Seminar : Study of teaching language methods

lrom2930  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar : Study of teaching language methods
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
15.0 h
Main themes
The seminar aims to enforce the critical reflexion, to stimulate the production of tools, to encourage the sharing of practical experiences and theoretical information.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


Analysis of school practices in didactic of languages. One examines critically and accurately the observed practices (films, copies of students, recordings) and one diagnoses the results of a method or verbal lesson to express assumptions on the means to be used for allowing progress.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Presentation of the method:
-language autobiographies
-language biographies.
The semi-structured interview.
Developing the interview guide: categories a priori.
Interviews analysis.
Categories a posteriori
Presentation of the results.
Teaching methods
The seminar aims to develop a reflective knowledge about language and intercultural learning by the language (auto)biographies.
Evaluation methods
A written work.
Other information
Online resources
La liste bibliographique est disponible sur le site iCampus du cours.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General