Sample Two-Week Course
This course is for those who currently are or those who wish to become teachers of English as an Additional Language (EAL). At the Kildare Language Institute, we know a lot about teaching English as an Additional Language to pre-school, primary, secondary, third level students and beyond – from the day-to-day issues you encounter to the latest developments in language acquisition & ICT in teaching & learning.
We know that you require an enriching yet an enjoyable learning experience. During your course, the following areas will be explored in a focused and engaging manner with plenty of opportunity for group work, sharing experiences and practicing / improving your English as well as having some fun along the way!!
|English Speaking Education Systems
Irish Education System
UK Education System
US Education System
Canadian Education System
Australian Education System
Exploring Language Teaching Methodologies
|Common Pitfalls students make||Effective use of group work|
|English language assessment||Quality Control|
|Preparation for Oral Exams||Preparation for Written Exams|
|Preparation for International Exams – Cambridge, IELTS, etc.||Peer Learning, the Underperforming Student & Peer Mentoring|
|Differentiation in English language teaching||Teaching EAL through music & film|
|Teaching & Learning for the 21st Century||The future of English language learning & CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning)|
|Teaching Role as a Facilitator||The modern curriculum vitae|
|Promoting English language culture||Student courses abroad during school term|
|Technology in teaching English as an Additional Language||Websites & resources in English language teaching|
|Creating a strong language department||Dropbox & Sharing Resources|
KLI places a significant emphasis on ensuring that your stay with us is really enjoyable with lots of things to do – cultural, historical and simply fun!!
Afternoon activities / excursions take place Monday to Friday afternoons. In addition, each Saturday there is a full-day excursion. Samples include:
The Kildare Language Institute provides a range of accommodation options. All accommodation is carefully selected and inspected to ensure you receive the highest possible standards. All accommodation is within walking distance of KLI.
For your Language Course
Average class size: 10 – 12 students (max. 15 students). Student numbers in each class are kept low to ensure greater student interaction and progress!
All our teachers are highly qualified, university graduate native speakers with years of experience teaching English as an Additional Language. All our staff are friendly and approachable and enjoy an excellent rapport with students. Our teaching approach is 100% student centred.
All registered Kildare Language Institute Students are given a secure password to check out their attendance, exam results, teacher comments, Institute calendar and lots lots more online. Learn more about the KLI Online Student System
Upon successful completion of a course each student receives an official certificate certified by the Kildare Language Institute. In addition, each student also receives a detailed Progress Report. Certificates of Attendance are also available on request.
Each student receives a starter pack which includes: