English III for Primary School Years 4-6
7.5 credits cr.
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The course is part of the Teacher Education Programme for Primary School Years 4-6 and is given during the fifth term of the programme. The course is given together with the Department of Teaching and Learning.
Responsible department for the Teacher Education Programme for years 4-6 is the Department of Teaching and Learning.
Information for admitted students autumn 2022
Registration is mandatory and will be open in Ladok for admitted students between 8 - 28 August.
If you don't fulfill the eligibility criteria at the start of term, contact our Student Affairs Office then regarding the status of your studies on previous English courses within the programme.
Registered students will get access to Athena when the course starts and where course material and information will be made available for each term.
Students will be placed in even sized groups at the start of the course, as it will depend on the number of registered students. Group placements will be visible on Athena.
Eligibility criteria are stated in the syllabus ("kursplan").
Registered students will get access to Athena when the course starts and where course material will be made available for each term.
English III for Primary School Years 4-6 (7.5 credits) comprises two modules.
Module 1: LITY, English language literature for young learners (6 credits)
This module looks at literature for young learners from the perspective of literature studies. It deals with text analysis through the use of basic literary concepts in English. Literature for young learners is also elucidated in terms of its aesthetic, historical and social contexts. In addition, children’s response to literary text in English is also treated in relation to other media forms.
Responsible department: Department of English.
Module description, LITY (HT22) (621 Kb)
We do not recommend printing as certain changes can take place before the course starts. Course material will be made available on Athena.
Module 2: DIDY, English literature didactics for young learners (1.5 credits)
This module focuses on teaching literature in English to young learners. It focuses on didactive perspectives on teaching English language literature for children, including strategies for teaching across the curriculum.
Responsible department: Department of Teaching and Learning.
The teaching comprises seminars and workshops. Active participation is expected from students in all teaching formats in order to pass the examination. Students will often work with different tasks and assignments during the teaching sessions in preparation for the examination. Apart from scheduled teaching, time will be spent reading course literature and completing mandatory assignments. Full-time students are expected to spend about 40 hours per week on their studies.
LITY: Oral assignments and final sit-down written examination.
DIDY: Oral assignments.
Autumn term 2022: Joakim Wrethed, Alice Sundman (LITY).
Spring term 2022: Joakim Wrethed, Charlotta Elmgren (LITY).
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Autumn term 2022:
Due to VFU II during the autumn term, the module DIDY will run during week 44 and the module LITY will start after the VFU II course. Should you have questions about this, contact the Department of Teaching and Learning who is responsible for the programme.
Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
More course information will be made available on Athena before the start of the course.