Englsih Language through Civic Education (ELCE) 2006

Funding organization: The British Council

Pilot edition: May 2006

Specific Objectives:

  • to make students aware of the theories behind the teaching of English as a Foreign Language(EFL), and to prepare them for their first teaching experiences in the classroom.
  • to use the cource as the guidelines to help trainees get the most from observing experienced teachers in class, and classroom activities.


A 45-page Trainer’s Manual and 365 Student’s book: A pre-service Teacher Training Course. Becoming an English teacher: theory and practice of teaching English in Georgia.

This pre-service training course material represents a first response to the need to reform the ways in which students are currently being prepared to teach English in Georgian schools .

The results of the study showed that young teachers had not been equipped in their pre-service training.