SZ7BP_1AB1 English for teachers - A

Faculty of Education
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jana Kollárová (lecturer)
PhDr. Jiří Vacek, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Daniela Dvořáková (lecturer)
Mgr. Radka Mlýnková (lecturer)
Mgr. Markéta Oplatková Plocková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Gabriela Hublová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Veronika Vávrová (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/T01: Wed 26. 2. to Sat 31. 5. Wed 8:30–10:05 Učebna S1 (36a), M. Oplatková Plocková, Nepřihlašuje se. Určeno pro studenty se zdravotním postižením.
SZ7BP_1AB1/01: Mon 13:55–14:40 učebna 53, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/02: Thu 13:00–13:45 učebna 64, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/03: Tue 8:25–9:10 učebna 59, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/04: Mon 13:00–13:45 učebna 64, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/05: Tue 13:00–13:45 učebna 64, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/06: Thu 14:50–15:35 učebna 39, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/08: Thu 10:15–11:00 učebna 63, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/09: Wed 8:25–9:10 učebna 33, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/10: Mon 8:25–9:10 učebna 53, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/11: Wed 10:15–11:00 učebna 64, V. Vávrová
SZ7BP_1AB1/12: Thu 13:55–14:40 učebna 39, J. Kollárová
SZ7BP_1AB1/13: Wed 13:55–14:40 učebna 63, V. Vávrová
SZ7BP_1AB1/14: Tue 10:15–11:00 učebna 64, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/15: Thu 9:20–10:05 učebna 39, V. Vávrová
SZ7BP_1AB1/16: Mon 14:50–15:35 učebna 33, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/17: Thu 11:10–11:55 učebna 57, J. Vacek
SZ7BP_1AB1/18: Tue 15:45–16:30 učebna 42, V. Vávrová
SZ7BP_1AB1/20: Tue 11:10–11:55 učebna 42, V. Vávrová
SZ7BP_1AB1/21: Thu 8:25–9:10 učebna 42, V. Vávrová
SZ7BP_1AB1/22: Mon 11:10–11:55 učebna 24, D. Dvořáková
SZ7BP_1AB1/24: Thu 12:05–12:50 učebna 59, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/26: Tue 12:05–12:50 učebna 32, R. Mlýnková
SZ7BP_1AB1/27: Tue 17:35–18:20 učebna 59, R. Mlýnková
Prerequisites
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
there are 62 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
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.
Syllabus
  • 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 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 a picture, topic based vocabulary
Literature
    recommended literature
  • HARRISON, Richard. New Headway academic skills : level 1 student's book : reading, writing, and study skills. 1st publ. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 71 s. ISBN 9780194715584. info
  • PHILPOT, Sarah. New Headway academic skills : level 2 student's book : reading, writing, and study skills. 1st publ. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 71 s. ISBN 9780194715676. 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, final credit test Only students who have completed all assignments can sit the final test!!!
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
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 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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