What is CELTA

The CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) is the most widely recognized initial qualification for those wishing to follow a career in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). The CELTA course is highly regarded by employers around the world as a qualification providing sound initial training and a strong basis for further professional development as an ELT teacher. Experienced teachers can also benefit from learning up-to-date methodology, as well as staying competitive in the job market.

InterPress Teacher Training Centre is an Authorized Cambridge English Language Assessment Centre.

Cambridge English Language Assessment, a not for profit department of the University of Cambridge, which holds responsibility for validation and certification of the courses as well as approves the tutors who run InterPress International Houses CELTA courses. An external assessor for each course is provided by Cambridge.

A useful website for more information about CELTA and other Cambridge courses: www.cambridgeesol.org

CELTA f.a.q.

What is the difference between CELTA, TESOL and TEFL?

Why is CELTA so well recognized?

Do I really need to do a TEFL course in order to gain employment?

How long is the course?

What does the course cover?

How is the teaching practice organized?

Can only native speakers of English take the CELTA?

How to register?

What does the interview consist of?

What is the pre-course task? How much time and preparation is involved?

How many hours outside of class do I need to spend on homework?

Does everyone pass the CELTA course?

Do I need to teach on the course?

How can I teach without using the learners' native language?

How am I assessed?

How can I be sure about the quality of the course?

Can I apply for a teaching position with Interpress IH after finishing a CELTA course?


What is CELTA
CELTA course dates and fees
CELTA course aims
CELTA course contents
Enrolment & selection
Assessment & Certification
Jobs for CELTA qualified EFL Teachers