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What is the Diplomado Internacional ELE?

The International Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language is a 140-hour theoretical and practical course for people with or without teaching experience who want to teach Spanish anywhere in the world.

The course is divided into classes on methodology, classroom management, language analysis and practical classes with foreign students.

It is a course that provides the necessary tools to successfully teach Spanish to foreigners, as well as updating the teaching practice of teachers who already teach a language or who want to form a Spanish department in the institution where they work.

  • Internships with foreign students who want to learn Spanish.
  • Certified tutors with extensive experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
  • It is not necessary to speak another language.
  • It is not necessary to have a university degree.
  • It is not necessary to have experience in teaching.

Work as a Spanish teacher both in Mexico and abroad.

Work as a Spanish teacher both in Mexico and abroad.

Be able to teach online and face-to-face classes from anywhere in the world.

Be able to teach online and face-to-face classes from anywhere in the world.

Work alternatives during your university studies.

Work alternatives during your university studies.

Enrich your CV with a certificate as a Spanish teacher.

Enrich your CV with a certificate as a Spanish teacher.

Be an ambassador of Mexico, teaching your language and culture.

Be an ambassador of Mexico, teaching your language and culture.

Certified by International House Mexico.

Certified by International House Mexico.

Have all the tools for successful teaching.

Have all the tools for successful teaching.

Practise with foreign students.

Practise with foreign students.

100% online mode: sessions with live tutors and learning platform.

100% online mode: sessions with live tutors and learning platform.

Learn how to plan, develop projects, make presentations, speak in public, and achieve better academic results at university.

Learn how to plan, develop projects, make presentations, speak in public, and achieve better academic results at university.

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Why take the International Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at University Programmes?

Recognition

The certificate is valid internationally and is issued by International House Mexico.

Certified tutors

We have excellent tutors who are experienced in teaching Spanish as a foreign language and in training Spanish teachers.

Practical classes – live!

Internships are carried out with foreign students interested in learning the language and culture.

Institutional reputation

We are a higher education institution with extensive experience in the training of language teachers around the world.

How is our DIEELE course different from other centres?

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The International Diploma in the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DIEELE) is asynchronous and with different modalities: intensive (6 weeks), extensive (12 weeks) and Saturday (12 weeks).

The platform work is advanced at the student’s pace, which allows them to carry out other activities.

For Master Class connections and internships we have different schedules that adapt to the needs of the candidates, depending on the modality.

International Diploma in ELE teaching.

Example of extensive modality schedule (12 weeks).

  

Week Monday Week Monday Wednesday
1 Welcome and introduction to the diploma.

Hours: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

7 Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Hours: 5 to 6:30 pm.

Practice 3 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Monday Wednesday Monday Wednesday
2 Tutor demo class.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

8 Practice 4 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Monday Wednesday Monday Wednesday
3 Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Hours: 5 to 6:30 pm.

Practice 0

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

  9 Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Hours: 5 to 6:30 pm.

Practice 5 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Monday Wednesday Monday Wednesday
4 Demo class and activities with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

  10   Practice 6 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Monday Wednesday Monday Wednesday
5 Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Hours: 5 to 6:30 pm.

Practice 1 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

  11 Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Hours: 5 to 6:30 pm.

Practice 7 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Monday Wednesday Monday Wednesday
6 Practice 2 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

  12   Practice 8 with foreign students.

Schedules:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

  • For the practices, only one schedule must be chosen.
  • Platform work is performed by the candidate on a flexible schedule.

International Diploma in ELE teaching.

Example of intensive modality schedule (6 weeks).

 

Week 1 Monday
Welcome and introduction to the diploma.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Week 2 Monday Tuesday Thursday
Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Schedule:

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Tutor demo class.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Practice 0.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Week 3 Monday Tuesday Thursday
Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Schedule

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Demo class and activities with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Practice 1 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Week 4 Monday Tuesday Thursday
Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Schedule:

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Practice 2 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Practice 3 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Week 5 Monday Tuesday Thursday
Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Schedule:

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Practice 4 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Practice 5 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Week 6 Monday Tuesday Thursday
Master classes:

Topic of the week.

Schedule:

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Practice 6 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5 to 9 p.m.

Practice 7 with foreign students.

Schedule:

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

5 to 7 p.m.

  • For the practices, only one schedule must be chosen.

All the materials of the International Diploma in ELE teaching are on our platform and participants can have access throughout the course and up to a month after finishing it, in order to review the materials again and keep those they consider necessary.

It is a very dynamic, simple and updated platform, where candidates can carry out different activities such as: readings, videos, forums, games, etc. In addition, during the course, different digital tools are used to facilitate online teaching.

All the tutors of the ELE International Diploma have extensive experience in teaching ELE in different fields, as well as specialized training.

The tutors support the candidates throughout the course, both through the platform and in a personalized way, using the Telegram tool for quick and direct communication.

The International Diploma in ELE teaching includes hours of live practice with foreign students interested in learning our language and culture.

Our interns connect from anywhere in the world and for pre-service teachers it is a wonderful opportunity to apply what they are learning and develop their teaching skills.

In our International Diploma in ELE teaching, we offer the Online Teaching course completely free of charge, where candidates have 50 hours of training in language teaching.

In addition to Zoom training, candidates learn to use other free digital tools that support them in language teaching.

As part of our ELE International Diploma, we provide our graduates with all the necessary information about the opportunities they may have in Mexico and abroad as teachers of Spanish for foreigners.

We let them know about different platforms to teach online, as well as the educational institutions where they can work.

With our sales consultants, candidates can access payment plans that adapt to their needs, according to the type and duration of their course.

Course fees

$1,290 USD

Additional benefits when you sign up

Personalised tutoring

Free registration

Digital materials and platform access free of charge

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Modalities and starting dates

START DATE END DATE
09 de january 2023 17 de february 2023
20 de february 2023 31 de march 2023
27 de march 2023 12 de may 2023
24 de april 2023 02 de june 2023
29 de may 2023 07 de july 2023
26 de june 2023 04 de august 2023
31 de july 2023 08 de september 2023
28 de august 2023 06 de october 2023
25 de september 2023 03 de november 2023
23 de october 2023 01 de december 2023
13 de november 2023 22 de december 2023
Theoretical classes Practical classes
First Monday from 10 am to 1 pm. Tuesday and Thursday:
Next 5 Mondays from 10 to 11:30 am. 10 am to 2 pm
5pm to 9pm
Only one option must be chosen.
START DATE END DATE
14 de january 2023 01 de april 2023
11 de march 2023 03 de june 2023
13 de may 2023 29 de july 2023
15 de july 2023 07 de october 2023
23 de september 2023 09 de december 2023
25 de november 2023 17 de february de 2024
Theoretical classes Practical classes
First Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm. Saturday:
Following Saturdays from 9 to 10 am. 10 am to 2 pm
Note: there are no classes on Saturday, September 17. Single schedule for Saturday.
START DATE END DATE
02 de january 2023 24 de march 2023
13 de february 2023 12 de may 2023
27 de march 2023 23 de june 2023
08 de may 2023 28 de july 2023
12 de june 2023 01 de september 2023
24 de july 2023 13 de october 2023
28 de august 2023 17 de november 2023
25 de september 2023 15 de december 2023
30 de october 2023 26 de january de 2024
27 de november 2023 23 de february de 2024
Theoretical classes Practical classes
First Monday from 5 to 8 pm. Wednesday:
Following 5 intercalated Mondays from 5 to 6:30 pm. 10 am to 2 pm
5 pm to 9 pm
Only one option must be chosen.

Our tutors

We have an excellent team of tutors in the area of Spanish as a foreign language, with the necessary preparation and experience to accompany the candidates of the and experience necessary to accompany the candidates of the Diplomado Internacional ELE in their learning as Spanish teachers Spanish teachers.

All of them have been trained at University Programmes as ELE teachers and tutors, as well as assessors for the Instituto Cervantes DELE exams.

Frequently asked questions

To people with or without teaching experience who wish to acquire the necessary tools to successfully teach Spanish to foreigners, without the need to know another language, to update their teaching practice as a language teacher or to form a Spanish department in the institution where they work.

  • Communicative competence
  • Language analysis
  • Intercultural competence
  • Language skills
  • Learning styles, representational systems and multiple intelligences
  • Assessment
  • Phonetics and phonology
  • Grammar
  • Classroom management
  • Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • Methods and methodologies
  • Classroom planning
  • Technology in the Spanish classroom

To train experienced and inexperienced teachers seeking international certification to select the appropriate methodology for each class; to establish criteria for the selection and adaptation of textbooks and authentic material; to prepare assessment activities; to know the elements of successful classroom management and the parts of planning so that they can consciously develop the lesson plan.

It is not necessary to speak another language because with our methodology, students speak Spanish from the first day and can follow the class.

In case Spanish is not your native language, you need to accredit a C1 level to be able to take the diploma course.

Yes, with our certificate you can teach in language schools anywhere in the world, as well as private lessons and online classes.

All you need is an internet connection, a computer and a lot of desire to learn!