Syllabus

English Language Learning and Teaching

Code
EN1088
Points
7.5 ECTS-credits
Level
First Cycle Level 1
Faculty
School of Language, Literatures and Learning
Subject field
English (ENA)
Group of Subjects
English
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 75%
Education, 25%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
English1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1G1N
Approved
Approved by the Faculty School of Language, Literatures and Learning, 16 February 2012.
This syllabus is valid from 16 February 2012.
Revised
Revised, 11 March 2013.
Revision is valid from 11 March 2013.

Learning Outcomes

On passing the course the students will be able to

  • demonstrate basic knowledge of current theories of language acquisition
  • reflect on their own language learning
  • apply basic presentation techniques
  • prepare, lead and evaluate a discussion of chosen parts of the course literature
  • discuss and reflect on the course content orally and in writing
  • demonstrate language proficiency by applying basic English grammar and writing rules.

Course Content

The first part of the course includes the study of theories of language learning which are discussed in the seminars. The course also deals with the development of awareness about what it means to learn a foreign language. The course also covers how the ability to use language can be developed as well as how favourable conditions for learning can be created.

Assessment

The students are assessed through oral and written assignments.

Forms of Study

Teaching takes the form of a few lectures but mainly seminars, where students are expected to participate actively. All teaching is conducted in English.

Grades

The Swedish grades U - VG

Prerequisites

  • General entrance requirements (including English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school) or equivalent knowledge. No knowledge of Swedish is required.

Other Information

 Replaces EN1035.