Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners

Online Course

Future Learn
Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners

What is the course about?

Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners
The course Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners is an online class provided by British Council through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Understand learners, policy and practice with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers._x000D_

Course description
  • Learn with English language teachers worldwide
  • 4 weeks
  • This free online course is for English language teachers around the world. It will help you develop the skills and practices you need for your continuing professional development (CPD).
  • In this course you will look at four professional practices: Understanding learners, Knowing the subject, Using inclusive practices, Assessing learning. Short video interviews with experienced teachers will be combined with classroom films from around the world to illustrate the main points. Video tutors will guide you through each week, offering tips, advice and downloadable resources.
  • Learner motivation
  • Building rapport
  • Getting learners talking
  • What should a teacher know?
  • Different kinds of knowledge
  • Language analysis for learners
  • Practising new language
  • What is diversity?
  • Differentiating content
  • Differentiating process
  • Differentiating product
  • Why do we assess learners?
  • Types of assessment
  • Assessing speaking
  • Assessing writing
  • The course is aimed at teachers of English as a foreign language at all levels. Intermediate level English (around B1 on the CEFR) is required.
  • The course draws on the British Council’s many years of expertise in teacher training and development around the world. It will be useful for teachers of English at primary, secondary or higher levels.
  • You will be asked to share your experiences and opinions as you become part of a global community of English language teachers.
  • British Council
  • The British Council is on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries connecting the best of UK culture with a global audience and providing high-quality English language courses.

Prerequisites & Facts

Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners

Course Topic


University, College, Institution

British Council

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / British Council you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Teaching for Success: Learning and Learners
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