Due to other teaching commitments, ELTC regrets it is unable to accept any academic attachments at present.
We provide opportunities for individual scholars and small groups to work on specific projects in language learning where ELTC staff have particular interests and expertise.
|Duration: 2 - 10 weeks|
|Dates: October to June|
|Timing of an attachment will depend on availability of appropriate staff to supervise studies. Please provide us with three months' notice of intention to study.|
|Attachments are not possible during July to September.|
|Not applicable||2013/2014 academic year|
|Upper intermediate and above|
- Course design
- English for advanced learners
- English for Specific Purposes, in particular Medicine, Business, Law, and Academic Purposes.
- Grammar and discourse
- Materials design and evaluation
- Teaching of listening comprehension
- Self-access & learner autonomy
- Teaching of literature
- Testing and evaluation
Recent attachments have included:
- A lecturer in English for Legal Purposes from the Czech Republic working on Legal English materials for undergraduates.
- A Hungarian teacher of English for Tourism collecting authentic listening materials for teaching and testing purposes.
- Head of the English Department, Institute of Medicine No. 1, Yangon, working on the syllabus for a new course for 2nd and 3rd year medical students.
- A teacher from Alexandria University adapting a certificate course for distance learning.
- Teacher advisers from Senegal and Ivory Coast learning how to write graded readers and set up extensive reading programmes.
- Japanese High School teachers preparing new ELT material.
My academic attachment at ELTC was a unique opportunity to work in a very professional and stimulating team of teachers.
Liliane Bois-Simon, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines of Saint-Etienne, France
Support and facilities
- Up to three hours per week of individual tutorial time with your supervisors.
- Work space with computer facilities.
- Access to University of Edinburgh libraries.
- Use of audio-visual equipment.
This article was published on Jul 8, 2013