Become a CELTA certified Language Teacher CELTA Apply Now Form (You can save and continue the application later at the bottom of the page) PERSONAL DETAILSPlease enter your name as it appears on your passport.Surname*First Name(s)*Gender*MrMrsDate of Birth* Place of Birth*Nationality*Permanent Address*Post/Zip Code*City*Country*Phone No.Other InformationMobile No.*Current Address (If different)*Post/Zip Code*City*Country*Phone No.Other InformationMobile No.*Email* SkypeFacetimeFirst LanguageNext of kin name and emergency contact detailsGENERAL EDUCATIONPlease supply details of secondary and further education, including dates and topics.SecondaryUniversity/HigherUniversity/College name and postal addressLANGUAGESIf you are a non-native speaker of English, please supply information about your level of proficiency.English language level(include IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge exams if available and the date you obtained the certificate. Attach the certificate as an attachment to your application):English CertificateAccepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.Other languages and levelTEACHING EXPERIENCE AND TRAININGDo you have any formal training as a teacher?YesNoTeaching qualification attainedPlaces and dates of studyExperience of teaching English as a foreign/second language (give dates, institutes/schools levels taught etc.):Experience of teaching other subjects (give dates, institutes/schools levels taught etc.):Other work experience:Any other relevant information regarding your work or experience:OTHER INFORMATIONDo you have any health concerns or special needs that may be pertinent to your application?(Include any information which you feel might affect your performance on the course bearing in mind it is of a stressful nature):Is there any other information you think is worth mentioning:Will you need help with accommodation?YesNoHow did you hear about our centres:* Website Social Media Friend Education Agency Other Have you previously applied for a CELTA course at another centre?YesNoIf yes, what was the result of the application?AcceptedRejectedAre you applying to centres other than International House Frankfurt, Muscat or Dubai?YesNoCOURSE DETAILSCentre location:FrankfurtOmanDubaiCELTA TypeCELTA full-timeCELTA part-timeCELTA onlineStart Date STUDENT DECLARATION I declare that all the information on this form is correct and that I have read, understood and accept Polyglot / Polyskills enrolment, cancellation and refund policies (see the last page of this document). IMPORTANT: Please note that acceptance on a course does not mean a place has been reserved for you. To ensure a place on the course, you will need to pay a deposit (see below) within ten days after having been accepted on the course. The deposit is non-refundable. Deposit CELTA IH Dubai: AED 2,500 I have read and accept these conditions. I have read and agree with the general terms and conditions (see the last page). Full Name*Date* NOW FILL IN THE APPLICATION TASK BELOW PLEASECambridge CELTA Pre-interview task1. TEACHING Answer the following in two or three sentences.i. How would you get your students talking in class?ii. What are some of the reasons for and against teaching grammar rules?iii. Which of the 4 skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing are the most important to focus on in the classroom? Why?iv. What is a good way of teaching vocabulary to a group of elementary learners?v. What are the main reasons for and against correcting students’ mistakes? 2. THE TEACHERa. In your opinion, which of the following jobs would best prepare a person for language teaching:Sports CoachTour Group LeaderSocial WorkerLecturerSales PersonDriving InstructorActor/ActressNurseWhy?b. In the light of the above, why do you think you are suited to language teaching?: 3. TEACHER TALK Rephrase the following “teacher talk” in language that an elementary learner may understand.a. If you wouldn’t mind opening your books to page 23, please.b. What might you ask someone if you wanted to find out how to get to the post office?c. Jot down the answers and then swap with your neighbour. 4. LANGUAGE AWARENESS Part 1: Which is the “odd one out” in each group and why? Example: I’m flying to India next week. She’s playing tennis this afternoon. Right now I’m working really hard at the office. I’m sorry but I can’t. I’m having an early night tonight. Answer: Right now I’m working really hard at the office. Why? All the others are present continuous referring to future arrangements whereas the odd one out is the present continuous for an action at the moment of speaking.a. Answer belowThe baby's bottle. The nation's struggle. The teacher's absent. The nurse's pay. The government's defeat.Whyb. Answer belowThe plane was hi-jacked by a woman. The tourists were attacked by a gang. The soldier was hit by a bullet. The trains collided by a river. Three hundred people were killed by the earthquake.Whyc. Answer belowShe must have lost the address. Alan must have been here too. That must have been awful. The thieves must have got in through the window. I must have something to drink.Why Part 2: Which is the “odd one out” in each group and why? Example (1): I am usually driving to work. Corrected Version: I usually drive to work. Explanation: Explanation: We use the present simple (I drive ...) to talk about routine, habits and everyday actions. Example (2): I wish I were rich. Corrected Version: Correct, Explanation:a. She is having blue eyes.Corrected Version:Whyb. I've been to China last year.Corrected Version:Whyc. He doesn't work as hard as she does.Corrected Version:Whyd. How long do you know Nathan?Corrected Version:Why Part 3: How would you explain to a learner of English the difference in meaning between the following pairs of sentences / words? Example: He went to London. The past simple refers to a finished action in a finished period of time. The action is finished and ‘he’ has returned from London. He has gone to London. The present perfect refers to an unfinished action in an undefined time in the past. The action is unfinished and ‘he’ hasn’t returned from London yet. If I have the money, I will buy a new car.If I had the money, I would buy a new car.He had to go through customs.He must have gone through customs.To lendTo borrowEconomicsEconomical 5. TEACHING MEANING How could you most easily CONVEY THE MEANING (do not give a dictionary definition) of the following to a group of language learners in the classroom>(Assume a mixed nationality class, i.e. no translation possible.)a. to switch (something) on:b. secretary:c. reliable:d. manage to do (as in "she managed to pass the exam"): 6. WORKING IN A GROUPWhat experience have you had of working in groups? And how would you characterise your role in a group?Extended Written TaskOutline your reasons for wanting to do the CELTA course, what you hope to gain from it and how it fits in with your plans for the future. (300-400 WORDS) Save and Continue Later This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.