Methodology of FLT – "How to teach four skills through authentic materials"
Mgr Sylwia Siekierka
The aim of the course is to train future teachers of English as a foreign language in teaching four skills of English to Polish students, during classes based on authentic materials. Course participants learn how to combine in their lessons elements of methodology of FLT and pragmatic analysis of sample authentic materials. The focus is on the analysis of word meaning, etymology of lexis, the use of pronouns and the idea of deictic centre, the use of numbers and proper nouns in news, the characteristics of different press genres and the use of linguistic devices such as ellipsis. Students are engaged in preparation as well as conducting sample lessons in which authentic materials create the core, basis for discussion and linguistic analysis.