UZAJ5031 Aspects of Language for Teachers

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Ailsa Marion Randall, M.A. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
each even Friday 17:00–18:40 G31
There are no pre-requisites for this course, other than to be accepted and enrolled in the Teacher training programme of which this is a compulsory subject.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to discuss how to teach grammar to students and for students to practise it and receive feedback. There will be example lessons of how to teach grammar points to different levels of students and some micro-teaching sessions where students teach a grammar point.
  • Students will be shown how to teach levels A1 up to C1 and will have an opportunity to discuss how they would have taught something. Every other week students will be expected to act the role of language learners while their fellow students try out their teaching skills.
  • SCRIVENER, Jim. Teaching grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 65 s. ISBN 0-19-442179-1. info
  • THORNBURY, Scott. How to teach grammar. Harlow: Longman, 1999. ix, 182 s. ISBN 0-582-33932-4. info
  • SHEPHEARD, John and Nick HALL. The anti-grammar grammar book : a teacher's resource book of discovery activities for grammar teaching. Burnt Mill: Longman, 1991. 160 s. ISBN 058203390X. info
Teaching methods
Teaching will take place in the form of a seminar throughout the semester.
Assessment methods
Throughout the course students will keep a journal with reflections on what they have discussed during the semester. They will create 4 lesson plans, one of which they will teach, and at the end of the semester they will hand in a portfolio of their work.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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