International House Award in Teaching English to Adults (MQF level 5) – recognised by the ELT Council and the National Commission for Further and Higher Education.

A 120-hour course with tutor input, teaching practice and written assignments, tutored by internationally recognised trainers.

Your ticket to teaching English both in Malta and abroad!

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International House Award in Teaching English to Adults (IHA) *MQF level 5

Who is it for?

  • Those with little prior experience of teaching
  • People that have done some teaching but have no formal qualifications
  • Teachers that have taught other subjects, but not a foreign language


An entry-level course that trains candidates to teach foreign languages to adult non-native speakers. Upon completing the qualification, participants will have reached a standard suitable for employment as a language teacher.


The IHA focuses on the planning and execution of lessons through teaching practice, written assignments and group discussions, all of which are observed by experienced international tutors who provide helpful feedback and encourage continuous self-evaluation.

Areas covered include: lesson preparation and the selection of teaching materials, classroom management skills, student motivation, language awareness and identification of common learning problems.

International House Award in Teaching English to Adults (IHA)


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€1280. A certificate from International House World Organisation will be issued on successful completion of the course.

*Minimum number of participants = 4

How to Apply

A written language awareness test is included in the application process for the IHA and will be discussed during a face-to-face or Skype interview.

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