TKT PREPARATION COURSE SYLLABUS_Veronika Bandurina
September - December 2017
Required coursebook: Spratt M., Pulverness A. and M. Williams (2011) The TKT Course: Modules 1, 2 and 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2 edition
# of hours
|Part 1 Describing language and language skills||1. Opening session. Introduction to communicative teaching. Concepts and terminology for describing language: grammar and lexis. Examples of communicative tasks to practise each system. Home assignment: Units (1,2) 3,4; Find/be ready to present one example of a communicative task for each system.||6 ac. hours||16th Sept||11:00 – 16:00|
|2. Concepts and terminology for describing language: functions and phonology. Examples of communicative tasks to practise each system. Home assignment: Units (3,4) 5,7; Find/be ready to present one example of a communicative task for each system.||6 ac. hours||23rd Sept||11:00 – 16:00|
|3. Concepts and terminology for describing skills: receptive (reading and listening). Examples of communicative tasks to practise each skill. Home assignment: Units (5,7) 6,8; Create a typical listening lesson in accordance with the given plan basing upon the video.||4 ac. hours||30th Sept||11:00 – 14:15|
4. Concepts and terminology for describing skills: productive (speaking and writing). Examples of communicative tasks to practise each skill.
Home assignment: Units (6,8) 9-14;
Find/be ready to present one example of a communicative task for each skill.
|4 ac. hours||7th Oct||11:00 – 14:15|
|Part 2 Background to language learning||
5. Learner differences: characteristics (Age, level, personality, learning styles, learning strategies, motivation, past learning experiences; needs.
|6 ac. h.||14th Oct||11:00 – 16:00|
|Part 3 Background to language teaching||
6. Approaches and methods in language teaching.
||5 ac. hours||21st Oct||11:00 – 15:00|
7. Practice activities and tasks.
||4+2 ac.h.||28th Oct||11:00 – 16:00|
|MODULE 2 (Planning lessons to use resources for language teaching)|
|Part 1 Planning and preparing a lesson or a sequence of lessons||
8. Identifying and selecting lesson aims and components of a lesson plan.
||6 ac. h.||4th Nov||11:00 – 16:00|
|Part 2 Selection and use of resources and materials||
9. Planning an individual lesson or a sequence of lessons.
||6 ac. hours||11th Nov||11:00 – 16:00|
10. Choosing assessment
||6 ac. hours||18th Nov||11:00 – 16:00|
|MODULE 3 (Managing the teaching and learning process)|
|Part 1 Teachers’ and learners’ language in the classroom||11. Teacher’s language: using language appropriately for a range of classroom functions: instructing, eliciting, prompting, checking learning. Home assignment: Unit (27) 28,29,30,32; Get ready to present one item of the target language in accordance with the plan.||7 ac. hours||25th Nov||11:00 – 16:45|
12. Identifying the functions of learners’ language.
||6 ac. hours||
|11:00 – 16:00|
PRETESTS MODULES 2-3
||2+2+2 ac. h.||9th Dec||11:00 – 16:00|
|Part 2 Classroom management||
13. Interaction patterns and grouping students.
||6 ac. hours||16th Dec||11:00 – 16:00|