MTTC English as a Second Language Practice Test

The Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) is a necessary examination that is required for Michigan’s teacher certification. These examinations will ensure that each certified teacher has the necessary professional readiness and content knowledge to serve in Michigan schools. If you are pursuing a teaching career in ESL, you will be required to pass the MTTC test in that subject area. Mometrix has designed an English as a Second Language (086) practice test in order to assist you with your studies for this exam.

MTTC English as a Second Language Practice Test

Let’s go over a few details of the actual exam before you get started with the practice test.

You are allowed to take the exam in either a paper-based test (PBT) format or a computer-based test (CBT) format.

Each test format is 100 multiple-choice questions, which you will have 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete with the PBT format, and 2 hours and 30 minutes with the CBT format.

For either format, your score to pass must be 220 or higher.

The questions on both types of test are comprised of the following subareas:

  • Language, Linguistics, and Comparisons (15%)
  • Culture (15%)
  • Second Language Acquisition and Instructional Practices (15%)
  • Application of Standards-Based Curriculum and Instruction (25%)
  • Assessment (15%)
  • Professionalism (15%)

Whichever test format you chose, be sure to take the MTTC English as a Second Language (086) practice test from Mometrix and get a head start with becoming an ESL certified teacher in the state of Michigan!


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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: June 10, 2019