Course: ELT Methodology III

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Course title ELT Methodology III
Course code KAJ/DIP3
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 4
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Dvořáková Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1) Story-based teaching 2) CLIL 3) Teaching culture 4) Assessment and error correction 5) Teaching materials 6) Discipline in lessons 7) Foreign language and the Framework Educational Programme

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
The objectives of the course are - to become familiar with story-based teaching, the CLIL method and ways of incorporating culture into English lessons; - become aware of different forms of assessment and error correction; - to become familiar with problems regarding textbook selection, adaptation of teaching materials and classroom discipline; - to learn how the learning of a foreign language is understood within the Framework Educational Programme.
Students will master different forms and means of assessment, use teaching materials effectively and they will be able to work with stories.
Prerequisites
successful completion of ELT Methodology I+II, basic ability to read methodological texts in English

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment, Student portfolio analysis

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Two micro-teaching assignments a) individual - storytelling, b) group - teaching a primary CLIL lesson or teaching a culture lesson Reading a book related to the teaching of English to young or very young learners (min. 30 pages), summary and discussion of content (part of the final oral exam) Completing a portfolio of primary ELT activities (with a minimum of 10 new entries)
Recommended literature
  • Brewster, J., Ellis, G. and Girard, D.:. The Primary English Teacher's Guide. Penguin English 2004.
  • Phillips, S.:. Young Learners. Oxford University Press 1993.
  • Pinter, A.:. Teaching Young Language Learners. Oxford University Press 2006.
  • Scott, W. and Ytreberg, L.:. Teaching English to Children. Longman 1991.


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): Teaching for the First level of primary school (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 4 Recommended year of study:4, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 4 Recommended year of study:4, Recommended semester: Summer