(Teaching English to Child Speakers of Other Languages + Teaching Knowledge Test)

My dream is to be an English teacher for children.


Course Information


* See below for course start dates
** Minimum number of students required

  • Roles of teachers and learners
  • Learning styles and their application to planning
  • Lesson staging for both productive and receptive skills
  • Using drama, songs, and music in the classroom
  • Story telling techniques
  • Effective classroom management
  • Using games to motivate and learn
  • Discipline for young learners
  • Developing resources, activities and creating varied lessons
  • TKT Young Learners preparation
  • Testing and assessing Young Learners

Key Features of the course:

  • 1 primary school visit with lesson observations
  • 6 peer-teaching sessions with written and oral feedback
  • 3 assessed written tasks and homework
  • Pre-course task provided
  • NZQA Level 4 approved Course Completion Certificate
  • Performance Reports from trainers

Cambridge English (University of Cambridge) Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)

TKT is a test that focuses on the teaching knowledge needed by English language teachers.It is divided into separate modules and you will receive a certificate for each one completed.

TKT has been developed for people who:

  • Would like to teach English but have not yet started teaching
  • Are already teaching, but would like to take an internationally recognised qualification to gain formal recognition for their experience
  • Want to enhance their career opportunities by broadening their teaching experience into specialist areas
  • Want to keep their teaching skills up to date

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