First Certificate for Teachers of business English
The certificate aims to acquire the knowledge and accomplishments required for Teaching Business English (TBE) in order to recognize the professional skills required for the Business English teachers, identify the methodologies that are most effective in the Business English classroom as well as offer an understanding of the basic business concepts and practices with which the Business English teacher is needed to be conversant.
This qualification is meant as a supplementary qualification for qualified teachers of general English, providing them with an introduction to Teaching Business English (TBE).
*Only available for group of teachers
Candidates should ideally be either:
English language proficiency equal to C1 or C2 according to CEFR levels
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or any other language teaching qualification, Or
English language teachers with:
English language proficiency equal to B2 or higher, according to CEFR levels
Masters (or Honors) degree in English
English language teaching qualification.
Structure of the Qualification
The First Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE) is a single unit qualification. The Syllabus covers the following Topics:
Teaching Business English (TBE) professional skills (e.g. needs analysis, syllabus/course design, etc.)
TBE methodologies (e.g. Different approaches, classroom management, usage of
Basic business concepts and practices (e.g. Business terminology, letter layout, etc.)
2 months (60 Credit Hours)
The final assessment exam is of 2 hours 30 minutes. (4 questions required)
|A||TBE Professional Skills||35%|
|B||TBE Methodologies and Materials||35%|
|C||Basic Business Concepts and Practices||30%|
Successful candidates will be awarded the First Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE) by Pearson International, UK. The standard percentages of marks required at each grade are:
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Note:For class timings and fee structure, please contact the nearest ICD centre(Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad).