Language Awareness


Teacher Training Programme

Language Awareness Course

Polish your GRAMMAR

Enhance your knowledge of grammar with our specialised 50 hour online course

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is recommended for people who can speak English but do not know the rules of grammar. It is the foundation for any teacher who wants to start their teaching career.

About the Course

The course covers all the basics of English grammar in a simple way. This includes the English tense system, types of verbs, nouns, adjectives and adverbs, as well as other grammar terminology. In addition, there will be lots of practical exercises and self-correction tasks given in order to consolidate what has been learnt.


Grammar is the glue that holds language together. This course will improve your language awareness and your understanding of the English language.

Course Aim & Features

The most challenging aspect that faces native English speakers when teaching English as a second or foreign language is grammar. The NHC Language Awareness Course introduces you to grammatical terms and jargon used in the classroom. For this reason, taking the NHC Language Awareness course before any TEFL, TESOL or even a CELTA Course is highly recommended.

Course Features

The NHC Language Awareness course is selective, the items are carefully chosen for new teachers and candidate TEFL trainees with no formal training in grammar of the English language. These items include;

  • 30 grammar topics covered in 200 page handbook

  • A Grammar Reference book

  • Full coverage of the essential aspects of the English language

  • E-support

  • Finish at your own pace, as fast or as slow as you like

  • Perfect preparation for TEFL, TESOL and CELTA Courses

Course Structure

The topics have been meticulously selected to brush up your knowledge of English grammar. The design of the course lends you a great deal of flexibility. You have up to 2 weeks to finish your modules.


  • Download NHC-LA Handbook and tasks

  • Read a unit

  • Answer tasks

  • Upload your answer and receive feedback

  • Receive grades and feedback

  • Do the same with the rest of the units

  • Get you final grade

  • Request NHC-LA certificate

  • Receive NHC-LA certificate

Modes of Study

Online, Skype, Intensive


50 Hours


Quizzes only

Overall Grading Type

Pass, Merit, Distinction


Notting Hill College

Certificate of Achievement

Qualification ID


Fees Include

Issuing Course Certificate, Course Transcript, E-support, Shipping


English Proficiency

This course is open for NATIVE and NON-NATIVE speakers of English. However, a high standard of both written and spoken English is a must for non-native speakers.

Academic Degree

We do not require a college degree as a prerequisite for course admission, a high school diploma will be accepted (Please note relevant work experience may be accepted in place of academic qualifications).

Age group

Although there is no upper age limit for admission, applicants must be at least 18.

Teaching Experience

Prior qualifications or English teaching experience is not required. If you are unsure of your eligibility please Email:

Language Awareness Certificate

Upon successful completion of the NHC Language Awareness course, you will receive the following

  • NHC Language Awareness Certificate.

  • Course Transcript

The course transcript provides you with a complete breakdown of the course contents and grades for potential employers.

Certificates are delivered within 15 working days.

Assessment & Quizzes

Students attending the programme are entitled to receive a certificate of attendance



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