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English Language for Teacher Education

Charles University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Application deadline: 28 February 2022

Program description

English Language for Teacher Education

By majoring in English with focus on education, the students will acquire substantial expertise in the areas of linguistics (with a particular emphasis on theory of linguistic disciplines and their practical application), literature written in English, whereby, by studying various literary disciplines, the students will also learn how to analyse and interpret a wide range of literary texts. The practical language part of the curriculum will boost the students’ language skills so that by the time of graduation they will have reached C1-C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. By successfully majoring in this BA programme, the students will qualify to be admitted to the magisterial follow-up programme primed for secondary school teachers.

Admission requirements

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

  • Exam in the first subject – a maximum score of 40 points.
  • Exam in the second subject – a maximum score of 40 points

English Language for Teacher Education

The applicant will be asked to:

The entrance exam is conducted as a written test consisting of the following four parts:

  • Grammar test
  • Grammar-lexical test
  • Lexical test
  • Reading and comprehension test 

In order to pass the test, the applicant should have substantial knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary, be well-versed in reading and comprehension, and have the ability to navigate an unabridged or slightly abridged English text. The programme is designed for students whose command of English is at least on the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

  • Piano or violin

For more information about admission requirements and selection processes, please visit the programme's website.

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Tuition fees

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Career opportunities

English Language for Teacher Education

Graduate of the bachelor’s programme will be well-trained in linguistics, American and British literature, and he/she will be proficient in English. The study is conceived so that the graduate will be able to either continue for a Master’s degree in teaching or other related programmes, or he/she can find employment in various state and international institutions.

Music Education for Teacher Education

The graduate defines and explains music and music education concepts, he puts them into context. He masters the musical activities necessary for the demonstration and verification of knowledge: he demonstrates theoretical phenomena on a musical instrument, plays folk songs and popular songs, plays compositions of various stylistic periods. He is able to use his voice in music educational activities – by speech, singing of folk-songs and artificial compositions at the appropriate level of interpretation. He conceives music education activities in out-of-school music education, explains and confirms music phenomena in school music education, and corrects partial music education knowledge and activities. Expected employment of the graduate in the following job positions:

primary opportunities: teaching assistant at school; pedagogue or assistant pedagogue in an out-of-school music institution,

secondary opportunities: assistant in public administration or private company in culture, productive and senior education.

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Charles University

Charles University was founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Yet it is also renowned as a modern, dynamic, cosmopolitan and prestigious institution of higher education. Charles University is ranked amongst the top 2...

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Charles University

Ovocný trh 5
116 36 Prague
Czech Republic

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