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TESOL English Language
Proficiency Exam TELPE

Entrance Assessment For TESOL Students

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TELPE

TESOL English Language Proficiency Exam

Goals and Standards

Students Entrance Evaluations begin with the TESOL English Language Proficiency Exams TELPE, IELTS or TOEFL, and in most cases are followed by face-to-face interviews. Effective educational leaders are trained through higher standards and rigorous evaluations.  TELPE is the TESOL Canada format of TESOL applicants evaluation with specific considerations for language teachers.

Samples of  TELPE is Available Upon Request


Following tests are also accepted:

TOEFL iBT=> IBT 110 or higher out of 120. 
TWE or Writing score on CBT 5 .5 (Plus) TSE 55 recommended 60
IELTS 7.5 or higher.
CAE, CPE, BEC Higher Cambridge Advanced English (Grade A),
Business English Cambridge Higher Exam (Grade A)
CanTEST Listening, reading, writing 5.0, speaking 5.0
CAEL Band 60 overall, with a min. of 60 in each of the writing and speaking subtests
High schools in Canada, minimum English Grade 12 score of 80%
Completion of an undergraduate degree from an English-speaking university
Common European Framework C1
Canadian Language Benchmarks CLB 9 in each area

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TCBE- TESOL Canada Board Exam

The TCBE- TESOL Canada Board Exams are needed from both Native or Non-native Speakers. Graduates from Canadian or International Institutions and Teachers with or without experience shall comply with the TCBE requirement. TESOL Canada Board Exam- TCBE is the Final Exam in a Certification Process that provides validity to graduates' education through an accredited institution of TESOL Canada. Online TCBEs are directly through TESOL Canada. In-Class TCBEs are supervised by our Affiliated International Institutions of TESOL Canada. TCBE is the last step before graduating from a TESOL program. 

TASE for EXPERIENCED TEACHERS

Teachers Advanced Standing Evaluation "TASE" is a process through which TESOL Canada can evaluate, validate and credit your Prior Teaching Education and Experience toward completion of a TESOL Certification Program. Once TASE is processed, to become certified and accredited, applicants shall successfully pass the TCBE- TESOL Canada Board Exam.

REGISTER IN TCBE

TCBE FOR ALL TEACHERS

Whether the training was completed in a non-accredited or an accredited TESOL institution, to become certified, applicants shall apply to TCBE. Certified Graduates from TESOL Canada Schools will not require TASE. Graduates from non-accredited schools need to complete TASE before applying to TCBE.

NEED TCBE EXAM

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATES

University degrees completed outside Canada shall follow a Canadian equivalency process either through local Provincial Ministry of Education, Equivalence Québec in Montréal, or the WES evaluation. Once approved, candidates may then apply to TASE. After the completion of TASE process, to receive an accreditation certificate, applicants need to pass the TCBE.

NEED TASE & TCBE

TESOL Canada's Accreditation Certificate & Membership Includes the Following;

Upgrading Courses in TESOL (40 hour program,) TEC Teaching English to Children (80 hour program,) TBE Teaching Business English (80 hour program,) TAE Teaching Academic English (80 hour program,) TFSOL (80 hour program,) TFC Teaching French to Children (80 hour program,) Français d’affaires (80 hour program,) SCHOLARSHIP Offers for Graduate School Programs, Job Posting through E-Bulletin, Monthly TESOL Canada Newswire, Research & Annual Conventions Report, International Accreditations and Representations in Five Continents, Access to Online Resources of Lesson Plans & Conversation Activities Data Base, and monthly news updates about TESOL Standards.

TESOL CANADA's MEMBERSHIP REQUIRES TCBE

Membership in TESOL Canada is a voluntary process with many advantages & benefits mentioned above. Certified & Accredited Teachers through our recognized Institutions or TASE approved Teachers can apply to TCBE & TESOL Canada's Membership. To be certified and accredited, all members will have to comply with TESOL Canada's Board Exam.

TESOL Foundation
One Year Plan
$200.00
1 Year / Billed Annually

TESOL General Standard 150

TESOL Advanced Standard 300

Online Lesson Plans, Resources, Team Support, Employment e-Bulletin, Free Webinars, Updates on TESOL, SIG courses on TBE, TAE, and TEC.

Advanced TESOL
Three Years Plan
$350.00
3 Years/ Billed One Time

TESOL Advanced Standard 300

TESOL TCCT Diploma 450

Online Lesson Plans, Resources, Team Support, Employment e-Bulletin, Free Webinars, Updates on TESOL, SIG courses on TBE, TAE, and TEC.

TESOL Diploma
Five Years Plan
$500.00
5 Years/ Billed One Time

TESOL Diploma TCCT 450

Postgraduate Diploma 650

Online Lesson Plans, Resources, Team Support, Employment e-Bulletin, Free Webinars, Updates on TESOL, SIG courses on TBE, TAE, and TEC.

TESOL Canada Standards

Standard Hours Duration Theory/ Practice Includes Employment Prerequisites
General Certificate 150 3 Months 100/ 50 Adults General Overseas Only

No Degree,
Two Years College Studies
Plus Language Proficiency Exam

Advanced Certificate 300 4 Months 150/ 150 Adults, TBE & TAE (Option TEC)
Overseas, Canada & USA

Bachelor's Degree Plus Language Proficiency Exam

Diploma TCCT 450 5 Months 200/ 150 Adults, TBE, TAS, TEC & TCCT Overseas, Canada & USA

Bachelor's Degree or Higher Plus Language Proficiency Exam

Postgraduate Diploma 650 6 Months 400/ 250 Diploma TCCT + Postgraduate Overseas, Canada & USA

Bachelor's Degree or Higher Plus Language Proficiency Exam

TCBE Board Exams are conducted once every two months.

(Six times per year) 

TESOL Canada Board Exam Structure

(There are 30 questions out of following sections)

Structure of the Test (Written & Multiple Choice Examination)

Sub-Test Purpose Type of Test Marks Duration

1-Reading Comprehension

1.1

1.2

1.3

Reading for Gist

Reading for Detail

Selective Reading

matching items

multiple-choice items

matching items

5
5
5
40 minutes

2- Language Elements

2.1
2.2
Part 1

Part 2

multiple-choice items
multiple- choice items
5
5
40 minutes

3- Lesson Plans & Methodologies

3.1

3.2

3.3

3.4

3.5

Methodologies & Culture

Language Skills

Class Management

Lesson Plans

Conversation Activities

4 guiding points 5

10

5

10

5

40 minutes

4- Letter Writing

4.1

4.2

4.3

4.4

4.5

Content

Communicative Design

Language

Creative Writing

Academic Writing

4 guiding points 5

10

5

5

5

40 minutes

 

5- Personalized Section

5.1

5.2

5.3

5.4

5.6

Research & Theories

Personal Approach

Online Pedagogy

Online Technology

Platforms & MOOC

4 guiding points 5

5

5

5

5

40 minutes

6- Teachers Interview (15 minutes: Conversation Skills, Accents, Fluency, Comprehension)

7- Research Based Questions

7.1

7.2

7.3

Research & Theories

Pedagogic & MOOC

Methods

4 guiding points 5

5

5

40 minutes

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Multiple-choice questions have only one correct answer.

Written questions are evaluated on content correctness and the use of proper grammar.

TESOL Canada ® reserved the rights to modify questions, edit outline or duration of the exams. TCBE© TESOL Canada's Board Exam & TIBE© TESOL's International Board Exam Terms & Material are Registered Trade Marks of TESOL Canada ® 2013- 2022.

TESOL Canada Board Exams For All

Once a Teacher's Education and Experience is evaluated through TASE, to become Accredited, one may consider any of the following options.

Advanced TESOL Certificate

Advanced TESOL Standard includes 300 hours of Theory & Practice. The Theory section is tailored for Adults, TBE- Teaching Business English and TAE- Teaching Academic English. The Advanced program avails employment opportunities both in Canada & Overseas. This program is available for applicants with a degree. Teachers with prior Teaching Experience may be granted Experience Credits. Teachers with existing Academic Education in TESOL or ESL Teaching, may be granted partial Theory Credits. Maximum credits allowed is 50 % of the course.

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TESOL TCCT DIPLOMA

TESOL TCCT Diploma Standard “TESOL Canada Certified Trainer” includes 450 hours of Theory & Practice. The Theory is tailored for Adults, Teaching Business English- TBE, Teaching Academic English- TAE, and Teaching English to Children- TEC. TCCT graduates may work as ESL instructors or TESOL Trainers in Canada or Overseas. This program requires a degree to join. Prior Teaching Experience or Academic Education in TESOL or TEFL can grant Practicum or Theory Credits. Maximum credits allowed is 50 % of the course.

APPLY to TCCT

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA in TESOL

Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL includes 650 hours of Theory & Practice tailored for Adults, Business English- TBE, Academic English- TAE, and Teaching English to Children- TEC with TCCT on Postgraduate level. Credits are transferable toward a Master's Degree in an accredited university. Graduates may work as ESL instructors, TESOL Trainers, and Administrators in Canada or Overseas. A degree is needed to join. Prior Experience or Education in TESOL can grant theory or practicum credits. Maximum credits allowed is 50 % of the course.

APPLY to PGD Diploma

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