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cambridge delta module 3

Module Three aims to develop candidates’ knowledge of and competence in:

  • a chosen specialism

  • approaches to needs analysis

  • curriculum and syllabus design principles

  • different types of syllabus

  • course design and evaluation

  • assessment of learners


Candidates must select one of the following specialisms:

  • Business English (BE)

  • Teaching young learners/young adults (specified age group required with 5-year range e.g. 8–13, 14–19) (YL)

  • English for Special Purposes (ESP)

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

  • Teaching examination classes (EX)

  • Teaching one-to-one (1to1)

  • ESOL learners with literacy needs (ESOL)

  • CLIL/Embedded ESOL (teaching English through subject/ work-based learning) (CLIL)

  • Teaching monolingual classes (MON)

  • Teaching multilingual classes (MUL)

  • Teaching in an English-speaking environment (ESE)

  • Teaching in a non-English-speaking environment. (NESE)

  • Teaching learners online/through distance/blended learning (DL)

  • Teaching English to learners with special requirements e.g. visual/ hearing impairment, dyslexia, ASD (SR)

Delta Module 3 covers the five assessment areas and comprises the following seven units of work:

  1. Introduction

  2. Background

  3. Principles and procedures: Needs analysis; Goals and objectives

  4. Principles and procedures 2: Diagnostic testing

  5. Principles and procedures 3: Conceptualisation of content; Grading (staging and sequencing); Materials

  6. Principles and procedures 4: Evaluation; Student assessment

  7. Problems and pitfalls




Course Intake Details:

Location: Online


Experience: Degree or CELTA or equivalent + 2 years teaching experience


Language Level: C2-C1


Course dates:
4 March - 24 May 2024
2 September - 22 November 2024
Application deadline: 1 week before course start date


Certification: Cambridge DELTA awarded upon completion of all three modules


Course Length: 12 weeks


Course fees:
Course fee: £399
VAT (20%): £79.80
Courier and Cambridge assessment fee*: £128
Total: £606.80
Book all three modules and save £168
(Total for all three modules: £3856.40,
all three modules pre-booked: £3688.40)


Minimum age: 18


Max class size: N/A


Tutor-led and highly interactive


Live and asynchronous eLearning platforms


Specialist ELT eLibrary


Accredited by AQUEDUTO


*Please note: The Courier and Cambridge assessment fee covers NILE’s administration costs for making the exam entry, but not any local administration/invigilation fees charged by host centres if the exam is not sat at NILE. 

A deposit of 20% of the course fee is payable upon acceptance on the course. The remainder of the course fees and the exam/assessment fee should be paid 4 weeks before the start of your course

Running through these seven units there are 35 tasks of varying lengths, designed for individual reflection on course reading and practical experience. Answers / comments on the tasks are provided within the online materials, but tasks can be submitted to a course tutor via email for more personalised feedback and discussion. Drafts of each of the five sections of the Extended Assignment should be submitted via email as they are completed for feedback from a course tutor, who will also give feedback on a final draft of the entire assignment. You should expect to be doing around 15-20 hours’ study per week.

To prepare you for Delta Module 3, see our suggested reading list.

All interested students may contact NILE-ELT Official Agent Lanka TEFL Training Institute (pvt) Ltd, in Sri Lanka for your inquiries.And get your promotional code.

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