Course: ELT Methodology

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Course title ELT Methodology
Course code KAJ/KDM2Q
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Nevařil Josef, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Bartsch Veselá Zuzana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course focuses on teaching language skills and systems of language, integrating fluency and accuracy work, and on correction of errors, language games. The main topics covered during the course are as follows: - Teaching listening. - Teaching reading. - Teaching writing. - Teaching speaking. - Integrating skill work. - Fluency errors and compensation strategies. - Teaching grammar. - Teaching vocabulary. - Teaching pronunciation. - Teaching spelling. - Correcting errors in accuracy work. - Teaching translation. - Principles of using Portfolio and ICT in teaching English.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Attendace - 8 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 24 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 24 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 48 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To be able to teach language skills and systems in English to (primary and) lower-secondary learners. To apply project work, CLIL. To use portfolio apart from other forms of (self-)assessment of learners. To understand language error management.


Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Didactic Test, Dialog

Credit test. Exam - oral discussion of KDM1Q and KDM2Q topics.
Recommended literature
  • Moon, J. (2000). Children Learning English. . Oxford: Macmillan.
  • Harmer, J. (2007). The Practice of English Language Teaching. Fourth Edition. Book with DVD. Harlow: Longman.
  • Mehisto, P., Marsh, D., & Frigols, M. J. (2008). Uncovering CLIL. Content and Language Integrated Learning in Bilingual and Multilingual Education. Oxford: Macmillan Education.
  • Ur, P. (2012). A Course in English Language Teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Study plans that include the course
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