Refresher for English Teachers is a face-to-face course for those who teach English to secondary students. It aims to enhance teachers' knowledge and competencies as well as present effective methods used in the selected areas of teaching English. The course is also striving to give English teachers opportunity to practise the language at a level they hardly ever teach (C1 and higher).

Course information

  • Thematic areas covered in the course

    1. How to teach writing and assess writing

    2. Motivating students to read 

    3. Differentiated learning – teaching students with different needs and levels of English

    4. Practical resources and materials for busy teachers

    5. Creating portfolio of activities

  • Course Format

    The course runs in 2 consecutive days (8 lessons - 6hrs - per day)

    Friday: 10.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00

    Saturday: 9.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 16.00

    The course takes palce in the British Council premises in Prague (Bredovsky dvur, Politickych veznu 13, Prague 1) and is led by an experienced teacher trainer who works for the British Council.

    Maximum number of participants in a group is 14.

    Course participants will be encouraged to actively contribute to knowledge, ideas and activities sharing, There will be plenty of opportunity to discuss. Participants will simultaneously build a portfolio of activities, ideas and materials. 

  • Price

    3.500,- CZK (minimum number of participants is 5)

  • Required English level

    C1 minimum (We don't test the entry English level, as teachers are able to critically assess their own English level. By registering to this course, participants acknowledge that their level of English cannot be a reason for a course fee refund.)

Course dates
Applications deadlines

Course date Application deadline
24 and 25 February 2023 10 February 2023