Life in Britain - Teacher training Course

This course is also available online

2 weeks

Course Length

Mon to Fri

Lesson Days

15 a week

Lessons

English

Language

B2

Minimum Level

Overview

Life in Britain is for teachers interested in finding out about modern British culture. The topics will be taught using a communicative methodology and you will gain greater awareness of contemporary issues and culture in Britain.

The course is going to build confidence in sourcing and adapting up-to-date materials for use in a classroom. The course also incorporates guided visits and trips in and around London.

Completing this course will help you:

  • To boost your self-confidence in sourcing and adjusting up-to-date authentic teaching materials for use in your classroom
  • To increase awareness of modern issues and culture in Britain
  • To share experiences in teaching with other peers.

Who is the course for?

This course is for teachers who want to increase awareness about the issues of contemporary British life and culture and plan lessons for their classrooms by using and adapting authentic materials for the use of ‘everyday’ English.

Course Sample programme

Week 1

Course Content

Monday

Multicultural Britain

Tuesday

Royal Family

Wednesday

Politics and the political system

Thursday

British Culture & Experience – Art exhibition

Friday

British Culture & Experience – West End show

Week 2

 

Monday

Press and media in Britain 

Tuesday

Employment Law in Britain 

Wednesday

British Sport & Arts

Thursday

British Culture & Experience – Alternative London guided tour 

Friday

British Culture & Experience – Pub quiz

*Please note that the course content may be subject to change due to latest methodology trends updates.

1 lesson=45mins

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