CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)

Teacher English Olympiad

As an English teacher do you meet the proficiency level in the subject needed for the 21st century? Do you hold the abilities and traits required by a competent teaching professional in a time that’s changing and developing so rapidly? When asked questions like these to educators most of them would be in dilemma to say yes or no. With an aim to help teachers assess their current English proficiency level, CREST Olympiads is conducting the CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO). This teacher certification test is conducted at the international level bringing in a large talent pool of educators to compete together & is appropriate for teachers to examine & sharpen their current understanding of the concepts in the English subject.

The teachers should take the CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) for the grades they teach.

Categories for Exams Stage I (Grades 1-3), Stage II (Grades 4-6) & Stage III (Grades 7-8)
Eligibility Aspiring, in-service, retired, home tutors, entrepreneurs (who want to open a school) can appear
Mode of Examination Online
Exam Dates

Stage I (Grades 1-3): Mar 14, 2023

Stage II (Grades 4-6): Mar 15, 2023

Stage III (Grades 7-8): Mar 16, 2023

Mode of Registration Individual
Fee INR 225 (India based candidates) / USD 15 (International candidates) per stage
Exam Levels 1 Level exam only
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Stages of CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)

CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) can be taken by teachers who teach Stage I (Grades 1-3), Stage II (Grades 4-6) & Stage III (Grades 7-8) students.

Fees of CREST Teacher English Olympiad

The fee for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) certification is INR 225 (India based candidates) / USD 15 (International candidates) per stage. The fee also includes Free Trial.

Syllabus of CREST Teacher English Olympiad

The syllabus of different stages for the CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) is mentioned below - 

Syllabus of Stage I (Grades 1-3)

Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Adjectives (basic, comparative, superlative), Adverbs, Simple tenses, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Types of sentences, Subject and predicate, Feminine and masculine, Word power (spellings, rhyming words, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, odd one out, word order, picture identification, word pair, vocabulary including animals (babies, sounds, wild, pet / domestic), etc.), Information retrieval from various text/image types like stories, anecdotes, pictures, time-table format, messages, invitations, etc., Singular and plural, Spoken and written verbal expressions (accuse and deny blame, make suggestions, express opinion, certainty and doubt, ask about and talk about the date, day, time duration, feelings, health, weather, actions, instructions)

Syllabus of Stage II (Grades 4-6)

Nouns and its types, Verbs, Pronouns, Adjectives (quality & quantity), Adverbs, Simple tenses, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Types of sentences, Subject & predicate, Jumbled words, Information retrieval from various text and image types like stories, anecdotes, pictures, time-table Format, messages, invitations etc., Spoken and verbal expressions like apology, greetings, introduction, request, etc., Feminine & masculine, Word Power (homonyms and homophones, common phrasal verbs, collocations, idioms and proverbs), Active-passive voice, Reported speech, Tenses, Similes and metaphors, One word substitution, Parts of speech, prefixes-suffixes

Syllabus of Stage III (Grades 7-8)

Nouns and its various types, Verbs (transitive and intransitive, modals), agreement of the verb with the subject, Pronouns (all types, recognition and classification), Adverbs and its types, Adjectives (all types, sequencing), Adverbs (and its types) and differentiation between adjectives and adverbs, Articles (definite and indefinite), Prepositions and its types, Conjunctions and its types, Punctuation, Tenses (all) , Prepositions, prepositional phrases, Analogies and spellings, Word power (Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms and homophones), Active-passive voice, Direct and indirect speech, Jumbled words, participle phrases and punctuations, Figures of speech- classification, recognition, matching, Information retrieval from news reports, blurb, brochures, dictionaries, formal and informal letters, instruction manual format, notices, biographies, messages, editorials, short narratives, advertisements, itinerary, essays, etc., Collocations and interjections, Phrasal verbs, idioms and proverbs, One word substitution

Marking Scheme

The syllabus of different stages for the CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) is mentioned below - 

Stages

Topic/ Section

No. of Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

For Stages I-III (Grades 1-8)

Practical English

Achiever's Section

30

20

3

6

90

120

Grand Total

 

50

 

210

The total duration of the exam is 60 minutes.

Note: For every incorrect answer, there's a penalty of 1/3rd of the total marks allotted to that question.

Preparation for CREST Teacher English Olympiad

Candidates must attempt these exams with the current level of knowledge that they have in the subject to best analyze their proficiency level. Still, if teachers feel to refer to some preparation resources, then they can refer -

1. Regular School books or CREST English Olympiad Workbook(s)

2. Sample papers - The sample paper pdf of different stages for the CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) can be downloaded using the below links:

  1. Download Stage I Sample Paper
  2. Download Stage II Sample Paper
  3. Download Stage III Sample Paper

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I appear for Stage I, Stage II & Stage III exams of the CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)?

It is recommended to appear for the exams of the stage you teach. However, a candidate can also appear for the exams of higher stages.

2. How do I check the exam schedule for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)?

The exam schedule for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO) is available for Stages I-III. Proceed now to check the exam schedule for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO).

3. How do I register for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)?

Candidates are required to follow a few steps to register for the Teacher English Olympiad. Check now the complete registration process for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO).

4. Are there any other Teacher Olympiads other than CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)?

Candidates can appear for the following Teacher Olympiads as well -

  1. CREST Teacher Mathematics Olympiad (CTMO)
  2. CREST Teacher Science Olympiad (CTSO)

5. How do I check the cut-off & awards for CREST Teacher English Olympiad (CTEO)?

The cut-offs are different for Stages I-IV. Visit the link to view the complete details for the cut-off & awards.

6. Whom do I contact if I have any questions?

For queries, kindly write to us at info@crestolympiads.com or call/WhatsApp at +91-98182-94134.

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