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This module focuses on what teachers consider and do while planning their teaching of a lesson or series of lessons. Teaching in this context is intended also to refer to assessment. It focuses too on the linguistic and methodological reference resources that are available to guide teachers in their lesson planning as well as on the range and function of materials and teaching aids that teachers could consider making use of in their lessons. Knowledge of any particular book is not required.
 

Planning and preparing a lesson or sequence of lessons

This part of Module 2 tests candidates’ knowledge of the relationship between activities and aims. It also tests knowledge of ways of sequencing activities within and across lessons in a manner appropriate to particular groups of learners, and of selecting appropriate assessment activities to build into (a series of) lessons.
Candidates need to demonstrate an understanding of concepts and terminology mentioned below. Make sure you have downloaded the TKT Glossary. If not, you can download it here.
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The following diagram illustrates the sub-sections in each of the corresponding main lesson category.

Identifying and selecting lesson aims

Main, subsidiary and personal aims

Specification of aims

Factors influencing the choice of aims

Identifying the different components of a lesson plan

Aims, procedures, stages

Timing, aids

Anticipated problems, assumptions

Interaction patterns, timetable fit

Planning an individual lesson or sequence of lessons

Common sequences

Structures

Skills

Topic

Project

Choosing assessment activities

Informal assessment and related tasks and activities

Formal assessment and related tasks and activities

Selection and use of resources

This part of Module 2 tests candidates’ knowledge of how to make use of resources, materials and aids in their lesson planning.
Candidates need to demonstrate an understanding of concepts and terminology related to the following and their implications for the L2 classroom:
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The following diagram illustrates the sub-sections in each of the corresponding main lesson category.

Using reference resources for lesson preparation

The range of resources available and teachers’ reasons for consulting them

The selection and use of teaching aids

Types of aids and their teaching functions

The selection and use of coursebook materials

Criteria for selection

Ways of adapting materials

The selection and use of supplementary materials and activities

Types of supplementary materials and activities

Reasons for use

How to select and adapt