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1. General information
Course:
COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH II
Code:
46380
Type:
ELECTIVE
ECTS credits:
6
Degree:
394 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION (CU)
Academic year:
2022-23
Center:
103 - FACULTY OF EDUCATION OF CUENCA
Group(s):
30  33 
Year:
4
Duration:
First quarter
Main language:
English
Second language:
English
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
Y
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: MARTA DEL POZO BEAMUD - Group(s): 30 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
Facultad de Educación. Despacho 2.21
FILOLOGÍA MODERNA
4722
marta.pozobeamud@uclm.es

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession
Not established
4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
MLI.01 Be able to successfully communicate, with fluency and accuracy, at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (Independent User: Vantage) and develop the five communicate skills of the foreign language: listening, speaking, oral interaction, reading and writing.
MLI.02 Promote both oral and written production, particularly using new technologies as elements of distance communication.
MLI.03 Develop verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to convey and understand messages better.
MLI.04 Acquire the lexical, semantic, grammatical and discursive bases of the English language, to allow students to understand the function of different linguistic units in communication and, thus, acquire the necessary linguistic background to manage a foreign language class in Primary Education.
MLI.05 Know the phonetic-phonological bases of a foreign language and acquire the necessary resources to apply them to the teaching of English in a Primary classroom.
MLI.06 Select and elaborate relevant and interesting oral and written texts for pupils, which allow learning of the English language.
MLI.07 Be able to stimulate the development of metalinguistic, metacognitive and cognitive aptitudes for the acquisition of a new language, through relevant and suitable tasks for pupils.
MLI.08 Know the culture of English-speaking countries through their literature, informative articles, educational works, in several formats (printed, audiovisual or online material) and be able to develop a positive attitude towards linguistic and cultural diversity in the classroom.
MLI.09 Know the main methods used historically to teach foreign languages, as well as the methodological uidelines derived from the Common European Framework of Reference.
MLI.10 Know the methodology to be employed in the teaching-learning of the English language in the so-called Bilingual Sections.
MLI.11 Be able to plan what is going to be taught and evaluated, as well as be able to select, elaborate and implement different teaching strategies and several types of activities.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Description
Understand and apply the key concepts and terms of CLIL.
Understand different strategies, techniques and activities to teach pronunciation in Primary Education.
Elaborate tasks, units of work and year syllabi in the area of the English Language for the different levels of Primary Education.
Employ ICT resources for the teaching and learning of the English language.
Acquire the necessary phonetic, grammatical and discursive tools so as to use the English language autonomously.
Be able to make an oral description or maintain a conversation on a wide range of topics of general interest or related to their specialty.
Delve into pupils' development of the communicative competence in the English language, by reading literary texts in their original language, presenting and discussing their characteristics and through written expression.
Read and understand written texts about general and specific facts that deal with sociocultural, literary, methodological or current-affairs topics at a satisfactory level of comprehension.
Know how to implement different methodologies and teaching-learning strategies according to the established objectives and the pupils' needs.
Know when and how to apply different types of pupils' evaluation.
Use songs, games and storytelling to practise the most relevant grammar aspects of the English language in the foreign language classroom from a communicative and functional perspective.
Understand the main ideas and supporting details of an oral discourse in standard language dealing with different current topics, such as work, school, leisure time or their future professional needs.
Be able to write coherent and cohesive texts on a wide range of topics related to their personal or professional life by using different elements in a linear sequence.
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1:
  • Unit 2:
  • Unit 3:
  • Unit 4:
  • Unit 5:
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Group tutoring sessions [ON-SITE] Guided or supervised work CB04 CB05 0.4 10 Y Y
Writing of reports or projects [OFF-SITE] Guided or supervised work CB05 3 75 Y Y
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study CB04 CB05 0.6 15 Y N
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures CB04 CB05 CT03 1.85 46.25 Y N
Final test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests CB04 CB05 CT03 0.15 3.75 Y Y
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.4 Total class time hours: 60
Total credits of out of class work: 3.6 Total hours of out of class work: 90

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Final test 65.00% 70.00%
Progress Tests 35.00% 30.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 6 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 13.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    Evaluation criteria not defined
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Evaluation criteria not defined

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

Unit 1 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 2
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Guided or supervised work] 15
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 3
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 9.25
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .75
Group 33:
Initial date: 12-09-2022 End date: 22-12-2022
Group 30:
Initial date: 12-09-2022 End date: 22-12-2022

Unit 2 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 2
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Guided or supervised work] 15
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 3
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 9.25
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .75
Group 30:
Initial date: 01-10-2020 End date: 09-10-2020
Group 33:
Initial date: 01-10-2020 End date: 09-10-2020

Unit 3 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 2
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Guided or supervised work] 15
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 3
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 9.25
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .75
Group 30:
Initial date: 12-10-2020 End date: 23-10-2020
Group 33:
Initial date: 12-10-2020 End date: 23-10-2020

Unit 4 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 2
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Guided or supervised work] 15
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 3
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 9.25
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .75
Group 30:
Initial date: 26-10-2020 End date: 16-11-2020
Group 33:
Initial date: 26-10-2020 End date: 16-11-2020

Unit 5 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 2
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Guided or supervised work] 15
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 3
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 9.25
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .75
Group 30:
Initial date: 17-11-2020 End date: 16-12-2020
Group 33:
Initial date: 17-11-2020 End date: 16-12-2020

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
BBC News Páginas web para refuerzo y práctica de las destrezas comunicativas http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/  
Word Reference. Dictionary Dictiornary http://www.wordreference.com/es/  
CNN News Páginas web para refuerzo y práctica de las destrezas comunicativas http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/index.html  
Cambridge Resources Páginas web https://www.teachers.cambridgeesol.org/ts/teachingresources  
Diccionario de apoyo Longman Pronunciation Dictionary Longman London 2000  
 
Annette Capel, Wendy Sharp Objective First Cambridge Cambridge University Press 978-0521178792 2014 Método de estudio / Manual de clase  
Eastwood, John Oxford Practice Grammar with answers- Intermediate Oxford University Press 2006  
Folley, M. & Hall, D. My Grammar Lab Intermediate (B1-B2) Harlow Pearson 978-1-4082-9915-9 2012 Gramáticas y material de consulta www.MyGrammarLab.com  
J. M. Newsome Nelson's Dream Libro Cambridge University Press 978-0521716048 2008 Libro de lectura obliatorio www.cambridge.org  
McCarthy, M. & O'Dell, F. English Vocabulary in Use. Upper-intermediate Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2003 Manual para consulta y práctica  
Swan, M. Practical English Usage. 3rd Edition. Intermediate to Advanced Oxford Oxford University Press 2005 Manual para consulta y práctica  
Vince, Michael First Certificate Language Practice with Key Macmillan 2003 Uso de la lengua inglesa  



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