This course aims to provide teacher candidates with teaching listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar activities appropriate to the cognitive and social development of young learners, developing materials to be used when teaching these skills and applying them in class.
Teaching Methods and Techniques
Lecture, class discussion, research from different sources, lesson plan preparation, lesson presentation
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Course information and expectations
Speaking and listening with support
Speaking and listening more freely
Reading in English
Reading and telling stories, Lesson Presentations
Controlled writing activities
Free writing activities
Learning to learn
Understand English phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics at advanced level.
Define the contemporary language learning theories.
Identify different language learning purposes for various levels.
Recognize appropriate teaching methods, techniques and strategies for specific purposes.
Develop skills in listening, speaking and writing for helping learners of English to use language appropriately and comprehensibly.
Design professional applications for teaching the English language.
Apply professional assesment tools and methods.
Determine the problems and solutions at the ELT classroom settings.
Comprehend the importance of lifelong learning strategies.
Practice classroom management skills.
Students will be able to prepare and use appropriate materials for teaching foreign language skills to young learners.
Students will be able to prepare appropriate vocabulary and grammar activities for teaching English to young learners.
Students will be able to prepare appropriate writing activities for teaching English to young learners.
Students will be able to prepare appropriate reading activities for teaching English to young learners.
Students will be able to prepare appropriate speaking and listening activities for teaching English to young learners.