Cambridge CELTA Course in Wroclaw

Wroclaw is one of the oldest and Poland’s fourth largest town. Located by the Oder River and often referred to as “Poland’s Venice,” its enthralling history and beauty make it a perfect city to take a CELTA.

TEFL Certification in Wroclaw, Poland

Famous for possessing numerous theaters and clubs, opera, concert hall, museums, and galleries, Wroclaw ensures a steady supply of entertainment and the best of art while earning your CELTA certificate. Our trainees can attend musical and film festivals of international acclaim that takes place in Wroclaw while they train to become qualified English teachers.

At the TEFL center in Wroclaw, we ensure our trainees are taught following the approved Cambridge CELTA syllabus. These include practical language analysis and discussions of professional teaching techniques and principles. Trainees are also taken through a series of teaching practice, to ensure they are exposed to the classroom experience and build enough confidence to take on any classroom in the world.

You will have assisted lesson planning from our experienced tutors before your teaching practice sessions. There are also group learning sessions, which gives you the opportunity to discuss and interact with your colleagues and tutors. These, in addition to the evaluation and feedback sessions, help you to optimize your teaching abilities and make the most of your training at the institute.

Wroclaw 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.

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Wroclaw 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 Wroclaw

Our TEFL training center in Wroclaw was opened in 1994, is located at Ofiar Oświęcimskich, in the beautiful Old Town area of Wroclaw. The center is strategically positioned to ease our teachers’ access to transportation means and aid exploration around the city.

We also have spacious and conducive classrooms, a library filled with the latest materials in the field, and with nearby cafeteria that caters to your nutritional needs. There is also a quiet area that provides the perfect ambiance for study and relaxation. There is accommodation for CELTA trainees for the duration of the course. Accommodation is usually a private bedroom with a kitchen and bathroom, a washing machine, fridge, and internet connection.

Our training center is home to some of the most experienced tutors and instructors who are ready to share their knowledge with you. Most of them hold CELTA, DELTA or Masters in TESOL and are always willing to help you become a successful teacher.

Job Support and Placement: Wroclaw, Poland

Assisting our TEFL graduates in landing their first job after training is very important to us.

We have a network of connection with universities, high schools, and elementary schools who offer opportunities to our teachers whenever there are openings.

We are committed to offering guidance to our CELTA trainees even after they graduate. Letters of recommendations are provided on request to aid in job placements in establishments and language institutions across Poland and beyond.

Why Choose CELTA in Wroclaw?

Wroclaw is home to a lot of educational institutions in continuous requirement of the services of qualified English Language tutors. This is in response to the increasing importance of English as a business Language in Poland and Europe as a whole.

Some embassies and churches within and around Wroclaw also provide employment for English tutors as translators. Tourists occasionally employ ESL teachers as translators to ease communication with fellow tourists and Wroclaw natives. Wroclaw, been Poland’s fourth-largest city, is home to a majority of the International schools in the country.

Although there are some organizations such as the Teach English in Poland (TEIP) and companies that offer employment to qualified English teachers, international schools seem to be the biggest employers of English tutors in Wroclaw. The monthly salary of a teacher in Wroclaw’s public school is estimated to be between 1,000 USD and 2,000 USD. Hourly rates for private tutors are expected to be between $20 and $40.

Compared to the cost of living in other cities in Poland like Warsaw and Krakow, Wroclaw is relatively affordable to live. With an estimated average living cost of $800 per month, this town offers you the opportunity to live comfortably and save as an English teacher.

Things to do in Wroclaw, Poland while taking a CELTA

Wroclaw is filled with so many sights and scenes for the curious. Its history is keenly felt as one goes through the town. It is also a beautiful city with historic churches and quaint streets with mazes of boutiques and eateries. Wroclaw is famous for the 300 little bronze dwarf statues that adorn the town.

The city boasts of the best opera, music, and theater performances and is home to annual events and festivals like the beer and music festival and Christmas market. Wroclaw’s climate has a continental feel with warm summers and chilly winters.

The city’s Rynek (Market Square) is one of the largest in Poland. It is filled with colorful architecture, which gives the market a beautiful sight. The Old Town Hall, consisting of a group of colorful row houses with Gothic architecture is also a breath-taking wonder.

Wroclaw is also home to a lot of amazing bars and cafes. Bars like the cocktail bar, Alebrowar, and the Nietota lights up the city, whose nightlife is next to none in the country of Poland.

Take a CELTA in Wroclaw, a city that offers leisure and employment at an affordable living cost and take the initial steps to building a fulfilling teaching career that allows you to travel and explore the world.

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