What is the DELTA course?The Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA) is an internationally recognised qualification awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment (a subdivision of Cambridge University) and is aimed at teachers who have at least two years full-time experience of teaching English as a Foreign Language.
What is the modular DELTA?Since September 2008, the DELTA course has been divided into three separate modules. There is a separate diploma for each module. Teachers can choose how many and which modules they wish to study for.
Module one focuses on the background to learning and teaching and includes language awareness and methodology. Assessment is by means of a written exam.
Module two focuses on developing professional practice and includes teaching practice. Module two is assessed by a portfolio of coursework, observed lessons, written assignments and an externally assessed lesson observation
Module three focuses on a specialist option such as young learners, English for Special Purposes, etc. and is assessed by means of an extended written assignment