Course: Foreign language I - English

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Course title Foreign language I - English
Course code KAJ/UCJA1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, 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.
  • Emmer Jaroslav, Mgr.
Course content
1) Introducing yourself, family 2) Word order in questions, present simple 3) Favourite picture, present continuous 4) Defining relative clauses, making definitions, 5) Past simple regular, irregular verbs 6) Past continuous 7) Questions with/without auxiliaries 8) Revision of past tenses 9) Future with "going to" 10) Future with "will" 11) Making promises, offers, decisions, revision of future tenses 12) Present perfect 13) Comparatives 14) Superlatives One article on the topic of the students' professional focus will be covered every lesson.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), E-learning
Learning outcomes
In practical language lessons, students will acquire the use of basic grammatical structures in conversation. The aim is that students are able to respond promptly to conversational topics from everyday life and their professional field and take this opportunity to practise the correct use of grammar contained in the recommended textbook. Emphasis is also placed on understanding scientific texts from the field of study.
Students will be able to use English language at level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. They will speak fluently about topics from the field of study and profession. They will understand the articles from the literature on these topics.
Prerequisites
The level of knowledge required for enrolling is Pre-Intermediate.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

All examinations and consultations are held in English. The requirements for passing this subject are active participation, preparing for the classes and passing the final test.
Recommended literature
  • aktuální tisk z oboru profese a články dostupné v e-learningovém systému.
  • C. Oxenden, C. Latham-Koenig:. New English File Pre-Intermediate OUP 2007. (1.- 4. lekce).
  • R. Murphy:. English Grammar In Use, Cambridge University Press, 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 vocational subjects part-time BA course (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter