AJ9404 Methodology of English Language Teaching 2B

Faculty of Education
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jana Chocholatá, 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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
AJ9404/Kombi01: Fri 25. 2. 11:00–13:50 učebna 10, Fri 11. 3. 11:00–13:50 učebna 10, Fri 25. 3. 11:00–13:50 učebna 10, J. Chocholatá
AJ9404/Prez01: Mon 18:00–19:50 učebna 54, J. Chocholatá
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 aim of the course is to inform students about the possibilities of continuing professional development and equip them with competences necessary for the management of their own continuing development after graduation.
Learning outcomes
The students will know about the possibilities of continuing professional development.
The students will be able to plan their own continuing development after graduation.
  • The course focuses on the issues of professional development of teachers. Syllabus: 1. Reflection in teaching 2. Action research 3. Stages in the teacher development (Novice teacher, experienced teacher, expert teacher ) 4. Professional development possibilites (conferences, associations MSSUA, AMATE, IATEFL) 5. Burning issues in ELT today
    required literature
  • UR, Penny. A course in language teaching : practice and theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996, xiii, 375. ISBN 0-521-44994-4. info
  • WALLACE, Michael J. Training foreign language teachers : a reflective approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991, ix, 180. ISBN 0521356369. info
    recommended literature
  • COLLINS, Rita Chalmers and Světlana HANUŠOVÁ. Modeling Action Research in a Teacher-training Program. Vienna: University of Vienna, 2009. URL info
Teaching methods
Seminar, group discussions, presentations.
Assessment methods
Seminar. Course requirements: 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
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinované studium: výuka v blocích.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2022, recent)
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