PhD Programme in Language Pedagogy

ELTE School of English and American Studies

1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5. phone:(36-1) 485 52 00 extension 4424 , email:




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Neptun codes& credits

Course Outlines

Teaching Staff

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Admission Requirements





The courses in the 2019 autumn term

are as follows:



Compulsory courses are marked in bold.

Courses are held on Thursdays.


Please note that - for technical reasons - Neptun shows slightly different times and venues in some cases. However, this table below is the valid timetable.




 Course titles, tutors, venues, codes

8.30 -10

Focus on the Learner1   - Kontra Edit  r. 431



10.15 – 11.45

Research Seminar 11   - Károly Krisztina  r. 440

Research Seminar 3

- Holló Dorottya  r. 406



Research Design and Statistics1 - Csizér Kata r. 451

Researching English for academic purposes – Tankó Gyula  r. 430

Task-based language teaching – Albert Ágnes  r.452

Language Education for intercultural competence development - Lázár Ildikó  r. 401


14 – 15.30

Researching intercultural communication2 – Holló Dorottya r. 406 

Advanced statistics in language pedagogy2  -   Csizér Kata r. 305  


15.40 – 17.10

Group facilitation – Szesztay Margit, r. 142




1These courses are compulsory for first year students.

2These courses are open for students with previous studies in the area.


Please note that on Thursday,  12 September, we will start the term with a series of orientation sessions:

10.00: Official opening for all students and staff in r.440 - This will mostly be an information session about the programme and the courses. 

10.45 - 11.30: Staff Meeting in r. 440. -
In the same slot:
2nd year students show 1st yr students around the campus & give them 'insider' tips - 3rd yr students are also invited to give them advice.

11.45: Meeting with 2nd-year students in r.406 or 407

12.15: Meeting with 1st-year students 406 or 407 

Teaching will start on Thursday, 19 September.


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Planned* timetable for spring 2020:



 Course titles, tutors, venues, codes


 8:45 –10:15

Focus on the language teacher – Illés Éva  r.: 308?



- How to write and publish a research paper? – Károly Krisztina r.: 444?

N.B. for students who already have data from research ready to be written up (typically 2nd year students)



Aspects of vocabulary acquisition and teaching  - Dóczi Brigitta

Languge test validation – Dávid Gergely



Research Seminar 2 - Csizér Kata   r.:307

Research Seminar 4 - Holló Dorottya  r.406



14.00 -15.30


Second language motivation: theories and the classroom -  

Csizér Kata r. 307  


* Please note: This is a plan, which is still subject to change.







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