How to apply

Minimum requirements

Course participants must:

  • be competent English speakers;
  • at least 18 years old;
  • have had some initial training and/or experience in teaching.

The AKCENT International House Prague selection procedure is as follows:

  1. Complete and send the application form (see below).
  2. We will immediately acknowledge the receipt of your application.
  3. Within two working days you will be contacted with the result of your application. You will be invited to a selection interview conducted via Skype or face to face. You will agree a suitable time with one of the course tutors.
    Should the application form show a significant weakness, we will let you know what the problems was and recommend alternative courses or ways to get better prepared.
  4. You will be interviewed, and informed at the end of the interview as to whether or not you are to be offered a place. The interview is also a good time to ask about anything you still don’t know about the course.


On-line Application for IH CYLT Course

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ELT Qualifications


  • Year - e.g. 1993-95
  • Country/City/School - e.g. Spain Barcelona IH
  • Type of classes taught - e.g. Taught mainly adults general English with some business classes: Beginners to FCE + 1 class of 12 year olds
  • Main books used - e.g. Headway, Project English, etc.

Reasons for wanting to take the IH Young Learners Certificate Course



1. Write down four words or expressions for each of the categories to describe the different age groups and their attitude to learning.

2. Rephrase the following "teacher talk" in language that an elementary young learner might understand.

3. How could you most easily convey the meaning of the following to a group of young learners in the classroom?

4. What are the following errors and how would you deal with them?

I've been to England last year

I no understand

You be my teacher?

How long are you knowing my brother?

5. What would you need to take into account when teaching a group of 12 year olds at intermediate level?

6. In your opinion, which of the following jobs would best prepare a person for language teaching to young learners (choose only one) and why?


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