7331.11 - Theory and Practice of ELT

Theory and Practice of ELT
The objective of the course is to give students: • An overview of the English Language, its history, and development • An understanding of the theory of English Language Teaching (ELT) • To offer insight into the methodology in ELT • An appreciation of the significance and role of English as an international language • Syllabus
The course is structured as follows: • A study of the English language. • ELT-theory. • Methodology in English Language Teaching (ELT ). • English as lingua franca. • An understanding of syllabi in ELT.
Læru- og undirvísingarhættir
The teaching approach will be partially lecturer-centred and partially project-based.
The students will make group presentations on given topics Grading: The student will be graded: passed or failed. The basis of evaluation comprises: • The ability of the student to present a comprehensive piece of work that exhibits the student’s comprehension of the given topic. • The skills of analysis and synthesis as evidenced in the presentation. • Body language, visual communication, and presentation skills. • Fluency and clarity of language and interactive communication skills.