Train to be a tutor

Train to be a tutor

Are you passionate about your language and culture? Would you like the opportunity to share it with others?

EUROLTA Language Teaching Certificate

Gain a language teaching qualification that you can use anywhere in the world. There may also be opportunities for paid work as a Linguae Mundi language tutor after successful completion of the course.

Spring course 2020

  • Start Date: 20th April to 7th May 2020
  • End Date: 3 Weeks' intensive course
  • Days/Times: 9am to 4:30pm
  • Discounts for students and staff
  • You will be invited for a short interview

Add+Vantage option

Coventry university undergraduate can also gain this certificate by completing the 'Developing Language Teaching Skills' and 'Certificate of Language Teaching' Add+Vantage modules courses over 2 years.

What is in this course?

  • Training on how to teach a language
  • Observed teaching practice, with feedback
  • Opportunities to observe experienced tutors
  • Workshops for assignment preparation
  • Feedback on assignments
  • Certification with EUROLTA (European certificate in Language Teaching to Adults)
  • Access to online course materials

Can you tell me more about what I will learn?

The tutor training will cover topics such as student-centred learning, class dynamics and interaction. You will also develop and improve your communication, leadership, and organisational skills. In turn, this will improve your understanding and knowledge of other cultures.

As well as being guided to discover more about your own language, you will also learn the basics of at least one language that you do not know. This will help to raise your awareness of the needs of language learners.

What our tutors say

Just the fact that there were so many nationalities and mix of cultures during the training sessions created a whole environment that made me feel really part of a “global village”, learn about them, their culture and share with amazing people which maybe otherwise I would have not been able to interact in such a meaningful way.

Isabel, Linguae Mundi Trainee Tutor

I remember the little teaching experience I had when I first started - the lack of confidence would surely not help me become a wonderful tutor. However, I have been fortunate enough to take part in this incredible training for tutors that Linguae Mundi offers. It has been a fantastic opportunity so far and I am positive it will be a valuable asset and recommendation for any future jobs I plan on applying for. I have completely changed as a professional person and developed my interpersonal and work skills as well as cultural awareness greatly. I strongly believe that Linguae Mundi is a brilliant program for both students and tutors.

Roxana, Linguae Mundi German tutor for 2 years

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