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Interested in teaching English as a Foreign Language?

ABOUT THE COURSE

The English Language Centre (ELC) will deliver a 10-week evening course for recent University of Lincoln graduates. The course will be entirely free.

The course provides an opportunity to engage in both the theory and practice of teaching English as a second/foreign language and you will have the opportunity to regularly put your theory into practice by teaching genuine English language learners.

The course will run from Monday the 2nd of October 2017 to the 7th of December 2017. The course is part-time and you will be expected to attend twice a week. Every Monday evening will consist of the theory aspect of the course (5.30 pm – 7 pm) and then on either Wednesday or Thursday evening (beginning at either 5.30  pm or 6 pm and finishing at 7 pm or 7.30 pm) will be a chance to, initially, observe a real language lesson and then gradually take on the teaching duties.

All of the lessons will take place in the Minerva Building on the University’s Brayford campus.

HOW TO APPLY

As a recent graduate of the University, we are delighted to offer you this opportunity. If you think you might be interested and you are available for the duration of the course, please email a statement of interest, covering the questions below, to tefl@lincoln.ac.uk by 10 am on Monday the 25th of September 2017.

The statement should answer the following questions:

  1. Please describe your proficiency and interest in English.
  2. Why do you think you would make a good English as a second/foreign language tutor?
  3. If you successfully complete the course do you plan on teaching abroad after?
  4. How would you deal with the following hypothetical situation, a student asks you an English language question, that you ought to know the answer to, but you don’t?

Please note that we anticipate a high demand for this course and consequently will not be able to consider incomplete or late applications.

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