CELTA - Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults
CELTA courses at our new partner's institution
TLC International House Zurich-Baden offers 3 CELTA courses. These are run by some of the most experienced and popular local EFL trainers. The courses take place within a real language school environment, giving them an authenticity appreciated by trainees. TLC offers small groups of a maximum of 10 participants which means the tutors are able to work with candidates at an individual level.
TLC IH Zurich Baden is a 15-minutes train ride from Zurich, and just two minutes from Baden SBB station and welcomes prospective trainees to observe a CELTA session before making a commitment.
What to expect on a CELTA course at TLC IH Zurich-Baden?
A strong team with many years of experience working together
Tutors are based in Switzerland and come from a variety of English speaking countries (English/Canada/Australia)
Course schedule includes more hours than the recommended 120 from Cambridge
Small groups (4-10)
Welcome to visit the school at any time and talk to a tutor about taking a CELTA course
Option to sit in and observe a CELTA input session
School environment with modern equipment (digital projectors, document readers and IWB)
CELTA qualified teachers to observe
Extra support with lesson planning prior to teaching practice
Tutors are available between lessons for extra support
Extensive library to borrow books from during the course
CELTA wiki and CELTA blog exclusively for TLC IH Zurich-Baden trainees – full of extra resources
Optional extra: Bridge to SVEB1 course – converts your CELTA into a full SVEB1 certificate
Candidates who have successfully completed a CELTA course at IH Zurich-Baden are first to be considered if an opening at the school opens
CELTA is a qualification which is administered by Cambridge English and offers an internationally-recognised basic entry into EFL teaching. It can be seen as a first step for teachers who want to make a career in ELT. The TLC IH course is highly practical in nature.
Before your Interview, you have to complete a two-part Pre-Interview task: Part One is a language awareness and analysis task; Part Two is an extended writing task. The purpose of the tasks is to form part of the selcetion process and to give you an idea of the nature of some aspects of a CELTA course.