Course: ELT Methodology I

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Course title ELT Methodology I
Course code KAJ/DAJ1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Betáková Lucie, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Week 1-2: basic terminology, ELT objectives, FL teacher profile Weeks 3 -5: language learning principles, language learning theories Weeks 6-9: language teaching methods Week 10-11: teaching spelling and pronunciation Weeks 12-14: teaching vocabulary

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
Basic principles of second/foreign language teaching. Learning and acquisition. Factors which promote or hinder learning. Teaching skills. Teacher Training. Second/foreign language learning objectives. Teaching language elements / pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar./
Knowledge of language learning principles and teaching methods, knowledge of theory of teaching pronunciation and vocabulary, practical skills in teaching them. Knowledge of work with portfolio and its possible usage
Prerequisites
Pedagogy, psychology of learning, general methodology, good language proficiency.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student portfolio analysis

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation Seminar paper aimed at teaching pronunciation or vocabulary (included in the final portfolio) Preparation of material concerning the content of the subject to be included in the final portfolio.
Recommended literature
  • Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Rámcový vzdělávací program.
  • Učebnice AJ používané na 2. stupni ZŠ.
  • Betáková, L.:. Angličtina učitele angličtiny, Fraus, 2006.
  • Celce-Murcia, M:. Teaching Pronunciation, CUP, 1996.
  • Hancock, M:. English Pronunciation in Use, CUP 2003.
  • Lightbown, P. and Spada, N:. How Languages are Learned. OUP, 2006.
  • Morgan, J. and Rinvolucri, M:. Vocabulary, OUP, 2004.
  • Morrow, K.:. Insights from the Common European Framework. OUP 2004.
  • Nunan, D:. Language Teaching Methodology, Prentice Hall 1991.
  • Oxford, R:. Language Learning Strategies, Heinle 1990.
  • Richards, J. and Rodgers, T.:. Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching, CUP, 2001.
  • Richards, J.:. Curriculum Development in Language Teaching, CUP, 2001.
  • Shemes, R. and Walter, S.:. Teaching English Spelling, CUP, 2000.
  • Schmitt, N:. Vocabulary in Language Teaching, CUP, 2000.
  • Willis, D.:. Rules, Patterns and Words, CUP, 2003.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter