Course: English for Autonomous Learning

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Course title English for Autonomous Learning
Course code OJZ/540
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in winter and summer semester.
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction eLearning
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Haug Laura Adriana, M.A.
  • Marek Ivan, PhDr.
  • Žaloudek David, Mgr.
  • Steer Christopher, B.A.
  • Erbenová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Kortusová Kateřina, Mgr.
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
All materials are available on-lineion Moodle.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, E-learning
  • Class attendance - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
Develop language and study skills according to the individual students' needs.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Interview, Student portfolio analysis, Self-reflection, Interim evaluation

Attendance - group sessions week 1,2, and 13 Attendance - minimum two group sessions - agreed upon at the beginning Individual meetings - counselling - 3x15 min Drawing up a study plan and writing contracts which are agreed upon and confirmed by the teacher Keeping a detailed LOG and portfolio of work completed
Recommended literature
  • Anna Uhl Chamot, National Capital Language Center Georgetown University, George Washington University Center for Applied Linguistics.
  • Developing Autonomy in Language Learners.
  • From Here to Autonomy.
  • Leena Karlsson, Felicity Kjisik & Joan Nordlund, Yliopistopaino, Helsinki University Press,1997.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester