Taught course

Language Teaching Practice

Leeds Beckett University · Department of Languages

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have substantial English Language Teaching work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Learn about language acquisition, systems and teaching methodology and apply it to your language teaching practice
  • Raise your awareness of linguistic discrimination and learn to create a truly inclusive language classroom
  • Explore and practice language teaching pedagogy in a range of contexts including online
  • Develop your identity and your communication skills as a language teaching professional through classroom and reflective practice in a supportive personalised learning environment

Practical knowledge

This practice-focused course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to teach any language in a traditional or online setting. Beginning with the theoretical and applied principles of language acquisition, your learning journey will culminate in the opportunity to apply your knowledge in practice, experiencing real-life language learning contexts.

Put your learning into context

This course will situate language teaching within a rapidly changing globalised socio-cultural context. You’ll addresses issues of linguistic diversity and discrimination and gain insights into how to apply these to the language classroom.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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