The TKT Essentials course provides an introduction to English language teaching methodology for teachers who want to develop expertise in Communicative Language Teaching (CLT). It is suitable for both beginning teachers who need to develop knowledge of key concepts in ELT and experienced teachers who want to update their methodology. 

The course covers the key concepts in the theory of communicative language teaching. It provides a comprehensive introduction to knowledge for the teacher about language learners and actual classroom practice.

Who should take this course? 

TKT gives you an internationally recognized qualification that proves your language-teaching abilities. The qualification is suitable if you are a new teacher and want to build your confidence and skills, or if you are an experienced teacher and want to specialise in a certain area, or are starting to teach English for the first time. 

TKT is also a good foundation if you want to study for a further qualification in English language teaching, such as the CELTA or Delta. 

You don’t need any formal English qualifications to take the test.

What modules are available?

You can choose to take any of the TKT modules in combination or on their own. 

Core modules 1-3

  • Module 1 – Language and background to language learning and teaching.
  • Module 2 – Lesson planning and use of resources for English language teaching
  • Module 3 – Managing English language teaching and learning process

The course lasts 5 weeks.  

Level of English required: B1+

Sitting a Cambridge English exam in Bangladesh

Find out how to register for TKT exams in Bangladesh. 

Please contact us to find out more information on TKT course and exam.

Results for exams are available two weeks after you take the exam. There is no pass or fail and your result will be indicated by a band score. Band 1 is the weakest, indicating you have restricted knowledge and skills in that area, and band 4 is the strongest, indicating extensive knowledge and skill. 

Find out why you should sit your exams with the British Council.