MGLU1505 - English 1 (5-10) Module 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 51/100 3 hours HJELPEMIDD
Oral examination 49/100 30 minutes ALLE

Course content

English 1, module 1 focuses on English instruction for grades 5-7. The module provides an introduction to English subject didactics, grammar, and a varied selection of written and visual texts from the English-speaking world for children, adolescents and adults. Development of own language skills, literary and digital competence is central. In addition, the module focuses on varied activities and methods for English instruction in primary school. The module gives insight into relevant research, national steering documents, as well as teaching and learning materials in the subject.

Learning outcome


The student has

  • knowledge about the current English subject curriculum, national tests and learning material for the target group
  • knowledge about acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical structure in English
  • knowledge about literature and other cultural expressions which can be used in teaching of children and young adults
  • familiarity with up-to-date research and publications relevant to English learning and teaching in grades 5-7


The student can

  • use English confidently and functionally, both verbally and in writing, and be a good role model of language use for the pupils
  • plan and lead varied and differentiated learning activities, also digital, which promotes learning and development of basic skills
  • discuss, both verbally and in writing, a selection of literary genres

General competence

The student can

  • convey relevant subject knowledge and communicate in English in a way which is adapted to pupils in grades 5-7
  • work independently and in cooperation with others to facilitate pupils' learning and development
  • maintain and develop their linguistic, literary and didactic competence

Learning methods and activities

English is a linguistic, cultural and literary subject. The course requires that students understand each component individually and collectively. Active participation is expected throughout the entire study process. The students are expected to acquire skills through independent study outside of the organized teaching, through group work and the digital learning platform. The students will be assessed throughout the course, individually and in groups, and will receive oral and written feedback from teachers and fellow students. English is the language of teaching and communication. Students are expected to use the language actively in the teaching as well as in written and verbal communication with fellow students and teachers. Through process- and product oriented work with assignments and self-assessment of these, in addition to presentations and active participation in the teaching, the student will contribute to, and receive supervision in, the progression of their studies.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatory course work according to course description

Further on evaluation

Obligatory course work

  • 1 text assignment
  • 1 oral presentation
  • Up to 8 learning activities

All obligatory course work will be evaluated as Approved/Not Approved. All obligatory course work must be approved in order to sit the exams.

There is 75% obligatory attendance for all scheduled teaching.


  • Individual written exam in grammar. The candidates can bring with them one A4 page of notes
  • Oral group exam in English subject didactics. Duration: 30 minutes. The exam includes a preparatory component.

The candidate must pass both components to receive an overall grade in the course. The candidate can retake one or both components of the final assessment.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10)
Teacher Education for Primary and Lower Secondary School (Years 5-10) (LTGLU5-10M)
Teacher Education for Primary and Lower Secondary School (Years 5-10) (LTGLU5-10N)

Required previous knowledge

Enrollment requirement: The module is only offered to students enrolled on a teacher education program.

Course materials

The reading list will be posted on Blackboard prior to semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LGU51011 15.0 AUTUMN 2017
MGLU1105 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
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Version: A
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English
  • Teacher Education
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Oral examination 49/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS School exam 51/100 HJELPEMIDD 2022-12-12 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 49/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 51/100 HJELPEMIDD INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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