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1 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE BY CRISTIAN GONZÁLEZ

2 WHAT IS TEACHING KWOLEDGE TEST (TKT)? Is a test developed by Cambridge ESOL for teachers of English to speakers of other languages. TKT tests candidates’ knowledge of concepts related to language, language use and the background to and practice of language teaching and learning.

3 RECOGNISED WORLDWIDE Cambridge ESOL Teaching Qualifications are recognised by organisations which employ English language teachers as providing quality teacher training and development. Cambridge ESOL works with international ELT organisations to ensure the acceptance of TKT globally.

4 TEST STRUCTURE TKT consists of three modules which can be taken together, or separately, in any order. Module 1 – Background to language teaching Module 2 – Planning for language teaching Module 3 – Classroom management Practical – Assessment of teaching competence

5 Module 1 test? This module tests your knowledge of the terms and concepts common in English language teaching. It also focuses on the core knowledge underpinning the learning of English and knowledge of the options and resources you can use in the classroom.

6 Module 2 test? This module focuses on the knowledge and skills you need to be able to plan a lesson framework or series of lessons. Teaching in this context also refers to any assessment required by you to consolidate learning. It also focuses on the resources that are available to guide you in your lesson planning.

7 Module 3 test? This module tests your knowledge of what happens in the classroom during language learning, the teacher’s role and the ways in which you can manage and exploit classroom events and interactions.

8 TKT TEST TIMESTRUCTUREDESCRIPTIONABILITIES MODULE 1 80 minutes 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) A single paper lasting and containing 80 questions This module tests your knowledge of the terms and concepts common in English language teaching. Available as a paper- based test Available as a computer-based test Grammar Phonology Reading Writing Listening Speaking

9 MODULE 2 80 minutes The test is divided into two parts:. Planning and preparing a lesson or sequence of lessons (40 questions). Selection and use of resources (40 questions) A single paper and containing 80 questions This module focuses on the knowledge and skills you need to be able to plan a lesson framework or series of lessons. Available as a paper-based test Available as a computer-based test Motivation Learner characteristics Learner needs

10 MODULE 3 80 minutes The test is divided into two parts:. Teachers’ and learners’ language in the classroom (40 questions).Classroom management (40 questions) A single paper lasting and containing 80 questions This module tests your knowledge of what happens in the classroom during language learning, the teacher’s role and the ways in which you can manage and exploit classroom events and interactions. Available as a paper- based test Available as a computer-based test Techniques and activities Practice Tasks for language

11 BIBLIOGRAPHY  THE TKT TEACHING TEST COURSE Mary Spratt, Alan Pulverless and Melanie Williams. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS  Tkt information from oficial Cambridge website: dex.html#tab1

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