Course: TOEFL ITP Preparation. Listening and Reading

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Course title TOEFL ITP Preparation. Listening and Reading
Course code OJZ/430
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in winter and summer semester.
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Steer Christopher, B.A.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
Content of practicals: The course prepares students for the Listening and Reading sections of the TOEFL ITP examination. Students will be acquainted with strategies relevant to individual types of TOEFL examination questions, and will practically verify these strategies through textbook examples and sample tests. It will focus on the development of listening and reading skills and strategies, as well as other skills typically tested in the examination. They will work individually, in pairs, and as a group. The course is held in English.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Individual preparation for exam
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
The course aims are to familiarize students with the main features and types of tasks in the TOEFL ITP test, Sections Listening and Reading.
Prerequisites
B2 -C1

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Interview

To gain the credit: Regular attendance (3 allowed absences) Active work during lessons Homework
Recommended literature
  • Deborah Phillips. Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL test. New York, 2003. ISBN 0131408860..


Study plans that include the course
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