OJUP1060 Foreign Language Pedagogy (5 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Teacher Education
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Theories of and methodologies supporting foreign language learning;
different approaches to evaluation of foreign language learning;
exploration of different perspectives (e.g. pupils and teachers) on foreign/additional language learning

Completion methods

Active participation in teaching, written task, reading material, group work activities, individual reflection

Assessment details

Active participation in course meetings and completion of the learning assignment/s.

Criteria for grades will be presented/agreed during the course.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing of the course the student will be able to
• construct and express their pedagogical perspective with regard to foreign language learning
• critically reflect on and design units of work and means of assessment drawing on different theories, methodologies and technologies of foreign language learning and teaching
• understand issues of identity and agency related to foreign language pedagogy

Study materials

Further reading to be announced.


  • Bland, J. (Ed.). (2015). Teaching English to young learners: critical issues in language teaching with 3-12 year olds.; ISBN 9781472588579 9781472588562
  • Allwright, D., & Hanks, J. (2009). The developing language learner. Hampshire.; ISBN 9780230233690
  • Cameron, L. (2002) Teaching languages to young learners.; ISBN 9780511733109

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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