The ACE Certificate in Teaching Standardized Test Preparation is designed to introduce language instructors to the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to help students be successful on a variety of standardized English language proficiency tests, including TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC and the Cambridge Exams.
Why Choose the ACE Certificate in Teaching Standardized Test Preparation
- 32+ hours of coursework
- Learn ideas, strategies and tools with which to successfully prepare students to take a variety of standardized English language proficiency tests
- Increase your marketability as a language instructor
The ACE Certificate in Teaching Standardized Test Preparation covers the following subject areas:
- General Test Preparation Teaching Techniques
- Resource Evaluation Skills and Lesson Planning
- Language and Skill Requirements of TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC and the Cambridge
- Alternative Standardized Testing Systems
Students will complete a Task Journal for each of the 16 course modules and submit them on an ongoing basis to their instructor for feedback and assessment.
The instructor will assess the students’ understanding of each module based on the correctness and completeness of their responses in the Task Journals. Tasks include answering discussion and short answer questions, and completing short curriculum design tasks.
The Task Journals comprise 100% of the final grade.
Courses are offered three times per year:
- September 15 to March 15
- January 15 to July 15
- May 15 to November 15
*Note: Each session is 6 months in duration. It is possible to begin mid-session, provided the course is completed prior to session end date.
EXTRAS FOR ALL TESOL AND POST-TESOL COURSES
One time Registration fee: $150
Material fee: $90
Students are responsible for arranging their own medical insurance before traveling to Canada. Alternatively, LLI can arrange insurance via Guard.me if required.
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The prerequisite for the ACE Certificate in Teaching Standardized Test Preparation is an interest in becoming more effective at preparing students to take standardized English language proficiency tests such as TOEFL and IELTS. Must be a qualified and currently practicing English language teacher to enrol.