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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 based

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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 PUCP 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/ 1260.00

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

Format Online registration Examination dates
Paper based SIGN UP UNTIL APR 17 HERE June 5th
SIGN UP UNTIL OCT 21 HERE December 4th

Check out our online registration guide.

  • Digital test results: 6-8 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).
  • Physical diplomas: 2 weeks after the publication of digital results.

Certificate collection (Cambridge, Michigan, DELE):

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