AJ1106 Practical Language 3B

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jana Chocholatá, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Gabriela Oaklandová (seminar tutor)
Ailsa Marion Randall, M.A. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Irena Headlandová Kalischová, 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
AJ1106/OS01: Fri 5. 3. 13:00–15:50 učebna 65, Fri 12. 3. 13:00–15:50 učebna 65, Fri 19. 3. 13:00–15:50 učebna 65, Fri 26. 3. 13:00–15:50 učebna 65, Fri 9. 4. 13:00–15:50 učebna 65, J. Chocholatá, G. Oaklandová
AJ1106/01: Mon 8:00–10:50 učebna 58, J. Chocholatá, A. Randall
Prerequisites (in Czech)
AJ1105 Practical Language 3A - C1 level
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
Maximise the use of English in varied activities aimed at the development of all language skills;
to provide students with an opportunity to work with academic texts from the field of education;
provide students with an opportunity to use actively newly acquired knowledge in the field of education and foreign language learning both in written and spoken form (academic writing, presentations); students are also given space to present their bachelor theses as a power point presentation;
continue compiling teaching portfolios, enhance their skills of presenting and analysing it;
develop the ability of self-assessment and feedback given to other students.
Learning outcomes
Students
will be able to use English in varied activities aimed at the development of all language skills;
will be able to work with academic texts from the field of education;
will be able to use actively newly acquired knowledge in the field of education and foreign language learning both in written and spoken form (academic writing, presentations); will be able to present their bachelor theses as a power point presentation;
will be able to compile and present their teaching portfolios, enhance their skills of presenting and analysing it;
will be able to demonstrate their ability of self-assessment and feedback given to other students.
Syllabus
  • 1. Creative procedures in foreign language teaching. Dealing with texts from professional journals.
  • 2. Listening strategies. Cohesive devices in academic texts.
  • 3. Preparation and analysis of a listening text from didactic and language point of view.
  • 4. Independent spoken production. Tips for a successful presenation.
  • 5. Spoken interaction. Reaction to questions related to students' presentations.
  • 6. Reading: text analysis. Teacher profile (written assignment).
  • 7. Reading: reading strategies including extensive reading in students' free time.
  • 8. Writing as a process. Writing a short academic text.
  • 9. Giving feedback on a written assignment.
  • 10. Integrated skills in lesson preparation.
  • 11. Basic assessment tools. Learner profile (written assignment).
  • 12. Alternative assessment tools. Portfolio assessment and analysis.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • 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
  • KELLY, Gerald. How to teach pronunciation. Edited by Jeremy Harmer. Harlow: Longman, 2000. vi, 154. ISBN 0582429757. info
  • LEMLECH, Johanna Kasin. Classroom management : methods and techniques for elementary and secondary teachers. 3rd ed. Prospect Heights: Waveland Press, 1999. xv, 383. ISBN 1577660331. info
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Learning teaching : a guidebook for English language teachers. Oxford: Heinemann, 1994. info
  • UR, P. A Course in Language Teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. info
Teaching methods
Course syllabus is integrated with a course in methodology - Basics of Methodology 4. Integrated topics (see the course contents) are supplemented with collocations, idioms, phrasal verbs, grammar topics for advanced C1 level, students' facilitations of learning ventres, microteaching and relevant writing formats where students focus on academic style.
Assessment methods
Continuous assessment consists of active participation in learning centres, regular contributions to discussions forums and work with online materials.
Language of instruction
English
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.
Teacher's information
http://moodlinka.ics.muni.cz/course/view.php?id=1610
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2022.
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