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MT KENYA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES BECT 401: ENGLISH SUBJECT METHODS REGULAR PROGRAMME CREDIT HOURS: 3 CONTACT HOURS: 42 OBJECTIVES 1. Show an understanding of methods of teaching English 2. Be able to teach English as a foreign language 3. Teach English effectively in secondary schools 4. SUB-TOPIC HOUR S REMARKS Integration of language and literature resources for English Language Teaching Teaching of pronunciation, auditory discrimination, sound production, stress, intonation and rhythms The teaching of Grammar The teaching of reading Critical reading Literal and inferential meaning Fast reading, skimming and scanning The teaching of writing Product oriented approach Process oriented approach Study skills Note- taking Summarizing and reporting Testing and evaluating language development Schemes of work Lesson plan Assessment and evaluating in English 2 4 2 3 3 3 4 2 2 2 4 4 3 4 ASSESSMENT Two C.A.Ts----------------------------30% Examination-----------------------------70% REFERENCES 1. Ministry of Education(1987). A Handbook for Teachers of English in Secondary School. Naibobi: Jomo Kenyatta Foundation. 2. Ministry of Education(1992). Syllabus for Secondary Schools. Nairobi. 3. Wallace, M.J. (1980). Study Skills in English. London: Oxford University Press.
MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSTIY SCHOOL OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION BECT 402: SUBJECT METHOD IN LITERATURE CREDIT HOURS: 3 PRE-REQUISTTE : ECT 222, ECT 223 AND ECT 312 PURPOSE This course equips the students with the teaching skills in literature in English COURSE OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, the learner should be able to: (i) define and explain the concept of information (ii) state and explain the purpose and objectives of teaching literature. (iii) Explain the relationship between literature and language in the teaching of the two in secondary school level. (iv) Effectively demonstrate the proper way of teaching the various forms/genres of literature in secondary school level. COURSE CONTENT TOPIC weeks Remarks Definitions and purpose of –integration -literature 1 Objectives for teaching literature 2 This use of resource and teaching aids in the teaching of literature 3 Teaching of the various forms/genres of literature: -oral literature -poetry 4 5 –prose 6 Novel: 7 -short story 9 -drama CAT 1 9 Professional records: -schemes of work 10 Lesson plans 11 Assessment /evaluation records 12 Records of work 13 Analysis of the core literary texts in Kenyan secondary schools CAT 2 14 Exams 15-16
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS Lectures ,Tutorials,Group discussion ASSESSMENT /EVALUATION Two CATS 15% = 30% EXAM 70% TOTAL 100% Recommended texts - Ellie chambers Marshall Gregory (2006) Teaching and learning English Literature saga publications - Ellaine showther (2003) teaching literature. Mickey Blackwell.

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