AJ9402 Methodology of English language teaching 1B

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, 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
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 students will be able to understand various factors that influence the process of language learning and acquisition. They will be able to identify individual differences among learners and develop appropriate instructional strategies to accommodate every learner in an inclusive classroom.
  • 1. Theories of language acquisition 2. Individual differences in language learners (introduction) 3. Factor of age 4. Learner beliefs 5. Learning styles 6. Learner strategies 7. Learner autonomy 8. Learner training, language learning advising 9. Learners with SpLD 10. Differentiation
    required literature
  • LIGHTBOWN, Patsy and Nina Margaret SPADA. How languages are learned. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993, xv, 135. ISBN 0194371697. info
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Learning teaching : a guidebook for English language teachers. Oxford: Macmillan Heinemann English language teaching, 1994, vi, 218. ISBN 0435240897. info
    recommended literature
  • OXFORD, Rebecca L. Language learning strategies :what every teacher should know. Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 1990, xxii, 342. ISBN 0-8384-2862-2. info
Teaching methods
Seminars, workshops, discussions,reading.
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: 1.80% attendance 2.active participation in seminars and in discussion forums in moodlinka 3.seminar paper based on research (learner profile)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
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 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2019, recent)
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