7646.20 - Methodology of English Language Teaching, Syllabus Design and Materials Design for English as a Foreign Language
Methodology of English Language Teaching, Syllabus Design and Materials Design for English as a Foreign Language
To give students a working knowledge of the history and methodology of the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. To evaluate competently and critically syllabus design and materials for teaching English.
The Methodology of Teaching English a Foreign Language. Curriculum, syllabus design and kinds of syllabi. Designing English as a Foreign Language syllabi & lessons for grades 4 -7 & 8 -10 in schools.
Learning and teaching approaches
▪ Lectures by lecturer. ▪ Student teaching in pairs. ▪ Pair/individual projects.
On completion of the course, students should be able to: • Describe and discuss the various teaching approaches of English as a foreign language. • Identify the various approaches to teaching English as a foreign language and apply them in the context of the Faroese classroom. • Apply criteria of how English can be learnt as a foreign language to evaluate English textbooks in use, their relevance to the curriculum and efficacy as materials for English language learning. • Design syllabi & materials for English as a foreign language teaching for various grades based on curriculum.
Written assignment on given topics. Designing a digital teaching section in a syllabus.
Extracts from relevant & recent textbooks + Current & relevant research articles uploaded in the Moodle Course module folder.