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TKT module one tests candidates’ knowledge of terms and concepts common in English language teaching. It also focuses on the factors underpinning the learning of English and knowledge of the range and functions of the pedagogic choices the teacher has at their disposal to cater for these learning factors.
 

Describing Language and Language Skills

This part of Module 1 tests candidates’ knowledge of the terms and concepts common in English language teaching that are used to describe language and its use, and language skills. 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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GRAMMAR

Parts of Speech

Forms

Structures

LEXIS

Meaning

Formation

Grouping

Register

PHONOLOGY

IPA

Phonemes

Word Stress

Sentence Stress

Intonation

Connected Speech

FUNCTIONS

Context

Formality

Appropriacy

Functions and Exponents

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

Subskills

Features of Spoken and Written Texts

Background to Language Learning

This part of Module 1 tests candidates’ knowledge of factors underpinning the learning of English by speakers of other languages. It focuses on those learner characteristics which distinguish one learner or group of learners from another in terms of their learning and those which affect both what and how a teacher chooses to teach a class or an individual learner. It also tests candidates’ knowledge of aspects of the language learning process and their impact on teaching.
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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MOTIVATION

Influences

Importance

Measures

EXPOSURE TO LANGUAGE AND FOCUS ON FORM

Acquisition

Silent Period

L2 Needs for Interaction

Focus on forms as complements of exposure

THE ROLE OF ERROR

Errors and Slips

Interference

Developmental Errors

Interlanguage

L1 VS. L2

Age

Context

Ways of Learning

LEARNER CHARACTERISTICS

Styles and Preferences

Strategies

Maturity

Past Experiences

How Characteristics Affect Learning

LEARNER NEEDS

Personal

Professional

Background to Language Teaching

This part of Module 1 tests candidates’ knowledge of the pedagogic choices the teacher has at his/her disposal to cater for learner characteristics, learning processes and the differences between L1 and L2 learning. This part also tests knowledge of concepts and terms related to teaching and learning procedures and activities, including assessment.
Candidates need to demonstrate an understanding of methods, tasks, activities and terminology related to the following.
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The following diagram illustrates the sub-sections in each of the corresponding main lesson category.

PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES AND INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Warmers and Lead-ins

 Ways of Presenting Language

TYPES OF ACTIVITIES AND TASKS FOR LANGUAGE AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Design and Purpose

Teaching Terms

PPP

TBL

Lexical Approach

Grammar – Translation

TTT

TPR

Guided Discovery

ASSESSMENT TYPES AND TASKS

Diagnostic Tests

Placement Tests

Achievement Tests

Formative Tests

Progress Tests

Proficiency Tests

Self-assessment

Peer-assessment

Portfolio

Informal and Formal Assessment

Assessment Design and Purpose