FJU2A041 Didactics of French I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Milada Malá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Alena Němcová Polická, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
EN: Knowledge of French at level C1 (CEFRL).
FR: Connaissance du français au niveau C1 (CECRL).
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
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Course objectives
It will offer students an introduction to key issues and a summary of methodology in teaching foreign languages. Students will learn the basic concepts and methodologies of teaching foreign languages. Classes focus on both the determination of objectives and planning issues and programming of the course or lesson plans themselves and therefore the dynamics of class as targets. One of the first objectives will be to understand the basic terminology of didactic discourse in both the Czech Republic and francophone countries, to understand the interdisciplinary nature of this area of research and interdependence of all actors in the teaching process. Time will be devoted to the problems of teaching foreign languages, their priorities in different historical periods and the status of the teaching of LE in the world today. Emphasis will be placed in the current requirements of the teaching of foreign languages according to the EU (CEFR).
Learning outcomes
Students will be familiar with the key terms in Second Language Acquisition able to identify the aims of Language Teaching and Learning know how to make a lesson plan and select the teaching and learning resources.
  • 1. Teaching foreign languages - terminology. 2. Analysis, identification and formulation of the objectives of foreign language teaching. 3. Introduction to different methods of teaching foreign languages. 4. Teaching program planning and teaching process. 5. Common European Framework of Reference and the European Language Portfolio. 6. Language skills and their acquisition. 7. Teaching materials.
  • PÍŠOVÁ, Michaela and Klára ULIČNÁ. Didaktika cizích jazyků (Foreign langauge didactics). In Iva, Stuchlíková, Tomáš Janík et al. Oborové didaktiky: vývoj - stav - perspektivy. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. p. 67-92. Syntézy výzkumu vzdělávání, sv. 2. ISBN 978-80-210-7769-0. URL info
  • CHODĚRA, Radomír. Didaktika cizích jazyků : úvod do vědního oboru. Vyd. 2. Praha: Academia, 2013. 209 s. ISBN 9788020022745. info
  • CHODĚRA, Radomír. Didaktika cizích jazyků : úvod do vědního oboru. Vyd. 2. Praha: Academia, 2013. 209 s. ISBN 9788020022745. info
  • Dictionnaire de didactique du français : langue étrangére et seconde. Edited by Jean-Pierre Cuq. Paris: CLE International, 2003. 303 stran. ISBN 2090339721. info
  • HENDRICH, Josef. Didaktika cizích jazyků. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1988. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminar and class discussion, homework e-learning.
Assessment methods
Regular homework required. Students should meet assignment deadlines. An active approach in class of the students is expected.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every other week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Kombinovaná forma studia: 14 hodin za semestr.
Information on course enrolment limitations: .
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
If the course is included in one-field combined study plan of the programme Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in French Language and Literature, presential teaching is reduced and substituted with self-study and regular tutorials.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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