DELTA Courses

DELTA is an advanced blend of theory and practice that provides professional development for teachers with at least one year’s experience after Celta. It provides skills and techniques that will help you throughout your career.
Delta Is suitable for English language teachers in all contexts. Your focus can be on YL or Adults, Exam or General English; you choose what and who to focus on. Take all three modules together or one at a time. This can be done over a year or longer. You will receive a certificate for each module you complete. After completing all the modules, you will be awarded the over-arching diploma.

Our School

Founded over fifteen years ago, British Side is renowned for its commitment to quality in the field of ELT (English Language Teaching). Our school is the largest provider of Cambridge English services in Turkey and the Middle Eastern region. We are centrally located with easy access to public transport and shops. We have a high-quality restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner for well-deserved break times as well as our comfortable roof-top terrace which offers fabulous views of the Bosphorus.

DELTA Courses

What We Provide

  • As well as a fully supportive and committed team to help you achieve your goal of passing your Delta course, British Side provides you with:
  • All resources and course books you will need for all three modules; including all photocopying/scanning facilities for the course.
  • Access to all technology; our classrooms are well-equipped with projectors, laptops, whiteboards, sound systems, and WIFI is available on every floor.
  • A resource library for Delta is participants to help you do research for your assignments.
  • Students’ resource library.

What are the 3 modules?

Module 1 – Understanding language, methodology and resources for teaching. It is assessed by a 3-hour written exam which consists of 2 papers (you will give 30 min. break between the papers). Module One focuses on the background to teaching and learning English in a range of contexts. Topics include:

  • Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching
  • Different approaches and methodologies, including current developments
  • Language systems and learners’ linguistic issues
  • Language skills and learners’ problems
  • Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning
  • Key concepts and terminology related to assessment


Module 2 – Focuses on the principles and practice of planning and teaching. It is assessed through written assignments and observed lessons. Module 2 focuses on the principles and practice of planning and teaching. Topics include:

  • The language learner and the language learning context
  • Preparation for teaching English language learners
  • Evaluating, selecting and using resources and materials
  • Managing and supporting learning
  • Evaluation of lesson preparation and teaching
  • Observation/evaluation of other teachers’ lessons
  • Professionalism and opportunities for professional development


Module 3 – Extending practice and developing English language teaching specialism. It is assessed through an extended written assignment (4000-4500 words). Module Three focuses on course planning and syllabus design:

  • Research into specialist areas
  • Syllabus design: principles, influences on, methodological effects of, and major syllabus types as applied to the specific learning context
  • Designing syllabus and teaching programmes to meet the needs of learners in the specific context of their selected specialism
  • Course design and development in the specific context of their selected specialism
  • The principles and practice of testing and assessment and application to the candidate’s specialist area
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness and quality of courses and programmes of


Who is Delta suitable for?

  • English language teachers who have been teaching for at least one year post-Celta.
  • English language teachers who want to progress into more senior roles such as head of English and teacher training;
  • Experienced teachers who want to extend their expertise in a specialist area;
  • First-language English speakers and non-first language speakers who have a CEF Level of high C1 or above.
  • DELTA is suitable for teaching any age group, from young learners to adults.

Our Courses

Delta courses are online and face-to-face.

  • Module 1: 10-week preparation course
  • Module 2: Courses can be 6, 8, 12, 24, or 36 weeks. 6 and 8 weeks are full-time while the rest are part-time
  • Module 3: Courses are generally 12-16 weeks. Candidates submit their extended assignment either in June or December.
TypePlatformTraining DatesDurationFee
Module 1Online5 March 202414 May 2024Ten Weeks500 GPB


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