CKJ_AJEL English preparatory elementary course

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. Type of Completion: -.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Ladislav Václavík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ladislav Václavík, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Jurková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Economics and Administration Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Prerequisites
( TYP_STUDIA ( C ) && OBOR ( FINCP ))
Basic to elementary knowledge of English.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
- to acquire and deepen the knowledge of grammatical structures; - to broaden vocabulary (focussing on professional economic and business terminology as the basis for successful professional communication); - to achieve the B1 level of CEFR
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to: - understand a general economic text at lower-intermediate difficulty level; - discuss economic and general topics covered in the course - use English economic terminology relating to their expertise (insurance) - master basic forms of business communication
Syllabus
  • Introduction: my job and my company, present tenses, question words
  • Accidents; past simple and past continuous
  • Products; passive
  • Job benefits; present perfect
  • Customer satisfaction; comparisons
  • Meetings, arrangements; expressing the future
  • Insurance business; passive (present perfect)
  • Corporate entertainment; conditionals
  • Evaluating performance; present perfect 2
  • Insurance globally; future predictions
  • Managing time; conditionals
  • Personal development and training; modal verbs
  • Careers; revision
Literature
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in Use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xi, 319. ISBN 9780521675802. info
  • COE, Norman, Mark HARRISON and Ken PATERSON. Oxford practice grammar : basic : s výkladem gramatiky v češtině. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ix, 295. ISBN 9780194579766. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. x, 379. ISBN 0521537622. info
Teaching methods
The course is conceived as a two-day intense session (3 seminars per day, 600 min in total). The session is followed by a series of online meetings on Zoom, which will take place every 14 days, on Friday. Finally, the course is terminated by another two-day intense session in September.
Assessment methods
Final test.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.

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