TKT: what`s in it for you?

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  • Language awareness, Language skills and subskills, SLA, Learner needs and characteristics, Motivation, Methods and and approaches, Assessment
  • Lesson planning, ELT resources (materials and aids)
  • Classroom language, Classroom management
  • TKT: what`s in it for you?

    1. 1. Teaching Knowledge Test: WIIFY ( What´s in it for you? ) I Congreso Internacional sobre Lenguas y Dinámicas identitarias en el Bicentenario María Victoria Saumell Resistencia, Chaco, July 19th – 22nd, 2010
    2. 2. What do you know about TKT? <ul><li>TKT tests teachers’ teaching skills </li></ul><ul><li>TKT tests teachers’ language skills </li></ul><ul><li>TKT tests teachers’ knowledge of ELT </li></ul><ul><li>TKT tests teachers teaching in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Each module in TKT has 80 questions </li></ul><ul><li>TKT has three modules testing different areas </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t need to speak, write or listen to any English in TKT </li></ul><ul><li>You can take TKT in any language school </li></ul><ul><li>You can take TKT one module at a time </li></ul><ul><li>TKT reports results as pass or fail </li></ul>
    3. 3. What should an EFL teacher know?
    4. 4. TKT Module 1 contents
    5. 5. TKT Module 2 contents
    6. 6. TKT Module 3 contents
    7. 8. TKT Grading <ul><li>A certificate for each module </li></ul><ul><li>No pass or fail grades </li></ul><ul><li>Grading according to 4 bands </li></ul>1 The candidate demonstrates restricted knowledge of areas on the TKT Module … syllabus 2 The candidate demonstrates basic knowledge of areas on the TKT Module … syllabus 3 The candidate generally demonstrates comprehensive and accurate knowledge of areas on the TKT Module … syllabus 4 The candidate demonstrates comprehensive and accurate knowledge of all areas on the TKT Module … syllabus
    8. 9. Types of tasks <ul><li>One to one matching </li></ul><ul><li>3/4/5 option matching </li></ul><ul><li>3 option multiple choice </li></ul><ul><li>Odd one out </li></ul><ul><li>Sequencing </li></ul>
    9. 10. Who is TKT for? <ul><li>Non-certified teachers </li></ul>To get an internationally recognized certification <ul><li>Recently graduated teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced teachers </li></ul>To consolidate acquired knowledge and experience To brush up and update your teaching knowledge
    10. 11. <ul><li>Cambridge ESOL website </li></ul><ul><li>TKT handbooks + model exam </li></ul><ul><li>TKT glossary </li></ul><ul><li>Pearson TDI TKT module </li></ul>TKT Support <ul><li>Adds interactivity through </li></ul><ul><li>Expert videos </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom videos </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks to web resources </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive charts </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Regular concept checks and assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Goes beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Proposes reflective tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Expands on ELT issues </li></ul>
    11. 12. One to One matching
    12. 13. One to One matching
    13. 14. 3/4/5 option matching
    14. 15. 3 option multiple choice
    15. 16. Odd one out
    16. 17. Sequencing
    17. 18. TDI TKT Interactivity
    18. 19. TDI TKT Interactivity
    19. 20. TDI TKT Interactivity
    20. 21. Aknowledgements <ul><li>Pearson Longman for their support </li></ul><ul><li>Litty Mora , Cambridge ESOL representative in Argentina </li></ul>My contact details: My E-mail: My blog: http://educationaltechnologyinelt.blogspot.com My Twitter: vickysaumell My Skype: vicky.saumell María Victoria Saumell

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