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Teacher Training at Oxford English Centre

Teacher Training TT Brochure

The Oxford English Centre was established in 1979. We are an independent school and not part of a chain. We offer high quality courses in magnificent premises, close to the centre of Oxford, an historic and world famous centre for learning where students have been coming to study for over 800 years. The Oxford English Centre is accredited by the British Council and is a member of English UK and IALC - your guarantees of quality. Last year we welcomed students from over 70 nationalities who benefited from our excellent facilities, imaginative social programme and our enthusiastic and experienced teaching staff. Above all, the Oxford English Centre is a friendly and caring school where students receive a lot of personal attention and where learning is enjoyable.

Teacher Training at Oxford English Centre We offer specially designed courses for teachers of English who wish to learn about new techniques, classroom activities and materials. It also provides an opportunity for teachers to enrich their own knowledge of English through direct contact with the language and culture; advanced language analysis, and discussion with colleagues from other countries. • Classes for individuals in mixed nationality groups of teachers combining advanced language training with teaching methodology • Closed classes for teachers arriving in groups • Classes for teachers with European Union Socrates, Grundvig and Comenius funding • 1-1 tuition for teachers who wish to focus on specific areas

Courses for Teaching Children

Courses for Teaching Teens/Adults

Sessions can cover the following areas:

Some of our most popular sessions are:

• Pronunciation Activities • Hidden Grammar • Encouraging Communication • Teaching Vocabulary • Using Stories with Children • Drama and Craft Activities • Using Songs • ICT in the Classroom • Teaching Culture • Making Resources: group project

• Approaches to Teaching Grammar • Grammar Teaching Activities • Task Based Learning • Activities Using Newspapers • Using Graded Readers • Vocabulary Activities • Teaching Phonology • Learner Error Analysis • Ideas for the Interactive Whiteboard • ICT in the Classroom • Using Songs • Using Film/Video Clips in Lessons • Drama Techniques in EFL • Effective Listening Strategies

In addition to this, trainees will have the opportunity to visit an English Primary school. They can observe children in lessons and learn about English school life.

During the course, trainees are invited to observe at least one lesson. Observation tasks are provided, and a feedback session takes place afterwards.

Course CTT 2 week courses for teaching professionals in mixed nationality groups. 20 lessons of language analysis per week plus 10 lessons of teaching methodology per week. Course duration: 2 weeks Available on selected dates throughout the year. Please consult our dates and fees booklet.

Courses for closed groups Oxford English Centre accepts groups of teachers from Language Schools, High Schools, Primary Schools and Regional Departments for specialised courses designed to suit their specific needs. In the past we have welcomed groups from France, Brazil and China. If you would like us to design a course and prepare a quotation please contact us.

Course B Individual tuition (1-1) for teachers. Our Teacher Trainers will design a course to meet your exact needs. 15 – 40 lessons per week. Please refer to our dates and fees booklet.

The Oxford English Centre is accredited by the British Council and is a member of English UK and IALC - your guarantees of quality.

Oxford English Centre 66 Banbury Road Oxford OX2 6PR Tel: 0044 1865 516162 Fax: 0044 1865 310910

Oxford English Centre Teachers brochure  

A brochure outlining the teachers course offered by The Oxford English Centre