Project Description

Language Develpment – Teacher’s Course

For non-native teachers who wish to improve their English language level while also learning practical skills for the language class.

Key Points

Language Development Course For Non-Native Teachers

This teachers course is designed for those who wish to focus on English language learning while also learning practical skills for the language classroom. These courses offer great oppertunities for international teachers to work together, discussing and sharing ideas in small international groups. Some of the topics to be covered are: 

  • Using technology in the classroom.
  • Creating conditions for learning, room layouts, learner motivation and participation. 
  • Course planning and review methods. Feedback, testing and evaluation.
  • Suggested methods for teaching the four language skills.
  • Teaching methodologies.  
  • Teaching mixed ability classes.
  • Teaching examination courses.
  • Accuracy v fluency, common errors and false friends.
See Course Plan and Sample Timetable

Language Development Course for Teachers:


You can choose from a number of Dublin accommodation options all pre-screened by the Horner School, most of which are within walking distance of the school.

Social Programme

We organise an excellent  programme of tours and excursions throughout your stay.  Click here for further details


Horner School of English, Language Development Course for Teachers –  inclusive of the following services:

  • Previous participants on this course have received funding under the Erasmus + Programme  Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals
  • Tuition  on this Course is – 28 lessons per week with a morning & afternoon timetable – Classes operate Monday to Friday.
  • A welcome Pack is included with maps of the city and other important information.
  • Use of the Self Access Library is included
  • Use of the Computer Room is included
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout main school building is included
  • Level assessment and graded end of course certificate is included.
  • Use of the Student Coffee Room is included
  • Use of the Garden Area is included
We offer a professional administrative service, including accommodation placement and access to an academic director who will monitor your progress. Each lesson is equal to 50 mins. Course Textbooks are available to purchase at the school. Monday is the starting day for all courses. When Monday is a public holiday (example: 5th August 2019), Tuesday is the starting day. A minimum number of 6 participants are required to run this course. A course registration fee applies to all course bookings.

Horner School Map

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