The aim of the Lower Secondary School English Language Teacher Training programme offered at Masaryk University is to prepare you for the profession of an English language teacher at a lower secondary school. The whole study programme, i.e. subject-matter and propedeutic courses of teaching, is characterised by connecting theory and practice. As part of the study programme you will have an opportunity to do your teaching practice in three different schools. Your experience will be analysed in reflective seminars and other related courses. In the master’s study programme, didactics of English language teaching has become a priority together with the effort to establish links between didactics and linguistic, cultural and literary disciplines. The emphasis is on our students’ ability to apply the acquired knowledge to their teaching practice at lower secondary schools. Having prospective teachers in mind, the teachers at the English department employ such teaching methods which provide a teaching model to our students -prospective teachers. We offer a full-time and a combined mode of the Lower Secondary School English Teacher Training Programme. The Department of the English Language and Literature is well-known for its friendly atmosphere, extraordinary relationships between students and teachers, rich community life and, last but not least, for a number of extracurricular activities. You can join the FAME choir or take part in a popular intensive language and methodology course which employs features of experiential learning. We also support student stays abroad, which can enable them to gain the necessary insight and valuable experience at foreign universities – in Great Britain, USA, Spain, Denmark, Sweden and other countries.
You might not be sure whether this is the right study programme for you. Are you trying to decide between close types of study programmes? Well, you might be interested to know that we are trying to focus on English from the point of view of teaching. We are a teacher training faculty: to prepare excellent teachers of English is a priority of our department. The study programme is aimed at graduates from bachelor study programmes preferably focusing on teaching of English as a foreign language.
The study with us will help you to acquire the necessary competences of a teacher of English at a lower secondary school or at language schools. Besides, you can work in institutions which run afternoon clubs and anywhere where excellent knowledge of English is required (e.g. in civil service).
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- Contemporary British Literature and Society
- Educational Psychology (Exercise)
- Methodology of English Language Teaching
- Practical and Professional English
- Seminar on Teaching Practice
- Teaching Practice
- Alternative and Innovative Education
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Language Studies Teaching View 3 other Masters in Teaching in Czech Republic
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Applicants are admitted on the basis of a comprehensive evaluation of the applicant's motivation and language skills. Applicants are asked to submit:
- cover letter
- certificate of proficiency in English
- a document certifying completion of secondary education/bachelor's programme
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International2000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA2000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.