Erasmus + Programme

“ I enjoyed everything very much! Excellent example of a good teacher job to copy and I can now use modern technology. This course broadened my mind to different aspects of teaching English” Monika - Poland
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COURSES FOR TEACHERS OF ENGLISH

The specific section of the Erasmus Plus Guide  relating to courses for Teachers of English is on page 68. Key Action 1  |  Staff mobility | Staff training This activity supports the professional development of teachers, school leaders or other school education staff in the form of: a) participation in structured courses or training events abroad; The English version of the Guide is available here; other languages can be found here.
Erasmus Plus gives scholarships to teachers of English from the EU (including Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey) to travel to England to improve their teaching skills and their command of English. Applications for funding need to be made by the school (not the individual teachers) to the national Erasmus Plus office. A list of contact address can be found here. Mayflower College’s PIC Number is 949246560.
Mayflower College, 1 Radford Road, Plymouth PL1 3BY, UK   Tel. 44-1752-673784   Fax. 44-1752-671537    english@maycoll.co.uk
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The Mayflower College has been successfully running courses for Teachers of English since 1991. Under the Erasmus Plus programme more than 4 million people will receive EU support to study, train, work or volunteer abroad between 2014 and 2020.
These prices include:- Lessons and workshops (25 hours per week) Free ticket to the Theatre Free ticket to the Cinema Accommodation and meals in local host families (single room accommodation, full-board at weekends, half-board during the week) The cost for a bus pass for travel on local Plymouth buses Free use of the internet Completion of the Europass The prices do not include the cost of travelling from London to Plymouth. From Heathrow Airport, London, the easiest way to travel to Plymouth is to take the National Express coach. The cost of a return ticket (Heathrow to Plymouth & Plymouth to Heathrow) is approximately £40 GBP The Mayflower College can help you to buy these tickets in advance. Mayflower College of English  Mayflower College specialises in English language courses for teachers of English, students and professionals. Mayflower College is "Accredited by the British Council" and is a member of English UK - this means that our courses are regularly inspected to ensure the highest levels of all-round quality. Why choose Mayflower College?  Students from 50+ different countries every year Located just a few metres from the seafront in the historic city of Plymouth Small class sizes (average of 6 students per class) 20 classrooms (all with internet access and many rooms have a view of the sea) Computer suite (20 terminals) with free internet Cafeteria serving lunches IELTS Examination Centre (many of our teachers are also IELTS examiners) Accommodation  For your stay in Plymouth we will arrange a very carefully selected family who will provide you with your own private bedroom, meals (full-board at weekends, half-board during the week) and the warmest of welcomes. Your host family will meet you on arrival in Plymouth. What is the Teacher Development Course? This is a course for non-native English teachers at both Primary and Secondary level.  During the course, participants are given the opportunity to practise and improve their English Language skills, enhance their vocabulary and expression and refresh their teaching techniques and approaches.  We aim to provide participants with plenty of new, practical ideas to take back home and use in the classroom.  In addition, they are introduced to different aspects of traditional and contemporary British culture which they may not have encountered before. Course Content: The course consists of workshop sessions delivered in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Participants are expected to be co- operative and productive and are encouraged to share their experiences and ideas with others.   The various modules of the course are organised thematically and cover aspects such as active and receptive skills, classroom management, pronunciation and lesson planning.  These sessions consist of Presentation, Practice and Production stages with the emphasis on the practical rather than the theoretical. In the second week of the course, participants are given a micro-teaching assignment.  On the final course day, they are required to teach a lesson lasting about 15 minutes using authentic materials from everyday sources such as media, household, restaurants, shopping, cinema, travel etc.  They are encouraged to incorporate modern, web-based technology into their assignment to make it relevant and up-to-date.  To this end, preparation sessions are set aside during which participants can explore new and innovative ways of teaching their lessons.  The aim is for participants to put into practice some of the new ideas, exercises and activities that they have learnt. Programme Overview: The course aims to cover as broad a syllabus as is practically possible during the two weeks.  As well as the core methodology topics below, students are able to choose from a list of optional modules.
Enrolment Procedures Please contact Mayflower College (english@maycoll.co.uk) with your contact details and your chosen course. Mayflower College will then send you a letter of confirmation which you may use to support your application to your local Erasmus Plus office. When your application for funding has been approved then you will need to send Mayflower College a deposit of Euros 242 to secure the booking. Payment should be made to: Account name: MAYFLOWER COLLEGE OF ENGLISH Account number: 01578070 Bank: LLOYDS Bank address: 8 ROYAL PARADE, PLYMOUTH PL1 1HB, DEVON, ENGLAND Bank sort code: 30-96-68 SWIFT / BIC code: LOYDGB21082 IBAN: GB 71 LOYD 3096 68 015780 70
Teacher Development Courses (2 weeks)

OPTIONAL MODULES     Choose any five of the following:

The Media

British Customs

Education System in the UK

Visit to a local school (dependent on term dates)

Social English

English as a World language

Warmers and fillers

Resources

Britain: Culture/History/Geography

Afternoon visit (e.g. Saltram House/cream tea)

 

CORE MODULES

Classroom Management

Error Correction

Drama/Music/Art and Literature

Technology in teaching

Micro-Teaching

Pronunciation

Productive and receptive skills

Grammar and vocabulary

Teaching with authentic materials

Learning with games

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Sample Programme:

Week 1: 09.15-12.30h                                                                   13.30-15.30h Monday Induction/ Course Outline/ Project identification Walking Tour of Plymouth Tuesday Technology in teaching Vocabulary Wednesday Pronunciation Optional Module 1 Thursday Receptive Skills: Reading and Listening Optional Module 2 Friday Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing Teaching Grammar Saturday Excursion Week 2: 09.15-12.30h                                                                  13.30-15.30h Monday Teaching with Authentic Materials Micro-teaching lesson planning Tuesday Project development Optional Module 3 Wednesday Drama/Music/Art and Literature Optional Module 4 Thursday Learning with Games Optional Module 5 Friday Micro-Teaching Feedback/Course Review Saturday Excursion

How Optional Modules work:

You will be sent a pre-course questionnaire to help us assess and design a programme which matches your needs. As part of this

process you can choose any five of the optional modules which will then be timetabled into afternoon sessions either as a whole or

in smaller groups according to the choices made. Optional modules will need to be finalised by the end of the first day of the

course.   Student and teacher numbers may lead to some constraints in your choices.

Learning Outcomes: With over twenty years experience in these programmes our Teacher Development Courses are carefully designed to meet your needs as teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Throughout the course we aim for you to: make contact with English as a living language share your ideas with colleagues from other countries catch up with current thinking in the TESOL field have a working knowledge of new methodologies enhance and improve your own language learn innovative techniques using new technology design lessons using a range of techniques be able to explain and disseminate newly learnt ideas and methods to your colleagues gain fresh inspiration to continue your career as a teacher explore British life and culture
Arrive in Plymouth   Depart from Plymouth Accommodation Course Total Price (Euros) (Euros) (Euros) 8-Apr-2018 22-Apr-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 17-Jun-2018 1-Jul-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 1-Jul-2018 15-Jul-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 15-Jul-2018 29-Jul-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 29-Jul-2018 12-Aug-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 12-Aug-2018 26-Aug-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 26-Aug-2018 9-Sep-2018 EUR 372 EUR 695 EUR 1,067 N.B other dates may be arranged for closed groups of 6 or more teachers (email english@maycoll.co.uk)
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Mayflower College, UK      Tel 44-1752-673784    english@maycoll.co.uk
T E A TEST OF ENGLISHFOR AVIATION Mayflower College of English - member of English UK Mayflower College of English - IELTS courses and test centre Mayflower College of English - test centre for BULATS - business English
select your language
The Mayflower College has been successfully running courses for Teachers of English since 1991. Under the Erasmus Plus programme more than 4 million people will receive EU support to study, train, work or volunteer abroad between 2014 and 2020. Erasmus Plus gives scholarships to teachers of English from the EU (including Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey) to travel to England to improve their teaching skills and their command of English. Applications for funding need to be made by the school (not the individual teachers) to the national Erasmus Plus office. A list of contact address can be found here. The specific section of the Erasmus Plus Guide relating to courses for Teachers of English is on page 68: Key Action 1  |  Staff mobility | Staff training This activity supports the professional development of teachers, school leaders or other school education staff in the form of: a) participation in structured courses or training events abroad; The English version of the Guide is available here; other languages can be found here. Mayflower College’s PIC Number is 949246560.
Teacher Development Courses (2 weeks)
Arrive in Plymouth      Depart from Plymouth 8-Apr-2018 22-Apr-2018 17-Jun-2018 1-Jul-2018 1-Jul-2018 15-Jul-2018 15-Jul-2018 29-Jul-2018 29-Jul-2018 12-Aug-2018 12-Aug-2018 26-Aug-2018 26-Aug-2018 9-Sep-2018 N.B other dates may be arranged for closed groups of 6 or more teachers
These prices include:- Lessons and workshops (50 hours per week) Free ticket to the Theatre Free ticket to the Cinema Accommodation and meals in local host families (single room accommodation, full-board at weekends, half-board during the week) The cost for a bus pass for travel on local Plymouth buses Completion of the Europass Free use of the internet The prices do not include the cost of travelling from London to Plymouth. From Heathrow Airport, London, the easiest way to travel to Plymouth is to take the National Express coach. The cost of a return ticket (Heathrow to Plymouth & Plymouth to Heathrow) is approximately £40 GBP The Mayflower College can help you to buy these tickets in advance.

Mayflower College of English

Mayflower College specialises in English language courses for teachers of English, students and professionals. Mayflower College is "Accredited by the British Council" and is a member of English UK - this means that our courses are regularly inspected to ensure the highest levels of all- round quality.

Why choose Mayflower College? 

Students from 50+ different countries every year Located just a few metres from the seafront in the historic city of Plymouth Small class sizes (average of 6 students per class) 20 classrooms (all with internet access and many rooms have a view of the sea) Computer suite (20 terminals) with free internet Cafeteria serving lunches IELTS Examination Centre (many of our teachers are also IELTS examiners)

Accommodation

For your stay in Plymouth we will arrange a very carefully selected family who will provide you with your own private bedroom, meals (full- board at weekends, half-board during the week) and the warmest of welcomes. Your host family will meet you on arrival in Plymouth.

What is the Teacher Development Course?

This is a course for non-native English teachers at both Primary and

Secondary level.  During the course, participants are given the

opportunity to practise and improve their English Language skills,

enhance their vocabulary and expression and refresh their teaching

techniques and approaches.  We aim to provide participants with

plenty of new, practical ideas to take back home and use in the

classroom.  In addition, they are introduced to different aspects of

traditional and contemporary British culture which they may not have

encountered before.

Course Content:

The course consists of workshop sessions delivered in a friendly and

informal atmosphere. Participants are expected to be co-operative and

productive and are encouraged to share their experiences and ideas

with others.   The various modules of the course are organised

thematically and cover aspects such as active and receptive skills,

classroom management, pronunciation and lesson planning.  These

sessions consist of Presentation, Practice and Production stages with

the emphasis on the practical rather than the theoretical.

In the second week of the course, participants are given a micro-

teaching assignment.  On the final course day, they are required to

teach a lesson lasting about 15 minutes using authentic materials from

everyday sources such as media, household, restaurants, shopping,

cinema, travel etc.  They are encouraged to incorporate modern, web-

based technology into their assignment to make it relevant and up-to-

date.  To this end, preparation sessions are set aside during which

participants can explore new and innovative ways of teaching their

lessons.  The aim is for participants to put into practice some of the

new ideas, exercises and activities that they have learnt.

Programme Overview:

The course aims to cover as broad a syllabus as is practically possible

during the two weeks.  As well as the core methodology topics below,

students are able to choose from a list of optional modules.

CORE MODULES:

Classroom Management

Error Correction

Drama/Music/Art and Literature

Technology in teaching

Micro-Teaching

Pronunciation

Productive and receptive skills

Grammar and vocabulary

Teaching with authentic materials

Learning with games

+

How Optional Modules work:

You will be sent a pre-course questionnaire to help us assess and design a

programme which matches your needs. As part of this process you can

choose any five of the optional modules which will then be timetabled into

afternoon sessions either as a whole or in smaller groups according to the

choices made. Optional modules will need to be finalised by the end of the

first day of the course.   Student and teacher numbers may lead to some

constraints in your choices.

Learning Outcomes: With over twenty years experience in these programmes our Teacher Development Courses are carefully designed to meet your needs as teachers of English to speakers of other languages. Throughout the course we aim for you to: make contact with English as a living language share your ideas with colleagues from other countries catch up with current thinking in the TESOL field have a working knowledge of new methodologies enhance and improve your own language learn innovative techniques using new technology design lessons using a range of techniques be able to explain and disseminate newly learnt ideas and methods to your colleagues gain fresh inspiration to continue your career as a teacher explore British  life and culture

Sample Programme:

Week 1: Monday AM: Induction/ Course Outline/ Project identification PM: Walking Tour of Plymouth Tuesday AM: Technology in teaching PM: Vocabulary Wednesday AM: Pronunciation PM: Optional Module 1 Thursday AM: Receptive Skills: Reading and Listening PM: Optional Module 2 Friday AM: Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing PM: Teaching Grammar Saturday Excursion Week 2: Monday AM: Teaching with Authentic Materials PM: Micro-teaching lesson planning Tuesday AM: Project development PM: Optional Module 3 Wednesday AM: Drama/Music/Art and Literature PM: Optional Module 4 Thursday AM: Learning with Games PM: Optional Module 5 Friday AM: Micro-Teaching PM: Feedback/Course Review Saturday Excursion

Enrolment Procedures

Please contact Mayflower College (english@maycoll.co.uk) with your contact details and your chosen course. Mayflower College will then send you a letter of confirmation which you may use to support your application to your local Erasmus Plus office. When your application for funding has been approved then you will need to send Mayflower College a deposit of Euros 242 to secure the booking. Payment should be made to: Account name: MAYFLOWER COLLEGE OF ENGLISH Account number: 01578070 Bank: LLOYDS Bank address: 8 ROYAL PARADE, PLYMOUTH PL1 1HB, DEVON, ENGLAND Bank sort code: 30-96-68 SWIFT / BIC code: LOYDGB21082 IBAN: GB 71 LOYD 3096 68 015780 70
PRICES Accommodation Course Total Price (Euros) (Euros) (Euros) 2018 372 € 695 € 1,067 €

OPTIONAL MODULES:     Choose any five of the following:

The Media

British Customs

Education System in the UK

Visit to a local school (dependent on term dates)

Social English

English as a World language

Warmers and fillers

Resources

Britain: Culture/History/Geography

Afternoon visit (e.g. Saltram House/cream tea)

 

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