Course: Practicum 1

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Course title Practicum 1
Course code KAJ/A4428
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
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
Teaching practicum is an important integral part of initial teacher training. Student teachers work in close collaboration with host teachers. First student teachers observe classes and then start teaching themselves. They may be also visited by a University supervisor. During practicum student teachers are required to use the European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages (EPOSTL) as a tool for self-reflection.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The students will be able to apply the approaches, techniques and methods, covered in the Methodology lectures and seminars, in their own teaching. They are able to characterise the target group and design a suitable lesson plan. After teaching the lesson they are able to reflect their experience.
The student must pass English Didactics I.

Assessment methods and criteria
See detailed practicum requirements at
Recommended literature
  • 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.

Study plans that include the course
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