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  • 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:

    engaging content

    video demonstrations

    interactive tasks.

    Optional face-to-face tutor-led sessions focusing on speaking and writing skills.

    Course outline

    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

    Hours 40

    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

    March 2015

    Foundation Developing Proficient Expert


    YL Extension to CELTA







    Train the Trainer

    EMI Skills

    Language for Teaching

    Cambridge English Teacher

    Online teaching support

    Face-to-face seminars

    Methodology titles from Cambridge University Press