Temario 2 – Educación primaria Inglés

Topic 4 – Assessment of knowledge of foreign languages as a means of communication between people and peoples. Interest in linguistic diversity through knowledge of a new language and culture.

The art of writing was a professional skill. By 1700, Europe’s literacy rate ranged from 30 to 40 percent; by 1850, it was 50 to 55 percent; and by the second half of the 19th century writing became a basic qualification in human societies. Today an illiterate person…

Topic 5 – Geographical, historical and cultural framework of English speaking countries. Didactic application of the most significant geographical, historical and cultural aspects.

Although Mandarin Chinese is the language spoken by the largest number of people, English is spoken in all continents, and therefore, it is the most widespread language on earth: It is the language spoken in the British Isles, North America, Australia and New Zealand…

Topic 6 – Contributions of linguistics to the teaching of foreign languages. The process of linguistic learning: Similarities and differences between the acquisition of the first school language and foreign language.

Language is a system of gestures, grammar, signs, sounds, symbols, or words, used to represent and communicate concepts, ideas, meanings, and thoughts. The study of language as such a code is called linguistics, an academic discipline which runs along two major…

Topic 7 – The oral foreign language. The complexity of understanding the overall meaning in oral interaction: From audition to active and selective listening. Taking word of imitative reproduction to autonomous production.

First of all, we need to mention the natural order in which children learn their mother tongue, as this natural order is usually taken into account when teaching a second or foreign language: Babies or very young infants listen to the sounds they hear without understanding…

Topic 8 – Foreign written language. Approximation, maturing and improving the reading-writing process. Reading comprehension: techniques for global and specific understanding of texts. Written expression: the interpretation of the text production.

The present essay deals with children’s acquisition of literacy (alfabetismo) through the development of two language skills, reading and writing. In children’s mother language, these two skills are intertwined in early learning. For example, the physical act of writing…

Topic 9 – Description of the phonological system of the English language. Learning models and techniques. Perception, discrimination and emission of sounds, intonations, rhythms and accents. The phonetic correction.

It is important to distinguish two concepts: phonetics and phonology. PHONETICS is the science that studies the language sounds; how sounds are produced in general. PHONOLOGY is the study of the sound system of a particular language. It includes stress, rhythm…