DELTA - Module One: EXAM

Cambridge Module One

The importance of becoming the best teacher

Prepare and do your DELTA Module One exam in the EIM.

DELTA Module One focuses on the background to learning and teaching English. It is assessed by two 90-minute written exams. The examination is taken on the first Wednesday in June or December and focuses on both theory and practice.

The exam will also be of interest to external candidates who have prepared DELTA Module One elsewhere but needed to postpone or retake the exam.

Boost your exam preparation with the videoconference DELTA Module One course and the best tutors. The course combines guided study and 10 synchronous Zoom sessions. For more information see our FAQ’s section below or fill in our form.

Exam + Preparation courses

Select a group and enrol

December 4th, 2023 - May 1st, 2024


Reduced price: 240,00 €
General price: 267,00 €


To confirm

Publication of results:

from 9 August 2024 in the following link (ID and password information is on the Confirmation of Entry)


from 4 September 2024 (You will be notified by email when the certificate arrives)

Exam parts

  • Paper 1 has five tasks based on terminology, language and text features
  • Paper 2 has three longer tasks based on assessment, analysis of resources and methodologies

More information and sample papers available on the Cambridge English website here.

  • The requirements are the same as for the Module Two preparation course. Candidates must:
    • have at least two years' experience in different contexts
    • be over 21 years of age
    • have a level of English of between C1 and C2 or above
    • normally have an initial teaching qualification

Registration: Can be done online or in person. To enrol online, go to ‘Select a group and enrol’, choose the Delta Module One exam and follow the registration procedure on the website.

Delta Module 1 preparation (videoconference) (45 h)
Course Fee: 709,00€

Previous/Upcoming exam sittings
Group: A0
Teacher: Available soon
Registration: April 26th, 2023 - February 29th, 2024

The Delta Module One course consists of 10 weekly synchronous one-hour sessions on Zoom. In addition, there will be asynchronous tasks each week. The tutor will be available for consultation in two synchronous Zoom tutorials per week, totalling a further three and a half hours. You will need to spend at least 3-4 hours a week engaging with the course materials and your colleagues in order to get the most out of the course.

The course finishes in time for you to take the Delta Module One exam in June.

The course fee includes all synchronous and asynchronous learning materials, tutor support, mock exams, library access and exam preparation.

How to apply

  1. Information/Open day
    If you want further information please complete the More Information / Open Days form on the website.
  2. Application form
    If you already have the information, and you are interested in requesting an interview, please select the group that you are interested in and complete the ‘Enrolment’ form. This asks for personal details, academic and work experience.
  3. Interview
    If your application is successful, you will be invited to an interview of approx. 10-15 minutes.

Gerard McLoughlin

Gerard McLoughlin (DipTEFLA, MA in ELT)
Main Course Tutor CELTA and DELTA

Gerard has taught and trained all over the world. Co-author of Next Generation, a Bachillerato coursebook for CUP, Fast Track, a ESO4 coursebook for Richmond and author of several teacher books for McGraw Hill (Platform) and Heinle (Outcomes), Gerard is the main course tutor for CELTA and DELTA at the EIM-UB, a CELTA assessor and president of TESOL-SPAIN.
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DELTA Module 1 focuses on the background to learning and teaching English. It is assessed through a written exam, consisting of two papers, which tests a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning English in a range of different contexts. The examination is taken on the first Wednesday in June or December and focuses on both theory and practice.

Cambridge English Language Assessment states that the aim of this module is to extend and develop awareness and understanding of:

  • 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


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