In this course, you will learn about common tasks that are used to test each of the four skill areas, namely reading, writing, listening, and speaking. You will also learn what criteria are used to measure learner proficiency and practise identifying specific areas learners have problems in, based on their assessment performance.
Alex Semakin has been a teacher of English since 1995, working mostly in Russia with short spells in the USA and Israel. Since 2002 he has worked for UK-based online TEFL courses as a trainer, director of studies, course writer and editor. In 2014 Alex received his MA degree in TESOL from the University of Manchester. His special interest is in communicative teaching of grammar. He particularly enjoys breaking down complex grammatical concepts into simple explanations for his students and materials users. Alex lives in Perm, Russia with his wife and two sons.