Англійська дитяча література ( 013 Початкова освіта)

Type: Normative

Department: preschool and primary education




SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
732Derkach Y.ФПШ-41, ФПШ-42

Laboratory works

SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)


SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
732ФПШ-41Derkach Y.
ФПШ-42Derkach Y.

Course description

Objectives: to develop knowledge and skills in reading, writing and critical thinking; to give the ability to students to develop culturally and acquire knowledge of the best that has been thought and written; to encourage students to read widely; to prepare for teaching/reading literature working with pupils; to enable learners to read, interpret and evaluate texts through the study of English literature; to recognise and appreciate the ways in which writers use English to achieve a range of effects.

Intended capabilities: The students should be able to:

– have expertise in English literature for children

– read a wide range of children’s literature fluently and with good understanding, and make connections across their reading;

– read in depth and critically; discuss, evaluate and explain their understanding and ideas;

– develop the habit of reading widely and often;

– appreciate the depth and power of the English literary heritage;

– write accurately, effectively and analytically about their reading, using Standard English;

– acquire and use a wide vocabulary, including the grammatical terminology1 and other literary and linguistic terms they need to criticise and analyse what they read.

Description. The knowledge the students create in the course will give them a competitive advantage in their further studies and practical work. The course is conducted at the Education Department of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. It includes lectures, practical classes and workshops. Moreover, the students work/study individually fulfilling a kind of the most essential work – reading fiction works in English. The main material highlights the most prominent fiction works of English children’s literature taking into study Old English, Middle Ages and Modern English periods. The students are provided with the heritage of English literature learning to analyze fiction using generally accepted terminology.

Recommended Literature

Рекомендована література


1.Бобир О.В. Англійська дитяча література : навчальний посібник- хрестоматія –Ніжин,2012. –636с.

2.Зарубіжна літературна казка: Навчальний посібник-хрестоматія /Давидюк Л.В., Задорожня О.Ф. – К.: Ленвіт, 2003. – 592 с.

3 Waugh, Patricia. Literary Theory and Criticism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.


Допоміжна  література:

  1. Cambridge History of English Literature writing.
  2. Oxford History of English Literature.


Електронні ресурси:

– Literature Resource Centre (LRC):


AcademicSearchComplete: http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/pdp/index.asp?ID=461;



( Literature guide)


– WWW reference resources:




-Primary sources research:





Тексти художніх творів, ілюстрації до творів, інформація про письменників



– Національна бібліотека України для дітей




Theoretical aspects of English children’s  literature


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