International House Belgrade

About DELTA Module One

Our DELTA Module 1 preparation is done completely online.

DELTA Module 1 focuses on extending and developing candidates’ knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning English in a range of contexts.

Summary of the DELTA Module 1 preparation content:

Topics

Content

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 subskills and strategies needed by learners)

Teaching methodology choices in language skills.

5. Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learningThe practical uses of a range of resources in a range of teaching contexts.
6. Key assessment concepts and terminologyHow to apply key assessment principles, such as validity and reliability, to classroom-based assessment.

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