Prepare yourself for the Cambridge Delta

Delta Bridge

The International House Madrid DELTA Bridging course has been designed to prepare experienced teachers and bring them to the entry point for the Cambridge DELTA the following academic year. 


It is also for teachers who feel they would benefit by taking a year to re-examine the practices and principles which they studied during their pre-service course and reflect on how they have developed these. 


It has been written by International House Madrid and is specifically designed to improve your teaching ability and give you the confidence to take the Cambridge DELTA in the near future.


The focus of the course is to lift your current teaching ability to a safe entry point for DELTA. There will be methodology, but the emphasis is on teaching skills. This is a very practical course; we will demonstrate all the procedures and discuss the rationale behind them.


Candidates from any teaching environment who have at least 2 years' experience after pre-service training and who have taught a range of learners from beginners to advanced can apply.


Course details:

The course runs on Friday mornings from 09:30-12:30 at our centre in Alonso Martínez. It constitutes 28-30 hours of training.


Before the course starts. There is an optional pre-course diagnostic observation of a 60-minute lesson with 30-minute post-lesson feedback


Dates and sessions

Day 1 Friday 07 October: Course introduction and Classroom Management

Day 2 Friday 14 October: Teaching Grammar and Checking Meaning  

Day 3 Friday 21 October: Correction and Phonology 1

Day 4 Friday 28 October: Planning and Giving Feedback

Day 5 Friday 04 November: Reading and Listening

Day 6 Friday 11 November: Speaking and Writing

Day 7 Friday 18 November: Lexis and Phonology 2

Day 8 Friday 25 November: Muti-word verbs and Teaching Online


At the end of the course, teachers plan and give a 60-minute lesson with a group of their choice. There is pre-lesson discussion and post-lesson feedback from the tutor. The observed lesson is done in the month of December before the end of the first academic term.


Course fee €490.00
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