Course: Practical English III

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Course title Practical English III
Course code KAJ/AJAP3
Organizational form of instruction Lesson + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Zemková Ludmila, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Sukdolová Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Emmer Jaroslav, Mgr.
  • Long Colm
  • Koy Christopher Erwin, PhDr. M.A., Ph.D.
  • Klementová Kateřina, Mgr.
Course content
14 weeks, 3 units in total per semester

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
In the course of the first three semesters of Practical English the students will gradually and systematically build up their communicative competence in the target language to reach the level B1 according to CEFR. This practically oriented course aims at consolidating grammar and vocabulary and developing the four skills. The course is co-taught by a Czech teacher and a native speaker.
Communication skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) on the intermediate level.
Language level A2 according to CEFR

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student performance assessment, Test, Seminar work, Self-reflection

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation. A written test with a focus on grammar and vocabulary. A game presentation on concrete grammar structure and given topic. An essay.
Recommended literature
  • Anderson, K., Maclean, J.,Lynch, T.:. Study Speaking. Cambridge University Press 2005.
  • Jones, L.:. Working in English. Cambridge University Press 2002.
  • Murphy R.:. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press 2004.
  • Oxenden C., Latham-Koenig Ch., Seligson P. English File Third Edition Pre-intermediate. 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-459865-1.
  • Peters S., Gráf T.:. Cvičebnice anglické gramatiky. Praha : Polyglot, 1998.
  • Ur, P.:. Discussions that Work. Task-centred fluency practice. Cambridge University Press 1991.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter