Course Title : Teaching Methods of English Linguistic Skills
Code Course
Credits ECTS
ELL 412-1 B 2 4 0 0 4.00 6
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description This course is a study of the methods of teaching reading, writing and grammar in English. Students will learn about the criteria for selection and formulation of appropriate teaching materials based on the results of current research. Students have the opportunity to perform a variety of educational activities on reading, writing and grammar.
Objectives Students will learn about the methods and strategies used in teaching reading, writing and grammar in English language. Students will also be able to design lesson plans.
Course Outline
1Course overview, Teaching the language system Teaching Listening Juan, E. U., & Flor, A. M. (Eds.). (2006) ch 2; Brown, H. D. (2007, ch 16
2Teaching Listening: discussion and sample lessons
3Teaching Reading Juan, E. U., & Flor, A. M. (Eds.). (2006) ch 4; Brown, H. D. (2007, ch 18
4Teaching Reading: discussion and sample lessons
5Teaching Grammar, Ellis (2007), current trends in the teaching of grammar, Brown, ch 20, Schmidt (2007) Applied linguistics, chapter 1
6Teaching Grammar: discussion and sample lessons
7Research in listening, reading and grammar; article reviews and presentation of findings
8Mid-term exam
9Teaching speaking, Brown, ch 17, Juan, E. U., & Flor, A. M. (Eds.). (2006, ch 3
10Teaching Speaking: discussion and sample lessons
11Teaching Writing Brown, ch 19, Juan, E. U., & Flor, A. M. (Eds.). (2006), ch 5
12Teaching Writing: discussion and sample lessons
13Teaching Vocabulary Schmidt (2007) Applied linguistics, chapter 2
14Teaching vocabulary: discussion and sample lessons
15 Research in teaching speaking, writing and vocabulary; article reviews and presentation of findings
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Knowledge of scientific research about the teaching of the four language skills, vocabulary and grammar
2Knowledge of best practices of teaching in these areas
3Knowledge of ways to asses students, correct errors and provide feedback
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects330
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade80
Contribution of final examination to overall grade20
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14456
Assignments 6424
Midterms 144
Final examination 111
Other 111
Total Work Load 150
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 6

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