English for Teaching Purposes

English for Teaching Purposes

Course
en
English
16 h
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  • Self-paced
  • Free Access
  • Fee-based Certificate
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  • 4 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Course details

Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Unit 1. Implications for lecturers switching to English as the classroom language
    Analysing the critical issues (contextual, linguistic, motivational and methodological aspects). Level of English. Managing anxiety. Improve through re-thinking your teaching to improve it. Teachers’ discourse. Analysing real practice and choosing a particular...
  • Week 2 - Unit 2. Functions related to delivering courses through English (1)
    Functions related to discourse structure: beginning and ending a class, concluding. Functions related to clarifying concepts for the students: giving examples, classifying, comparing and contrasting, defining.
  • Week 3 - Unit 3. Functions related to delivering courses through English (2)
    Functions related to information management: describing processes, expressing cause and effect, describing graphs, helping learners to manage new information. Functions related to evaluation: expressing certainty, presenting evidence, giving one’s opinions. Fu...
  • Week 4 - Unit 4. Recording your class
    Recording the class sequence analysed throughout the course.

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Silvia Solá Viñals
Teacher
Servei de Llengües

Jose Ygoa-Bayer
Teacher
Servei de Llengües

Ian James
Teacher
Servei de Llengües

Editor

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a public university of an international outlook, fully integrated within its area, offering quality education in close association with research activity, the transfer of scientific, technological, cultural and educational knowledge, the promotion of the potential of its human capital and the responsible management of available resources.UAB’s current offer is composed of 81 degrees, 130 official Master Programs and 183 UAB Masters Degrees. In additition, we offer 174 lifelong learning programs and 65 Phd Programs, 27 of them awarded with the Excelence Mention for it’s quality.UAB has a total of over 3.500 teaching and research staff, over 2.000 administrative and over 40.000 students.

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