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TKT

TKT is a test of teaching knowledge. Preparing for TKT can help you learn more about teaching English and increase your confidence as an English language teacher.

A flexible, modular format TKT is divided into modules which are tested separately.

You can take them all or as many as you need. There’s total flexibility in how and when you take the modules — you get a certificate for each one you complete.

TKT is suitable for teachers of English in primary, secondary or adult teaching contexts and is intended for an international audience of non-first language or first language teachers of English.

Candidates taking TKT will normally have some experience of teaching English to speakers of other languages.

TKT may also be taken by:

pre-service teachers

teachers who wish to refresh their teaching knowledge

teachers who are moving to teaching English after teaching another subject.

Content of TKT

TKT consists of three modules. For each module, candidates are required to answer 80 questions by selecting a letter for the correct answer. As TKT tests candidates’ knowledge of teaching rather than their proficiency in the English language or their performance in classroom situations, candidates are not required to listen, speak or produce extended writing when taking TKT.

Module 1

Background to language teaching tests your knowledge of the terms and concepts of English language teaching. It focuses on the factors underpinning the learning of English.

Module 2

Planning for language teaching focuses on the knowledge and skills you need to plan lessons. It also looks at assessment and resources that can guide your lesson planning.

Module 3

Classroom management. Tests your knowledge of what happens in the classroom during language learning, and the teacher’s role in classroom management.

Our Schedule

Weekend

Day 1Input 1. Introduction into TKT. Describing language
1. Grammar and Vocabulary
Input 2. Describing language 2. Phonology and Functions
Input 3. Language skills 1: Reading and Listening
Input 4. Language skills 2: Writing and Speaking

Day 2Input 1. Language learning process: motivation, language
acquisition, errors
Input 2. Focus on the learner: learner characteristics and needs
Input 3. Tasks and activities for teaching: introductory
activities, language presentation techniques
Input 4. Mock Test 1

Day 3Input 1. Approaches and methods of language teaching
Input 2. Teacher roles and language functions
Input 3. Interaction patterns and grouping learners
Input 4. Learner mistakes and correction techniques

Day 4Input 1. Lesson planning: lesson types, staging, aims
Input 2. Assessment: purpose, methods, tasks
Input 3. Resources for teaching: coursebooks, reference
and supplementary materials
Input 4. Mock Test 2

Part-time

Class 1. Introduction into TKT. Describing language 1. Grammar and Vocabulary
Class 2. Describing language 2. Phonology and Functions
Class 3. Language skills 1: Reading and Listening
Class 4. Language skills 2: Writing and Speaking
Class 5. Language learning process: motivation, language acquisition, errors
Class 6. Focus on the learner: learner characteristics and needs
Class 7. Tasks and activities for teaching: introductory activities and language presentation techniques
Class 8. Mock Test 1
Class 9. Approaches and methods of language teaching
Class 10. Teacher roles and language functions
Class 11. Interaction patterns and grouping learners
Class 12. Learner mistakes and correction techniques
Class 13. Lesson planning: lesson types, staging, aims
Class 14. Assessment: purpose, methods, tasks
Class 15. Resources for teaching: coursebooks, reference and supplementary materials
Class 16. Mock Test 2