Course: English Language Teaching Methodology 2

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Course title English Language Teaching Methodology 2
Course code KAJ/4422
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Orlova Natalia, doc. CSc.
Course content
Lesson planning. The nature of speaking. Spoken language. Difference between speech and writing. Characteristics of Oral Interaction. Interaction Skills. Stimulating oral interaction in the classroom. Speaking micro skills. Types of classroom speaking performance. Comparative analyses of the frameworks for oral skills activities. Designing assessment tasks for basic types of speaking.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This module is the second of three modules on didactics within the frame of the TEFL program. It is aimed at further development of didactic competence of prospective EFL teachers. This course is a aimed at further development of didactic competence of student teachers. It involves an in-depth examination of current practice in EFL teaching and learning. The course builds on the knowledge acquired in the course EFL didactics 1 and focuses mainly on teaching productive skills in language classroom. Modern approaches, methods and techniques to the "four skills" integration will be provided through lectures, class demonstrations, and class discussions.
By the end of the course, students in this class are expected to: * Apply principles of communicative language teaching to designing oral work in EFL classroom. * Analyze types of spoken classroom performance. * Become aware of a rationale for assessing speaking as a separate skill as well as a skill that integrates with other three skills. * Learn about some principles of teaching mechanics of reading to young learners. * Gain further experience in planning, creating and delivering structured and coherent EFL lessons at different proficiency levels.
The student must pass English Didactics I.

Assessment methods and criteria
- 80 % class attendance. - Fulfilment of all assigned tasks; active participation in the seminar discussions. - Collecting picture/realia/text/video/audio-based activities (7 examples minimum) for developing oral skills in primary and low-secondary classroom. Sharing them in class. (Activity annotation should include: students' level, aim/objectives and language material.) - Studying a textbook you are going to use during your practicum. - Regular reflection on the 'can-do' statements from the self-assessment section in the EPOSTL. - Participation in the concluding colloquium. (Only for the double-major program)
Recommended literature
  • Common European framework of reference for languages. Learning, teaching, assessment.. 2001.
  • Brown, H. D. Teaching by Principles. New York, 2001.
  • Celce-Murcia, M. Teaching English as a second or foreign language. Heinle & Heinle, 2001.
  • Luoma, S. Assessing Speaking.. 2004.
  • Newby, D., Allan, R., Fenner, A.-B., Jones, B., Komorowska, H. and Soghikyan, K. European portfolio for student teachers of languages. A Reflection tool for language teacher education. Strasbourg/Graz, 2007.
  • Scrivener, J. Learning teaching. Second edition.. Oxford, 2005.
  • Thornbury, S. How to teach speaking.. Harlow, 2005.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching English Language and Literature for Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer