Teacher Training in Perth, Australia
The Teaching Knowledge Test is an intensive four-week course designed to provide an introduction to the theories and techniques for Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn to analyse the needs of adults and young learners and have the opportunity to design lessons and resources to meet their learning needs. This course is suitable for people with little or no teaching experience.
At the end of the course the students will sit for the Cambridge University Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) and will get a certificate with their results
University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.
- The TKT preparation course is open to all non native English speakers that are over 20 years of age and have an intermediate level of English.
- This course is designed for people already teaching English in their home countries and would like to develop their knowledge and skills.
- It is also suitable for people without teaching experience who are intending to enter the teaching profession.
- Level of English required:
- Candidates must have an intermediate level of English, equivalent to IELTS 4 – 4-5, TOEIC 550 – 780, Cambridge PET, B1 level, or TOEFL 500-550 (paper based)/ 173-213 (computer based) This qualification requires good language, literacy and computing skills and access to a computer with internet access.
At the end of this course clients will be able to:
- Apply Adult and Young Learner TESOL/TEFL Methodologies to Develop English Language Skills
- Design and Develop Learning Strategies
- Design and Develop Learning Resources
- Identify and Use Basic Grammatical Concepts and Traditional Metalanguage
- Plan an Integrated Lesson using Communicative Language Teaching Methodology
- Use the Terminology of Traditional Grammar and Locate Information in a Grammar Textbook
- Satisfactory completion of the Cambridge TKT course and examination
At the end of the TESOL TKT Preparation course the students sit for the Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT).
The TKT has three core modules. These can be taken together in one exam session or separately, in any order, over three sessions. Each module consists of a test of 80 objective questions, lasting 80 minutes, which require you to select the correct answer and mark this on a computerised answer sheet.
Module 1 — Language and background to language learning and teaching:
- describing language and language skills
- background to language learning
- background to language teaching
Module 2 — Planning lessons and use of resources for language teaching:
- planning and preparing a lesson or sequence of lessons
- selection and use of resources and materials.
Module 3 — Managing the teaching and learning process:
- teachers’ and learners’ language in the classroom
- classroom management.
|4 Feb – 1 Mar|
|2 Apr – 26 Apr|
|27 May - 21 Jun|
|22 Jul - 16 Aug|
|16 Sep - 11 Oct|
|11 Nov – 6 Dec|
|4 week intensive full time TOTAL 120 hours face to face Intermediate Level or B1 level