JVp012 English for Teachers - B

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Barnová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Anna Bízková Doleželová (seminar tutor)
Bc. Lenka Dítětová, MA (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kateřina Gratrix (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Kollárová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Malášková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Markéta Oplatková Plocková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Milan Orávik (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Miryana Georgieva Slavíková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. David Zelený (seminar tutor)
Jitka Autratová (assistant)
Mgr. Radim Herout (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Radim Herout
Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
JVp012/01: Tue 10:00–11:50 učebna 53, except Tue 25. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/02: Mon 15:00–16:50 učebna 59, except Mon 24. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/03: Tue 15:00–16:50 učebna 57, except Tue 25. 10., M. Malášková
JVp012/04: Mon 12:00–13:50 učebna 22, except Mon 24. 10., M. Malášková
JVp012/05: Tue 8:00–9:50 učebna 34, except Tue 25. 10., M. Slavíková
JVp012/06: Thu 16:00–17:50 učebna 2, except Thu 27. 10., L. Dítětová
JVp012/07: Mon 10:00–11:50 učebna 63, except Mon 24. 10., M. Slavíková
JVp012/08: Mon 14:00–15:50 učebna 58, except Mon 24. 10., M. Slavíková
JVp012/09: Mon 10:00–11:50 učebna 27, except Mon 24. 10., D. Zelený
JVp012/10: Mon 14:00–15:50 učebna 63, except Mon 24. 10., D. Zelený
JVp012/11: Mon 16:00–17:50 učebna 63, except Mon 24. 10., M. Malášková
JVp012/12: Thu 8:00–9:50 učebna 33, except Thu 27. 10., K. Gratrix
JVp012/13: Thu 8:00–9:50 učebna 2, except Thu 27. 10., L. Dítětová
JVp012/14: Wed 15:00–16:50 učebna 62, except Wed 26. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/15: Mon 10:00–11:50 učebna 6, except Mon 24. 10., M. Malášková
JVp012/16: Thu 10:00–11:50 učebna 25, except Thu 27. 10., L. Dítětová
JVp012/17: Mon 17:00–18:50 učebna 67, except Mon 24. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/18: Tue 8:00–9:50 učebna 39, except Tue 25. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/20: Thu 17:00–18:50 učebna 53, except Thu 27. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/21: Wed 10:00–11:50 učebna 11, except Wed 26. 10., L. Dítětová
JVp012/22: Thu 11:00–12:50 učebna 63, except Thu 27. 10., M. Orávik
JVp012/23: Mon 10:00–11:50 učebna 2, except Mon 24. 10., A. Bízková Doleželová
JVp011 English for Teachers - A
A pass in SZ7BP_1AB1/JVp011 – English for teachers – A. (Úspěšně absolvovaný předmět SZ7BP_1AB1/JVp011 – Angličtina pro pedagogy – A.) The course is designed for students who are at least at the A2+ level of English and who can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, leisure, etc. They can also produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, and can read texts and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to help students achieve B1 level knowledge of English by improving all language skills (listening, reading, speaking, writing) and systems of the language (grammar and vocabulary) through work with materials and participation in activities related to selected topics in education. The course also aims at developing the students' learner autonomy, language learning skills and general learning skills such as reflection and feedback by engaging them in regular practical activities outside the classroom.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the students will:
be able to comprehend texts, audio recordings, and videos on selected topics in education (such as teaching methods & approaches, alternative schooling and teaching students with special needs) at B1 of the CEFR and produce a short summary (oral or written) of the materials;
be able to produce a short oral or written explanation of the concepts covered in the syllabus;
be able to participate in a conversation with their classmates on the aforementioned topics;
be able to express their opinions, agree and disagree in a polite manner;
have a good command of the following grammatical structures: present simple & continuous tense, past simple & continuous tense, present perfect simple tense, simple passive, relative clauses, selected phrasal verbs, selected verb patterns, first and second conditionals at B1 level of CEFR;
be able to use a selected specialist vocabulary related to the topics covered in the syllabus;
have a better awareness of language learning skills with emphasis on fostering learner autonomy;
be able to select relevant specialist vocabulary and learn it effectively;
have understood the importance of reflection in learning and improved their reflective skills through consistent writing of a learning log;
have understood the importance and basic principles of providing and receiving feedback on learning.
  • Topics: 1) Language learning skills
  • 2) Teaching methods, approaches and strategies
  • 3) Alternative schooling methods
  • 4) Teaching students with special educational needs & inclusion
  • Grammar: 1) Questions
  • 2) The present (simple & continuous)
  • 3) The past (simple & continuous)
  • 4) The future (simple & continuous)
  • 5) The passive
  • 6) Relative clauses, relative pronouns, adverbs
  • 7) Prepositions
  • 8) -ing and the infinitive
  • 9) Conditionals, if, wish clauses
  • 10) Word order
    required literature
  • https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/1441/podzim2022/JVp012/?lang=en
Teaching methods
Main methods of teaching:
socratic method;
teacher instruction;
peer and group discussions;
group project;
listening, reading, writing;
short oral presentations;
learning centers;
grammar and vocabulary practice activities;
self-reflection & reflection on learning activities.
Assessment methods
Continuous assessment (70%):
language learning log
vocabulary lists
independent grammar practice
alternative school mini presentation
simple video summary

Oral exam (30%):
reflecion on learning + discussion on a selected topic in education

In order to pass the course successfully, the student needs to pass the continuous assessment and the final exam. The student needs to reach a total of 65 % (45.5 points) and over provided they submit all parts of the continuous assessment (for task specification and deadlines see below) to be able to sit for the final exam.
The oral exam consists of two parts - part one is a reflective discussion over the student’s learning log, the second part is a pair discussion of a topic (assigned from a range of topics covering both English for Teachers A & English for Teachers B).
The student needs to score a total of 65 % (19 points) at the oral exam in order to pass it. The final grade is calculated from the maximum of 100 points.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Kurz je ukončen písemnou a ústní zkouškou na úrovni B1 SERRJ.
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2023.
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