Course: English NS 1

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Course title English NS 1
Course code OJZ/210
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 unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Erbenová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Czaban Natalie, M.A.
Course content
Using a communicative approach, the course covers a variety of topics and focuses on general vocabulary building with a touch of science and IT. Work on the development of listening, reading and speaking skills is an integral part of the course. The activities are similar to international exam preparatory courses. Class activities include individual, pair and group work.

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.
The course aims are to consolidate, practice and extend the knowledge of vocabulary, improve language skills, and develop especially listening, reading and speaking skills.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test, Seminar work, Interim evaluation

Regular attendance (maximum three absences) Active participation in English in class Homework including three pieces of written assignment A minimum average mark of 60 per cent on 9 tests A minimum mark of 70 per cent on final end-of-term test
Recommended literature
  • Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig, and Paul Seligson. English File Third Edition Pre-intermediate Student´s Book with iTutor DVD-ROM (Czech Edition). 2012. ISBN 0194598810.
  • Raymond Murphy. Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge, 2015. ISBN 978-1-107-48055.

Study plans that include the course
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