The methodology of teaching English as a foreign language 2 (Az angoltanítás módszertana 2.) in spring 2015
Veljanovszki Dávid, Mon 15:30–17:00, Wed 10:15–11:45, R440, R444, host: DELP (R301)
3-credit seminar, 60 h/term; weak prereq: TANM-ANG-107L
description & set texts
Aims: This two-term course is intended to enable trainees to: - achieve an understanding of the principles of language teaching and learning - acquire practical teaching skills in a sheltered, supportive group environment - relate classroom practice to learning/ teaching theories and principles - develop knowledge and skills related to planning appropriate learning experiences for the students, at both the primary and secondary levels - develop the communication skills specific to the role of language teacher, e.g. giving instructions, feedback etc. - become reflective practitioners as a basis for on-going professional development. Topics for 2nd term: Integrating the four basic skills Teaching vocabulary and related skills Teaching structures and functions Evaluation and assessment Teaching young learners Course planning and the Hungarian context. Materials: Students are required to be familiar with the following comprehensive works: Harmer, J. 2007, The Practice of English Language Teaching. 4th edition, UK: Pearson Longman; Ur, P. 1996, A Course in Language Teaching. Cambridge: CUP.
requirements & assessment
Assessment will be based on course participation and assignments. Details will be negotiated with tutors as part of the course. Tasks & Assignments: 2 school visits (observation, reflection) Grammar presentation Microteaching (planning in pairs) Activity file (portfolio) 1 or 2 tests based on readings (chosen by tutor from the reading list)