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Teaching Oral and Written English Proficiency

In this web-based course you will develop your ability to work communicatively with grammar and pronunciation in your teaching at different school levels. The course is given in English.

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This course is for people who are looking to teach English as a foreign language or second language, not for those who are teaching English to native speakers.

You will get the opportunity to improve your own pronunciation and grammar, but the course focuses on how to use Communicative Language Teaching to teach pronunciation and grammar.

You will get to know some common "problem areas" in English. We will work systematically with English grammar and pronunciation and you will get to know how to teach these to different age groups.

You need a computer with an internet connection and webcam as well as a headset with microphone in order to participate in the course.

  • The course is primarily intended for active teachers, but it cannot be credited as a qualifying course.
  • If you are a teacher student, you are welcome to take the summer course, but you cannot credit it as part of your teacher program. your teaching program.

Information for admitted students summer 2022

Before you can start your studies, you need to activate your university account and register at your course.

You have to register to confirm and keep your place at the course.
The online registration is open 16-22 May.

1. Activate your university account

2. Register online

Once you have registered, you will have access to Athena, the collaboration platform. You can log in to Athena with your university account:

Log in to Athena

  • Course structure

    • The course is given at half-speed during the entire summer term, June through August.
    • The course is a distance course.
    • Every week you will get new assignments with deadlines.
    • It is important that you follow the structure of the course systematically.

    Once the course has started, the online learning platform Athena is used for tutorials, discussions, assignments and submissions.

    Teaching takes place in English.


    The course is examined through oral reports and written assignments.


    Mara Haslam


  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Course coordinator
    Mara Haslam,

    Study Counsellor

    Student Affairs Office