Course: English 1

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Course title English 1
Course code OJZ/111
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Žaloudek David, Mgr.
Course content
Content of lectures: Content of practices: Learning grammar is the key part of the course. Using a communicative approach, the students will be introduced to the most important areas of grammar, they will practice and consolidate them. Basic grammar structures are taught using usual topics of everyday conversation and appropriate vocabulary is also practiced. If necessary, grammar in question as well as detailed syllabus of the course are available on the web. Practising of all skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) represent an integral part of the course. The activities include individual, pair and group work. All the materials are available on-line /MOODLE system/

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
Practicing of grammar and basic grammar structures, using basic grammar tenses, functions and structures such as expressing opinion, agreement and disagreement. Class activities also include listening, reading and pronunciation activities, speaking and vocabulary building.

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

Assessment, Credits and Workload: Credit is awarded for Regular attendance (maximum three absences) Active participation in English in class Homework Tests according to the needs of individual lecturer A minimum mark of 70 per cent on final end-of-term test A minimum of one hour homework is expected per week. Materials: Participants will be asked to download and print the materials from Moodle at the beginning of the semester. Other requirements: It is not possible to attend this course without registering on-line first. (STAG)
Recommended literature
  • Christina Latham-Koenig Clive Oxenden. English File Intermediate. Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • John and Liz Soars. New Headway Intermediate 3rd edition. Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Raymond Murphy. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • Raymond Murphy. Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge, 2015. ISBN 978-1-107-48055.

Study plans that include the course
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