English for Academic Purposes

Who is this course for?

EAP entails training students, usually in a higher education setting, to use language appropriately for study. EAP teachers often work in universities or schools which prepare students for university study in English medium universities..This sector is in continuous growth and provides many new opportunities for ESL teachers. If you already work in this ELT sector or would like to move into it, then this course would be suitable for you.

What will you learn?

This course covers a range of topics within the Teaching English for Academic Purposes environment, including:

  • EAP contexts & learners
  • Student needs in EAP
  • Developing learner independence
  • EAP skills
  • Introduction to skills
  • Listening & speaking
  • Reading & writing
  • Teaching resources and assessment
  • EAP materials exploited
  • Assessment in EAP
  • Technology in EAP

How will this course help you develop?

This course will help you improve your knowledge of academic study skills, critical thinking, independent learning, and research skills. It will help you make the most of previously acquired teacher skills and resources, as a means of ensuring that EAP learner needs are met. The content is both theoretical and practical, as a means of giving teachers both an understanding of this branch of ELT, as well as ideas and tasks to explore and reflect on in the EAP classroom.

How can you take this course?

Online one to one course - 30 hours

  • Flexible – study over 3 or 6 weeks
  • Personalised attention from an expert tutor
  • Feedback on tasks and live tutorials

Online group course - 30 hours

  • Take the course over 6 weeks
  • Study with teachers from all over the world
  • Dynamic online workshops and live tutorials

Face to face group course - 12 hours

  • Modern training school in central Barcelona
  • Intensive training sessions with expert tutors
  • Meet teachers from all over the world and share ideas

If you have any questions about the suitability of our courses for your needs please get in touch.