TKT Young Learners course 2017

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TKT Young Learners course is a professional development course designed for:

* teachers of English at primary school level (children aged 6-12)
teachers of English who want to retrain to teach English to young learners (aged 6-12) 

* fluent speakers of English (minimal level: B1+/B2) who want to teach English at primary school level (children aged 6-12)

Add a new teaching skill to your portfolio!
Learn or revise the basics of teaching English to children through practical activities and hands-on workshops!
Get inspired and share teaching ideas with the trainers and course participants!
Learn how to prepare children for international exams: Cambridge English YLE TESTs!

Get an international qualification from Cambridge English (face-to-face course) and a certificate from University of Oxford (online course)!

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Is this a course for me?

This is the perfect professional development course for you if:
  • your English is at B1+/B2 level or higher
  • you teach or you want to teach English to young learners (aged 6-12)
  • you want to learn the principles of teaching English to children through a rich variety of practical lesson ideas 
  • you want to prepare young learners for international exams YLE TEST
Previous experience in teaching children or teaching English not required, but useful.

What are my takeaways?

Upgrade your professional skills:

  • learn to teach English to young learners (6-12)
  • learn to prepare children English for exams 
  • learn to plan and run lessons for young learners (6-12)
  • get an international qualification: the TKT Young Learners certificate from Cambridge English Language Assessment (optional)
  • get an international qualification: the Teaching English to Young Learners certificate from University of Oxford (optional)
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How is the course organised?

BEFORE/DURING/AFTER THE COURSE

30 hours of self-study practice online
NB: what you manage to do online before and during the course is enough to prepare for the TKT YL test (we help you manage your pre-course and during-the-course online study time with our course map)  = whatever online study you decide to do after the course [you get access to the online platform for 12 months] helps you get the additional Oxford University certificate 



DURING THE COURSE

6 hours
a day (+ lunchtime break)

5 training days (2.5 weekends)

24 hours of inspiring fun workshops

5 hours of lesson plan presentations

20-minute presentation of your lesson


AFTER THE COURSE

1-day mini-conference chock-full of lesson ideas - LESSON FESTIVAL - lessons for young learners

80
-minute TKT YL exam session [optional]


GROUP SIZE

6-14
trainees per group

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When and where is the course organised?

The TKT Young Learners course is a blended learning experience - it consists of 2 components:

  • the self-study online practice: before the course you get a 12-month access to an online course which takes 30 hours to complete

NB: what you manage to do online before and during the course is enough to prepare for the TKT YL test (we help you manage your pre-course and during-the-course online study time with our course map) = whatever online study you decide to do after the course helps you get the additional Oxford University certificate 

  • the face-to-face course: you take part in 5 days of workshops and a mini-conference - LESSON FESTIVAL (day 6) in Warsaw 

 

 Day 1  Saturday  April 8 10am-5:45 pm Warsaw, Al. Niepodległosci 217/8 
 Day 2 Sunday  April 9 10am-5:45 pm Warsaw, Al. Niepodległosci 217/8
         
 Day 3 Saturday  April 22 10am-5:45 pm Warsaw, Al. Niepodległosci 217/8
 Day 4 Sunday  April 23 10am-5:45 pm Warsaw, Al. Niepodległosci 217/8
         
 Day 5 Saturday  May 20 10am-5:45 pm Warsaw, Al. Niepodległosci 217/8
 Day 6 LESSON FESTIVAL   Sunday  May 21 10am-1:00pm Warsaw, ul. Zielna 39


Map of a regular training day:

10:00 - 11:30 Workshops part 1 (90 mins)
break (30 mins)

12:00 - 13:30 Workshops part 2 (90 mins)
lunchtime break (45 mins) 

14:15 - 15:45 Workshops part 3 (90 mins)
break (30 mins)

16:15 - 17:45
 Workshops part 4 (90 mins)

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More questions?  tkt@lang.com.pl


What do I do to complete the course successfully?


Certificate of Course Completion
issued by 
Ośrodek Doskonalenia Nauczycieli Lang
(recognised
by the Ministry of Education)
min. 90% : face-to-face course attendance
min. 90% : the online course sessions completed
TEACH for YLE  Certificate
issued by 
Ośrodek Doskonalenia Nauczycieli Lang
(recognised 
by the Ministry of Education)
min. 90% : face-to-face course attendance
min. 90% : the online course sessions completed
+
min. PASS: course assignment  (lesson plan + lesson plan presentation)
Cambridge English
Teaching Qualification 
the TKT YL certificate
[optional]
80 minutes
80 multiple-choice questions
Exam session:
June 11, 2017 (Sunday)
the  Accredited Cambridge English Exam Centre Lang LTC - Al. Niepodległości 217/8 Warsaw

* You can also take the exam at a later date - during the August session

Results:

30-60 days after the exam session


registration fee:
220PLN

registration deadline:
 April 21, 2017
(Friday)

Oxford University
Department of Continuing Education

Certificate of Completion
of the online course
Teaching English to Young Learners 
[optional]
8 writing tasks 
corresponding
to the 8 sessions
of the online course
Complete writing sections in the Evidence of Learning journal
(access on the platform after you log in) and submit them for evaluation
if you want to obtain a Certificate of Completion from Oxford Univeristy.


At the end of each online session in the course
there is a choice of two writing tasks to complete (8 in total).
 

You do not have to complete the Evidence of Learning journal
if you do not wish to receive a certificate.

Results:
within 6 weeks of submitting

 deadline for submission:
12 months
after getting
access code
to the online course


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Who are the trainers?

OUR TRAINING TEAM

  • passionate teachers  
  • experienced in teaching primary learners
  • Directors of Studies
  • Warsaw University lecturers
  • teacher trainers
  • primary ELT authors & consultants
  • with over a dozen years of experience
Amanda Davies
Marta Godlewska

Joanna Kołakowska
Milada Krajewska
Małgorzata Mróz
Beata Palińska


Where does the course/exam take place?

LANG LTC

Warszawa, Al. Niepodległości 217/8

centrally located in Warsaw:
within walking-distance
from Dworzec Centralny,
Pałac Kultury & Metro Politechnika

  • comfy training rooms
  • air-conditioning
  • free WiFi  
  • kitchen facilities (fridge, microwave, coffee machine, tea kettle)


What is included in the price? How do I pay? When do I register?

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COURSE FEE: 1390 PLN

The COURSE fee includes: 


- materials and resources
- course tuition and assessment
- coffee break refreshments
- participation in the LESSON FESTIVAL mini-conference 
- 12-month access to the online course (self-study) 

Registration deadline: 20 March, 2017
Payment deadline: 27 March, 2017

Questions? tkt@lang.com.pl

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THE TKT YL EXAM  FEE: 220 PLN

Registering for and taking the TKT YL exam is optional.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE TKT YL EXAM: 

  • register online and make the payment (instructions below)
  • invoices are issued on request

Exam registration:

Step 1:

Register for the exam here. The registration form displays the regular exam fee only. Select this option. You are eligible for a discount rate so in the INNA ZNIŻKA box write: TKT YL COURSE. 

Step 2:

Afer you get a registration confirmation email from us with the bank account number, pay the TKT YL discount rate (220 PLN). The payment deadline: April 21, 2017.

Step 3:

Send a bank transfer/payment confirmation to: egzaminy@lang.com.pl



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