About the Course
Delta- Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Delta is an advanced blend of theory and practice that will help candidates to develop professionally. It gives them skills and techniques that will help them throughout their career.
Delta consists of following three modules:
All three modules include a focus on theory and practice.
|Module One||Module Two||Module Three|
|Understanding Language, Methodology and Resources for Teaching||Developing Professional Practice||Option 1: Extending Practice and ELT Specialism
Option 2: English Language Teaching Management
Please note that we are only offering Module 1 at the moment.
Who is this course for?
Delta is for teachers with at least one year’s experience. It’s suitable for teachers in any context, working with any age range – young learners, teenagers or adults. Candidates have the opportunity to focus on a specialist area of study.
Candidates should be:
- Proficient English language user (between CEFR Level C1 and C2 or above)
- At least one year’s previous teaching experience recommended.
- Preliminary Teaching Qualification
Exam and Course Dates
Online course is also offered to all candidates registered for DELTA Module 1 exam at ICD. There are 8 modules outlining what is required for each task in the exam. Each module consists of 5 or 6 exercises beginning with revising essential terminologies, followed by a discussion, then exploring each question in detail. Candidates are advised on how to answer the questions and exemplified with what constitutes a pass answer. They can also try out each task in full. Note that these online classes are exclusive with the DETA fee (£500).
If you just want to appear in DELTA Module 1 exam without preparation course fee will be £250
This online course will be offered at following date:
Your exam registration form and Cambridge assessment fee must be received at least 6 weeks before your chosen exam date.
|June||28-04-2022||1st June 2022|
|December||07-11-2022||7th December 2022|
Please fill in the online form and attach your fee receipt to register for the course. The fee can be submitted in cash at our office, in Faysal bank or in Meezan bank.
Please note that your registration will not be considered complete until we receive both your online form and the payment.
What will you learn?
Module 1 focuses on extending and developing candidates’ knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning English in a range of contexts.
The table below gives a brief summary of the content. See the Delta syllabus for full details.
|1. Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching||Historical and current theories of first and second language acquisition
How these theories influence teaching methodologies.
|2. Different teaching approaches and methodologies, including current developments||Teaching methodologies, both mainstream and experimental
The effectiveness of these methodologies in different learning environments.
|3. Language systems and learners’ linguistic problems||Features of language systems (e.g. meaning, form, pronunciation and use)
Teaching methodology choices in language systems.
|4. Language skills and learners’ problems||Features of language skills (e.g. the sub skills and strategies needed by learners)
Teaching methodology choices in language skills.
|5. Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning||The practical use of variety of resources in teaching contexts.|
|6. Key assessment concepts and terminology||How to apply key assessment principles, such as validity and reliability, to classroom-based assessment.|
Recommended Resource Material
Online resource material will be provided by ICD during the course.
To see the sample tests kindly visit at https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/teaching-english/teaching-qualifications/delta/prepare-for-delta/
When you complete the module 1, you receive a Cambridge Assessment English certificate of completion.
Find out more about the Cambridge Assessment English Delta program at:
Note that Cambridge English is part of University of Cambridge UK which is world 7th ranked institution as per QS World Ranking which is followed by HEC Pakistan and in International education community.
An approved Cambridge Delta tutor will be available online to assess tasks and to guide the candidates.