Course Title : Spelling and Writing
Code Course
Credits ECTS
PRD 220-1 B 4 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian, English
Course Level
Description This course introduces students to the basic concepts of language development and language acquisition. The emphasis is on phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics in second language / reading efficiency from the perspective of Sociolinguistics. Further emphasis is on developing the knowledge, skills and dispositions of students to embrace proper social cultural factors and the environment about the needs of different populations with different requirements linguistic or cultural or special education. The course includes assessment, curriculum development, materials selection and writing activities.
Objectives 1.Paragraphs writing under a clearly defined idea; 2. Writing paragraphs with logical flow from sentence to sentence; 3. Writing sentences that demonstrate proper use of the comma and end punctuation; 4. Identification and correction of fragments, and overlapping sentences separated by comma; 5. Maintaining the continuity of time in specific sentences and paragraphs; 6. Proper use of the key parts of common irregular verbs; 7. Correcting common problems with pronouns, adjectives and adverbs
Course Outline
1Introduction to the course
2Spelling strategies. English spelling rules-1
3English spelling rules-2
4Misspelled words
5Stimuli for writing: activities, contexts and models
6Teaching writing. Looking at grammar
7Strategies for effective writing
8Mid term exam
9Word-level work: spelling and vocabulary
10 Instruction on academic writing
11Composing text
12Shared writing and guided writing
13Writing in different forms for different audiences and purposes
14Writing techniques: writing for effect
15The assessment of writing
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will be able to write correctly in an academic level
2Students will be able to teach writing and spelling to pupils of elementary school
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade55
Contribution of final examination to overall grade45
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 100
Midterms 11414
Final examination 11515
Other 11010
Total Work Load 115
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.6

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