AJ9401 Methodology of English Language Teaching 1A

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Michaela Sojková Šamalová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Zerzová, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, Ph.D.
Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Popelková
Supplier department: Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Prerequisites
Successful passing of bachelor studies is required
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The course focuses on different methods and approaches in English language teaching (ELT). At the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the main concepts and ideas and to apply different methods and approaches in English language teaching (ELT). Students will be able to make informed decisions in selecting positive aspects of different methods and approaches and create their own eclectic approach to ELT.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the main concepts and ideas and to apply different methods and approaches in English language teaching (ELT). Students will be able to make informed decisions in selecting positive aspects of different methods and approaches and create their own eclectic approach to ELT.
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction, course requirements, presentations
  • 2. Grammar-Translation Method
  • 3. Direct Method
  • 4. Audio-Lingual Method
  • 5. TPR
  • 6. Suggestopedia
  • 7. Communicative approach
  • 8. The role of mother tongue in foreign language teaching
  • 9. Task-based learning
  • 10. Lexical approach
  • 11. CLIL
Literature
    required literature
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Learning teaching : a guidebook for English language teachers. Oxford: Heinemann, 1994. vi, 218 p. ISBN 0-435-24089-718. info
    not specified
  • WALLACE, Michael J. Study skills in english. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. vi, 218. ISBN 0521221102. info
  • UR, Penny. A course in language teaching : practice and theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiii, 375. ISBN 0-521-44994-4. info
  • HARMER, Jeremy. The practice of English language teaching. New ed. London: Longman, 1991. 296 s. ISBN 0582046564. info
Teaching methods
Seminar, group discussions, presentations, observation.
Assessment methods
Assessment methods and criteria: 80% attendance (or a written test), active participation (or moodlinka contributions) seminar work presentation, essay. Students who did not pass any course in ELT methodology - assigned reading and moodlinka contributions.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinované studium: výuka v blocích.
Teacher's information
http://moodlinka.ped.muni.cz/course/view.php?id=515
Students are requested to secure good internet connection in order to participate in online lessons as indicated in the schedule. Students must attend these meetings with both the sound and camera on.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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