Course: English Language V

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Course title English Language V
Course code KAJ/7A5
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dvořák Petr, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Czaban Tomas James, M.A.
  • Dvořáková Kateřina, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Koy Christopher Erwin, PhDr. M.A., Ph.D.
  • Janktová Renata, Mgr. M.A., Ph.D.
Course content
The final semester will focus on the following topics and techniques within Units 5-8: Grammar: substitution and elipsis, hypothetical, modifying adverbs, review of conditionals and reported speech Vocabulary: feelings, life in the past, business and products, life trends Listening: multiple choice, sentence completion Speaking: speculating, comparing, agreeing and disagreeing Reading: gapped text, multiple matching, multiple choice, cross-text multiple matching Writing: essay writing: structuring an argument, proposal

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
In the course of the fourth and fifth semesters of Practical English, the students will gradually and systematically build up their communicative competence in the target language to reach level C1 according to the CEFR. Students will prepare for their final exam. This practically oriented course aims at developing fluency as well as accuracy in various communicative situations. Participants will also learn how to make an oral presentation. The course is co-taught by a Czech teacher and a native speaker.
Communicative competence. Aiming at language level C1 according to CEFR.
Language level B2 according to the CEFR

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's language skills, Test

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation. Final exam - Written part (listening comprehension, reading comprehension, use of language) - Oral part (in groups: individual presentations followed by a discussion)
Recommended literature
  • Foley M., Hall D. MyGrammarLab (Advanced C1).. 2012.
  • Hewings, M. & Haines, S. Grammar and Vocabulary for Advanced (CAE).. 2015.
  • Hewings, M. Advanced Grammar in Use (3rd edition). 2013.
  • Parrot, M. Grammar for English Language Teachers (2nd edition).. 2010.
  • Swan, M. Practical English Usage (4th edition). Oxford University Press, 2016..
  • Thomas, A. & Burgess, S. Gold Advanced (New Edition). 2019.
  • Yule, G. New Oxford Practice Grammar Advanced.. 2008.

Study plans that include the course
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