TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test)
ETI offers preparation courses for TKT. TKT is a test of teaching knowledge specifically designed for English Language Teachers.
Preparing for TKT helps teachers to learn more about teaching English and increases their confidence as an English language teacher.
TKT is a flexible, modular course. Each of the modules are tested separately and teachers can take as many or as few as they need. Teachers receive a certificate for each module they complete. There are 3 modules and a practical assessment.
Module 1: Background to language teaching
This module tests knowledge of the terms and concepts of English language teaching. It focuses on the factors underpinning the learning of English.
Module 2: Planning for language teaching
This module focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to plan lessons. It also looks at assessment and resources that can guide lesson planning.
Module 3: Classroom management
This module tests knowledge of what happens in the classroom during language learning and the teacher’s role in classroom management.
Practical Assessment of teaching competence
CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)
CELTA is the most popular internationally accredited course for English Language teachers in the world. ETI offers CELTA courses year round at our office in Tbilisi.
The CELTA is designed to help teachers develop effective and principled teaching practice. As well as receiving input from tutors about key topic areas related to teaching English, teachers will also have substantial hands-on teaching practice to turn theory into practice.
The course covers five main topics
- Learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
- Language analysis and awareness
- Language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing
- Planning and resources for different contexts
- Developing teaching skills and professionalism