AJ9403 Methodology of English Language Teaching 2A

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, 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
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 aims of the course is to teach the students how to implement longterm planning in foreign language teaching. Their skills are developed in the process of designing a one-year course of English for a clearly defined group of learners.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the participants will be able to understand the problems of course design, the analysis of the needs of language learner, evaluation of students and teaching materials.
The students will understand different aspects of long-term planning in ELT, will be able to plan a learner-centred course.
They will be able to take part in the design of the school educational programmes.
  • 1. Course design components 2. Teacher beliefs 3. Needs analysis 4. Aims and objectives 5. Educational documents (RVP, CEFR) 6. Coursebooks and other materials in ELT 7. Content specification 8. Planning assessment and evaluation 8. Course evaluation
    required literature
  • GRAVES, Kathleen. Designing language courses: a guide for teachers. Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 2000, xi, 308. ISBN 9780838479094. info
  • Společný evropský referenční rámec pro jazyky : jak se učíme jazykům, jak je vyučujeme a jak v jazycích hodnotíme. Edited by Jaroslava Ivanová. 1. české vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2002, 267 s. ISBN 8024404044. info
    recommended literature
  • CUNNINGSWORTH, Alan. Choosing your coursebook. Oxford: Macmillan Heinemann English language teaching, 1995, vi, 153 s. ISBN 0-435-24058-7. info
  • International perspectives on materials in ELT. Edited by Sue Garton - Kathleen Graves. First published. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, xiv, 292. ISBN 9781137023308. info
Teaching methods
project, reading, seminar
Assessment methods
Seminar. Course requirements: 80% attendance, active participation both in the seminars and in moodlinka, all assignements and readings as set, course design - project
peer feedback provided to classmates
Exam: Interview about the course design project
Language of instruction
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
Students will be working in pairs in order to increase the opportunities of peer feeback. Students who are abroad (eg.on Erasmus) should work in a pair with someone who is currently in Brno.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2024, recent)
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