Course: Bachelor English for Beginners

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Course title Bachelor English for Beginners
Course code OJZ/100
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
Using a communicative approach, the course covers the basic grammatical structures, vocabulary and focuses on developing the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Different structures are presented during the lessons, their consolidation and practice will be part of individual preparation. Class activities include individual, pair and group work, reading, speaking and listening. You can find the detailed syllabus on our website. All materials are available on-line in Moodle (LMS).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
Students will get acquainted with the basic grammar structures, vocabulary, and they will start developing individual language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Students are expected to reach level A1 according to CEFR, which entails a great degree of independent work in order to build their vocabulary and to consolidate their knowledge of grammar structures that have been studied during lessons.
Entry requirement/level of the course according to CEFR: A0 There is no entry requirement as far as language skills are concerned but the participants must be ready to work intensively both during and outside classes.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Analysis of student's language skills, Interim evaluation

Credit is awarded for Regular attendance (maximum three absences) Active participation in English in class Homework A minimum average mark of 60 per cent on 9 tests A minimum mark of 70 per cent on final end-of-term test A minimum of 2 hours of homework is expected per week.
Recommended literature
  • New Headway Elementary a další materiály.
  • C. Oxenden, C. Latham-Koenig. New English File Elementary. Oxford, 2007. ISBN 01-945190-8.
  • Raymond Murphy. Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge, 2015. ISBN 978-1-107-48055.

Study plans that include the course
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