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Introduction into English Language Teaching Methodology II - OPBA2A120A
Title: Úvod do didaktiky AJ II
Guaranteed by: Katedra anglického jazyka a literatury (41-KAJL)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Klára Uličná, Ph.D.
PhDr. Bohuslav Dvořák, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Klára Uličná, Ph.D.
Pre-requisite : OPBA2A118A
Is co-requisite for: OPBA2A123A, OPBA2A122A
Annotation -
Last update: PhDr. Bohuslav Dvořák, Ph.D. (25.01.2022)
Introduction into the didactics of the English language II is a theoretical and practical course consisting of a lecture and a seminar whose main aim is to get students acquainted with the key concepts from the area of subject didactics of the English language connected to the aims, subject matter and methods of ELT. The participants are also going to deal with various aspects of the learner of the English language as well as the roles of a teacher. They will also get acquianted with the area of class management. Attention will be paid to testing and marking and evaluation. Within the framework of the seminar these theoretical concepts will be implemented into teaching practice e.g. in the form of observing English lessons with a follow-up feedback as well as microteaching or the correction and marking of student written and oral performances.
Descriptors -
Last update: Mgr. Martin Mikuláš, Ph.D. (26.01.2023)

Studying the course literature: 10 hodin

Studying other materials: 10 hodin

Assignments: 10 hodin

Seminar paper: 5 hodin

Getting ready for the credit: 10 hodin

Getting ready for the examination: 20 hodin




Literature -
Last update: Mgr. Martin Mikuláš, Ph.D. (29.01.2023)

Compulsory: selected chapters from

HARMER, J. The Practice of English Language Teachig. Harlow: Longman, Pearson Education, 2001. ISBN 0-582-40385-5.

SCRIVENER, J. Learning Teaching. Macmillan: 2005. ISBN 978-1-4050-1399-4.

Společný evropský referenční rámec. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2002. ISBN 80-244-0404-4.

Rámcový vzdělávací program pro ZŠ a G.




DAVIES, P., PEARSE, E. Success in English Teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-442171-3.

NUAN, D., LAMB, C. The Self-directed Teacher: Managing the learning process. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-521-49773-6.


Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Mgr. Martin Mikuláš, Ph.D. (29.01.2023)

The examination assesses students´ knowledge of key concepts from the area of subject didactics of the English language.

The exam will have the form of a written test, the minimum passmark being at least 60% of total number of points.

Every student is granted one regular attempt + 2 re-sits.




Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Martin Mikuláš, Ph.D. (29.01.2023)

- aims and subject matter of the English language teaching/learning

- factors affecting the success/failure of leraning the English language; motivation

- approaches to learning/teaching English

- the learner of the English language

- roles of the teacher

- class management

- testing 

- evaluation and marking, feedback

- mistakes, errors and their corrections

- curricular documents - RVP, ŠVP

- ELT didactic aids, ICT in English lessons  

- textbooks - their choice, quality 


Course completion requirements -
Last update: PhDr. Bohuslav Dvořák, Ph.D. (25.01.2022)

an exam

- min. 80% attendance in lessons

- active participation in seminars

- timely submitting all homework


The level of language proficiency (C2 level) and the ability to formulate ideas properly and accurately are ALWAYS subject to assessment and evaluation. Deficiencies in students' oral and written production are penalised. Papers with serious systemic errors may be disqualified.

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