Course: Grammar I

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Course title Grammar I
Course code KAJ/GRP1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dvořák Petr, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Present simple and continuous 2. Past simple and continuous 3. Present perfect simple and continuous 4. Past perfect simple and continuous 5. Have to/Have got, used to 6. Present tenses for the future 7. Going to 8. Will/Shall 9. Future continuous 10. Modals

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on the differences in the English and Czech grammar systems on all linguistic levels - morphological, syntactic, lexical and stylistic. The emphasis is put on the practical acquisition of the following linguistic phenomena: Finite Verb-Forms, Non-Finite Verb Forms, Tenses, Simple Form, Progressive Form, Moods, Auxiliary Verbs, Modal Verbs. The seminar focuses on practical presentation of the grammatical structures on authentic texts and real situations. Grammar is practised in a wide range of activities such as games, discussions and problem solving.
A practical knowledge of the tense system of English and the English verb
Minimum entry level of English: Pre-Intermediate

Assessment methods and criteria
Didactic test

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation in the seminar, obtaining a pass in 2 in-course tests.
Recommended literature
  • Dušková, L.:. Mluvnice současné angličtiny na pozadí češtiny. Praha : Academia, 1994.
  • Hais, K.:. Anglická mluvnice. Praha : Academia, 1980.
  • Murphy, R.:. English Grammar In Use. Cambridge University Press 1990.

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 (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer