7335.13 - Theory and Practice of English Language Teaching (ELT) & English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
Theory and Practice of English Language Teaching (ELT) & English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
To give students a working knowledge of the theories and methodology of ELT to competently and critically evaluate curriculum design for teaching English.
• An overview of the history and development of the English language • English as a global language. • The theories of ELT and EFL • ELT and its methodology • Curriculum, syllabus design and kinds of syllabi • Designing EFL lessons for the various levels in the schools.
Learning and teaching approaches
Lectures, projects and pair/group work
On completion of the course, learners should be able to: • Describe and critically discuss the various theories of ELT and EFL and compare these to other theories of learning. • Identify the various approaches to ELT methodology and apply them in the context of the classroom. • Apply ELT methodologies to evaluate English textbooks in use in schools and their relevance to the curriculum and their efficacy as materials for language learning.
Written assignment & design of presentation on given topics.