Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Course

TKT is a series of modular teaching qualifications which test your knowledge in specific areas of English language teaching. It will help you to build your confidence and is a cost-effective way to get an internationally recognized qualification. Whether you are a new teacher or have years of experience, TKT is ideal for people who need to prove their teaching knowledge with a globally recognized certificate.

Instructor: MA Nguyen Minh Tri

Total length: 120 hours

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Description

TKT is taken as a series of multiple-choice tests. There are five modules that can be taken in any order or combination:
Core modules:
- Module 1: Background to language learning and teaching
- Module 2: Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching
- Module 3: Managing the teaching and learning process
Specialist modules:
- TKT: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
- TKT: Young Learners (YL)

Requirement

- 18 years of age
- High school diploma or the equivalent
- If English is not your first language, you must have an intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language) which is a score of approximately 5.0 on the IELTS test.

Objective

When you graduate from this course, you’ll be able to:
- Has a basic understanding of some language–learning concepts.
- Demonstrates a little of this understanding when planning and teaching
- Has a basic understanding of some key principles of teaching, learning, and assessment.
- Can plan and deliver simple lessons with a basic awareness of learners’ needs, using core teaching techniques.
- Can use available tests and basic assessment procedures to support and promote learning
- Provides accurate examples of language points taught at A1 and A2 levels.
- Uses basic classroom language which is mostly accurate
- Is aware of some key terms for describing language.
- Can answer simple learner questions with the help of reference materials
- Is aware of some key terms for describing language.
- Can answer simple learner questions with the help of reference materials

Certification

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140-Hour Blended TEFL/TESOL Certificate

A TEFL/TESOL certificate is the primary qualification needed to teach English as a foreign language. Taking a TEFL/TESOL course and earning your certification opens doors to jobs teaching English worldwide and online.

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Course content

This module tests candidates’ knowledge of terms and concepts common in English language teaching. It also focuses on the factors underpinning the learning of English and knowledge of the range and functions of the choices teachers have at their disposal to cater for these learning factors.

This module focuses on what teachers consider and do while planning their teaching. It also considers the linguistic and methodological reference resources that are available to guide teachers in their lesson planning.

This module tests teachers’ knowledge of what happens in the classroom in terms of the language used by the teacher or learners, the roles the teacher can fulfil, and the ways in which the teacher can manage and exploit classroom events and interactions.

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31/10/2021

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31/10/2021

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