SZ7BP_1AB1 English for teachers - A

Faculty of Education
Spring 2012
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jana Kollárová (lecturer)
PhDr. Jiří Vacek, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Daniela Dvořáková (lecturer)
Mgr. Radka Mlýnková (lecturer)
Mgr. Veronika Vávrová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Gabriela Hublová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jana Kollárová
Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Education Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SZ7BP_1AB1/01: Thu 16:10–16:55 učebna 63, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/02: Thu 13:25–14:10 učebna 59, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/03: Wed 15:15–16:00 učebna 59, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/04: Thu 15:15–16:00 učebna 63, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/05: Wed 9:45–10:30 učebna 64, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/06: Tue 10:40–11:25 učebna 58, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/07: Wed 14:20–15:05 učebna 3, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/08: Wed 12:30–13:15 učebna 58, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/09: Tue 17:05–17:50 učebna 59, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/10: Thu 9:45–10:30 učebna 53, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/11: Thu 11:35–12:20 učebna 63, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/12: Mon 10:40–11:25 Ruské centrum, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/13: Thu 13:25–14:10 učebna 10, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/14: Thu 8:50–9:35 učebna 53, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/15: Mon 12:30–13:15 učebna 2, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/16: Tue 14:20–15:05 budova C - učebna 8, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/17: Tue 16:10–16:55 učebna 63, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/18: Tue 15:15–16:00 budova C - učebna 8, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/19: Tue 13:25–14:10 učebna 2, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/20: Wed 8:50–9:35 učebna 10, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/21: Wed 11:35–12:20 učebna 51, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/22: Thu 12:30–13:15 učebna 56, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/23: Tue 9:45–10:30 učebna 58, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/24: Thu 10:40–11:25 učebna 63, G. Hublová
CJV_AJA2 Entrance Test A2
The English course for intermediate students (Level B1) 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.
  • SZ7BP_1AB1 Cizí jazyk A - jazyk anglický Topic 1 Education in the CR and the UK. Tertiary education. Texts on education, similarities and differences, universities Study skills – discussion based on experience, expressing opinion, making a statement, Academic skills – key words, summarizing, basic reading techniques, mini-presentation Assignments – Reading Comprehension Sheet 1 (standardized layout: key words, summary, opinion), long-term task – create your own topic based vocabulary Grammar - revision of present simple+present continuous, past simple+continuos, prepositions of time and place Topic 2 Psychological development. Growing up with focus on adolescence. Texts on stages of life and personality development Study skills – opinion exchange, personal experience, reflection based on notes, role play Academic skills – critical thinking, note taking Grammar – present perfect simple+continuous, future Assignments – topic based vocabulary Mid-term test - passmark 60% Revision of vocabulary and grammar (tenses) studied in the first part of the term Topic 3 Interpersonal relationships. Who knows you better? Texts on friendship, family relationship, partnership Study skills – giving and supporting arguments, comparing similarities and differences, picture description Academic skills –- summarising, key words, expressing opinion - revision and enhancement Grammar – adjectives – personal qualities, comparatives, superlatives, Assignments – reading comprehension sheet 2, topic based vocabulary Topic 4 Non-verbal communication. Body language. Texts on importance of non-verbal communication Study skills – discussion, opinion exchange, supporting arguments Academic skills dialogues and arguments Grammar – modals Assignment – describe your picture, topic based vocabulary
    recommended 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
  • SWAN, Michael and Catherine WALTER. The good grammar book : a grammar practice book for elementary to lower-intermediate students of English : with answers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 324 s. ISBN 0194315193. info
Teaching methods
reading, grammar and vocabulary practice, class discussions, presentations
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: Active participation and completing assignments, 80% attendance in a term, mid-term test 60% Final test 70% Only students who have completed all assignments can sit the final test!!!
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Pro úspěšné ukončení předmětu jsou předepsány v semestru průběžné kontroly, jejichž výsledky jsou započítávány do závěrečného hodnocení. Jazykovy kurz neni urcen pro zacatecniky
The course is taught annually.
General note: Zápis vyžaduje úspěšné absolvování vstupního testu CJV_AJA2 (obvykle v lednu). Počet míst v kurzu je limitován kapacitou pracoviště.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Vyžaduje se úspěšné absolvování vstupního test CJV_AJA2. Počet míst v kurzu je limitován kapacitou pracoviště.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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