Course: Advanced English Conversation 1

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Course title Advanced English Conversation 1
Course code OJA/AK1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Novotný Michal, Mgr.
Course content
1. Introduction to the content and conditions for passing the course. Introduce yourself. 2. My memories about childhood. 3. My favorite film, book, music. 4. My worldview. 5. Definitions - how to define things in English. 6. Media - how they influence us. 7. Quatations of famous people on gender problems. 8. Travelling. 9. Dalailama's legacy. 10. Your faith and beliefs. 11. Students´ presentations. 12. Students´ presentations. 13. Students´ presentations. 14. Students´ presentations. Awarding credits.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The course aims to improve students´ ability to communicate in fluent English, to describe more complex events and phenomena, and to express their opinion about current society, social, religious or cultural issues.
Students will improve their comprehension to spoken English, extend their passive and active vocabulary in social, religious and cultural areas. They will practice and develop their ability to express themselves promptly and naturally in these areas. They will learn how to present a chosen topic in the form of an English Powerpoint presentation.
Prerequisites
Speaking skills on the intermediate level at least, students without this knowledge and active ability to communicate and comprehand will be eliminated from the course.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills

70% attendance. The final 20-minute English presentation in Powerpoint.
Recommended literature
  • Peck, E., Peck, A. Let´s Talk, Moderní konverzační témata v Angličtině, Fraus, 2003.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Teacher Education for Secondary Schools (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter