Course: Communication skills

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Course title Communication skills
Course code KAJ/KOD
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Dvořáková Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Betáková Lucie, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
14 weeks 1-2: social rituals 3-4: stages of a lesson 5-6: discipline 7-8: classroom management 9-10: teaching materials 11-12: presentation, practice, setting tasks 13-14: key words

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The primary aim of this course is to prepare the trainees for conducting an English lesson in English. The students will become familiar with relevant vocabulary and phrases and practice using them in context. They also discuss and evaluate situations in which it is more effective to use the mother tongue.
Ability to conduct an English lesson in English.
Prerequisites
Language level B1 according to CEFR

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation. A written test.
Recommended literature
  • Betáková, L.:. Angličtina učitele angličtiny. Fraus 2006.
  • Brewster, J., Ellis, G., Girard, D.:. The Primary English Teacher's Guide. Penguin English 1992.
  • Scott, W. and Ytreberg, L.:. Teaching English to Children. Longman Group UK Limited 1991.
  • Slattery, M. and Willis, J.:. English for Primary Teachers. Oxford University Press 2001.
  • Underwood, M.:. Effective Class Management. Longman Group UK Limited 1991.
  • Willis, J:. Teaching English through English. Longman Group UK Limited 1992.


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 (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer