TKT Part 1 Class Unit 1 The Teaching Knowledge Test
General Objective ďƒźTo introduce the participants to the Teaching Knowledge Test, their modules and parts.
Specific Objectives By the end of Unit One you will: Identify the 3 modules of the Teaching Knowledge Test identify the names and parts that each module has familiarise with the different task types interpret the assessment criteria that the TKT uses use the online resources
The TKT aims are… To test candidates’ knowledge of concepts related to language, language use and the background and practice of language teaching and learning. To provide an easily accessible test. To encourage teachers in their professional development by providing a first step in a developmental framework of awards for teachers of English.
Modules, timing, content TKT consists of three free-standing modules. There are 80 questions in each module. In the TKT you will find different task types such as matching, multiple choice, sequencing, ordering, and odd one out. All of them are objective tasks. The TKT timing is 1 hour 20 minutes per module and each question carries one mark.
TKT Glossary Language relating to the practice of English language teaching (ELT). The TKT Glossary is going to be used in this class as part of Cambridge ESOL TKT resources.
Portfolio ďƒź Cambridge ESOL Examinations recommends keeping a record of your professional development and reflections on your teaching in a portfolio. ďƒź See the resources section and the academic guide of each unit for the activities.
British English version TKT is an exam created in the United Kingdom. You will use British spelling during the course material and the test. If you are aware of the differences between British and American English good for you! If not great opportunity for you to do so!
TKT Task Types ➘Four task types are used in TKT: Task Type 1 Task Type 2 Task Type 3 Task Type 4
Matching Multiple Choice Sequencing Odd One Out