MPJ_JII2Ab Foreign Language II/2 - English

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Silvie Bilková (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiřina Hrbáčková (lecturer)
Mgr. Markéta Kovaříková (lecturer)
Mgr. Eva Lukáčová (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Blanka Pojslová (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Eva Punčochářová (lecturer)
Mgr. Erika Putnová (lecturer)
Mgr. Ladislav Václavík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Vašíčková (lecturer)
Mgr. Markéta Oplatková Plocková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Eva Lukáčová
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
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MPJ_JII2Ab/01: Tue 14:00–15:50 S306, E. Lukáčová
MPJ_JII2Ab/02: Thu 14:00–15:50 S314, M. Kovaříková
MPJ_JII2Ab/03: Thu 16:00–17:50 S314, M. Kovaříková
Prerequisites
( MPJ_JII1Aa Foreign Language II/1 - E )
The prerequisite for successful involvement in the course is mastering the language skills which form the contents of the previous course Language II/1. Students can test their knowledge by completing a self-evaluation on-line test.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 90 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 38/90, only registered: 0/90, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/90
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Language II/2 extends the subject matter of Language II/1 and its aim is to reinforce and improve all the skills developed in the previous course. The aim of the course is to achieve the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- understand written texts dealing with economic topics
- follow and take part in specialized discussions, give their opinion and come up with solutions
- negotiate in every-day business situations
- process advanced forms of professional literature.
After successfully completing the course, the specialized language will be an open system, which the students can adapt to their professional needs.
Syllabus
  • 1. Unit 10: Counterfeiting – Keynotes, Preview, Listening 1, Reading (Imitating property is theft) 2. Unit 10: Counterfeiting – Vocabulary 1&2, Language check (1st, 2nd and 3rd conditional), Listening 2 3. Unit 10: Counterfeiting – Career skills, Dilemma and decision; Unit 11: Markets – Keynotes, Preview 4. Unit 11: Markets – Reading (Going, going, gone?), Vocabulary 1 & 2, Language check (gerunds and infinitives) 5. Unit 11: Markets – Career skills, Dilemma and decision; Unit 12: Lobbies – Keynotes, Preview, Listening 1 6. Unit 12: Lobbies – Reading (Of celebrities, charity and trade), Vocabulary 1, Language check (modal verbs of obligation) 7. Unit 12: Lobbies – Listening 2, Vocabulary 2, Career skills, Dilemma and decision, Review 4 8. Unit 13: Communication – Keynotes, Preview, Reading (Coping with infoglut), Vocabulary 9. Unit 13: Communication – Listening 1, Language check (reported speech), Listening 2 10. Unit 13: Communication – Career skills, Dilemma and decision; Unit 14: Logistics – Keynotes, Preview 11. Unit 14: Logistics – Reading (The best thing since the barcode), Vocabulary 1, 2 and 3, Listening 1 12. Unit 14: Logistics –Language check (passives), Career skills, Dilemma and decision 13. Revision
Literature
    required literature
  • Intelligent Business Intermediate Coursebook/CD Pack Author(s): Tonya Trappe,Graham Tullis ISBN: 9781408255995
    recommended literature
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x, 350. ISBN 052143680X. info
  • DYNDA, Antonín and Eva DYNDOVÁ. Česko-anglická obchodní korespondence. 4. opravené. vyd. Praha: Pragoeduca, 2001. xxix, 520. ISBN 80-85856-89-1. info
  • Intelligent Business Intermediate Workbook and CD pack Author(s): Louise Pile ISBN: 9780582846913
Teaching methods
The course is taught in the form of seminars.
Assessment methods
The course is concluded by a written and oral exam. Students may take the oral exam only after they have achieved 60% of points from the written exam.
Students may sit the exam if they fulfil the following conditions:
- 80% attendance
- doing homework regularly
- submitting the seminar work (a report).
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
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