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Diploma in teaching English to speakers of other languages (DELTA)

The Diploma in teaching English to speakers of other languages (DELTA) is a teaching degree granted to professionals with ample experience in teaching English to speakers of other languages. Just like any other Cambridge Diploma, DELTA is recognized internationally.

Tipo de Examen:

English Teachers


Paper and pencil

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Suggested Requisites to register for DELTA

  • At least two years of full-time experience (or 1200 hours) in ELT with emphasis in teaching English to adults. Teaching different levels and contexts is desirable.
  • Educational level at higher-degree level or equivalent.
  • Proof of having taken formal studies in TEFL. ELT level (all skills) at CEF Level C1-C2.


DELTA consists of the following three modules:

  • Módule 1: Understanding Language, Methodology and Resources for Teaching (assessed through a written examination)*.
  • Módule 2: Developing Professional Practice (assessed through a portfolio of coursework, including observed lessons, background written essays and an externally assessed lesson observation).
  • Módule 3: Extending Practice and ELT Specialism or English Language Teaching Management (assessed through an extended written assignment).

*Note: Idiomas Católica is an authorized center for DELTA Module 1.

Module 1 Syllabus:

  • Theoretical perspectives on language acquisition and language teaching.
  • Different approaches and methodologies, including current developments.
  • Language systems and learners’ linguistic problems.
  • Language skills and learners’ problems.
  • Knowledge of resources, materials and reference sources for language learning.
  • Key concepts and terminology related to assessment.

Exam Organization

  • Two written Tests (Parts 1 and 2)
  • Exam Length: 1h 30min each part.

More information about this test, click here.


Exam Fee
DELTA module 1 S/ 1200.00

Nota: This fee is referential and it can be modified without prior notice.

Online registration

Check out here the registration date of the exam and register online:

DELTA module 1

Online registration Examination dates
SIGN UP UNTIL OCT 15 HERE December 2nd

Check out our online registration guide.

Onsite registration:

  • This form of registration only accepts payments by credit or debit card.
  • To register, you must go with your ID and Idiomas code of the candidate (if any) to any of our venues.
  • If you don’t remember the Idiomas code, you can request it at the customer service window.
  • Before paying for the exam, you can take a diagnostic test (Cost S / 35.00) – This exam doesn’t apply to the YLE exam.
  • Request an enrollment form for the Cambridge exam and fill it in with the information indicated.
  • The deadline for onsite registration is the same as online registration and varies depending on the exam you select.
  • Results of computerized exams: 2 weeks after the exam. (The exact date is recorded in the COE document: Confirmation of Entry, which is sent to each candidate after the close of registration).
  • Test results in paper-pencil format: 4-5 weeks after the exam. (The exact date is recorded in the COE document: Confirmation of Entry, which is sent to each candidate after the close of registration).
  • Delivery of diplomas: 2-3 weeks after the publication of results.

Certificate collection (Cambridge, Michigan, DELE):

  • Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • At Idiomas Catolica Pueblo Libre, 6th floor – Virtual courses office (Av. Universitaria Sur 1921 – 1923).
  • Candidate must collect certificate personally by presenting a valid ID or passport. For other options please write to

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