דר' אבן-ריפינסקי חגית 79-426-01 מתודיקה להוראת הלשון האנגלית
שם ומספר הקורס: מתודיקה להוראת הלשון האנגלית 79-426-01
English Language Teaching Methodology
שם המרצה: דר' חגית אבן-ריפינסקי
Dr. Hagit Evan-Rifinski
סוג הקורס: סדנה
שנת לימודים: התשפ"א סמסטר: קורס שנתי היקף שעות: 2
יום ושעה: סמסטר א' – יום א' -14.00-16.00
מיקום: חברה 905 קומה 1 חדר 119
אתר הקורס: באתר מודל
שעת קבלה: ימי א' או ג'
משרד: 905 חדר: 109
א. מטרות הקורס (מטרות על / מטרות ספציפיות):
The purpose of the course is to promote the integration of up-to-date theories, principles and methodologies of teaching English as an additional language (EAL) within the school system in Israel. Guided by the revised English Curriculum (2015), emphasis will be given to the principles governing language learning and teaching and to practical strategies and methodologies. The course will address the teaching of pupils from the intermediate to the proficiency levels. The main goal is the implementation of the content of the course into both the Micro-teaching class and, ultimately, into the real classroom.
The aims of the course are -
- To provide students with an overview of principles, approaches and relevant theories of teaching EAL.
- To develop practical skills and strategies for teaching EAL in junior high and high school.
- To develop sensitivity to learners’ heterogeneity and special needs.
- To develop awareness of one’s own skills as a teacher via reflective processes.
- To share ideas, procedures, successes and challenges in the teaching and learning process.
- To ensure that students are not only language teachers, but that they are first and foremost educators.
- To ensure students have strong work ethics.
- To encourage students to always learn, develop and strive for excellence.
ב. תוכן הקורס:
This course is designed to give students the opportunity to acquire relevant theoretical background in pedagogy and methodology and apply it to teaching English in classroom situations. Students will be exposed to a variety of methodologies and instructional techniques for teaching English as an additional language (EAL) in junior high school as well as in high school. Students will be encouraged to view learning and teaching critically. Similarly, they will discuss and practice methods and means with which to design, implement and evaluate instructional procedures and materials.
The topics* which will be covered include:
Principles & approaches to teaching EAL
The National English Curriculum for teaching EAL
Teaching heterogeneous classes, catering to diversity and teaching inclusively
Class management for optimal learning
Teaching the four skills (reading, writing, speaking & listening)
Evaluating, selecting, adapting and enriching material/textbooks
Giving good instructions and asking effective questions
Utilizing technology, the media, Internet, art, drama and music in EAL instruction
Using the board, graphic tools and visual aids in the classroom
Creating interactive walls
Use of translation and L1 in the classroom.
Task based instruction and project based learning (PBL)
Teaching English as an interdisciplinary subject
Marking holidays/current events
Adding fun and sparks to our lessons
Using the ‘Flipped Classroom Method’
Classroom feedback and correction
Objectives and ideas for the last lessons of the school year.
Evaluating and assessment of learning
Evaluating and assessment of one’s teaching
Conducting action research
- The time allocated for each topic will be based on assessment of students’ needs.
Please note: This course is part of a three-fold program for training English teachers. English Language Teaching Methodology, Micro-teaching and the Practicum are the core courses and they must all be completed in order to achieve the requirements of the degree and to be fully equipped to teach English in the Israeli school system.
ג. דרישות קדם:
- hold a degree in English
- demonstrate a high proficiency in the English language.
- be highly motivated to teach and make a difference in the education system.
ד. דרישות הקורס:
1. Full attendance and participation are required.
No late arrivals or early departures. *
2. Completion of all assignments on time.
3. Preparation of an oral presentation of 15 minutes on a topic connected
to the teaching of EAL (This assignment will be given in the second
4. Final assignment: the creation of a unit of study which will encompass the content of the course.
*A note about attendance:
As written above, attendance in this course is mandatory. Full attendance and participation in class are required.
A student who misses more than 3 sessions in one semester will automatically be dropped from the course.
In addition, arriving 15 minutes or later to 3 of the sessions will be recorded as not attending one session. Similarly, leaving early 3 times will also be recorded as not attending one session.
ה. מרכיבי הציון הסופי :
Breakdown of final grade
Active participation in class (10%)
Ongoing course work: including tasks, assigned reading, participation in online forums, etc. (35%)
Oral presentation (20%)
Thematic unit for JHS (35%)
Passing Grade: 76
NOTE: You will lose up to 15% of your grade on any assignment, including the final assignment, for poor language proficiency.
See Bar Ilan’s site regarding policy towards plagiarism.
ו. ביבליוגרפיה: (חובה/רשות)
Required/ Additional Reading Material
Sample of Course Bibliography**
**A complete bibliography can be found on the Moodle site of the course
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Agarwal, P. K., & Bain, P. M. (2019). Powerful teaching: Unleash the science of learning. John Wiley & Sons.(EBook)
Aitken, P. (2002). Teaching Tenses: Ideas for presenting and practicing tenses in English. Brighton, UK: ELB. ( (428.24 Pedagogical Library AIT t
Alger, C. (2006). ‘What went well, what didn’t go so well’: growth of reflection in pre-service teachers. Reflective Practice, 7(3) , 287-301.
Breaux, A., & Whitaker, T. (2015). Quick answers for busy teachers: solutions to 60 common challenges. Hoboken, NJ. : John Wiley & Sons. (EBook)
Brighouse, H., Ladd, H. F., Loeb, S., & Swift, A. (2018). Educational goods: Values, evidence, and decision-making. Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press. (Education 371.2 BRI e)
Brown, H. Douglas (2000), Principles of language learning and teaching (4th ed). Harlow, UK: Longman.(Education 407 BRO p4)
Brown, P. C., Roediger III, H. L., & McDaniel, M. A. (2014). Make it stick. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. ( 370.1523 BRO m חינוך ) (EBook)
Carey, B. (2015). How we learn: the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens. London, UK: Random House Trade Paperbacks. (EBook )
Celce-Murcia, M. (2013). Teaching English as a second or foreign language (4th ed). Boston: Heinle & Heinle. (420.7 TEA 2014 Pedagogical Library)
Chitpin, S. (2006). The use of reflective journal keeping in a teacher education program: a Popperian analysis. Reflective Practice 7 (1): 73-86.
Couros, G. (2015). The innovator’s mindset. San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting. (EBook)
Finlay, L. (2008). Reflecting on ‘Reflective practice, PBPL, 52
Feuerstein, T., & Scholnik, M. (1995). Enhancing Reading Comprehension: In the Language Learning Classroom. San – Francisco. CA: Alta Book Center. (418.4 FEU e אנגלית)
Freeman, Y. S., Freeman, D. E., Soto, M., & Ebe, A. (2016). ESL teaching: Principles for success. Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann.
Harmer, J. (2015). The practice of English language teaching (5th ed). New-York, NY: Pearson Education. (428.24 HAR p5 Pedagogical Library)
Hattie, J.A.C. (2012). Visible learning for teachers. Maximizing impact on achievement. Oxford, UK: Routledge. (אין בספריות אוניברסיטת בר-אילן)
Hattie, J.A.C. (2015). Visible learning into action. Maximizing impact on achievement. Oxford, UK: Routledge. (Education 371.394 HAT v)
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Kelly, T. & Littman, J. (2016). The ten faces of innovation : IDEO's strategies for beating the devil's advocate & driving creativity throughout your organization. New-York, NY:The Crown Publishing Group.
Klein, S. R. (2008). Holistic reflection in teacher education: issues and strategies. Reflective Practice. 9(2), p111-121.
Koda, K. (2005). Insights into Second Language reading. Cambridge, UK: CUP. (Pedagogical Library 407 KOD)
Larsen-Freeman, D. (2011). Techniques and principles in language teaching (3rd ed.).Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (Pedagogical Library 420.7 LAR-FRE)
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Ministry of Education (2008). Adapting the English curriculum for students with disabilities. Jerusalem: Author.
Ministry of Education (2009). Integrating higher order thinking skills (HOTS) with the teaching of literature. Jerusalem: Author.
Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, English Inspectorate.(2019). English Curriculum 2020 For Elementary School. English Department, Ministry of Education, Israel.
Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, English Inspectorate.(2019). English Curriculum 2020 For Junior High School. English Department, Ministry of Education, Israel.
Mooney, C. G. (2013). Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky (2nd Edition). St. Paul, MN: Redleaf Press. (EBook)
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Nunan, D.(1991) Language teaching methodology, Phoenix, AZ: E.L.T. ( Pedagogical Library 407 NUN l)
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Quigley, A. (2016). The confident teacher; developing successful habits of mind, body and pedagogy. London: Routledge. (Pedagogical Library 371.102 OUI c)
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Selivan, L. (2018). Lexical Grammar: Activities for Teaching Chunks and Exploring Patterns.
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ז. שם הקורס באנגלית:
Title of the course in English:
English Language Teaching Methodology