Course: English Language 5

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Course title English Language 5
Course code UA/AJB5K
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ash Hana, Mgr.
Course content
Textbook: Complete PET (Units 1-6) + supplementary materials Grammatical topics: Present simple Present continuous State verbs Adverbs of frequency Questions Countable and uncountable nouns Indefinite quantifiers Prepositions of space and time (prepositional phrases) Past simple Past continuous Used to Verb patterns Comparative and superlative adjectives Gradable and non-gradable adjectives Modals (ability, possibility, obligation and prohibition) Present perfect Vocabulary topics: House and home Everyday activities Confusing verbs Free time and hobbies Phrasal verbs Negative prefixes Holiday activities Buildings and places Personal feelings, opinions, experiences Participial adjectives TV programmes

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Projection, Activating (simulations, games, drama)
  • Preparation for exam - 0 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 10 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 0 hours per semester
  • Field trip - 0 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 22 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of the course is to acquire the vocabulary and grammatical structures corresponding with the syllabus as well as managing basic communication adequate to the relevant level.
Deepening the knowledge on the B1 level towards B2. Students understand most spoken language addressing common problems (television, film). They can read text and prose written in the current language. They are able to converse with native speakers of the well-known and can express their views and the advantages and disadvantages of the problem. Regard will be given to the gradual acquisition of active language knowledge and skills useful for professional communication in a foreign language exchange study stays, in the international labor market.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of the language at the B1 level. The course follows up the courses AJB1-AJB4.

Assessment methods and criteria
Systematic student observation, Test

The attendance is voluntary. The student is not obliged to purchase the textbook used in the lessons. To pass the final test at least 65 % must be achieved (dates subject to agreement, 1 resit). A translation related to the language taught will be part of the test. The student shall prepare a ppt presentation on an agreed topic (approximately 15 min) with an oral commentary (not to be read). The presentation will also involve a discussion with other students and the lecturer and must be presented by the beginning of the credit week (alternative dates only upon agreement). Other options of passing the course are defined in Vice-Dean's Announcement No. 1/2016. In case the student decides to use the option to replace the final test with the QPT at the British Centre (or the entire subject with the PET certificate and higher), he /she shall inform the lecturer about it no later than on the day of the scheduled final test. (Please note: The Quick Placement Test is only valid for the relevant academic year and must be taken during the academic year in question).
Recommended literature
  • Hashemi L., Thomas B. Objective PET 2nd Ed.. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Heyderman E., May P. Complete PET. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Jenny Dooley, Virginia Evans. Grammarway 2,3. Express Publishing.
  • Lindsay Clandfield. Global Pre-Intermediate, unit 8-10. Macmillan Publishing, 2011.
  • Raymond Murphy. Essential Grammar in Use - 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, GB.
  • Robert Murphy. English Grammar in Use, 4th edition. Cambridge University Press, 2012.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Protection of Waters (2021) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2019) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2021) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2020) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter