230 – Mastery in Teaching English to Primary

Course Description:

The course helps participant teachers to create advanced strategies for the key challenges of teaching English as a foreign language, such as developing learners’ writing and speaking abilities using differentiated instruction. The course is for teachers of primary learners who need to improve their ability and confidence in their use of new methods and excel their teaching skills for primary learners.

It is a practical course with innovative activities designed for the primary classroom and the participants will experience the language teaching methodology from the primary learner’s perspective. Throughout the course the participants will be able to learn how to build on their teaching knowledge and skills, through a combination of input sessions and observed teaching practice with an experienced mentor.




210 CTS in Introduction to Teaching English to Primary Learners

220 CTS in Proficiency in Teaching English to Primary Learners





Requirements for a Certificate:

Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events.

Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions.

1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.





Course Outline:

230.01 – Designing basic classroom procedures

230.02 – Classroom management skills – Attitudes Toward Conflict

230.03 – Communicative learning activities in Primary

230.04 – Practical activities for challenging classes

230.05 – Pronunciation work – Chants, Songs and Rhymes

230.06 – Multiple Intelligence in Primary

230.07 – Storytelling, Drama and Music

230.08 – Building confidence – Drama activities

230.09 – Teaching approaches – Task Based Learning

230.10 – Work on grammar and vocabulary

230.11 – Adapting text book materials – Materials development

230.12 – Balancing the whole instructional programme