Course: Practical English

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Course title Practical English
Course code KAJ/AJM
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 0
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Koy Christopher Erwin, PhDr. M.A., Ph.D.
Course content
The final oral examination AJM is based on the courses of Practical English AJM1-3. The AJM exam can be given upon 80% attendance and preparation, based on the lecturer's requirements. The AJM final mark depends on the evaluation of partial assignments specified in optional courses AJM2 and AJM3. The evaluation is determined by the lecturer. In the courses of Practical English the students will gradually and systematically build up their communicative competence in the target language to reach the level C2 according to CEFR. These practically oriented courses aim at consolidating grammar and vocabulary and developing the four skills.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
The final oral examination is based on the courses of Practical English AJM1-3. In the courses of Practical English the students will gradually and systematically build up their communicative competence in the target language to reach the level C2 according to CEFR. These practically oriented courses aim at consolidating grammar and vocabulary and developing the four skills.
Communicative competence. Language level C2 according to CEFR.
Prerequisites
Language level C2 according to CEFR
KAJ/AJM1

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Essay, Test

All examinations and consultations are held in English. An oral examination.
Recommended literature
  • Burgess, S., Acklam, R.:. New Advanced Gold Coursebook. Longman. 2010.
  • Fictumová, J., Ceccarelli, J., Long, T.:. Topic-based Vocabulary for Advanced Learners, Barrister & Principal. 2010.
  • Hewings, M.:. Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2012.
  • Hollett, V. et al:. In At the Deep End Oxford University Press. 2002.
  • Jones, P., Farrell, M.:. Test Your Vocabulary vol. 3-5, Penguin. 2006.
  • Newbrook, J., Wilson, J.:. New Proficiency Gold Coursebook. Longman. 2010.
  • Spears, R.:. Essential American Idioms. NTC Publishing. 1999.
  • Swan M. & Walter C.:. How English Works. Oxford University Press. 1998.


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): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter