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European Teacher Education for Primary School > Detailed Curriculum by Subject > English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

Programme of Studies: English 30 ECTS

Name of the module: English for primary school teachers

Target group: Future Primary school teachers of English

Level of the unit: Undergraduate

Entrance requirements: B2 (European Language Portfolio Self Assessment)

Number of ECTS credits: 30 ECTS

Competences to be developed: Cf. learning outcomes

 

After completing the course, the student should be able to:

 

 

Learning outcomes

Educational activities

Assessment

Estimated

student work time in hours

Describe and analyse processes of culture and the development of the English language as a lingua franca.

 

Lectures and workshops on English as an international language as well as language history

Written test and/or oral and written presentations.

130

Communicate accurately, fluently, confidently, appropriately and creatively in English in various genres and media. That includes proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

 

Academic writing exercises

 

Oral presentations

 

Listening comprehension exercises

 

Reading comprehension exercises

Written assignments and continuous assessment.

130

Describe and analyse linguistic elements, i.e. grammar, phonetics and vocabulary.

 

Introduction to linguistics. Lectures and workshops.

Written test and/or assignments.

130

Describe and analyse theories of language acquisition and language learning.

 

Workshops on methodological issues. Lectures.

Written and oral presentations, preferably in conjunction with internship.

 

130

Read, discuss and analyse various types of texts (e.g. multimodal, literary and non-fictional texts).

 

A number of literary and non-fiction texts are studied and analysed.

Written assignments and continuous assessment.

130

Organise, implement and assess the teaching and learning of English in the primary classroom, by means of various tools, and in this way create a rich and including learning environment.

 

Internship in local school.

 

Assessed by tutor together with lecturer at the university.

Continuous assessment + written assignments.

130

 

All the above modules include language teaching and learning methods and theories from a future language teacher’s perspective. I.e. at the same time as the students better their own proficiency as far as language performance, analysis and communication are concerned, they should also train the ability to teach these competences.

 

ICT comes in as an integral part of all modules.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

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