Training courses

Keep up with the changing world of ELT: Expand your knowledge. Learn new skills.

English has undergone a profound change, becoming a truly global language, a Lingua Franca of the world. This change will have a profound effect on how we teach, and most importantly what English we teach. It will require a rethinking of the language models we expose our learners to, and goals we set them. It will also require a shift in what is deemed correct and incorrect English, and who gets to decide.

Explore the different courses on offer

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About your instructor

My name is Marek Kiczkowiak and I’m the founder of TEFL Equity Advocates. I will also be your instructor on all the face-to-face and on-line courses. I am a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer with over seven years of experience in the field. I have taught English in Latin America and in Europe, and … Continue reading About your instructor

Training session at IH London, August 2016
From the video recorded by Miranda Embleton-Smith

Face-to-face courses

All the courses take place at the client’s venue. The courses listed here are ideal for all those who have little or no former knowledge of concepts such as English as a Lingua Franca or native speakerism. They normally take half a day, but can also be adapted to shorter 90/60 minute sessions. Get in touch to discuss … Continue reading Face-to-face courses

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On-line courses

Do you like studying on-line? Find out more about the on-line courses on offer and sign up here. Going beyond the ‘native speaker’ model in ELT: implications for teaching, teacher training and materials writing. Description: It’s become sort of an article of faith that all research in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) should compare language learners with … Continue reading On-line courses

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Tailor-made courses

If none of the courses listed suits your needs, please get in touch and I’ll create a tailor-made course to exactly match your preferences. Some of the benefits of a tailor-made course are: You get to choose whether to take it on-line or face-to-face You can choose the specific focus, goals and aims of the … Continue reading Tailor-made courses

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Upcoming training sessions

Below you can find the list of my upcoming training sessions and conference talks. Click on the link to find out more about the session and register interest. If you’re around, it would be great to see you at the workshop.. Title: English as a Lingua Franca and the ‘native speaker’ debate: practical classroom ideas … Continue reading Upcoming training sessions