Specialised workshops

Gain additional skills and become a more confident teacher of Business English or Young Learners.

About the specialised workshops

After your CELTA course, you will have the opportunity to receive some additional training from our expert Teaching Business English or Teaching Young Learners tutors. These 4-hour workshops are provided 100% online and our tutors will guide you through the workshops in a dynamic and collaborative way. At the end of the workshop, you will receive an Oxford TEFL certificate to prove to employers that you are serious about providing productive and enjoyable classes to your students.

Please complete a short application form with your personal details below, and we are good to go.

Teaching Young Learners

The topics covered in this workshop are taught through games and creativity, giving you lots of ideas for activities to use with kids!

  • Essential tips for teaching very young learners / creating optimal conditions for learning
  • Game ideas: fun games to keep your students engaged and motivated
  • Managing behaviour – techniques to use before class, in class and after class
  • Lesson planning – using storybooks, songs, etc.
  • How to create an effective classroom routine
  • Teaching teens: project-based work / using coursebooks in a fun and exciting way
  • Useful websites for YL teachers

Meet your Tutor - Alana Sirett

Alana has been living and teaching in Barcelona for since 2011. She teaches all ages, but her passion lies in teaching young learners and teens. She has delivered several teacher development workshops for Oxford TEFL and is the specialist tutor for the Teaching Young Learners workshop. As a participant of our Teaching Young Learners workshop, Alana will teach you the foundations of teaching children effectively and guide you through interactive and practical activities that you can take straight into your classroom.

Dates

December 11th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

January 22nd
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

March 5th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

April 16th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

Teaching Business English

This workshop has been designed to inspire teachers with new ideas and materials whilst offering inexperienced teachers strong foundations and practical activities to take into their classes.

  • Ice-breaker activities for in-company classes
  • Needs analysis
  • The business English teaching environment
  • Materials for business English teaching (printed and online)
  • Using coaching ideas and task-based learning in the BE classroom
  • Using technology in the business English context
  • Plan for peer teaching
  • Peer teaching and feedback
  • Continuous professional development as a business English teacher

Meet your Tutor - Moira Shiganga

Moira began her career in the tech industry before transitioning to teaching English as a foreign language in 2005. She taught in the UK before joining the Oxford TEFL team in 2016. As a specialist in Teaching Business English, Moira is the ideal tutor to pass on her years of experience to you during our monthly Business English workshop. You will learn the essential skills needed to teach Business English effectively first-hand from Moira and discover that her student-centred, immersive and informative sessions will give you the confidence to start teaching Business English straight away.

Dates

December 4th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

January 15th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

February 26th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

April 9th
15:00–19:30
(Spain time)

Prices

  • Teaching Business English €50
  • Teaching Young Learners €50
  • Both workshops €95