Teaching English to Spanish Students: Methodology and Practice

Universidad de Sevilla

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Teaching English to Spanish Students: Methodology and Practice

  • Host University

    Universidad de Sevilla

  • Location

    Seville, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Education, Teaching ESL

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    1. Aims
    This training course offers a theoretical and practical approach to the teaching
    of English as a foreign language (EFL) to Spanish-speaking students. Classroom practice
    will be fostered which includes activities in the class, activities outside the class under
    the supervision of a tutor and the opportunity to take part of the course in a Spanish
    school with Spanish students in the city of Seville. This way, not only theoretical
    content but also the cultural aspects which are involved in the practice of teaching
    English as a foreign language will be dealt with.

    2. Methodology
    From a methodological perspective, theory will be determined and learned
    from the practice. Classroom interaction and dynamics guided by the teacher will be
    dealt with in class; students will work in pairs and in small groups and will have to get
    involved in creative tasks such as lesson planning, original learning resources design,
    classroom observation and teaching. Part of the course will take place in a Spanish
    school in Seville.

    3. Syllabus
    3.1. EFL Acquisition and Learning.
    3.2. Popular EFL Methodologies.
    3.3. The English Teacher.
    3.4. EFL Students in Spanish Schools.
    3.5. Classroom Dynamics.
    3.6. How to teach

    • pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and culture to EFL students.
    •  speaking, listening, reading and writing.

    3.7. Teaching Resources in the EFL Classroom. The English coursebook, other
    resources and digital support.
    3.8. Error Correction and Feedback.
    3.9. Assessment.
    The present syllabus may be subject to certain readjustments which will depend on
    the students’ profile and their learning preferences and needs.



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