Cambridge CELTA Course in Frankfurt

Being a 2000-year-old German city that manages a balance between the modern financial area and historical charm, Frankfurt is undoubtedly a unique location to earn your CELTA.

TEFL Certification in Frankfurt, Germany

A CELTA in Frankfurt is a truly amazing experience providing you both theoretical knowledge and enough real-time practical classes training you for an successful ESL career, anywhere in the world.

Frankfurt is located on both sides of the famous River Main and famed for its impressive futuristic skyline and reputation as the busiest airport in Germany. Also, the financial capital of Continental Europe and the largest city in the state of Hesse, Frankfurt poses lots of career and adventure opportunities to CELTA candidates both during and after their training.

Our TEFL course allows participants to get practically involved in the learning process and work on their areas of weakness so they can become effective teachers capable of teaching English as a second language anywhere in the world. We believe this is one of the biggest plus points of our course in comparison to other less intensive TEFL courses.

The CELTA course is strategically structured by the University of Cambridge experts, where you learn about effective classroom management methods, different teaching and learning contexts and checking students' progress. There are course inputs on learners context, language skills, grammar, and resource planning.

Our course tutors are highly experienced, qualified and helpful making the entire intensive course journey a lot easier. The tutors value your work, and you can always rely on their support throughout your TEFL training.

Frankfurt Course Highlights - A Quick Glance

  • A minimum of 120 contact hours at our center, with additional hours spent outside class for self-study: background reading, lesson planning and assignment writing.
  • Trainees are involved in lesson planning, language analysis, observation of peers and experienced teachers, reflection on their teaching practice and feedback from trainers.
  • 6 hours of assessed teaching practice along with peer observation.
  • 6 hours of observation of live lessons taught by experienced ELT professionals.
  • On-going job support, suitable assistance and continous professional development services.

Frankfurt Course Dates

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Frankfurt Course Details

Entry Requirements

  • You should be 20 years old by the commencement date of the course (trainees can be accepted over 18 at the center’s discretion).
  • While the course itself does not require you to have a degree, you should have a standard of education equivalent to that required for an entry into primary or higher education.
  • Have a strong command, awareness of English language with equal skills over verbal and written English so as to follow the course and complete the assignments.

Course Syllabus

Some of the main units of learning are:

  • Learners and teachers and the teaching and learning context
  • Language analysis and awareness
  • Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • Planning and resources for different contexts
  • Developing teaching skills and professionalism
  • Classroom observation and management skills
  • Teaching practice and guidelines

Assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course and there is no final examination. The two types of assessment are:

  • Teaching Practice
  • Written Assignments

CELTA course trainees will always be kept informed of their progress during the course and an external assessor, appointed by Cambridge English, moderates each course.

Teaching Practice, Observation

Teaching practice is an integral part of the course where trainees work in groups to plan, observe and give feedback to each other.

  • Six hours of assessed teaching practice with real students in real classes.
  • Detailed oral and written feedback of your teaching practice.
  • Observation of both peer and qualified ELT teachers for six hours.

CELTA Training Center in Frankfurt

Our TEFL training center in Frankfurt is a well-reputed language school established in 1998, and is a part of a prestigious global body of teacher training centers. The center is located right in the middle of Frankfurt city, close to the metro station and in the neighborhood to many commercial and financial offices.

It is an expansive center in an ideal location with modern facilities to support teacher training. Our classrooms are bright and comfortable with large windows. We have a well-equipped library, a space for extra work like photocopying, free internet access throughout the center, and a cafe.

Our most competitive asset is the staff and tutors who are very valuable in helping the trainees and making their training period more enjoyable.

Job Support and Placement: Frankfurt, Germany

At our TEFL course center, we offer career advice and provide references to all our candidates as a means of easing there job placement task after the CELTA certification training.

Most of our candidates begin to apply for jobs immediately after their practice, and a large percentage get offered opportunities within the city quickly.

However, you can also decide to travel to any other country to further your teaching career as our CELTA is one of the most recognized certificates globally. If this is your choice, we will also be available to write you references and guide you on your applications.

Why Choose CELTA in Frankfurt?

A significant reason Frankfurt is a desirable option for taking a CELTA is the job opportunities and career openings available to teachers. Frankfurt is known as the economic heartbeat of not just Germany but the entire European union.

In addition to this, the influence of the Brexit is expected to lead to a commendable increase in demand for English teachers across the country. Also, the country is known to be the top country in Europe for immigrant job prospects.

With your TEFL in Frankfurt, you can get teaching positions across the city and the rest of Germany in private language schools, European schools, and the EFL department of international schools. There may also be the option of work in summer camps too. Many employers ask for a CELTA certification which is just one more reason to sign up!

Average salaries for English teachers start at about 2,000 USD a month rising to about 4800 USD dependent on your experience, qualifications, and the type of school you work in. While most of the offers with language school will be on a freelance basis, European schools offer permanent contracts with about two months probation.

You can be sure that a CELTA in Frankfurt will offer you not only a detailed insight into ESL teaching using real-life classroom situations but also an opportunity to explore one of Europe’s most interesting cities. The cultural life is vibrant, and you will get to enjoy a highly international community due to the presence of expats and international students.

Things to do in Frankfurt, Germany while taking a CELTA

Frankfurt is an old city located on the River Main. This is the sole reason the full name of the city is Frankfurt am Main. The city has two distinct faces our TEFL trainees enjoy. The breathtaking face with the futuristic skyline made of impressive skyscrapers and glass powerhouses. The second face, which is the historical mix of traditional gothic buildings and cobblestoned streets. During your time off as a CELTA trainee, there is plenty to fill your days and lots to discover in the city and surrounding area.

One of Frankfurt’s top sights is the Kaiserdom cathedral with its red sandstone exterior and popular organ recitals. Another top choice is Romerberg, the city’s central square which gives an idea of how the city would have looked in the medieval era. Romerberg is situated in the heart of the City’s Old Town called Altstadt with a striking center and the famous Fountain of Justice, Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen. The St Bartholomew’s Cathedral is also not to miss with its 95m tall gothic style architecture.

The Stadel Art Museum is a favorite for TEFL trainees who love art. There is an exciting showcase of both contemporary and classical European art from the 14th century. For something more somber, the Wollheim Memorial is a reminder of the Auschwitz III forced labor camp with footage taken by workers being shown.

The Kleinmarkthalle market place is a great place to wander around and get a feel of Germany`s many culinary offerings! From the famous green sauce, smoked sausages and fish to pretzels and chocolate, it is easy to spend some time having a look round and enjoying a few tastes as you go!

For a day trip after an intensive TEFL session, you can enjoy the stunning Rhine Valley and take a river cruise, relaxing as you admire your surroundings. Or visit the Black Forest and marvel in the countryside? Frankfurt is such a mix of new and old there is something to suit all tastes.

For the best foodie experience, try the delicious dish called Handkase wit musik which literally means hand cheese with music and made with sour milk cheese, onions and caraway seeds. There is also Frankfurter rippchen made of pork cutlets in meat broth served with potatoes and sauerkraut. To go with your meals, try the traditional apple wine called Apfelwein, prominent amongst the locals.

For a day trip around Frankfurt, visit the stunning Rhine Valley and take a river cruise, relaxing as you admire your surroundings. Or stop at the Black Forest and marvel in the countryside.

Get your CELTA in Frankfurt. Enjoy an unbeatable mix of traditional architecture and modern skyline with the best range of delicious cuisines while you earn the skills, and confidence to teach English anywhere in the world.

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