PdF:JVp014 English for Teachers - D - Course Information
JVp014 English for Teachers - DFaculty of Education
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- Mgr. Dita Trčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Dita Hochmanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Kollárová (assistant)
Daniel Gerrard, M.A. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Radim Herout (assistant)
- Guaranteed by
- Mgr. Daniela Dvořáková
Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Faculty Branches of University Departments - Faculty of Education
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- JVp014/01: Tue 11:00–12:50 učebna 33, D. Gerrard
JVp014/02: Tue 14:00–15:50 učebna 4, D. Gerrard
JVp014/03: Mon 10:00–11:50 učebna 33, D. Gerrard
JVp014/04: Tue 16:00–17:50 učebna 67, D. Gerrard
JVp014/05: Mon 14:00–15:50 učebna 65, D. Gerrard
JVp014/06: Wed 10:00–11:50 učebna 59, D. Gerrard
JVp014/07: Thu 12:00–13:50 učebna 51, D. Trčková
JVp014/08: Tue 14:00–15:50 učebna 6, D. Trčková
- JVp013 English for Teachers - C
A pass in SZ7MP_1AB2 English for Teachers - C/JVp013 English for Teachers C.
- 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
- there are 63 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The aim of this course is to 1) enhance language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and systems (vocabulary and grammar) by means of up-to-date topics related to education, school, teaching career and academic sphere to achieve level B2; 2) acquire specialist terminology for individual disciplines; 3) develop students' academic skills: (Master's thesis abstract and literature review.)
- Learning outcomes
- By the end of the course, the student will be able to: - understand spoken LSP texts at B2 level of the CEFR; - understand written LSP texts at B2 level of the CEFR; - produce a discursive essay; - produce a Master's thesis abstract and literature review; - successfully participate in a spoken interaction dealing with relevant LSP issues at B2 level of the CEFR; - use selected specialist terminology with natural and sophisticated control; - show a good command of selected grammar structures at B2 level of the CEFR.
- TOPICS: 1) Science and research. 2) Writing a thesis abstract and literature review. 3) Education and technology. 4) Personality types; Multiple intelligences. 5) Teachning gifted and talented students. 6) Teaching students with specific learning difficulties. GRAMMAR: Conditionals; Articles; Countable and uncountable nouns, Quantifiers; some, any, no…; Reported speech; Prepositional phrases; Sentence transformations III; Phrasal verbs.
- required literature
- In-class materials designed for teaching ESP.
- recommended literature
- SEAL, Bernard. Academic encounters : reading, study skills, and writing : content focus, human behavior. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xx, 220. ISBN 0521476585. info
- GILL, Nora, Jiří VACEK, Ruth COUFALOVÁ, Olga INGROVÁ and Jana KOLLÁROVÁ. Communicative ESP Practice for Pre-Service Teachers. 1st ed. Olomouc: Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 2003. 109 pp. English Texts. ISBN 80-244-0652-7. info
- PRODROMOU, Luke. Grammar and vocabulary for first certificate : with key. Essex: Longman, 1999. 319 s. ISBN 9780582400184. info
- HASHEMI, Louise and Barbara THOMAS. Grammar for first certificate with answers : self-study grammar reference and practice. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xii, 259. ISBN 9780521690874. info
- CRAVEN, Miles. Listening extra : a resource book of multi-level skills activities. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 136 s. ISBN 0521754623. info
- GRUBER, Diann and Viviane DUNN. Listening : intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. viii, 64. ISBN 0194534189. info
- WILSON, Ken. First certificate network. Oxford: Heinemann, 1991. 122 s. ISBN 0-435-28574-2. info
- Teaching methods
- Weekly ninety-minute seminars designed for teaching English for specific and academic purposes- activities developing students' awarness of language skills and systems within B2 level - listening and reading tasks; grammar and vocabulary practice, discussions and other speaking activities, e-learning for acquiring specialist terminology and practising grammar etc.
- Assessment methods
- Credit requirements: 1) Attendance (only two classes can be missed due to personal reasons), home preparation for classes, active participation in classes; 2) Submitted in-term assignments: Master's thesis abstract + literature review of Master's thesis sources in English (must be submitted on the date of the oral exam); 3) Exam: 2 parts: A) written (parts: listening, reading comprehension, use of English, writing, terminology); level B2. Total: 70 marks; PASS MARK = 65 % (45 points). B) Oral – A) monologue + B) spoken interaction between two students. Total: 30 marks; PASS MARK = 65 % (20 marks). Only those students who have successfully passed a written part can sit for an oral part of the exam!
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Information on completion of the course: Kurz je ukončen písemnou a ústní zkouškou na úrovni B2 SERRJ.
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Kurz na úrovni B2 SERRJ.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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