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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2015-16

Empezando con un estudio del desarrollo de la teoría de la gramática, esta asignatura explica cómo se integra el componente gramatical en los métodos actuales para la enseñanza del inglés como segunda lengua o lengua extranjera. El alumnado aprenderá a usar la gramática como una herramienta en el aula para ayudarles a avanzar en su uso del idioma y a evaluar los materiales gramaticales que encuentra en el mercado.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Master, theories, linguistic models and methodologies applicable to teaching second languages, as well as research methods and information search techniques that can be used as the basis for carrying out research work on the teaching of Spanish and/or English as second foreign languages.
  • CG2 : Understand the specific problems related to the linguistic peculiarities presented by Spanish and/or English as regards teaching as a second foreign language at different levels and abilities, as well as the pertinent literary and cultural aspects needed to integrate literature and culture into the L2/LE Spanish/English classroom.
  • CG3 : Ability to apply the knowledge acquired to planning and carrying out research work into teaching Spanish and/or English as second languages that clearly transmit one's knowledge and the results of said research.
  • CG4 : Ability to apply the knowledge acquired of Spanish and/or English as second foreign languages to teaching.
  • CG5 : Adopt a critical and self-critical attitude, involving self-assessment and self-correction, as well as possessing intellectual curiosity to allow self-learning and the continuous updating of one's knowledge in the field of teaching second foreign languages.
  • CG6 : Ability to transmit social and cultural values in line with modern, multilingual and multicultural Europe in one's professional activities (research and/or teaching).


General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)

  • CGUA1 : Comprender y expresarse en un idioma distinto a los oficiales de la Comunidad Valenciana en su ámbito disciplinar.
  • CGUA2 : Ser capaz de utilizar como usuario herramientas básicas en TIC.


Specific Competences (CE):>>Conceptual

  • CEE4 : Understand linguistic aspects of Spanish and/or English, at different levels and abilities, that are pertinent from the point of view of research and teaching, as well as specific lines of research in these areas.
  • CEE6 : Understand and master the specialised bibliography, terminology and conceptual tools that can act as the basis for planning teaching and for research, both with respect to the aspects common to teaching second foreign languages and to that affecting its application to Spanish and/or English.


Specific Competences (CE):>>Procedural

  • CPE10 : Ability to select and plan soundly-based content, activities, materials and assessment techniques for the teaching/learning of Spanish and/or English at L2/LE on the levels making up the language and related to the different ability levels, bearing in mind the specific problems raised and the diversity of teaching contexts.
  • CPE12 : Ability to read and use specialised bibliography, terminology and conceptual tools that can act as the basis for teaching and research, both with regard to the common aspects of teaching second foreign languages and to their application to Spanish and/or English.
  • CPE8 : Apply models and theories related to teaching and acquiring second foreign languages, as well as the knowledge acquired concerning levels, abilities and the role of literature and culture in developing competence, carrying out activities (case studies, problem-solving, etc.) and academic work raised in the different fields.


Specific Competences (CE):>>Attitude

  • CAE14 : Maintain a flexible and critical attitude to the many theories, trends and methodologies used in research into teaching second languages (Spanish and/or English).
  • CAE15 : Ability to update and develop for oneself the knowledge related to teaching Spanish and/or English as L2/LE.
  • CAE16 : Show the capacity for collaboration, commitment and responsibility on the individual and joint tasks needed to prepare oneself to teach and research into English/Spanish.
  • CAE17 : Show a positive attitude to multilingualism and multiculturalism in modern Europe on the basis of teaching English/Spanish.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2015-16

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Code: 39010
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught