At the end of the course the students will have knowledge of:
- Academic writing in English
- Characteristics of children's and young adult literature
- Literary, historical and cultural frameworks that English literary texts emerge from
- How literary texts and other cultural artefacts can be used to promote language learning, cultural insight and intercultural competence
- Creative approaches, both traditional and digital, to teaching language, literature and culture of English-speaking countries in a manner that encourages in-depth learning and critical reflection
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- Express themselves in writing in an academic manner
- Identify the characteristics of various types of literature
- Analyse and understand English literary texts and account for the literary, historical and cultural frameworks they emerge from
- Express themselves on language, literature and culture in a correct, varied and precise manner both in speech and in writing
- Select and adapt literary texts for the English-language classroom and teach them in a varied, creative and inspiring manner that promotes language learning, cultural insight and intercultural competence
At the end of the course students can:
- Express themselves in a correct, varied and precise English, both oral and written, about matters concerning English literature, society and culture
- Apply their knowledge to teaching English as a foreign language in a varied, creative and inspiring manner that promotes language learning, cultural insight and intercultural competence through in-depth learning and critical reflection.
Required prerequisite knowledge
- GLU1032 English 1; English Linguistics for Teachers for grades 1.-7., GLU1033 English 1; Teaching Methodology for Young Learners (1-7)
- MGL1032 English Linguistics for Teachers for grades 1.-7., MGL1033 English 1 - Teaching Methodology for Young Learners (1-7)
- GLD1032 English 1; English Language, Culture and Literature and teaching methodology, semester 1 - grades 1-7, GLD1033 English Language, Culture and Literature and teaching methodology semester 2
Students should have taken English 1 or a similar course from another tertiary establishment in order to be accepted onto the English 2 courses.
Students should have reached the CEFR B2 level in English in writing and the CEFR C1 level in listening, speaking and reading, or equivalent.
|Written term paper||6/10||A - F|
|Oral exam||4/10||A - F||Power-point, overhead slides etc. |
Oral exam: 15 min oral presentation and up to 15 min question & answer session.
All parts must be passed to get a final grade.
2. A minimum of 70% attendance will be required for qualification. Students may be asked to cover any topics missed by completing additional coursework requirements.
Students who have one or more assignments not approved at first submission will be given one more submission opportunity in a new and improved version.
- Course coordinator
- Silje Henriette Amalia Normand
- Course teacher
- James Jacob Thomson , Nina Lazarevic , Silje Henriette Amalia Normand , Deborah Lynn Sorton Larssen
- Programme coordinator
- Hanne Elise Pollack , Kjersti Gjedrem
- Placement coordinator
- Kitty Marie Garborg
Method of work
Suggested division of work:
- Lectures/seminars & preparation for lectures/seminars: 105hrs + 210hrs = 315hrs
- Written assignments: 65hrs
- Oral presentation: 30 minutes + preparation time from self-study hours
- Self-study: 40hrs
- Total: 420hrs
Link to reading list
Sist oppdatert: 15.08.2020