Delta (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Prepare for Delta. Cambridge Delta. Delta, or the Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, is a post-experience, in-service teaching qualification, the aims of which are to enhance your professional knowledge and expertise and sharpen your practical teaching skills.
The most highly regarded and widely recognised qualification for experienced English language teachers, it is awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment (formerly Cambridge ESOL), which is part of Cambridge University, and is ‘a widely recognised qualification which helps you build better teaching practice and can lead to greater rewards and enhanced career opportunities’ (Cambridge ESOL, The Delta Modules, 27/07/09). Programme outline Delta comprises THREE modules. Each module is independently assessed and separately certificated. You need to complete each module successfully to be awarded the Delta diploma. Who should apply? Fees For information on how to pay your course fees, see Payment options for NILE courses. 22081 delta module one exam report june 2015. About the Delta modules.
How I got a distinction in the Delta Module 1 exam* *I generally try to avoid bragging, but hopefully that title will get a few more hits from search engines, and will help future Delta Module 1 candidates to find this post!
There is no one way to prepare for the Delta Module 1 exam, and everybody will do it differently. This is how I did it. I studied with Distance Delta for all three modules, although I ended up taking Module 1 six months after the end of the course, meaning that I had time to prepare for it again. The feedback I got from my tutors during the preparation was very valuable, and although it is possible to prepare for the exam yourself, I think having support from a tutor makes it easier. I also strongly believe that you should not do Module 3 (the extended assignment) at the same time as Module 1 (the exam), as they are normally both due at the same time, and you will end up dividing your attention instead of focussing on them each as much as they deserve.
During my Distance Delta, I created three sets of index cards. Books and Resources for Delta Module 1 Exam. I recently completed the Delta module 1 exam and thought I’d share some of the books and resources that I found useful.
I took the exam in June 2014 and got a pass with distinction. Before the exam, I took the Distance Delta module 1 preparation course, which I would highly recommend and will probably write more about at a later date. The exam consists of 2 papers, and currently includes a total of nine tasks (five in paper 1 and four in paper 2).
I’ll outline the books and resources that I used for each task in order, but many of the books and resources will be applicable for a number of the tasks. In case you haven’t heard, the Delta module 1 exam will be changing slightly from June 2015, however, most of the changes will be superficial, such as changing the order of questions, combining questions and adjusting the allocation of points for each task. Module One « Cambridge University Blended Delta. Delta Module 1 Overview The Cambridge English Language Assessment Delta Module One qualification provides a firm theoretical foundation upon which to base your English language classroom teaching in a variety of contexts.
The Delta Module One course allows you to reflect on your own teaching experience in light of historical and contemporary perspectives in the field of English language teaching. The interactive and accessible materials challenge your existing beliefs and expand your awareness of language teaching and learning as well as of the language itself. The Module One course balances the theoretical knowledge you need, while being firmly grounded within practical teaching methodology. Evaluation Delta Module 1 is evaluated via an exam, consisting of two 90-minute papers. Paper two focuses more on methodology. Course delivery Online Course Content The online content is divided into ten sections. Face-to-face Course Content (London) Module One FAQ « Cambridge University Blended Delta. Should I do this course before the other Delta Modules?
Teaching House strongly recommends starting with Module 1 as it provides the theoretical foundation for Modules 2 and 3. 181161 delta handbook for tutors and candidates document. Delta (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other ... Delta is designed for candidates with previous English language teaching experience.
Candidates have usually completed an initial teaching qualification and typically have at least one year’s teaching experience. It is suitable for first language and non-first language speakers of English who are teaching English as a second or foreign language (ESL and EFL) in primary, secondary and adult contexts. Candidates should have English language skills equivalent to at least level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Delta consists of three modules, which can be taken together or separately, in any order, and over any time period. Module Two requires course attendance at an authorised Delta centre so that teaching practice can be supported and assessed.
The current qualification also has a more practical orientation. Delta is aimed at those wanting to update their teaching knowledge and improve their practice. Delta Module One (Online) For Module One, the application deadline is two weeks before the course start date.
Where six or more people apply from one organisation, please apply three weeks before. Step 1: To apply, complete the Delta registration form. If you have already done a Delta module with Bell please use the application form for a further module. Step 2: Next, complete the application task (additional task on the registration form). Delta List – A list of Cambridge Delta course providers worldwide. Last updated: November 2013 **If you are planning on taking the Delta Module 1 exam, you might like to check out my post on books and resources for the exam.** List of Cambridge Delta course providers.
The following centres are all listed on the Cambridge ESOL website as offering module 2 of the Delta. Key: F2F = Face-to-face. Prices are an indication of the total cost (modules 1-3), and do not include the Cambridge assessment fee. Showing 1 to 49 of 49 entries How to use: Doing Delta Module One? Some Exam Tips - Part One. Are you about to take the Cambridge ESOL Delta Module One exam?
This is the first in a series of articles which will look in detail at all the tasks in exam, to make sure you understand the exam requirements and can avoid some of the most common mistakes made by candidates. The articles are written by Sue Swift, who has taught on Cambridge ESOL Diploma exam courses for over 35 years and currently runs on-line and face to face courses for all three modules of the Delta scheme. Find out more about them by clicking on the link in the sidebar.This article has been updated to match the new exam regulations from 2015 onwardsTo pass the Delta Module One Exam, you have to know your stuff. But you also have to know how to get it all down on paper in the time allowed, and in the format that will get you the maximum marks without wasting time. First of all then, here are some general comments.
Sounds tough? In the first task you can immediately pick up six marks. The answer is An affricate. Project DELTA / Module One. Hi all, I just wanted to share my feelings of module one of the modular Delta course, with advice, as little is available or known about this on the internet.
To simplify my explanations/opinions, I'll use bullet points. I completed the course recently, December 2009, and the exam on December 2nd 2009. The result is due in February 2010 - two months is the said time. Online - no face to face with tutors or fellow students. So! Best wishes, Elliott Brett. 116115 Delta Module 1 June 2010 Paper 1. Delta Module1 Sample Test01 1.