712-2256/01 – English Language c/II for USP (komb.st.) (Ac/II-USP)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Kateřina SpurnáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFS, USP, FEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PEL12 Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
LAN20 Mark Landry
MAT0433 Mgr. Gabriela Matyášková
PRE0053 Ing. Radim Pretsch
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
ZOU0025 Roman Zouhar
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 0+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to acquire communication skills in English with the output level B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

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Summary

The instruction is focused on mastering the vocabulary, grammar, and phrases in the given range. Students will acquire comprehensive language skills and use terminology related to the topics, that are the content of the course, so that they are prepared for management positions in an international working environment. Students will distinguish between formal and informal emails, arrange a business meeting, and confirm the agreed conclusions in writing and orally. They will also learn to use tools to compare things and situations, describe a city, and use visual aids correctly as part of a presentation. They will as well acquire professional terminology and language skills related to selected technical texts in reference to the focus of the faculty.

Compulsory literature:

HARDING, Kate; Alastair LANE. International Express: Intermediate: Student's book with pocketbook and DVD-ROM. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 167 s. ISBN 978-0-19-459786-9.

Recommended literature:

KOLLMANOVÁ,L. Angličtina pro samouky s klíčem a CD. Leda 2011. ISBN 978-80-7335-260-8. MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 9780521537629.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test • Compulsory e-learning course available at: lms.vsb.cz

E-learning

• Compulsory e-learning course available at: lms.vsb.cz

Other requirements

Working out of assigned written and oral tasks.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

International Express Intermediate: Units 3-4 1. Introductory seminar 2. L3 Grammar: will, may, might, be likely / possible 3. L3 Vocabulary: The speed of change; describing cause and effect 4. L3 Work skills: Emails 1: confirming arrangements 5. L3 Functions: Making arrangements; Review Unit 3 6. L4 Grammar: Making comparisons; adjectives 7. L4 Vocabulary: City description; -ing vs. -ed adjectives 8. L4 Work skills: Presentation 1: using visual aids 9. L4 Functions: Giving opinions; Review Unit 4 10. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary 11. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary 12. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary 13. Concluding seminar 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 10  5 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Attendance at one seminar or one office hour is compulsory.

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