Course: Foreign Languages in Pre-school Education English

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Course title Foreign Languages in Pre-school Education English
Course code KAJ/MCJAK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Betáková Lucie, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Pártlová Eva, Mgr.
Course content
Topics: acquisition of the mother tongue, foreign language acquisition and learning, teaching very young learners, teaching methods for very young learners, basic principles, resources and materials.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is training students in teaching a foreign language in Pre-school Education including relevant teaching materials for pre-school children.
A2 level according to CEFR
A2 level according to CEFR

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's language skills

All examinations and consultations are held in English. attendance, active participation, microteaching
Recommended literature
  • Učební sety pro výuku v mateřské škole z produkce různých nakladatelství a další doplňkové materiály dle volby vyučujícího.
  • Cameron, L.:. Teaching Languages to Young Learners. Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • Černá, M. et al.:. Teacher's Resource Book. Methodology for very early language learning. Art D, 2009.
  • Pinter, A.:. Teaching Young Language Learners. Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Reilly, V. and Ward, S.:. Very Young Learners. Oxford University Press, 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): Nursery School Teaching (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer