Cambridge English Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)
The Cambridge English Teaching Knowledge Test Preparation Course will focus on:
Exam Tasks that aim to prepare you for the TKT Modules
English Teaching Methodology focusing on key principles related to the Teaching of English as a foreign language (This part of the course is very practical and aims to prepare you for the job market)
The Teaching Knowledge Test (The TKT) is a test developed by Cambridge English Assessment for teachers who teach other languages. It is designed to test candidates‘ knowledge of concepts related to language and language use, and the backgraound to and practice of language teaching and learning.
You can take TKT whatever your background and teaching experience. It is suitable if you are:
- either a pre-service or a practising teacher
- teaching primary, secondary or adult learners
- a non-first language or first language English speaker
- a teacher who wants to gain formal recognition of your experience, keep your teaching skills up to date and develop your career opportunities.
You ideally need to have English proficiency at CEFR Level B1 or above.
Important : Flying Teachers accepts TKT as a recognised teaching qualification but new teachers might be asked to give a trial lesson before being hired. Unlike CELTA, teachers who have passed TKT Modules 1, 2 and 3 will only be able to teach up to 200 hours a year. In order to teach for an unlimited number of hours, we recommend CELTA
Goal and Target-Audience
Pre-service/Preparation for CELTA or even DELTA ; Pre-service Course to work for Flying Teachers
Adults who would like to acquire a first Teacher Training Qualification and teachers already working in adult learning institutions. For people who teach Young Learners, we recommend the TKT: YL.
I have just received the TKT results and certificates and I am ABSOLUTELY delighted. I would like to thank Cristina Vieira for the TKT preparation course. Cris prepared us very well for the three modules. Thank you, Cris. I could not have done it without you.
- Sherry-Ann Serra, from Neuchatel (TKT Course, March to May 2018)