Course: First Certificate in English

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Course title First Certificate in English
Course code KOD/YFCE
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Kadlec Vladimír, Mgr.
  • Hošková Alena, Ing.
  • Schaefer Justin Calvin, BSc.
Course content
Seminars: 1. Introduction, less. 1 2. Modal verbs, Use of English exercises 3. Modals with past infinitive, less. 12, Reading (multiple matching) 4. Habitual actions, Reading ( 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, 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
Improve general English language skills of students and prepare for the International ESOL test.
Students are able to take an exam at the level B2.
Knowledge of English based on the B1 level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Credit Requirements: Obtaining at least 60%.
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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