English Philology (Tuning Lithuania)

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List of Subject-Specific Competences

1. Oral and speaking skills: ability to communicate effectively in a wide variety of cultural and professional contexts using appropriate terminology, grammar and register.
2. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in a national language.
3. Writing skills: ability to create texts of various types in English.
4. Ability to translate from various texts in English into the national language and from the national language into English.
5. Ability to render information in written and oral form (e.g. summarizing, gisting, etc.).
6. Knowledge of literature from England and other English speaking cultures, such as American, Canadian, Irish, etc.
7. Ability to describe and explain the structure of English and to use the terminology and phraseology associated with its registers, including English for specific purposes (law, economics, business, etc.).
8. Ability to interpret various texts in English into the national language and from the national language into English.
9. Ability to edit English texts of various types.
10. Knowledge of basic aspects of language structure, linguistic concepts, major linguistic trends and methodologies.
11. Ability to choose and use foreign language teaching methodologies according to educational, psychological and specific criteria (depending on the age and/or fluency level of students).
12. Ability to use knowledge of English language learning principles, directions, methods and specific application possibilities in a flexible manner depending on the learning context.
13. Ability to assess communicative linguistic competences acquired and progress made by students.
14. Awareness of cultural specifics linked to languages, religion and socio-economic background.
15. Ability to apply knowledge of conceptual provisions of the education system, foreign language teaching objectives and principles of general curriculum, regulatory education documents.
16. Ability to establish relevant comparisons between English and the national language.
17. Ability to understand basic aspects of English literature, basic English literary trends and factors that have shaped English culture and institutions.
18. Ability to present research results in writing and orally.
19. Knowledge and comprehension of the structure of literary works and of concepts of literary theory; awareness of genre differences and of major literary trends.
20. Ability to understand and explain basic aspects of the origin of English and historical coordinates that have shaped its development.
21. Ability to use knowledge of philological research methods.
22. Ability to carry out independent theoretical and empirical research.

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