SZ7BP_1AB1 English as a Foreign Language - A

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2007
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jana Kollárová (lecturer)
Mgr. Gabriela Hublová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jiří Vacek, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Šárka Dohnalová (lecturer)
Mgr. Daniela Dvořáková (lecturer)
PhDr. Tamara Váňová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jana Kollárová
Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SZ7BP_1AB1/03: Mon 7:55–8:40 učebna 3, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/04: Mon 8:50–9:35 učebna 10, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/05: Mon 9:45–10:30 učebna 5, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/06: Tue 9:45–10:30 učebna 52, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/07: Tue 10:40–11:25 učebna 36, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/08: Tue 11:35–12:20 učebna 36, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/09: Wed 12:30–13:15 učebna 7, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/01: Tue 9:45–10:30 učebna 53, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/02: Tue 10:40–11:25 učebna 6, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/10: Mon 9:45–10:30 učebna 16, Š. Dohnalová
SZ7BP_1AB1/11: Wed 7:55–8:40 učebna 51, Š. Dohnalová
SZ7BP_1AB1/12: Thu 9:45–10:30 učebna 4, Š. Dohnalová
SZ7BP_1AB1/13: Thu 10:40–11:25 učebna 3, Š. Dohnalová
SZ7BP_1AB1/14: Mon 7:55–8:40 učebna 2, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/16: Tue 9:45–10:30 učebna 4, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/17: Tue 10:40–11:25 učebna 16, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/18: Wed 7:55–8:40 učebna 16, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/19: Wed 8:50–9:35 učebna 16, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/20: Wed 9:45–10:30 učebna 54, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/21: Wed 11:25–12:20 učebna 7, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/22: Thu 9:45–10:30 učebna 2, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/23: Thu 10:40–11:25 učebna 4, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/24: Tue 9:45–10:30 učebna 54, G. Hublová
SZ7BP_1AB1/25: Thu 8:50–9:35 učebna 42, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/26: Thu 9:45–10:30 učebna 42, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/27: Tue 10:40–11:25 učebna 5, G. Hublová
SZ7BP_1AB1/15: Mon 8:50–9:35 učebna 54, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/28: Mon 9:45–10:30 učebna 4, J. Kollárová
Prerequisites
CJV_AJA2 Entry test A2 - English
The English course for intermediate students who can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc., who can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest, and can read texts and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
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
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Course objectives
In the compulsorily-optional English as a Foreign Language Course A, the students will consolidate their language skills from secondary school (Pass in 'maturita' in English is required), and will learn some selected academic skills (oral presentation, supporting argument, discussion, etc.) in English. Successful students will be credited for active participation in the lessons, for oral and written presentations, incl. summary presentation at the end of the semester.
Syllabus
  • SZ7BP_1AB1 Cizí jazyk A - jazyk anglický Weeks 1-4 Topic 1 Education in the Czech Republic compared with the U.K. and U.S. systems. Texts 1, 2. (Making a statement, expressing opinion, discussion based on experience) Long term tasks: My specialization - introduction (mini-presentation: previous studies, basic information about MU and the Faculty of Education, my field of study, hot issues and current resources in my study at the Faculty of Education) Reader's Portfolio - keywords, summary, opinion (standardized layout) Grammar Revision (present simple + present continious, present continuous for future, prepositions of time and place) Weeks 5-7 Topic 2 Growing up, growing old. Adolescence. Adulthood. Ageing. Text 4.(Opinion exchange, critical thinking, picture description) Grammar revision (past simple + past continuous, future - when I am old , I will ...) Weeks 8-10 Topic 3. Interpersonal relationships. Non-verbal communication,body language. Text 5. (Opinion exchange, comparing differences and similarities, role play) Special task: Essay writing skills (suggested topic - What makes a good relationship?) Grammar revision (present perfect, adjectives, linking words, sequence of tenses) Weeks 11-13 Topic 4. Healthy lifestyle x unhealthy lifestyle. Stress and its consequences. Texts 12. (Personal experience and reflection, expressing opinions) Grammar revision (1st and 2nd conditionals) Weeks 14 Credit requirements: Oral and written tasks during the semester. The field presentation based on the special task. Written test (part A - grammar, part B - topics) The student who has not completed continuous assessment during the particular semester can not be credited! (Student, který nemá splněné průběžné úkoly z jednotlivých témat v rámci daného semestru, nemůže získat kredity, ani zápočet!)
Literature
  • VACEK, Jiří and Duncan HENDY. Analýza odborného anglického textu pro studenty společného základu PdF MU (English Texts for Specific Purposes). 1. vyd. Masarykova univerzita: Masarykova univerzita, 2006. 102 pp. MU, Pedagogická fakulta, Brno 2006. ISBN 80-210-3967-1. info
  • GILL, Nora, Jiří VACEK, Ruth COUFALOVÁ, Olga INGROVÁ and Jana KOLLÁROVÁ. Communicative ESP Practice for Pre-Service Teachers. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, 2003. 109 pp. English Texts. ISBN 80-244-0652-7. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Practical language course. Level B1. Oral presentations. End-of-semester presentation. Final Test (65% pass). Pro ukončení předmětu jsou předepsány v semestru průběžné kontroly (ústni prezentace, písemné úkoly, atd.), jejichž výsledky jsou započítávány do závěrečného hodnocení. Student, který nemá splněné průběžné úkoly z jednotlivých témat v rámci daného semestru, nemůže získat kredity, ani zápočet!
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Level B1 Course - (for intermediate students). Placement course required.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Kurz není určen pro začátečníky. Vyžaduje se jazyková úroveň A2 a vyšší. Nutno absolvovat vstupní rozřazovací test.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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