Course: English NS III.

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Course title English NS III.
Course code OJZ/230
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
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • van Overloop Geert, Mgr.
  • Marek Ivan, PhDr.
  • Czaban Natalie, M.A.
  • Haug Laura Adriana, M.A.
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Maršíková Anna, Mgr. M.A.
Course content
Content of lectures: Content of practices: This course covers a variety of topics and focuses on reading, vocabulary building (esp. idiomatic expressions found in articles as well as phrasal verbs). Speaking/reporting are an integral part of the course. Task based exercises as well as role playing activities will be a part of almost every lecture. Even though grammar is not a fundamental part of this course specific grammar cases will be explored if need be. Class activities include individual, pair and group work, reading, speaking and listening. All materials used in the course are available online through MOODLE.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
Students will read scientific, yet general genre, articles, will participate in oral exercises and tasked based exercises, and will write short paragraphs. Students will expand their general vocabulary with slight emphases on scientific literature.
CEFR level: B1 - B2

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

Credit is awarded for Regular attendance (individual instructors will determine the definition of "regular attendance"). Homework Passing quizzes and tests with a minimum number of points as determined by individual instructors. A minimum of one hour of homework is expected per week for students who are at the appropriate level for this class. Weaker students are expected to do more homework.
Recommended literature
  • Kay, S., Jones, V. Inside Out Intermediate. MacMillan. ISBN 9780333757543.

Study plans that include the course
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