Language and Use of Language

Course

The module will focus on the structure and usage of the English language, as well as communicative competence and inter-language.

Exchange Programme

Possible Combinations

This module can be combined with 1 or 2 of the following courses for a total of 20 or 30 ECTS.

Target Group

Students of Education – Teacher Education

Purpose of The Course

The module will focus on the structure and usage of the English language, as well as communicative competence and inter-language.

We study theories and methods of analysis for learning and teaching English as a foreign/second language.

During the module, we will develop didactic designs for different age groups and class levels.

Poul Kristensen
Poul Kristensen International Coordinator
Solveig Gaarsmand
Solveig Gaarsmand Lecturer
General Information

Teaching Methods

All teaching and counselling is in oral and written English. You will experience several different teaching methods such as lectures, presentations, dialogue, exchange of experiences, group work, independent studies, portfolio work and a project work at the end of the module.

Throughout the module, we will integrate the use of ICT and physical activity in the teaching and didactic designs.

Conditions

In order to complete the module and obtain a certificate, the student has to:

  • produce and present a product in accordance with the given criteria of the module plan, which will be presented in the beginning of the module. This product could be e.g. a webquest, a flipped classroom product, or a traditional lesson plan.

Tuition Fee

Not applicable for EU/EEA-students and exchange students from partner institutions, all other students must pay. In this case, please send an e-mail to international@ucl.dk to learn more.  

Course Description

Type of Activity

Theoretical and practical module.

Workload

Attend and actively participate in classes, individual study of the relevant literature for the module, group work, prepare presentations, assignments and the module product. 

Learning Outcome

  • Plan, carry out, evaluate and develop teaching in communicative competence and linguistic structures.
  • Analyse your own and pupils’ interlanguage
  • Work with learning goals  and assessment

Examination

Presentation of the module product to the class with peer and teacher feedback.

This will be awarded with a pass/fail grade.