AJ1404 Basics of English Methodology 4

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
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
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
AJ1404/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
AJ1404/01: Mon 8:00–10:50 učebna 58, J. Chocholatá, A. Randall
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:
- study principles of teaching skills based on the concept of communicative approach in foreign language teaching;
- try individual methods and techniques via micro-teaching and will assess their effectivity;
- choose, critically evaluate and adopt teaching as well as authentic materials for their lessons;
- study different types of assessment and assessment tools;
- use their teaching portfolios to reflect their professional development.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- use methods and techniques of teaching skills based on communicative approach in their teaching practice;
- defend the usage of the methods and techniques referring to theoretical recourses;
- choose, critically evaluate and adopt teaching as well as authentic materials for their lessons;
- recognize the reasons for their learners' assessment and choose an appropriate assessment type for different purposes;
- choose and use different types of assessment tools appropriate for diagnosing learners' progress;
- create teaching portfolio during the whole semester;
- use the teaching portfolio to reflect their professional development.
Syllabus
  • 1 Creative procedures in language teaching.
  • 2 Listening strategies.
  • 3 Preparing and analyzing a listening test from the point of view of methodology and language.
  • 4 Speaking.
  • 5 Speaking: interaction.
  • 6 Reading: text analysis. Teacher profile (written assessment).
  • 7 Reading: reading strategies including development of extensive reading.
  • 8 Writing as a process.
  • 9 Giving feedback to writing.
  • 10 Integrating skills while preparing for a lesson.
  • 11 Basic ways of evaluation and assessment. Learner profile (written assignment).
  • 12 Alternative assessment tools. Analysis and evaluation of a portfolio.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • Puppin, L. (2007). A Paradigm Shift: From Paper-and-Pencil Tests to Performance-Based Assessment. English Teaching Forum, 4.
  • HARMER, Jeremy. How to teach English : new edition. Harlow: Longman, 2007. 288 s. ISBN 9781405853026. info
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Learning teaching : a guidebook for English language teachers. 2nd ed. Oxford: Macmillan, 2005. 431 s. ISBN 1405013990. 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
  • UR, Penny. A course in language teaching : practice and theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiii, 375. ISBN 0-521-44994-4. info
Teaching methods
Learning centres, dialogue journals, discussions
Assessment methods
Assessment for this course is based on a 100 point scale:
Participation 20 points
Journal 20 points
Facilitator 20 points
One assignment for PL 20 points
One assignment for Methodology 20 points
TOTAL 100 points
A minimum achievement of 70% of the total 100 points is needed to get the credit.
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.ped.muni.cz/mod/resource/view.php?id=51386
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2022.
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