Course: American Studies in English Lang. Teach.

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Course title American Studies in English Lang. Teach.
Course code KAN/ALIT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Potočňáková Magdaléna, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Literature as a cultural model, language model and as a source of enjoyment; reading literature and personal growth; literary competencies. Approaches to texts; process oriented and product oriented techniques; stages of reading activities: preparation for reading a literary text, techniques of reading in a foreign language, follow-up activities.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 25 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
enrollment in teacher preparation program
learning outcomes
Students are able ? Chose from various approaches to using English literature for children and teenagers and from various techniques taking into account the pupils? or students? ages and language levels ? Suggest ways of using literature in ELT ? Design ELT materials that utilize literature
teaching methods
Seminar
assessment methods
Portfolio
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Carter R. & Long M. N. Teaching Literature.. Harlow, Longman, 1991.
  • Carter, Ronald; Long, Michael N. The web of words : exploring literature through language : student's book. Repr. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990. ISBN 0-521-27772-8.
  • Collie J. & Slater S. Literature in the Language Classroom.. Cambridge, CUP, 1987.
  • Ellison P. A Foreign Country.. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1992.
  • Holmes V. L. & Moulton M. R. Writing Simple Poems.. Cambridge, CUP, 2001.
  • Lazar G. Literature and Language Teaching.. Cambridge, CUP, 1993.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in the English Language (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in the English Language (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in the English Language (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education SS Teacher Training in the English Language (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in the English Language (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2014) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education BS Teacher Training in the English Language (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer