English Language Teaching Unit

Courses for Teachers

Teacher Training and Professional Development courses currently offered by the ELTU

Teacher Training for English Teaching

The ELTU has been at the forefront of EAP since 1998. Our staff members are in demand at conferences in the UK and worldwide, and we currently deliver several teacher training programmes in EAP and ELT

Due to the ongoing and rapidly changes COVID-19 situation, face-to-face courses planned to be held in Leicester are currently under review. Please contact internationalcpd@leicester.ac.uk for updates

Cambridge CELTA

This is the industry standard qualification for getting teaching jobs in the UK and abroad

TESOL Taster

Ever wondered about teaching English Language as a career? The TT course will give you insight into the knowledge, skills and opportunities for teaching English worldwide

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A professional qualification for practising language teachers who would like to progress in the world of teaching English in higher education. Find out more about PG Cert. Teap.

CELTA Taster

If you want to find out what it is like to do a CELTA course, this event is for you. Designed to introduce you to the world of teaching English as a Foreign Language.

ED7002 Communicative Language Teaching in Action

An MA TESOL module looking at the practice of CLT

EL2017 TESOL for Non-Native Speakers

An introductory teacher training module for ERASMUS and STUDY ABROAD students

EMI Teacher Development Programme

This is a two week course for academics who are presently using, or who are planning to use English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI)

EAP Teacher Development Programme

A two week course to give English teachers an insight into the world of EAP (English for Academic Purposes) teaching and to develop their teaching skills in a British university environment

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