This video is available on Slovak Animal TV site. It suits the needs of intermediate and upper-intermediate students who study Slovakian as a foreign language, and native Slovakians in Teacher Education. This video develops students’ listening skills and expands their technical related vocabulary and professional knowledge. It gives practicable information on equestrian therapy. This video assists both the lecturer, who can implement it in the classroom, and students who, rather autonomously, can also explore it. Its contribution to the special field of Slovakian Equestrian Therapy and thus the education of candidates in teacher training is indisputable. This video suits for those who learn Slovakian as a foreign language and have a good language command and for those who are interested in equestrian therapy.
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students
The provided tangible improvements
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries
Skills assessment and validation
Availability of appropriate tools for lecturers to monitor students’ progress and for students to assess own progress and to reflect on learning
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
The video is informative for both students and lecturers, since it presents not only useful information but a bulk of technical vocabulary on the topic.
The technical language on the site is on a high professional level therefore to the thorough understanding students need some basic vocabulary.
The video helps constructing a global view on the topic.
The language of the material is Slovakian, which makes it difficult to use it in other languages but the basic terminology can be understood.
Monitoring students’ own progress can be challenging because assessment can be aimed at not only the technical vocabulary but the acquired knowledge about the features of equestrian therapy.
It is possible to adopt the contents to students’ need because the material conveys information on a specific field, which can be integrated in the context of teacher education.
Although the video is intended to a larger audience, it is excellent to be used for special purposes. Its professional vocabulary enriches students’ knowledge in Teacher Education.
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