RTC teacher training courses focus on two main areas:
Courses vary accord to:
The course are taught on a modular basis, each module being for two hours.
Course content can therefore vary according to the requirements of a particular group
Teaching methodology sessions focus on communicative language teaching and adopt a communicative approach: the sessions are conducted as workshops which provide participants with lots of opportunities to take an active role and practise English
The topics of methodology sessions vary according to the level being taught.
Here are some of the topics covered at the primary level:
Secondary level topics include:
The language improvement sessions are closely linked to syllabus items the teachers themselves have to teach and employ the methodology they are expected to adopt
The course therefore adopts a communicative approach that is interactive and involves participation and problem solving through group and pair work, games and activities.
There are three levels