Diploma In English For Teachers Of English (DETE)



Target Group

This course is designed for teachers of English attached to schools in Sri Lanka who are keen on improving their performance levels in English with a view to further advancement in English language and literature teaching

The course will provide for active participation in language improvement activities in Listening, Speech, Reading, Writing and in acquiring a better understanding of English grammar. The course will be directly related to the work of the teacher in the classroom, as well as evaluation. The course will also include an introductory course in English Literature. The examination will consist of Continuous Assessment and written papers in Grammar and Composition, Reading Comprehension, Literature, Listening Test and an Oral Examination.

The Diploma in English for Teachers of English will be awarded to those who complete Part I and II of the course successfully.



Part I and Part II of the course each consisting of 160 teaching hours.