English courses for teachers at IH, London

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The school

Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
School size
XL
Accommodations
Guest house, Host family, Studio
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
18 years
Nationality mix
Italy, Spain, South Korea, etc..
ratings
13 authentic opinions

International House London is one of the most influential language schools and the largest teacher training centre in Britain. The school introduced the world's first teacher training qualification for English language teaching (ELT) in 1962 and has continued to innovate ever since. Based in the central Covent Garden district, the school combines historical views with cutting edge facilities: 52 air-conditioned classrooms, a well-stocked library, self-access centre, cafe, sky lounge and media centre.

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  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • Optional language workshops
  • Job Club
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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CELTA course

Advanced to Proficiency, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1995.-
(about EUR 2234.-)
Lessons
30 of 60 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:00-16:00 or 11:30-18:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
4
1995
2955
3275
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 02.09 / 30.09 / 28.10 / 25.11.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TESOL course

Advanced to Proficiency, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1590.-
(about EUR 1781.-)
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:00-16:00 or 11:30 - 18:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
4
1590
2550
2870
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 02.09 / 30.09 / 28.10 / 25.11.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

CLIL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 840.-
(about EUR 941.-)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
13:15-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
2
840
1320
1480
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
21.01 / 15.07 / 12.08.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

CLIL course Teaching Young Learners

Upper intermediate to Proficiency, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 840.-
(about EUR 941.-)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
13:15-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
2
840
1320
1480
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 15.07.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Current Trends Theory and Analysis

Advanced to Proficiency, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 840.-
(about EUR 941.-)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
13:15-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
2
840
1320
1480
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 15.07 / 12.08.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Life in Britain

Upper intermediate to Proficiency, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 890.-
(about EUR 997.-)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
13:15-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
2
890
1370
1530
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
21.01 / 01.07 / 29.07.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

IH Practical Teacher & Language Development

Upper intermediate to Proficiency, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 840.-
(about EUR 941.-)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
13:15-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
2
840
1320
1480
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 21.01 / 01.07 / 15.07.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cert IBET

Advanced to Proficiency, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 1345.-
(about EUR 1506.-)
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 + 13:15-15:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
2
1345
1825
1985
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
21.01 / 01.07 / 12.08.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

DELTA course

Proficiency to Proficiency, 8 week(s)
8 week(s) - From GBP 3760.-
(about EUR 4211.-)
Course duration
8 week(s)
Levels
Proficiency to Proficiency
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-16:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Studio, single room, no meals
8
3760
5680
6320
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
18.03.2019 - ..
16.09.2019 - ..
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Options/Extras

Exam fee (CELTA) 151 GBP
Exam fee (DELTA) 346 GBP
Exam fee (IBET) 125 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) 98 GBP
Train station transfer (on arrival) (St Pancras) 70 GBP

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Host family, single room, breakfast (private bathroom)
Guest house, single room, breakfast (London Lodge)

Course info

Initial teacher training courses

CELTA
The world-renowned English teaching qualification, awarded by Cambridge ESOL. Develop essential English teaching skills working with expert tutors, fellow trainees and real students. Exam board fees included.

Course duration: 120 hours over 4 weeks
Class times: You can choose to study in the morning (9.00-16.00) or in the afternoon (11.30-18.30)
Maximum class size: 15 (1:5 staff ratio)
Minimum age: 18
Language requirement: C1+/C2

IH TESOL Certificate
International House’s TESOL includes teaching practice with real classes and regular feedback from expert trainers. Develop the practical skills needed to plan and deliver great lessons. The course structure is similar to the CELTA but this qualification is suitable for teachers whose first language is not English.
The IH Certificate is also available for teachers of French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Course duration: 120 hours over 4 weeks
Class times: You can choose to study in the morning (9.00-16.00) or in the afternoon (11.30-18.30)
Maximum class size: 15
Minimum age: 18
Language requirement: C1

Refresher courses

CLIL
Explore CLIL methodology and apply it to your own teaching context. Specialist tutors will work with you to produce activities and materials which can be used as part of a CLIL curriculum in your day-to-day teaching.

Course duration: 2 weeks
Class times: For January start date classes are held from Monday to Friday between 09.00-12.00. For all other courses from Monday to Friday 13.15-16.15.
Maximum class size: 18
Minimum age: 18
Language requirement: B1

Current Trends: Theory and Practice in English Language Teaching
Study the underlying principles of teaching a second language and develop practical techniques for using the latest ELT methodology in your own teaching context. Learn about uses for technology in your lessons, how to motivate your students (however large the class) and how to design an effective syllabus. Learn how to implement task-based learning and how to test students. The course also acts as a forum for ideas.

Course duration: 2 weeks
Class times: For January start date classes are held from Monday to Friday between 09.00-12.00. For all other courses from Monday to Friday 13.15-16.15.
Maximum class size: 18
Minimum age: 18
Language requirement: C1

Life in Britain - Bringing Culture to the Classroom
Learn about the media, music, fashion, art, law, education, politics, film and modern literature that makes Britain the country it is. Improve your understanding of contemporary British culture and use the knowledge in your classroom. After all, what is a language without its culture?

Course duration: 2 weeks
Class times: For January start date classes are held from Monday to Friday between 09.00-12.00. For all other courses from Monday to Friday 13.15-16.15.
Maximum class size: 18
Minimum age: 18
Language requirement: C1

IH Practical Teacher and Language Development
Develop practical approaches for teaching English as a second language, including listening, speaking, reading and writing. Explore the role of technology and media in the classroom, including songs, games and videos. Learn the methodology behind task-based learning strategies and how to prepare your students for exams.

Course duration: 2 weeks
Class times: For January start date classes are held from Monday to Friday between 09.00-12.00. For all other courses from Monday to Friday 13.15-16.15.
Maximum class size: 18
Minimum age: 18 with 2 years of practical teaching experience
Language requirement: C1

IBET Certificate
The Certificate in International Business Training is aimed at teachers who want to teach Business English to clients and gain a recognised qualification for it. This course prepares you to take the Trinity College London Cert IBET. It is an intensive course with morning and afternoon study sessions that will cover both theoretical and practical areas of teaching Business English. The programme was designed to give participants a good working knowledge of best practice in teaching English, along with useful classroom skills.

Course duration: 2 weeks
Class time: Monday to Friday 9:00 – 12:00 and 13:15 – 15:15
Maximum class size: 18
Minimum age: 18
Language requirement: C2

DELTA
Designed for those wishing to take their teaching to a higher professional level, the Cambridge DELTA award is a common requirement for full-time teaching work in the United Kingdom. Module One looks at the background to teaching and learning and is assessed with a written exam. Module Two explores professional practice and is assessed with a portfolio of teaching assignments. Module Three is a specialist extended assignment. The written exam, held in June or December, comprises two papers of 1.5 hours each. You can take the exam at IH London or another approved exam centre.

Course duration 8 weeks
Class size 8-14
Class times Monday to Friday; 9-4pm
Total input 116 hours
Minimum age: 21

Requirements: - Minimum level: C2
- A good academic background and initial teacher qualification preferred
- A minimum of 1 year full-time English language teaching experience
- 2 years full-time experience teaching at a range of levels and contexts

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.3/5
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92% of students recommending this school

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13 students gave their opinion about this school

57 years old - Spain
/ 5
2 weeks, July – August 2018
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« Si, bastante, en metodologia y fluidez »
School highlights
« Agilidad y profesionalidad clases »
27 years old - Guadeloupe
/ 5
Un excellent séjour , rempli de très bonnes surprises.
2 weeks, July 2017
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36 years old - Spain
/ 5
La ciudad es maravillosa, música en todas las calles, espectáculos para dejarte boquiabierto y una oferta increíble de ocio. La ciudad es muy accesible y es fácil ubicarse en ella por la cantidad de información en pocos metros Equipamiento muy moderno y los profesionales están muy preparados para las clases. Todo son facilidades, desde el horario de sus servicios, hasta la accesibilidad de sus profesionales.
2 weeks, August 2016
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34 years old - Switzerland
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2 weeks, July 2016
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40 years old - Belgium
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43 years old - Spain
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2 weeks, August 2015
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37 years old - Bulgaria
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2 weeks, July 2015
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38 years old - Sweden
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2 weeks, August 2014
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43 years old - Switzerland
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4 weeks, July – August 2014
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41 years old - Belgium
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2 weeks, July 2014
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Host Family
Staying with a host family will give you an authentic insight into local life. You can choose from a Standard or Superior room (with shared bathroom) or an Executive room (with a private bathroom). Bed and breakfast or half-board options are available.

The Curve residence
Located in the Whitechapel area of London near Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane, this modern residence features cosy, ensuite studios. Each comes equipped with free Wi-Fi and bed linen, a desk and chair. You’ll have access to a fully-equipped shared kitchen, where you can prepare meals with your fellow residents, as well as a lounge with a TV and sofa. Enjoy 24-hour security, bike storage, a gym, a games room with air hockey and ping-pong, laundry facilities and an on-site grocery store! The language school can be reached in 35 minutes by bus.

London Lodge guest house (from 18 years)
There is a 40-minute tube commute to the course centre from this boutique hotel of North East London. The 15 comfortable rooms, most of them with private bathrooms, are very popular with students. Here, they can enjoy stylish decoration and modern and colourful furnishings. You have the possibility of having breakfast and dinner (4 or 7 meals per week) in this relaxed environment. Wi-Fi internet is accessible at a charge throughout the building and bedlinen is provided.

You are really spoilt for choice with entertainment options in Central London, and Covent Garden is at the heart of it. The area is famed for its theatres, shops and restaurants. All of the major landmarks are within easy reach, as are Chinatown, the West End and London’s legendary museums. The school runs a varied activity program including trips all over London and beyond.

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