Course: ELT Methodology and Teaching Practice II

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Course title ELT Methodology and Teaching Practice II
Course code KAJ/3DAP2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Betáková Lucie, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1-2 Language testing - validity, reliability, practicality, autheniticity 3 wash back effect 4-5 test evaluation 6-7 testing receptive skills 8-9 testing productive skills 10-14 maturita exam

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Semestral paper - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The focus of the subject is on topics needed by secondary school teachers, namely testing, due to the involvement of secondary school teachers in the assessment of the maturita exam. Main areas : Validity, reliability, practicality , authenticity, washback effect in language testing. Critical assessment of tests. Writing tests.
Knowledge and application of appropriate methods of testing and assessment and the knowledge of aspects of a good test.
The knowledge of ELT methodology in the area of teaching language skills.

Assessment methods and criteria
The course is fully carried out in English. Assignment - a test of receptive skills written in English.
Recommended literature
  • Bachman, Palmer. Language testing in Practice.
  • Heaton. Classroom Testing.
  • Weir. Communicative language testing.

Study plans that include the course
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