Teaching for Exam Classes

This course is also available online

2 weeks

Course Length

Mon to Fri

Lesson Days

15 a week





Minimum Level


Teaching for Exam Classes is for English teachers who are preparing teenage or adult students for exams. You will look at samples of assessment criteria and ways to use them and refresh your knowledge of current teaching methods. You will gain knowledge of activities for students to engage them during the classes. 

During the course, you will review examples of task types from a range of formal exams including the Cambridge FCE, CAE and IELTS. You will see what students need to learn at different levels and ways to teach the different aspects of the exams’ areas.

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

This course will benefit teachers who are either preparing to teach the first Cambridge or IELTS exam class or experienced teachers looking to refresh his/her skills.

Course Sample programme

Week 1

Course Content


Introduction to the key principles of  Learner styles



Compare teaching materials to understand the differences in implementing activities to use in exams 


Developing oral communication skills

Exploring techniques for correcting oral errors -Using task- based learning to develop speaking skills


Developing students’ reading and writing skills exploring ways of exploiting written texts


Encourage student engagement

Week 2



Models of assessment criteria


Course design


Revive your knowledge of current teaching techniques


Consider various aspect in relation to your own teaching and your students’ needs


Exploring different approaches to testing and assessment – Course review

*Please note that the course content may be subject to change due to latest methodology trends updates.

1 lesson=45mins

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