“Language Coaching is the efficient and fast transfer of language knowledge with sustainable effects from the Language Coach to the Language Coachee facilitated by brain based coaching and coaching principles as vehicles” - As defined by Efficient Language Coaching (ELC).
Diagnostics test, level test, assessment form, mechanics. ICF competencies 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7.
Mastery, goal setting process. ICF competencies 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.
Ongoing coaching conversations, the dance of insight, dialogues revolving around the language topics, mechanical practice and working towards goals, coaching models and tools. ICF Competencies 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
The coach is the omnipresent facilitator for the coachee to make continuous brain associations and connections leading to long term memory and hardwiring. ICF competencies 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Intrinsically to engender confidence and remove learning blocks.
Extrinsically to incorporate cultural aspects and differences. ICF competencies 3, 4.
The 5 C ́s comprise the five core parts of the Language Coaching process. A Language Coach MUST meet ethical guidelines and professional standards. The ICF has standards of ethical conduct as a coach, not only regarding professional conduct at large but importantly professional conduct with clients and this naturally includes confidentiality clauses and privacy; conflicts of interest and general rules regarding misleading advice or information, setting boundaries, non-exploitation etc. All Language Coaches should adhere to and follow the ethical standards and code of conduct of the ICF as well as the core competencies.