The DELTA certificate - the modules

DELTA Module On: Understanding language, methodology and resources for teaching

The purpose of Module One is to: develop candidates’ knowledge of historical and current theories of first and second language acquisition increase candidates’ critical awareness of approaches and methodologies and the way they are used in a range of English language teaching contexts extend candidates’ knowledge of language systems and skills and the ways in which they are used increase candidates’ knowledge of learners’ problems in developing language and skills proficiency enable candidates to critically evaluate teaching and reference materials and resources in a range of English language teaching contexts increase candidates’ knowledge of the role and methods of assessment.

DELTA Module Two: Developing Professional Practice

The purpose of Module Two is to: develop candidates’ awareness of the ways that different circumstances affect the learning and teaching of English, and factors affecting the individual’s ability to learn develop understanding of the different roles of teachers and the principles underpinning them in the context of English language teaching develop the skills to plan lessons for different learning abilities develop the knowledge and skills to support learners in a range of contexts develop candidates’ understanding of teaching DELTA Module Two (Developing Professional Practice) develop candidates’ beliefs about teaching and help them to evaluate their own performance and to improve as a teacher broaden candidates’ understanding of teaching as a professional practice develop expertise in spoken and written communication within their professional roles.

DELTA Module Three: DELTA in Business English

Become a Business English specialised teacher by taking part in our DELTA in Business English. The course offered by Flying Teachers will enable you to: develop your knowledge in relation to Business English develop your knowledge of the principles of curriculum design and assessment provide you with practical ideas which you will be able to use with your Business English learners help you develop your learners’ communicative competence in Business English speaking and writing skills

DELTA Module Three: DELTA in the Teaching of Young Learners

The Flying Teachers® DELTA Module Three preparation course focusing on YL teaching will enable you to: understand the theories and principles underlying effective YL teaching and how children learn identify the children’s needs and level design a course taking the learners’ needs into consideration select course material and teaching resources understand assessment and testing in the teaching of YL.

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