AJ4404 Methodology of English language teaching 2B

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Bc. Michaela Sojková Šamalová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Popelková
Supplier department: Department of English Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
AJ4404/01: Thu 21. 2. 10:00–11:50 učebna 58, Thu 28. 2. 10:00–11:50 učebna 58, Thu 7. 3. 10:00–11:50 učebna 58, Thu 14. 3. 10:00–11:50 učebna 58, Thu 21. 3. 10:00–11:50 učebna 58, Thu 28. 3. 10:00–11:50 učebna 58, M. Sojková Šamalová
Prerequisites
AJ2MP_DI1A, AJ2MP_DI1B,AJ2MP_DI2A
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
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
After completing the course, students
will be able to think critically and express their opinion on the subject matter (methods and approaches used in English language teaching)
will be able to participate in discussions about topics in question
will be able to share with other students their learning and teaching experience and reflect on it in relation to methods and approaches used in English language teaching
will be able to demonstrate newly acquired knowledge including relevant terminology
will be able to apply principles of various methods and approaches of English language teaching in their teaching
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
  • Grammar-Translation Method, Direct Method. Audio-Lingual Method. The role of mother tongue in foreign language teaching TPR, Suggestopedia. Communicative approach, Task-based learning, CLIL. Lexical approach,eclectic approach, post-method era, learner-centred approach.
Literature
    required literature
  • Approaches and methods in language teaching : a description and analysis. Edited by Jack C. Richards - Theodore S. Rodgers. 7. vyd. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. viii, 171. ISBN 0521320933. info
  • LARSEN-FREEMAN, Diane. Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching. Oxford: University Press, 1986. 142 s. ISBN 0-19-434133-X. info
    recommended literature
  • UR, Penny. A course in language teaching : practice and theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiii, 375. ISBN 0-521-44994-4. info
Teaching methods
presentation, microteaching, group discussion, observation.
Assessment methods
Modes of work: seminars Course requirements: teaching practice task, 80% attendance (or a written test), active participation, all assignements as set, seminar work presentation, contributions in mood-link-a discussion forums, essay.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
http://moodlinka.ped.muni.cz/course/view.php?id=135
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2019, recent)
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