Course: FCE and English Conservation B2

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Course title FCE and English Conservation B2
Course code KOD/FCEB2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kadlec Vladimír, Mgr.
  • Hošková Alena, Ing.
  • Schaefer Justin Calvin, BSc.
Course content
Seminars: 1. Introduction 2. Modal verbs; Use of English exercises 3. Modals with past infinitive; Reading exercises (multiple matching) 4. Habitual actions; Reading exercises (multiple choice) 5. Future; Listening Part 1, 2; essay writing (formal letter) 6. Past tenses; participle clauses 7. Passive voice 8. Gerunds and infinitives 9. Reported speech 10. Relative clauses; essay (report) 11. Wishes, regrets 12. Conditionals 1, 2, 3 13. Review, 1st test - Listening 14. 2nd test - Use of English and Reading

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of the course is to provide students with the information, advice and practice they need to pass the FCE exam. The focus of the course lies in active mastering the technique of individual exercises for the following test parts: Reading, Writing, Use of English and Listening.
Students are able to take an exam at the B2 level in any institution authorized to organize such exams.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of English based at the B1 level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

Credit requirements: The minimum test result for obtaining credits is at least 60 % - the test constists of 36 questions, time allocated 45 minutes.
Recommended literature
  • FCE Practice Tests.
  • Haines, S., Stewart, B. First Masterclass - Cambridge English - Student´s Book (for the 2015 exam). Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN 978-0-19-451268-8.
  • Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-107-53933-4.


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