The CELTA stands for Certificate in English Language Teaching to Speakers of Other Languages. This is the most widely recognized certificate program for teaching English. It is a 120-hour course, which includes six hours of supervised teaching experience.
CELTA PROGRAM DATES 2013
May 28 - June 21(closed)
Info-sessions for the CELTA
April 2, 5-6pm Mezes 2.122
Cost of the CELTA 2013
$1995 for early registrants
Early bird special for CELTA courses
We offer $500 ($1995 total) discount if you register and pay in full 45 days in advance:
May 28 - June 21 - register and pay in full by April 12
Payment Policy for the CELTA
We require a $300 non-refundable deposit to hold your space in the course, and the remaining amount of the $2495 tuition by three weeks before the first class day. You may obtain a full refund (minus the deposit) any day before the start of the course, but after the first day, there is no refund. In cases of emergencies, we allow you to withdraw from the course and use your tuition for a course at a later date when space is available.
Fill out the application form and return it to CELTA@austin.utexas.edu.
Topics studied in the CELTA
Your day is divided into learning about teaching and language, and practice teaching. Topics include:
1. Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
2. Language analysis and awareness
3. Language skills: reading, listening, speaking, and writing
4. Planning and resources for different teaching contexts
5. Developing teaching skills and professionalism
For more information on the CELTA
More detailed information about the CELTA including a detailed course description and curriculum are available from Cambridge University. More information about our course is provided in our course description.
Accommodations for CELTA Participants
If you are coming from outside the Austin area, please check our accommodations page. Because we are part of a university community, there are many affordable housing options in the Summer.
About ESL Services and the UT CELTA Centre
ESL Services has been a part of the International Office since the early 1960s. We offer a range of ESL classes to UT students and the Austin Community. Our students come from all over the globe. We currently have 42 faculty members and offer over 120 courses per year.
Free English Classes/Clases de Ingles Gratis by CELTA
International students enrolled in the UT CELTA program can participate in free English classes for non-native speakers of English. Enrollment is open until classes are full. Classes are offered Monday-Friday, 4:00-6:00pm. Please fill out the application and return it to CELTA@austin.utexas.edu to reserve your space.
About The University of Texas
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About Austin, Texas USA
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