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This is NOT an on-line CELTA course.  There is, as yet, no such thing although many course providers include a good deal of on-line work.
What this is intended to do is help and support people doing or preparing to do a CELTA course.
Guides in this area are designed specifically with the Cambridge CELTA scheme in mind.  However, most will prove helpful to anyone following any initial ELT training programme.

Preparing for CELTA
Before you start a CELTA course, it will help if you have familiarised yourself with some basic grammatical concepts and terminology.  There are guides on this site which will help:
CELTA: a candidate's guide This is a short handbook to help you prepare for and take a CELTA course.  There 's a quiz on its contents on this site (link below).
Short course in Language Analysis The basics of pronunciation, words, phrases, clauses, sentences and texts.
Simple Grammar of English A simple grammar designed for elementary learners of English.
A pre-CELTA training course Intended for people with no experience at all.  Quite basic but covers theory and practice.
Some key CELTA concepts This is a short guide to some of the key terms you will encounter on a CELTA course.
Learn phonemic transcription Learn the fundamentals of how the sounds of English are transcribed.
CELTA guides
an overview of CELTA where to take CELTA    
       
Syllabus Areas Written Assessment Teaching Assessment
Getting to grips with the CELTA Syllabus, area by area What to include and how to write the assignments Developing practical skills and procedures
and links to guides on this site
learners and teachers structuring your assignments teaching on CELTA managing feedback
language analysis focus on the learner preparation and planning teaching speaking
language skills focus on language systems teaching grammar teaching reading
planning and resources focus on language skills teaching vocabulary teaching listening
developing professionalism reflecting on teaching using time lines teaching writing
    dealing with error grouping learners
    being clear asking good questions
Other resources      
Initial-plus training section Guides to specific areas of English (and to teaching them) can be found in these sections.
The in-service guides are more technical ones (which you probably don't need yet).
In-service training section
Cambridge English website A good deal of documentation for CELTA can be found on this website.
a glossary of grammar terms You will not need all the terminology in this list for CELTA but it will help you understand and use it.
Search ELT Concourse If you are looking for something specific.
The A-Z training index
Courses on ELT Concourse The index of all courses on this site
The CELTA Handbook quiz To check if you have understood the handbook for CELTA
after CELTA for some advice about what to do next and finding a job you like