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CELTA taster day

Learn about our CELTA course and discover what a fascinating and exciting career teaching English as a foreign language can be.

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This course is designed for people with no experience of TEFLA (Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults) but will also act as a useful refresher course if you do have experience.

You will receive a £75 reduction in course fees if you enrol on one of our 2020 CELTA courses, or a £50 reduction if you enrol for a CELTA course after 2020.

York campus

  • Duration – Saturday 8 February 2020
  • Time – 9:30am to 5:00pm

Course Fees

    £75 Payment and enrolment is via the York St John University online store

Learn more about CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages) on our practical and energising 1 day course.

You will learn:

  • How to create a positive classroom atmosphere
  • How to give clear instructions and manage groups of learners effectively
  • How to encourage students to speak in class
  • How to develop students reading and listening skills
  • How to teach and learn vocabulary
  • How to raise your own awareness of English grammar
  • How to make the learning and teaching of English fun

You will receive a certificate of attendance from the university.


Session 1 09:45am to 11:15am
Session 2 11:30am to 1:00pm

1:00pm to 1:45pm
(outlets open on the campus)

Session 3 1:45pm to 3:15pm
Session 4 3:30pm to 5:00pm

 Attendees should meet at Holgate Reception at 9:30am.

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York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX

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