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  • Teaching Knowledge Test

  • TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) will help you to teach English to schoolchildren and adult learners at home or around the world. Use TKT to increase your confidence as a teacher and improve your job prospects.

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  • Improve your career opportunities Begin a journey towards other teaching qualifications Get a Cambridge English teaching qualification[email protected]

  • TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) is ideal if you:

    are already teaching, but would like to take an internationally recognised qualification to gain formal recognition for your experience

    want to improve your career opportunities by widening your teaching experience into specialist areas

    want to keep your teaching skills up to date.[email protected]

  • Preparing for TKT will improve your confidence as a teacher and give you the knowledge and skills to help you develop your career.

    You can take TKT whatever your background and teaching experience. You do not need to have a certain level of English to take it.[email protected]

  • After taking TKT, you can take other well-established Cambridge English Teaching Qualifications, such as tkt and Delta.[email protected]

  • Core modules Specialist Modules

    TKT: Module 1 TKT: Knowledge About Language

    TKT: Module 2 TKT: Content and LanguageIntegrated Learning (CLIL)

    TKT: Module 3 TKT: Young Learners

    TKT: Practical[email protected]

  • This module tests your knowledge of the terms and concepts of English language teaching. It focuses on the factors underpinning the learning of English.

    The testTKT: Module 1 has one paper. It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes and has 80 questions. The test is divided into three parts:

    describing language and language skills (40 questions) background to language learning (15 questions) background to language teaching (25 questions).[email protected]

  • This module focuses on the knowledge and skills you need to plan a lesson or a series of lessons.

    This module also refers to assessment and focuses on resources that can guide you in your lesson planning.

    The testTKT: Module 2 has one paper. It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes and has 80 questions. The test is divided into two parts:

    planning and preparing a lesson or a sequence of lessons (40 questions)

    selection and use of resources (40 questions).[email protected]

  • This module tests (1) knowledge of what happens in the classroom during language learning; (2) the teachers role in classroom management; (3) methods used to manage and make the most of interactions in the classroom.

    The testTKT: Module 3 has one paper. It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes and has 80 questions. The test is divided into two parts:

    teachers and learners language in the classroom (40 questions)

    classroom management (40 questions).[email protected]

  • TKT Practical is ideal if you have developed your skills and need formal confirmation of your practical teaching competence. It is an accessible and affordable way for you to prove your teaching abilities.

    You may wish to take TKT: Practical as part of a professional development course, but this is not a requirement.

    What does TKT Practical test?

    lesson planning classroom management teaching skills.[email protected]

  • A Cambridge English assessor will observe your teaching. The assessor will observe either one 40-minute lesson or two 20-minute lessons. One of the 20-minute lessons can be peer-to-peer teaching. The test can take place as part of a teacher training or teacher development course.

    Alternatively, if you are already teaching, you can take the test with your own class, arranged by your centre.

    You will also be required to complete a lesson plan for assessment. The template is provided by Cambridge English.

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  • What is TKT: Knowledge About Language?TKT: Knowledge About Language is a test of knowledge and understanding of the systems of language from a teaching perspective.

    What does TKT: Knowledge About Language test?TKT: Knowledge About Language tests knowledge of the language systemsused by teachers. It also focuses on awareness of learners language needs and the challenges students face in learning a second language.

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  • The test

    TKT: Knowledge About Language has one paper. It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes and has 80 questions. The test is divided into four parts which test knowledge of English from a teaching perspective in:

    lexis phonology grammar discourse.

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  • What is TKT: CLIL?TKT: CLIL tests the understanding of teaching curriculum subjects through the medium of a second or third language.

    What does TKT: CLIL test?TKT: CLIL tests knowledge about content teaching in a target language, and the learning, thinking and language skills which are developed across different curriculum subjects. TKT: CLIL tests knowledge of lesson planningandthe understanding of activities and resources needed to support aCLIL approach. It also tests knowledge of lesson delivery and how assessment is carried out in CLIL contexts.

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  • The test

    TKT: CLIL has one paper. It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes and has 80 questions. The test is divided into four parts:

    knowledge of the principles of CLIL lesson preparation in a CLIL context lesson delivery assessment.

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  • What is TKT: Young Learners?TKT: Young Learners is a test of the knowledge of the strategies and skills required to teach young learners.

    TKT: Young Learners is ideal if you are an international teacher working in primary education.

    What does TKT: Young Learners test?TKT: Young Learners tests the background knowledge related to teaching young learners of between 612 years of age. It also tests understanding of planning lessons, different teaching strategies and assessing learning.

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  • The test

    This module has one paper. It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes and has 80 questions. The test is divided into four parts:

    learning and development planning lessons teaching strategies classroom-based assessment.

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  • To support teachers and help learners prepare for their exams,Cambridge English Language Assessment and CambridgeUniversity Press have developed a range of official supportmaterials including coursebooks and practice tests. Theseofficial materials are available in both print and digital formats.

    Click here for details:

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  • In order to apply for the course, you should fill in theapplication form and have it sent to [email protected]


    Exam fee: R$ 120 Exam date: July, 8th, 2013Entries Deadline: May, 23th, 2013

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  • Thassiana BalbinoTKT AdministratorUP Language Consultants+ 55 11 [email protected]

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