Course: ELT Teacher Assistant Practice and Its Reflection

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Course title ELT Teacher Assistant Practice and Its Reflection
Course code KAJ/7OAP
Organizational form of instruction Lesson + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
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

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
This subject focused on teaching practice represents the first encounter of the students with practical teaching of their subject, which is English. It is linked to general pedagogy and methodology the students became familiar with in their previous study and at the same time in the English department it is linked to the reflection of the students' own learning in practical English classes and to the subject titled Linguistic subjects in the light of the primary school curriculum. The students are not expected to go to schools, instead, they will be engaged in microteaching of elementary pedagogic topics like games, speaking activities etc. Textbook analysis will also be part of the syllabus.

Language level B1 according to the CEFR Credits for this subject can also be earned on the basis of presenting the B2 First exam certificate with grades A or B, awarded not more than five years ago.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Recommended literature
  • Betáková, Lucie. Angličtina učitele angličtiny : jak správně vést hodinu angličtiny v angličtině. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Fraus, 2006. ISBN 80-7238-550-X.
  • Hughes, Glyn S.; Moate, Josephine; Raatikainen, Tiina. Practical classroom English. 1st ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.

Study plans that include the course
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