27th – 31st March 2017
19th – 23rd June 2017
7th – 11th August 2017
13th – 17th November 2017
The Creative Literature Course aims to promote teaching of English through engagement with literary texts. It aims to provide teachers with practical set of classroom ideas developed with guidance from their course tutors through workshops and discussion.
The course will help participants to develop professionally by exploring their own experience and sharing ideas with colleagues from other European countries, whilst discovering the full range of attractions and cultural opportunities that London has to offer
The course aims to provide new ideas and inspiration for English language teachers for activities and lesson planning. We offer a chance to learn from our experienced trainers and guidance for participants to exchange their own ideas.
The Literature Programme is designed for English teachers who want to energise their teaching through the creative use of English literature in their classroom. The course will offer opportunities to share lesson ideas and activities with other teachers from around the world.
The course promotes the approach to learning English language through the medium of understanding English Culture and its presence in literary texts. The course includes daily afternoon walks/visits to places of cultural and literary importance to give the participants first-hand experience of British life and culture.
The course will provide an engaging and memorable experience, which will consolidate and update participants’ knowledge about the UK by allowing them to see, hear and feel the history, culture, traditions and modern life of the country for themselves, and suggest ways in which this can be used to enhance their work in English language teaching.
After the course the participants will be able to use literature creatively to construct more engaging, varied and relevant lessons for their students.
The course is hands-on and interactive, enabling participants to be fully immersed in the subject matter.
Trainer-led sessions use the techniques and approaches being discussed so that the practical application of methods can be experienced within the programme. This is supported by in-depth discussion group work. Participants will build up a bank of ideas to take back to their countries. Throughout the course, participants will be encouraged to experiment and think “outside the box”.
Participants will return to their home countries with a deeper insight and renewed enthusiasm for their profession. They will also receive: