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Principles and Practice of English Language Teaching to Adults

To develop and understanding of the principles of effective English language teaching to adults

Course Code CELT500
Level 5
Credits 30


  • Make appropriate selections and practical use of the basic terminology used in ELT for describing the form, meaning and use of English.
  • Identify and explain some significant differences between their own language and a foreign language, and appreciate their relevance for the teacher and the learner at adult level.
  • Make practical use of appropriate English Language Teaching resource material.
  • Describe in broad terms a range of adult learner backgrounds, motivations and needs, and appreciate their relevance to the language classroom.
  • Apply the principles of planning for effective teaching.
  • Evaluate and select materials and resources for teaching and assessment.