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Cambridge English TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) 

online course


The online TKT course will prepare you for the actual exam but you can practice at your own pace. This means that initially you can gain insight to the style of questions and then with repeated sessions gain the competency needed to complete the test in real time conditions.



Cambridge English TKT is a test about teaching English to speakers of other languages. Its main objective is to increase teachers’ confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learner.



At the end of this online course you will be able to understand

♦   different methodologies for teaching

♦   the ‘language of teaching’

♦   the ways in which resources can be used

♦   the key aspects of lesson planning

♦   classroom management methods for different needs


Who is TKT for?

TKT gives teachers a strong foundation in the core areas of teaching knowledge needed in the English language teaching classroom. It is ideal for all teachers, whatever your background and teaching experience, and is also suitable for people who would like to teach English but do not yet have a teaching position. There are no formal entry requirements.


What does involve?

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.

Module 1

♦   Language and background to language learning and teaching
♦   Describing language and language skills.
♦   Background to language learning and 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.


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