What is the Cambridge DELTA?

Take your teaching career to the next level!

Are you an experienced teacher looking to take your career to the next level? DELTA is an advanced program combining theory and practice, providing professional development for teachers with at least one year’s experience. The program equips you with valuable skills and techniques to excel in your career.

DELTA is an advanced blend of theory and practice that provides professional development for teachers with at least one year’s experience. It gives you skills and techniques that will help you throughout your career.

Why study Cambridge Delta Module 1?

  • Gain qualifications that are Internationally recognised, highly respected and a benchmark for quality teaching standards.
  • It enables you to develop your career and prepare for more senior teaching roles.

Key Features

Module 1 Understanding Language, Methodology and Resources for Teaching

  • This module focuses on extending and developing candidates’ knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning English in a range of contexts.
  • Deepens your knowledge and understanding of English language teaching.
  • Internationally recognised, highly respected and a benchmark for quality.
  • Enables you to develop your career and prepare for more senior teaching roles.
  • Assessment written examination.

Who is DELTA Module 1 designed for?

  • English language teachers who have been teaching for at least one year.
  • English language teachers who want to progress into more senior roles such as head of English and teacher training.
  • Experienced teachers who want to extend their expertise in a specialist area.
  • English language teachers who wish to expand and deepen their teaching knowledge and skills.

Study Mode

Start Date: 7 August to 27 November

Time: Every Wednesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEST) except (9 September, 23 October)

  • Synchronous course via Zoom (class online with trainer)
  • 15 sessions at 2 hours per session
  • Small Class size: 6 to 12 students for a better learning experience

 

More information about Cambridge DELTA

The module focuses on the background to teaching and learning of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in a range of contexts.

TopicsContent
Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching• Historical and current theories of first and second language acquisition.
• How these theories influence teaching methodologies.
Different teaching approaches and methodologies, including current developments• Teaching methodologies, both mainstream and experimental
• The effectiveness of these methodologies in different learning environments.
Language systems and learners’
linguistic problems
• Features of language systems (e.g. meaning, form, pronunciation and use)
• Teaching methodology choices in language systems.
Language skills and learners’ problems• Features of language skills (e.g. the subskills and strategies needed by learners)
• Teaching methodology choices in language skills.
Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning• The practical uses of a range of resources in a range of teaching contexts.
Key assessment concepts and terminology• How to apply key assessment principles, such as validity and reliability, to classroom-based assessment.

Course Fees:
Tuition fee: $1095.00
Exam Fees:
•Cambridge Exam fee: $400
•IH Admin fee: $100 (Exam supervisor fee)
Total: $1,595

• Have at least two years of teaching experience within last five years.
• Be able to prove a range of teaching experiences in different contexts and levels.
• Have a Teaching qualification (CELTA, Trinity Certificate TESOL or equivalent)
• Have a standard of English which will enable you to teach at a range of levels (native-speaker proficiency, such as C2, CPE or IELTS 8+)
• Expected study hours 15-20 study hours per week.

STEP 1:

Complete section 1 of the application form with your personal details.
Complete section 2 of the application form with course details.
Complete section 3 upload C.V.

STEP 2:

Once we have received and assessed your application, we will contact you to arrange an interview. These are generally face to face or conducted via Zoom.

STEP 3:

Enrolment is subject to successful completion of the interview.