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CELTA – Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults

CELTA – Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults;- CELTA is a qualification which is administered by Cambridge English and offers an internationally-recognized basic entry into EFL teaching. It can be seen as the first step for teachers who want to make a career in ELT. The TLC IH course is highly practical in nature.

CELTA courses at our new partner’s institution

TLC International House Zurich-Baden offers 3 CELTA courses. These are run by some of the most experienced and popular local EFL trainers. The courses take place within a real language school environment, giving them authenticity appreciated by trainees. TLC offers small groups of a maximum of 10 participants which means the tutors are able to work with candidates at an individual level.

TLC IH  Zurich Baden is a 15-minutes train ride from Zurich, just two minutes from Baden SBB station and welcomes prospective trainees to observe a CELTA session before making a commitment.

What to expect on a CELTA course at TLC IH Zurich-Baden?

  1. A strong team with many years of experience working together
  2. Tutors are based in Switzerland and come from a variety of English speaking countries (English/Canada/Australia)
  3. The course schedule includes more hours than the recommended 120 from Cambridge
  4. Small groups (4-10)
  5. Welcome to visit the school at any time and talk to a tutor about taking a CELTA course
  6. Option to sit in and observe a CELTA input session
  7. School environment with modern equipment (digital projectors, document readers, and IWB)
  8. CELTA qualified teachers  to observe
  9. Extra support with lesson planning prior to teaching practice
  10. Tutors are available between lessons for extra support
  11. Extensive library to borrow books from during the course
  12. CELTA wiki and CELTA blog exclusively for TLC IH Zurich-Baden trainees – full of extra resources
  13. Optional extra:  Bridge to SVEB1 course – converts your CELTA into a full SVEB1 certificate
  14. Candidates who have successfully completed a CELTA course at IH Zurich-Baden are first to be considered if an opening at the school opens

Course dates

CELTA Courses

CELTA is a qualification that is administered by Cambridge English and offers an internationally-recognized basic entry into EFL teaching. It can be seen as the first step for teachers who want to make a career in ELT. The TLC IH course is highly practical in nature.

Pre-Interview task

Before your Interview, you have to complete a two-part Pre-Interview task: Part One is a language awareness and analysis task; Part Two is an extended writing task. The purpose of the tasks is to form part of the selection process and to give you an idea of the nature of some aspects of a CELTA course.

Stephanie van Toorn
CELTA Pre-Inteview Task
TLC – The Language Company
Bahnhofstrasse 44
5400 Baden