Overview and outcomesOur Certificate in EMI Skills course is for higher education teaching staff. It improves English language proficiency, develops awareness of students language issues and explores different methodological approaches to instruction in a foreign language.
By the end of the course, participants will:
be able to use English more effectively
know a variety of language options to use in different teaching situations, from lectures to tutorials
have improved their skills in delivering instruction in English to students from a range of cultural backgrounds.
FormatOnline course with:
Optional face-to-face tutor-led sessions focusing on speaking and writing skills.
Flexible online course contentParticipants will use content from a range of academic disciplines to learn the language they need to teach with confidence. The eight modules have a practical, communicative focus and can be completed in any order.
Module 1 Language for lectures
Module 2 Language for seminars
Module 3 Language for small groups and practical sessions
Module 4 Language for tutorials and supervision
Module 5 Language for communicating online
Module 6 Language for evaluation and feedback
Module 7 Language for developing and extending professionalroles
Module 8 Language for fulfilling professional responsibilities
Each module is also available separately.
Certificate in EMI SkillsEnglish as a Medium of Instruction
Key FactsCEFR** Level requirement B1 and above
Format Online courseFace-to-face tutor input
Assessment In-course progress tests
Helps Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to deliver courses successfully in EnglishThis English language course is for academic staff whose first language is not English. It helps improve teaching quality and supports internationalisation.
** Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) the international
standard for describing language ability. Find out more: www.cambridgeenglish.org/cefr
Find out morewww.cambridgeenglish.org/emi
Assessment Online progress tests throughout the course.
Tracking progressThe course tracker tool makes it easy for course administrators to monitor participants progress.
Supporting youWe will:
help develop the course programme to meet your training needs
train course administrators to enrol participants onto the online course and to track their progress
work with you to identify suitable tutors for the optional face-to-face sessions.
Continuing professional developmentAfter completing the Certificate in EMI Skills course, participants can consider preparing for and taking an internationally accepted Cambridge English exam, such as Cambridge English: Advanced.
UCLES 2014 | CE/2882d/4Y06
Foundation Developing Proficient Expert
YL Extension to CELTA
Train the Trainer
Language for Teaching
Cambridge English Teacher
Online teaching support
Methodology titles from Cambridge University Press