AJ9402 Methodology of English language teaching 1B

Faculty of Education
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Naděžda Vojtková
Department of English Language and Literature – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Popelková
Supplier department: Department of English Language and Literature – Faculty of Education
Successful passing of Didactics 1A
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
Course objectives
At the end of the course the students:

will be able to modify different approaches when teaching grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation

they will handle various ways of error and mistakes correction and giving feedback to their learners

will be able to choose, evaluate, adapt and use different materials in their teaching

will reflect on and evaluate their teaching in schools and link the theory to practice
  • Introduction of the course, getting to know activities
  • Teaching vocabulary
  • Practising vocabulary
  • Teaching grammar – presentation
  • Teaching grammar - practice
  • Teaching grammar – practical task and discussion
  • Teacher´s professional development
  • Teaching pronunciation - individual sounds
  • Teaching pronunciation - stress, rhythm, intonation, aspects of fluent speech
  • Errors and mistakes, correction, feedback - speaking
  • Correction and feedback - writing
  • Portfolio discussion - teaching practice tasks
    required literature
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Learning teaching : a guidebook for English language teachers. 2nd ed. Oxford: Macmillan, 2005, 431 s. ISBN 1405013990. info
    not specified
  • HARMER, Jeremy. How to teach English : an introduction to the practice of English language teaching. 1st publ. Harlow: Longman, 1998, x, 198. ISBN 0582297966. 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. Teaching and Learning Grammar. 6. vyd. London: Longman, 1991, 71 s. ISBN 0-582-74623-X. info
  • HARMER, Jeremy. The practice of English language teaching. New edition. London: Longman, 1991, 296 s. ISBN 0582046564. info
  • UR, Penny. Grammar practice activities :a practical guide for teachers. 1. publ. (4. print.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, viii, 288. ISBN 0-521-33847-6. info
Teaching methods
Seminars with pair, group and class discussions, home preparation with reading, practical demonstrations, microteaching.
Assessment methods
Informal, continuous assessment (50 pts.)
- active participation in sessions (attendance, microteaching or presentation, reading prepared and ongoing tasks)
Final, formal assessment (50 pts.)
- EPOSTL, a teaching portfolio (see Moodlinka for details), students are expected to work on it and to submit it at the end of the term - self-evaluation of the teaching practice and lesson plans
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2018, recent)
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