Cambridge CELTA Course in Tbilisi

The food culture of Tbilisi is heavenly, the wine is absolutely divine and the hospitality of its people certainly draws visitors in. Get your CELTA in Tbilisi, the Crossroads of Western Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

TEFL Certification in Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi is an interesting place to take a CELTA course with a friendly environment and a sea of locals who are always eager to learn and practice their English. Choosing the right place to take your CELTA course is a major factor that affects your learning experience and outcome.

Invariably, this prestigious TEFL certificate from Cambridge is the same wherever you choose to obtain it. Our training institute in Tbilisi concentrates on the major factors that differentiate the quality of CELTA qualification including professional qualifications of your tutors, the learning premises and the training methodology.

We have a team of Cambridge certified tutors who employ a teaching methodology that is highly interactive, informative and perspective-widening. During your training at our institute, you will have numerous chances to observe expect TESOL teachers while they teach, ask questions and interview students to broaden your teaching and learning context.

You will also be encouraged to take lots of teaching practice sessions with feedback from our tutors and self-evaluation to monitor your progress. Our target is to improve your lesson planning, classroom management and overall teaching skills to ensure you are capable of teaching English as a professional both locally and internationally.

Tbilisi 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.

Tbilisi Course Dates

Due to the on-going pandemic (COVID-19), most of the courses are now ONLINE!
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Note that, an Online CELTA holds the same value as the face to face course, and is equally recognized by ESL employers worldwide.

Tbilisi 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 Tbilisi

Our TEFL training centers in Tbilisi offers more English language teaching qualifications than any other school in the region including the most recognized and accredited teacher training course like CELTA. 

One of our centers at Dolidze Street was established in 1989 while the other at the Kuchishvili Street was found in the year 1995. Both the institutes were developed with the sole aim of providing high quality training and support to our students with a wide national reach for greater employment opportunities.

All our tutors are highly experienced and CELTA/DELTA certified, delivering a wide variety of English courses and teacher training programs in Gerogia and abroad. In addition, there are a diverse range of local and international CELTA trainers in both our centers to aid interaction with our students.

We are convinced that the learning premises and location contribute enormously to the quality of training and so we provide adequate facilities to our TEFL course trainees within a conducive learning environment.

Job Support and Placement: Tbilisi, Georgia

With our range of local and international contacts and a broad diversity of corporate clients across Georgia and the world, we are able to provide viable job connections and support for our CELTA students at the end of their training.

We work hard to meet the specific needs of our trainees both in the classroom and beyond as our training is outcome oriented. We also encourage our graduates to set clear job targets and milestones to aid their professional development.

Our alumni are open to English teaching opportunities in Tbilisi and other parts of Georgia while we also offer vacancies which can serve as a means for expanding their ESL career.

Why Choose CELTA in Tbilisi?

Tbilisi is atop the list of cities with CELTA centers that provide excellent training for English teachers and has the most English teaching opportunities in Georgia.

Taking a CELTA in Tbilisi means that you are obtaining your qualification in a city which is home to over a hundred English teaching positions spread across international language schools, private, public and even universities within the country.

In addition to this, there are numerous cultural exchange programs between Tbilisi, Georgia and the rest of world leading to a whole world of opportunities for you as a TEFL qualified teacher with jobs that pay about 500 USD on the average and a very low cost of living.

In Tbilisi, it is easy find lots of private teaching opportunities with a TEFL certificate such as CELTA especially amidst students looking to write international English examinations like the TOEFL and IELTS as well as with locals seeking to improve their English language ability for better job prospects.

Our certificate in Tbilisi is well recognized across the world such that it opens you to opportunities not only within Tbilisi but across the world.

Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia while taking a CELTA

From trying the delicious cuisines and wines and taking calming sulphur baths to strolling around the city for idyllic landscapes and gorgeous patchwork architecture, there is a bevy of amazing things to do while you take your CELTA in Tbilisi.

Tbilisi, the capital and largest city in Georgia is packed with ancient fortresses, giant churches, cathedrals and monuments and the best way to enjoy as a TEFL course trainee is to take short trips across and stop at certain spots to enjoy the uniqueness of the city.

Begin your adventure by visiting the museum of Georgia, an archaeological treasury packed with lots of gems from ancient Georgian burials that date back to the 3rd millennium.

Stop at one of the five Tbilisi sulphur baths that run across the city and take a calming bath. Although the naturally steaming Sulphur springs can be quite smelly, they have been said to cure several ailments including aches and arthritis and can be incredibly relaxing.

Tbilisi is also well known for its food and wine. Food in Tbilisi is absolutely delicious and cheap. As you take a stroll around, it’s not hard to catch the scent of pastries flowing out of bakery windows. Try the delicious shotis puri, Georgian Dumplings called Khinkali and the Georgian Cheese bread, Khachapuri which is the country national dish among several other mouth-watering pastries.

Earn your CELTA in Tbilisi to become a highly qualified English teacher possessing the most sought after qualification for TESOL jobs worldwide.

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