D_AJ_1 English 1

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Dana Plíšková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D.
Language Centre Faculty of Social Studies Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Hana Hoblová
Supplier department: Language Centre Faculty of Social Studies Division - Language Centre
( FAKULTA ( FSS ))&&( TYP_STUDIA ( D ))&&! OBOR ( PLA )&&! OBOR ( MVA )&&! OBOR ( EVSA )&&! OBOR ( HEA )&&(! OBOR ( SOA )&&! OBOR ( SPA )&&! OBOR ( PSOA )&&! OBOR ( PSSA )&&! OBOR ( PSVA ))
The student should have a CEFR (Common European Framework Reference for Languages) C1 level of English language competence in speaking and oral interaction to obtain recognition for this course code.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The AIM of this course is to verify that the student has at least a CEFR C1 level of English in SPEAKING and ORAL INTERACTION.
  • This is a COURSE CODE meant ONLY for RECOGNITION of LANGUAGE LEVEL. The student may choose one of the forms described in the ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA (see the section below) to fulfill the SPEAKING and ORAL INTERACTION part).
  • There is NO class participation component.
  • REINHART, Susan M. Giving academic presentations. 2nd ed. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013. xiii, 185. ISBN 9780472035090. info
  • Presentation secretsdo what you never thought possible with your presentations. Edited by Alexei Kapterev. Indianapolis: Wiley, 2011. xv, 288 p. ISBN 9781118170458. info
  • Heller, Richard. High Impact Speeches. London: Pearson Education Limited, 2003. ISBN: 0-273-66202-3
  • Ford-Brown, Lisa A. Guide to Public Speaking. Pearson Education, 2013. 978-0-205-75011-5
  • Seminar Materials: A1 Seminars 2 & 3, A2 Seminar 1
Teaching methods
In addition to the bibliography, there are self-study materials and instructions for the student to consult in the STUDY MATERIALS folders in IS.
Assessment methods
The ORAL PART of the exam can take one of the following forms:

A) INTERVIEW with the examiner on a given topic (c. 30 min.)

B) submitting a certificate/proof of having given a PRESENTATION in English at an international conference

C) submitting a C1 (CEFR) level CERTIFICATE (in general or specialized English)

D) submitting proof of MASTER'S STUDIES in English
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
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