from potential CELTA applicants asking whether CELTA is only for native speakers of English.  The easy answer is NO ….

 

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CELTA and non-native speakers of English

After publishing the first edition of  The Ultimate Guide to CELTA and getting some feedback from readers it became clear that we had forgotten one major character and that was a non-native speaker of English.  All of our CELTA courses in Munich have been attended by non-native English speakers and sometimes native speakers have been in the minority.  We have recently revised The Ultimate Guide to CELTA and have included a non-native character – Anxious Ana.

Anxious Ana
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