Monthly Archives: September 2014

Intensive DELTA course Week 2

This was the first week of Module 2, the teaching practice module, and seemingly the most intense. We’ve had a bunch of input sessions, met our classes, taught unobserved lessons and a diagnostic lesson, got feedback, started writing our Professional Development Assignments and tweaked our background essays (written as a pre-course task). When I say ‘tweaked’, […]

Intensive DELTA Course week 1

We’ve spent a week getting to grips with Module 3, the extended assignment. I’m not going to be doing it until after Christmas, but IH Seville start with this module in case anyone wants to use the students we will meet in module 2 to do our needs analysis, etc.  It’s also useful as an introduction […]


I’m about to start the intensive DELTA course at CLIC (IH Seville).  I doubt I’ll have a lot of time to write blog posts whilst I’m doing that, but I thought it might be useful for me to record some thoughts and impressions, and perhaps useful for anyone else thinking of taking the course. So […]

Star register – make your register work for you

How do you do the register with your kids’ classes? Do you use the time to revise new language? Do you get the students to take turns to do it? I want to share with you something I did last year with my classes of 5 to 6-year-olds which worked really well.  It took a […]