MT KENYA UNIVERSITYSCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES BECT 401: ENGLISH SUBJECT METHODSREGULAR PROGRAMMECREDIT HOURS: 3CONTACT HOURS: 42OBJECTIVES1.Show an understanding of methods of teaching English2.Be able to teach English as a foreign language3.Teach English effectively in secondary schools4.SUB-TOPICHOURSREMARKSIntegration of language and literature resources for English Language TeachingTeaching of pronunciation, auditory discrimination, sound production, stress, intonation and rhythmsThe teaching of GrammarThe teaching of readingCritical readingLiteral and inferential meaningFast reading, skimming and scanningThe teaching of writingProduct oriented approachProcess oriented approachStudy skillsNote- takingSummarizing and reportingTesting and evaluating language developmentSchemes of workLesson planAssessment and evaluating in English24233342224434ASSESSMENTTwo C.A.Ts----------------------------30%Examination-----------------------------70%REFERENCES1.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 UNIVERSTIYSCHOOL OF EDUCATIONDEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONBECT 402: SUBJECT METHOD IN LITERATURECREDIT HOURS: 3PRE-REQUISTTE: ECT 222, ECT 223 AND ECT 312PURPOSEThis course equips the students with the teaching skills in literature in EnglishCOURSE OBJECTIVESBy 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 insecondary school level.(iv)Effectively demonstrate the proper way of teaching the various forms/genres ofliterature in secondary school level.COURSE CONTENTTOPICweeksRemarksDefinitions and purpose of–integration-literature1Objectives for teaching literature2This use of resource and teaching aids in the teaching ofliterature3Teaching of the various forms/genres of literature:-oral literature-poetry 45–prose6Novel:7-short story9-dramaCAT 19Professional records: -schemes of work 10Lesson plans11Assessment /evaluation records12Records of work13Analysis of the core literary texts in Kenyan secondaryschools CAT 214Exams 15-16
TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODSLectures ,Tutorials,Group discussionASSESSMENT /EVALUATION Two CATS 15% = 30%EXAM 70%TOTAL 100%Recommended texts-Ellie chambers Marshall Gregory (2006) Teaching and learning English Literature sagapublications-Ellaine showther (2003) teaching literature. Mickey Blackwell.