A2BP_ZAD3 Basics of English Methodology 3

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Jana Chocholatá, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
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
A2BP_ZAD3/Prez1: Tue 15:00–17:50 učebna 55, J. Chocholatá
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( A2BP_PJ1B Practical Language 1B && A2BP_GR1B Grammar B && A2BP_SFFB Phonetics Seminar B ) || A2BP_SOZK Complex Exam
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
Students will have hands-on experience in using various methods and techniques of TEFL.They will cover the basic principles of teaching and developing language skills and systems, they will consider the differences in teaching various levels and age groups, they will choose and evaluate materials for their lessons and they will learn how to give feedback to their prospective students and peers. The participants will be expected to reflect on their teaching and learning experience based on the EPOSTL (European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages) and they will react to some issues in writing. The course will be closely connected with the Practical language course and some tasks will be integrated.
Course objectives:
to raise students awareness of basic principles in TEFL
to develop their teaching skills
to make them reflect on their teaching and learning
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students will be able to actively use the English language in a wide spectrum of communicative situations • will be able to fluently express themselves • will be able to write texts that demonstrate a good grasp of writing conventions (including correct grammar and rich vocabulary) • will be able to read and understand various types of texts • will be able to independently work with printed and online materials to improve their skills • .
  • 1.Teaching vocabulary
  • 2.Teaching pronunciation
  • 3.Teaching grammar
  • 5.Teaching listening
  • 6.Teaching reading
  • 7.Teaching speaking
  • 8.Teaching writing
  • 9. Giving feedback to learners
  • HARMER, Jeremy. How to teach English : new edition. Harlow: Longman, 2007. 288 s. ISBN 9781405853026. info
  • UR, Penny. A course in language teaching : practice and theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiii, 375. ISBN 0-521-44994-4. info
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Learning teaching : a guidebook for English language teachers. Oxford: Macmillan Heinemann English language teaching, 1994. vi, 218. ISBN 0435240897. info
Teaching methods
Learning centres Microteaching Dialogue journals Presentations
Assessment methods
Assessment for this course is based on a 100 point scale:
Annotated bibliography 20points
Participation 20 points
Journal 20 points
Portfolio 20 points
Facilitator 20 points
TOTAL 100 points
A minimum achievement of 70% of the total 100 points is needed to sit for the semester exam.
The modes of delivery will include:
reading assignments
model,analysis, reflection
loop input
The practical tasks will include:
compiling the teaching portfolio
planning a lesson
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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