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English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Unit 1. Implications for lecturers switching to English as the classroom language

12 videos (Total 49 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
1. First week introduction2m
1.1. What are the implications of changing over to teaching your classes in English at university?2m
1.2.1. What is English-Medium Instruction (EMI)?2m
1.2.2. Diversity of the EMI methodology5m
1.3. Is my level good enough to change over to teaching at university in this language?2m
1.4. Pronunciation12m
1.5. How do I control my nervousness?4m
1.5.1. Lecture discourse3m
1.6. Changing over to teaching in English: an opportunity to reassess and improve your lecturing3m
1.7. Different kinds of teaching intervention3m
1.8. What class sequence should I choose to teach in English?3m
9 readings
Welcome, Learners!10m
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
FAQ - General topics10m
FAQ- Time management10m
FAQ - Quizzes and assignment10m
FAQ - Certificate10m
About us10m
Week 1 material10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz (Week 1)20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Unit 2. Functions related to delivering courses through English (1)

12 videos (Total 94 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
2.1. Which text models does a teacher's oral discourse make use of?5m
2.1.1. Exposition and argumentation14m
2.2. How can I structure oral discourse?5m
2.2.1. Introducing courses and classes7m
2.2.2. Closing a class3m
2.2.3. Concluding13m
2.3. How can I clarify concepts for my students?3m
2.3.1. Giving examples11m
2.3.2. Classifying9m
2.3.3. Definitions10m
2.3.4. Comparing and contrasting9m
9 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and logistics10m
FAQ - General topics10m
FAQ - Time management10m
FAQ - Quizzes and assignment10m
FAQ - Certificate10m
About us10m
Week 2 Material10m
Productive Activity 1 (Optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz (Week 2)50m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Unit 3. Functions related to delivering courses through English (2)

16 videos (Total 118 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
16 videos
3.1. Managing information4m
3.1.1. Describing a process9m
3.1.2. Expressing cause and effect7m
3.1.3. Describing graphs8m
3.1.4. Helping students process new information7m
3.2. Managing subjectivity4m
3.2.1. Expressing certainty7m
3.2.2. Presenting evidence8m
3.2.3. Giving opinions5m
3.3. Influencing the audience3m
3.3.1. Giving instructions14m
3.3.2. Motivating students5m
3.4. Managing interaction5m
3.4.1. Classroom interaction10m
3.4.2. Question management11m
8 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and logistics10m
FAQ - General topics10m
FAQ - Time management10m
FAQ - Quizzes and assignment10m
FAQ - Certificate10m
About us10m
Week 3 material10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz (Week 3)1h 2m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Unit 4. Recording your class

1 video (Total 2 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
8 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and logistics10m
FAQ - General topics10m
FAQ - Time management10m
FAQ - Quizzes and assignment10m
FAQ - Certificate10m
About us10m
Week 4 material10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz (Week 4)30m
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Top reviews from English for Teaching Purposes

By MFMar 8th 2016

It is a valuable course. I completed this and it made me enabled to efficiently and fluently deliver lecture in English.

By JPOct 10th 2015

This is a mandatory course for everyone who wants to teach in English, even if you are a native English speaker.

Instructors

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Silvia Solá Viñals

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Servei de Llengües
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Jose Ygoa-Bayer

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Ian James

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About Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a public university located in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. International in its outlook, it is fully consolidated within its local surroundings, and offers quality education in close association with research activity, the transfer of scientific, technological, cultural and educational knowledge, the promotion of its human potential and the responsible management of available resources. The UAB currently offers 81 degrees, 130 official Master Programmes and 183 UAB-specific Masters Degrees. In addition, it offers 174 lifelong learning programmes and 65 PhD Programmes, 27 of which have been distinguished through Quality Awards. The UAB has a total of over 3,500 teaching and research staff, over 2,000 administrative staff and over 40,000 students....

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