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TKT—Young Learners Certificate

Learn to teach English to young learners and open up opportunities for exciting and rewarding international work as an English instructor.

Develop specialized English teaching skills to support young learners in this interactive, practical program.

Develop the knowledge, strategies, and skills required to teach and engage young learners. Through classroom theory and practical activities, you’ll develop skills for preparing lessons, engaging young learners, supporting their language learning, managing the classroom, and effectively assessing student progress. This program is ideal if you are an international teacher working, or planning to work, in primary education.

Why Choose the TKT—Young Learners Certificate.

  • Learn valuable strategies, skills, and knowledge required to teach English to young learners.
  • Discover how children learn language, and what kinds of activities and approaches will best support young learners.
  • Put classroom theories into practise in peer and micro teaching lessons.
  • Program designed by qualified and experienced experts in both ESL and public education for children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Program content will prepare you to take the optional internationally-recognized Cambridge Assessment English TKT–YL exam.
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CAMPUS AVAILABLE

Vancouver

PROGRAM LENGTH
ACADEMIC

Daytime 4 weeks

*Schedules will be adjusted in December to accommodate public holidays. Contact us for more information.

LANGUAGE LEVEL REQUIREMENT

Intermediate 3

(Equivalent to TOEFL iBT 35, or IELTS 5.0)

OR Completion of a minimum of three full years of study in a secondary or post-secondary institution where the sole language of instruction is English.

OTHER PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

View general Greystone College Admission Requirements for your chosen campus.

START DATES

2021 – May 25, Jul 19, Sep 13, Nov 8
2022 – Jan 31, Mar 28, May 23, Jul 18, Sep 12, Nov 7

Start dates are dependent on enrolment and are subject to change

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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.

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