Course: Bachelor English for Beginners

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Course title Bachelor English for Beginners
Course code OJZ/101
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the summer semester.
Semester Summer
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
Content and Approach: 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 in the MOODLE LMS.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
The aim of the course is to master the basic grammatical structures, vocabulary, to develop individual language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). The students are expected to reach A2 level as described by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in a relatively short time. Therefore, intensive independent work outside classes is expected, which involves consolidating and extending vocabulary as well as practicing grammar structures presented during the lessons.
Prerequisites
Entry requirement/level of the course: A1 The course is a continuation of OJZ/100 which is offered in the winter term.

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 class 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.
  • C. Oxenden, C. Latham-Koenig. New English Pre-intermediate. Oxford, 2005. ISBN 978-0-19-438433-9.
  • Raymond Murphy. Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge, 2015. ISBN 978-1-107-48055.


Study plans that include the course
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