Is CELTA worth it?

I have to admit, I am shocked at how many people see the CELTA course just as a money-making scheme.  True, it is not the cheapest TEFL course on the market but if you want quality you have to pay for it.

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Reflections on a CELTA course

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You might have noticed that things have been a little quiet over the past month on our The Ultimate Guide to CELTA blog. This is due to the fact that we’ve been busy with another intensive CELTA here in Munich and have been helping another great set of trainees through their course. Read on to find out what I took from this particular course! Continue reading “Reflections on a CELTA course”

Non-Native Speakers – How Good does my English Need to Be?

As CELTA course director, I often get calls from potential CELTA applicants asking whether CELTA is only for native speakers of English.  The easy answer is NO ….

 

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CELTA FAQs: Everything you wanted to know!

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Before investing time and money in a CELTA course it’s inevitable people have questions that need to be answered. Read on to find out the answers to the questions most commonly asked. Continue reading “CELTA FAQs: Everything you wanted to know!”

CELTA and non-native speakers of English

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After publishing The Ultimate Guide to CELTA and getting some feedback from readers it became clear that we had forgotten one major character and that was a non-native speaker of English.  All of our CELTA courses in Munich have been attended by non-native English speakers and sometimes native speakers have been in the minority.  When we revise The Ultimate Guide to CELTA we will definitely be including a non-native character.  Feel free to suggest names…..

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Your CELTA interview – How to Prepare Yourself

Before you are accepted on to a CELTA course, you will need to go through an interview. Sounds daunting? Here is some useful information as to what we, as interviewers, are looking for.

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