Course: Creating Audio/Video Teaching Materials

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Course title Creating Audio/Video Teaching Materials
Course code KAJ/6026
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Orlova Natalia, doc. CSc.
Course content
1. Types of materials for EFL teaching. Selection criteria. 2. Listening as a skill. Research in the nature of listening comprehension. 3. Problems of listening comprehension. 4. Principles of organizing activities for listening comprehension. 5. Incorporating visual aids in the EFL classes. Video types. 6. Common video teaching techniques and activities. 7. Active viewing and comprehension 8. Video-making activities. 9. Video as a tool for self-reflection.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This course is aimed at development students competence in designing classes focused on listening comprehension. The course will highlight approaches and techniques used for teaching EFL listening. It will also outline the most important issues related to using visual equipment (TV, DVD and video) and audio editing software in EFL classes.
By the end of the course, students in this class are expected to: 1. Apply criteria for selecting material for listening comprehension to their teaching. 2. Apply principles of designing activities for listening to their own classes. 3. Gain experience in planning and delivering structured and coherent EFL lessons with authentic and non-authentic audio and video materials.
There is no prerequisite for this class.

Assessment methods and criteria
- 80 % class attendance. - Selecting an authentic text for listening, designing activities for listening comprehension, demonstrating it in class. - Selecting a video clip (authentic or non-authentic one) considering the didactic objectives that can be achieved by using it in the EFL classroom, designing a video-based task.
Recommended literature
  • Anderson, A. Lynch, T. Listening. Oxford, 1980.
  • Buck, G. Assessing Listening. Cambridge, 2001.
  • Lonergan, J. Video in Language Teaching. Cambridge, 1984.
  • Stempleski, S., Tomalin, B. Video in Action. 2002.

Study plans that include the course
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