Analysing Language Teaching (Master)

School of Education





Please need that there is additional information on how to access Assignment Videos on the second page of this document



EDUC 5932M Analysing Language Teaching (15 credits)

Module Leader: Dr Harry Kuchah


Participants are required to submit a 3000-word assignment (worth 100% of the assessment), illuminating the way learning is scaffolded in a recorded English language lesson.


  1. Select a specific area of interest from the topics covered in the EDUC 5932 module.
  2. Select one of the video recordings from the International House set on VideoLeeds/Education Channel or from the ‘Additional Assignment Videos’ list below and identify a single stage of the lesson, probably a 5-10 minute continuous
  3. Analyse this stage in the recording, with regard to the topic area you have selected.


Please your assignment should follow this structure:


  • A brief introduction, describing a school context you are familiar with and setting out the aim of your assignment with an indication of how the discussions might be relevant to your context.
  • A critical discussion of concepts related to the topic area you have selected, drawing on modular and wider literature;
  • A very brief overview of the selected lesson indicating its learning aims and task structure in order to contextualise the selected stage;
  • A description and analysis of the selected stage with regard to the ideas developed in the earlier discussion; this should include a critical discussion of how the activities in selected stage might be adapted to, or integrated into your context.
  • A brief conclusion indicating what you have learned from this assignment;


  • References list (Harvard or LeedsUniHarvard style);
  • Appendices (e.g. plan of the selected stage).












Accessing VideoLeeds


  • Google: VideoLeeds or click here
  • Sign in as a Guest – very important
  • Click on Content
  • Click on Browse all Channels
  • Scroll down to Education
  • Go to pages 7 and 8 – you will find 15 videos on ELT



Additional Assignment Videos


English lesson on shopping with Pre-intermediate students:


English language classroom: conversation class:


English Teacher Development Films: Lesson 2 (Who am I?):


English Teacher Development Films: Lesson 3 (Those Colorful Days):


English Teacher Development Films: Lesson 4 (Have your Garden):


Laura’s Lesson on speaking: