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Module Code: LNG909
Module Title: Classroom Observation and Teaching Techniques
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 0.00
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Department of Applied Linguistics
Pre-requisites: N/A
To provide the chance to learn from the diverse teaching experience of yourself, of the other members of the group, and of experienced EFL teachers;

To raise awareness of what is currently thought to be good practice;

To investigate how and why classroom approaches interact with learning factors

To develop and apply a critical grasp of the teaching techniques and methodologies
Learning outcomes 
A Apply appropriate methodologies, materials and resources for teaching the skills and knowledge that students need

B Develop a reflective approach to teaching practice

C Manage real-life classroom situations

D Develop their own teaching by peer teaching, microteaching and observation of video recording
Method of teaching and learning 
This module allows the participants to observe language classes and gain hands-on classroom experience while using the skills and methods addressed in this and other MA TESOL modules.

The activities consist of topics introduced in 6 lectures and tutorials and followed up on in 6 classroom observations. Each observation will be preceded by a pre-observation meeting with the observed teacher and followed by a post-observation meeting with the observed teacher (1 hr each). Observation diagram and a reflective journal will be produced to document the activities. The participants will also teach a total of 10 mock lessons and real lessons in language classes in SIP (6 + 4). In addition, they will observe and peer-review each other’s teaching under the supervision of the module leader.

Staging lessons

The role of the teacher

The language of questioning

Feedback on errors

Observing student behavior

Patterns of interaction

Classroom management
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 6    6  4  18  66  100 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Portfolio 100.00

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