Cambridge TESOL Diploma

TESOL Cambridge Diploma
  • Complete the TESOL TKT Certificate, and TKT–Young Learners Certificate to earn the Cambridge TESOL Diploma
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and teaching methods required for teaching English to learners of any age
  • Gain hands on practice through classroom observation, peer teaching and a young learners practicum
  • Option to take the internationally recognized Cambridge University TKT exam, including modules 1-3 and TKT:YL
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Entry Requirements

  • Students who are interested in attending Greystone College must have completed (graduated from) their final year of general schooling.
  • International students must demonstrate a high intermediate level of English with our online written test and arranged speaking interview (the online test may be waived if currently in an ILSC Intermediate 4 or higher).
  • The online written test is exempt if iBT 70 or IELTS 6.0 is presented.
  • Criminal Record Check is required.

*Note: If an applicant fails to meet the minimum requirements, they cannot be waived by either the institution or the student.

Program Description

Students who complete both the TESOL TKT Certificate, and the TKT-YL Certificate will earn the Cambridge TESOL Diploma. Graduates of the program will leave with the skills and knowledge required for teaching English to Adults and Young Learners.

TESOL TKT Certificate (4 weeks)

The objectives of this course are to teach students the fundamentals of TESOL and to prepare students for the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test. Students who take this course will be more confident in presenting and giving instructions; and will be given the opportunity to lead ESL activities and observe an ESL class.

TKT Certificate
Module 1

Describing language and language skills, background and giving instructions

Module 2

Planning and preparing lessons and selecting and using resources and materials

Module 3

Managing the teaching and learning process and the classroom

Other Components

Observation, peer teaching, and developing presentation skills

TKT-Young Learners Certificate (4 weeks)

Gain the knowledge, strategies and skills required to teach and engage young learners. TKT-Young Learners is ideal if you are an international teacher working, or intending to work, in the primary sector of education. Students will gain an understanding of lesson planning, different teaching strategies and learner assessment. The course includes 1 week of unique practicum where students will observe and practice teaching in day cares, pre-schools, or elementary schools.

TKT-YL
Part 1

Knowledge of young learners and principles of teaching English to young learners

Part 2

Planning and preparing young learner lessons

Part 3

Teaching young learners

Part 4

Assessing young learner learning through classroom based assessment

Start Dates - 2016

Jan 4, Feb 1, Feb 29, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 24, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 12, Oct 11, Dec 5

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What is TKT?

TKT is a test from Cambridge ESOL about teaching English to speakers of other languages. It aims to increase teachers' confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world. This flexible and accessible award will help you to understand different methodologies for teaching, the 'language of teaching', the ways in which resources can be used, the key aspects of lesson planning, and classroom management methods for different needs. Learn more about the TKT: Frequently Asked Questions

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