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  1. Cambridge ESOL Aniella Bușilă Târgu Neamț, 8th September 2010

  2. Cambridge ESOL Over 3 million candidates every year in over 130 countries. World’s leading provider of English language certificates.

  3. Cambridge ESOL • Started operating in 1913 – CPE; 1939 – FCE; the 90s – CAE • Offers a full range of examinations, taken worldwide • Assessment of four language skills in practical contexts • Globally, more than 10,000 organisations trust and recognise our exams

  4. What are Cambridge ESOL exams like? • 4 skills – Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking! • valid for life! • extensive recognition amongst educational and professional institutions • rigorous quality control – backed by ongoing research • easy to register- both face-to-face and by post (via British Council)

  5. Romanian students’ performance

  6. Recognition by Ministry of Education in Romania Common European Framework Levels Other Cambridge ESOL general English tests

  7. Gain UCAS Tariff points with Cambridge English

  8. Teaching Awards • TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) and TKT Practical • CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) • CELTYL (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Young Learners) • The Delta Modules (Diploma in English Language Teaching) • IDLTM (International Diploma in Language Teaching Management)

  9. TKT: TeachingKnowledgeTest What knowledge do teachers need?

  10. Understanding different methodologies for teaching; Ablility to use the ‘language of teaching;’ How to select from a range of resources; Effective lesson preparation; Understanding of classroom management methods for different needs; Classroom language. What knowledge do teachers need?

  11. What is TKT? • Certificate in teaching English • Tests knowledge about teaching • Free-standing modules • Offered internationally • Cambridge ESOL quality assurance procedure Flexible

  12. Who is TKT for? • For new teachers and for experienced teachers • For teachers of primary, secondary and adult learners • No formal entry requirements Accessible

  13. TKT suite of exams TKT: Practical (Module 6) TKT: KAL(Module 5)Knowledge About Language TKT: Module 2 Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching TKT: Module 3 Managing the teaching and learning process TKT: CLIL(Module 4) Content and Language Integrated Learning TKT:Module 1 Language and background to language learning and teaching TKT: YL (Module 7) Young Learners

  14. TKT: Module 1Language and background to language learning and teaching Part 1: Concepts and terminology for describing language Describing language (grammar, lexis, phonology, functions) and language skills and sub-skills. Part 2: Background to language learning Factors in the learning process (learner characteristics and needs, differences between L1 and L2, the role of error, motivation, exposure to language). Part 3: Background to language teaching Presentation techniques and introductory activities; Practice activities and tasks ; Assessment types and tasks.

  15. TKT: Module 2Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching Part 1: Planning and preparing a lesson or a sequence of lessons Selecting aims Identifying components of a lesson Planning a lesson and sequence of lessons Choosing assessment activities Part 2: Selection and use of resources and materials Coursebook materials Supplementary materials and activities Aids appropriate to learners and aims

  16. TKT: Module 3Managing the teaching and learning process Part 1: Teachers’ and learners’ language in the classroom Appropriate teachers’ language; Functions of learners’ language; Categorising learners’ mistakes. Part 2: Classroom management Teacher roles; Grouping learners; Correcting learners; Giving feedback.

  17. TKT: Module 4Content and Language Integrated Learning An approach in which a foreign language is used as the medium for teaching a curricular subject such as Science, History or Art. The target language and the subject content have a joint role in the learning. Part 1 Knowledge of CLIL and Principles of CLIL Part 2 Lesson preparation, delivery; Assessment.

  18. TKT: Module 5Knowledge about Language Teachers’ knowledge about the systems of the English language that aid a teacher in planning and delivering their lessons. lexis phonology grammar discourse

  19. TKT: Module 6TKT Practical A test of professional practice for English language teachers Candidates are assessed on 40 minutes of classroom teaching. One 40-minute session or two 20-minute lessons. to plan lessons; to demonstrate a range of teaching skills in the classroom; to engage learners in both language and skills development.

  20. What support Cambridge ESOL offers to students • Results and Support material • Leaflets • Students and parents presentations • Teachers seminars on demand • Past papers • Education Fairs • Top Tips for CAE – available through

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