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Information for Tamil Language Teaching Applicants

Mother tongue is your strength

1) Mother Tongue Language Entrance Proficiency Test (MTL EPT)

The MTL EPT is for all applicants being considered for the teaching of an MTL, unless exempted.

What is on the test

There will be a speaking component and a writing component where you will be tested on your knowledge of:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary usage
  • Stylistic features of the language.

Cost and test results

The MTL EPT costs $145 (inclusive of GST). You will receive your Statement of Result about 4 weeks after the test date. Tests results cannot be reviewed.

2) Tamil Language Syllabus

To help you with your preparation for the lesson demonstration, you can refer to the below:

3) Other useful information and resources