AJ1402 Basics of English Methodology 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Šárka Cox (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Alena Dobrovolná, 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
AJ1402/Kombi01: Fri 5. 3. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 19. 3. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 9. 4. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 23. 4. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 7. 5. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 21. 5. 11:00–11:50 učebna 1, Š. Cox
AJ1402/Kombi02: Fri 12. 3. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 26. 3. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 16. 4. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 30. 4. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 14. 5. 11:00–11:50 učebna 57, Fri 21. 5. 11:00–11:50 učebna 1, Š. Cox
AJ1402/Prez01: Tue 8:00–9:50 učebna 2, Š. Cox
AJ1402/Prez02: Tue 10:00–11:50 učebna 11, Š. Cox
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( AJ1102 Practical Language 1B )
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
there are 12 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Students will:
- get acquainted with principles, methods and techniques of teaching English as a foreign language to different age groups and levels;
- study principles, methods and techniques of one-to-one teaching of a foreign language;
- use their teaching portfolios to reflect on their professional development.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- use methods and techniques of teaching English to different age groups and levels in their teaching practice;
- prepare one-to-one lessons for different age groups and levels;
- defend usage of the methods referring to theoretical sources;
- use their teaching portfolios to reflect on their professional development.
Syllabus
  • The importance of positive atmosphere in lessons. Rapport. Constructive and supportive feedback. Teaching English to very young learners. Approaches and principles in teaching English to very young learners. Young learners and their age and individual specifics. How children learn languages. Teaching adult courses: age specifics, motivation. Teaching adult courses: affective factors, setting goals, life-long learning. Materials for adults. Assessment in adult courses. Teaching one to one. The role of the teacher. Teaching one to one. Needs analysis. Course design.
Literature
    required literature
  • HARMER, Jeremy. How to teach English : new edition. Harlow: Longman, 2007. 288 s. ISBN 9781405853026. info
  • CAMERON, Lynne. Teaching languages to young learners. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xvi, 258. ISBN 0521774349. info
    recommended literature
  • OSBORNE, Priscilla. Teaching English one to one. Hove: Pavilion, 2015. 216 stran. ISBN 9781898789123. info
  • UR, Penny. A course in English language teaching. 2nd ed. New York: Cambridge University, 2012. x, 325. ISBN 9781107684676. info
  • ROGERS, Alan and Naomi HORROCKS. Teaching adults. Fourth edition. Berkshire: McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 2010. x, 348. ISBN 9780335235391. info
Teaching methods
Class discussions, micro teaching, reading analysis, teaching portfolio discussions.
Assessment methods
active participation in the sessions, work in Moodle (reading, forums), Teaching practice and Teaching portfolio tasks, self-assessment, COLLOQUIUM DATES: Tuesdays - 25.5, 1.6 (8.00 - 12.00)
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
https://moodlinka.ics.muni.cz/course/view.php?id=2576
Link for online lessons: https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/5817802862 Meeting ID: 581 780 2862
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2022.
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