What does CELTA stand for?
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults
What is the Cambridge CELTA certificate?
CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) is a teacher training qualification for teaching English as a second or foreign language (ESL and EFL).
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) typically takes place in a foreign country, usually with students from the same country. In contrast, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes takes place in an English-speaking country, with students from all different backgrounds. I will not go into fine detail here about the difference between these two but I will open another post and go into more depth explaining what each one is and the approaches that are taken when dealing with each case.
What recognition does Cambridge CELTA have?
CELTA is an essential qualification that’s trusted by employers, language schools and governments around the world.
Employers around the world ask for CELTA. It’s the practical English language teaching qualification that gives you the essential knowledge, hands-on teaching experience and classroom confidence to qualify as a teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL).
With a CELTA certificate you will know that the teacher has:
Cambridge CELTA qualified Teacher. A professional teacher with many years of experience.
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