Course: Creating Teaching Materials

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Course title Creating Teaching Materials
Course code KAJ/4623
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Pavlíková Jana, Mgr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
Textbook evaluation criteria, needs analysis, authenic materials sources, modifications, methodological principles; working with heterogeneous classes.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 0 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students learn how to adapt authentic materials for the needs of a specific target group of teenagers. They focus on several types of skills: - Evaluating textbooks and non-authentic materials, identifying the needs of the target group - searching for and evaluating of the authentic materials - techniques of modifying the chosen authentic materials (text, images, audio, video) - creating worksheets and other materials suitable for the target group The supportive e-learning material is available at
The students can evaluate the teaching materials and textbooks, identify the flaws and needs of the target group, find, modifya nd apply authontic materials for the purpose of teaching English at upper secondary level, and prepare specific set of materials for working woth a heterogeneous class.
There are no prerequisites for this subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
According to the teacher's instructions
Recommended literature
  • Brown, H. D. Teaching by principles. An interactive approach to language pedagogy. New York: Pearson Education, 2007.
  • Celce-Murcia, M. Teaching English as a second or foreign language. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle, 2001.

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