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. 


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

The course lasts 10 weeks.  

Level of English required: B1+

Dates and prices

The course takes place three times a year. Register by 26 January 2015 for the course starting on 9 February 2015.

Course name Regular price EUR Discounted price (20%)* EUR
TKT Essentials Module 1 120,00 95,00
TKT Essentials Module 2 and 3 120,00 95,00

* For British Council online course alumni (only those who completed at least one of our courses successfully, i.e. received a certificate), Forum participants.

Registration and payment

Please follow the instructions to register and make a payment for the course.