INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Education and Humanities
3+2 English Language and Literature Master
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 521 Teaching English to Children Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 66 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Maja Kujundžić, Prof. Dr. Maja Kujundžić, Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
After completing this course students are expected:
1.to have a solid understanding of the basic concepts in teaching of English to young learners
2. in being able to recognize issues in teaching of English to young learners fond in their community
3. to be able to apply the concepts for practical purposes

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introductory remarks: Overview of the course.
  2. Young and adult learners: similarities and differences
  3. Theories of childhood: Piaget, Vygotsky, Bruner, Gardner
  4. Child-centered lesson
  5. Textbook evaluation
  6. Lesson planning
  7. Learning through songs
  8. Learning through stories
  9. Learning through games
  10. Lesson planning
  11. Teaching grammar
  12. Teaching reading
  13. Teaching writing
  14. Assessment

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Self Evaluation
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework
    Midterm Exam(s)
    Term Paper
    Final Exam1
    Total: 0
    Learning outcomes
    • to have a solid understanding of the basic concepts in teaching of English to young learners
    • in being able to recognize issues in teaching of English to young learners fond in their community
    • to be bale to apply the concepts for practical purposes
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Cameron,Lynn.2001.Teaching English to Young Learners.Cambridge: Cambridge
    • Pinter, A.2006. Teaching Young Learners English.Oxford: Oxford University Press
    • Mooney, C.G. 200o. Theories of Childhood.St.Paul:Redliff Press
    • Scott, Wendy& Lisbeth Ytreberg.1990. Teaching English to Children. New York: Longman Inc.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)2 3 hou6
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)20% 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)30%1 hou30
    Final Examination(1 week)30%1 hou30
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination 0
    Total Workload: 66
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 3