Courses Catalogue

Methodology Of English Language

COURSE CODE: ENL2203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Introduction (6 hours)

  • Qualities of a good language teacher?
  • Principles for foreign language teaching
  • Language as a skill subject

Choice of teaching methods (6hours)

  • Difference between method and approach
  • Some indices of good method and approach

Method and Approaches of teaching English (15 hours)       

  • Situational approach to teaching of English
  • Methods and approaches of teaching English.
  • Old methods; new methods
  • Approaches of teaching English

Material and methods (at two stages) (5hours)

  • Material and methods at junior stage
  • Material and methods at senior stage
  • Co-ordination of materials and methods

Teaching of composition (10marks)

  • Types of composition
  • Suggestions for improving teaching of composition

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes