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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION
Course unit
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
SUP3050634, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (Ord. 2011)
IA1870, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track DIDATTICA PADOVA [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (Ord. 2011)

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ELISABETTA PAVAN 000000000000

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 2.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 2.0 24 26.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 PAVAN ELISABETTA (Presidente)
CREEK HILARY ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
TENCA EMANUELA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 PAVAN ELISABETTA (Presidente)
CREEK HILARY ANNE (Membro Effettivo)
TENCA EMANUELA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: You must have already reached a B1 level in English according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Therefore, you must have passed an English language test at B1 level for reading, listening, writing and speaking at the CLA or have a valid international certificate. A list of recognised certificate is available on the CLA website https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3qFD3Hwc1RwdUJOYmFLMEUzcjBhTXVRTHJZLUZZMDhEd09R/view.
Target skills and knowledge: During the course you will perfect your receptive skills in English (reading and listening) towards attaining the CEFR B2 level. You will also revise grammar areas and expand your knowledge of the vocabulary and discourse of English for educational purposes. In this way, you will improve your language skills in English and acquire competence in the disciplines of your university degree course.
Examination methods: The final exam is written, it lasts two hours, and it covers all the topics in the book and presented in class. Exercises: multiple choice, cloze, true/false, translation, match, fill in the blanks, grid, listening and reading comprehension
Assessment criteria: You will be assessed on your ability to understand written and spoken texts belonging to the discourse of English for educational purposes and on your knowledge of the vocabulary of this domain.
Course unit contents: Following the practical and functional aims of the course, along with its focus on receptive skills and vocabulary development, various aspects of education will be covered in class, for instance: its origins and definitions, classroom management, teacher training, education in XXI Century and the use of technology. Written and spoken texts dealing with the education system in the UK and in other English speaking countries will also be used.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Teacher-fronted lessons (12 hours) and practical activities (12 hours, compulsory attendance) led by a tutor (12 hours). You will be expected to actively participate in all classroom activities (working in pairs and groups).
Additional notes about suggested reading: Course material includes
1. the material available in Moodle
2. your notes
3. a self-study reference and practice book of your choosing for the revision of grammar areas (intermediate/upper-intermediate level)
• All the students must have a learner's advanced dictionary.
Suggested dictionaries:

Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary
Macmillan English Dictionary for advanced learners
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

Students are furthermore requested to use a good grammar. They can use what they used at highschool or choose amomg the following grammars


• Eastwood, John. Oxford Practice Grammar. Intermediate, 2006. Oxford: Oxford University Press
• Eastwood, John. Oxford Practice Grammar. Advanced, 2006. Oxford: Oxford University Press
• Vince, Michael, Macmillan English Grammar in context. Advanced. Oxford: Macmillan, 2008
• Vince, Michael, First Certificate Language Practice. Oxford: Macmillan, 2003

Materials available on Moodle
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Wade, John, English for Education. Venezia: Cafoscarina, 2006. (facoltativo/optional) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Giglioni, Cinzia, English for Education Studies. Milano: CUEM, 2010. (facoltativo/optional) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vince Michael, Advanced Language Practice. Ocford: Macmillan, 2012. (ripasso autonomo/self-study) Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Problem based learning
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Questioning
  • Concept maps
  • Flipped classroom
  • Auto correcting quizzes or tests for periodic feedback or exams
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Top Hat (active quiz, quiz)

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