Reflections on a CELTA course

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You might have noticed that things have been a little quiet over the past month on our The Ultimate Guide to CELTA blog. This is due to the fact that we’ve been busy with another intensive CELTA here in Munich and have been helping another great set of trainees through their course. Read on to find out what I took from this particular course! Continue reading “Reflections on a CELTA course”

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.

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