Teacher development course

Teaching Cambridge Exam Classes

Who is this course for?

This course will be of particular interest to teachers who need to prepare students for Cambridge exams: Key, Preliminary, First, Advanced and Proficiency and compete for ELT jobs in this area. It is suitable for recently qualified TEFL/TESOL teachers with an interest in improving in this area quickly and for more experienced teachers who find themselves teaching Cambridge and other exam classes for the first time. It is also designed to meet the needs of teachers with some experience who would like to develop specific teaching skills or techniques.

What will you learn?

This course covers a range of topics which will help you gain a deeper understanding how to effectively prepare students for taking Cambridge exams, including:

  • Understanding assessment
  • Types of tests
  • Preparing learners for exams
  • Testing language & skills
  • Testing language
  • Testing productive skills
  • Testing receptive skills
  • Helping learners to take exams
  • Motivation
  • Learner autonomy
  • Technology

How will this course help you develop?

As a teacher you want to give your students the best chance of passing Cambridge exams classes and your impact in terms of motivation, organisation and feedback on their performance can be decisive. By the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of how to approach teaching Cambridge exam courses and how to train learners in key strategies for these exams.

How will the course work?

For information about how this course works, the schedule and how you will be assessed, we recommend reading our FAQs section at the bottom of this page.

Course tutors

As a participant of this course, you will receive personalised guidance from Billie Haase and Charlotte Giller

How can you take this course?

Online one to one course

  • Flexible – study over 3 or 6 weeks
  • 30 hours
  • Personalised attention from an expert tutor
  • Feedback on tasks and live tutorials