Course: English conversation

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Course title English conversation
Course code KAJ/KONK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 4
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Betáková Lucie, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Dvořák Petr, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Long Colm
Course content
Pop idols Health system Addictions Fashion Animal issues Reality or fiction Crime and punishment Freedom

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able to react to basic conversational topics from everyday life situations.
usage of grammar learnt in classes in everyday conversation
Prerequisites
Minimum entry level of English: Upper - intermediate
KAJ/ANJK1 and KAJ/ANJK2 and KAJ/ANJK3 and KAJ/ANJK4 and KAJ/ANJK5 and KAJ/ANJK6 and KAJ/ANJK7

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills, Interview

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation in seminars.
Recommended literature
  • Fictumová J.:. Angličtina, konverzace pro pokročilé. 2010.
  • Jones, P., Farrell, M.:. Test Your Vocabulary, Penguin. 1991.
  • Jones, P., Farrell, M.:. Test Your Vocabulary vol. 3-5, Penguin. 2006.
  • McCarthy, M., O´Dell, F.:. English Vocabulary in Use Advanced, CUP. 2002.


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 4 Recommended year of study:4, Recommended semester: Summer