Task-based Teaching & Learning: Designing, developing and delivering task-based lessons
This course is for teachers of English teaching English as a foreign language and is suitable for teachers of English to adults or teenagers.
Task-based teaching and learning is a learner-centred methodology that puts communicative language use at its core.
Focusing on real-world tasks, TBTL provides a robust methodology that gives learners the freedom to use language communicatively and gives teachers principled
techniques to work on the development of their students’ language.
For teachers applying through the Erasmus Plus Scheme the OID number is E10133233
The main aim of this course is to help teachers:
- Plan and deliver a variety of task-based lessons with confidence
- Select materials and design activities to support your students in their language development
- Apply the skills and knowledge of the course to your classroom practice
Applicants to this course must have a minimum B2 level of English, as outlined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Please contact us if you would like to confirm your level.
Online programme (Live online lessons + trainer-directed tasks)
20 hours over five weeks:
- 10 hours of live lessons (one 2-hour lesson per week)
- 10 hours of trainer-directed tasks (2 hours study per week)
Each week consists of:
- A 2-hour online lesson delivered by a Teacher Trainer from ATC Language Schools.
- Plus 2 hours of trainer-directed study. Participants will be provided with access to online resources which they can use to consolidate their learning and complete trainer-directed tasks.
- Weekly 15-minute one-to-one online meeting with the trainer for feedback on course tasks.
Timetable for live online lessons:
Thursdays 15:00 - 17:00 GMT
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Course fee includes course materials and 1 virtual cultural excursion at an Irish attraction.
The online course requires a minimum of 4 participants to proceed with the course, and the maximum in any one group will be 15.
The face-to-face programme is held in our Dublin school, located in the heart of Dublin city centre.
Timetable for face-to-face course:
Monday to Friday 9:00 – 13:30 GMT
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Fees for face-to-face Course:
€295 Course Fee
€45 Registration and Administration Fee
The course fee includes course materials and 1 optional cultural excursion. Visit our training calendar for excursion dates.
The face-to-face course requires a minimum of 6 participants to proceed with the course, and the maximum in any one group in 2021 will be 10.
*Note on Face-to-Face Training for Summer 2021 Please note that if we are not in a position to deliver our face-to-face training courses due to government restrictions, we will offer the training online instead. The hours will remain the same but all content will be delivered live on Zoom. The course fees will remain the same but participants who have booked a face-to-face training course will receive a €100 transferable voucher for a face-to-face training course at a future date. Individual participants who have booked a face-to-face training course but are unable to travel, or unable to join the class upon arrival in Ireland, can be facilitated in a hybrid classroom where they can connect remotely with the in-class training group. Such participants who are unable to attend in person will receive a €100 transferable voucher for a face-to-face training course at a future date.
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access The Eaquals Framework for Language Teacher Training and Development. Our training courses have been designed around the Framework to reflect
the key professional competencies needed by language teachers.
Our 1 week Teacher Training & Development courses can be combined with another, or a General English Course, to form a 2 week programme. Please see our full calendar below.
Teacher Training and Development Programme - CALENDAR 2021
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