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:
|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 learning||The practical uses of a range of resources in a range of teaching contexts.|
|6. Key assessment concepts and terminology||How to apply key assessment principles, such as validity and reliability, to classroom-based assessment.|