AJL11010 Practical English Exam

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Linda Nepivodová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Linda Nepivodová, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies – Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
AJ01002 Practical English II || AJL01002 Practical English II
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
This examination is at CAE / C 1 (European Framework) level.
Learning outcomes
Learners will be able to: 1. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of vocabulary, e.g. idioms, collocations, fixed phrases, complementation, phrasal verbs, semantic precision. 2. Demonstrate an awareness and control of grammar. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of a long text by, for example, locating specific information, detail, opinion and attitude.
  • The examination is in three parts (approximately 90 minutes altogether): Use of English Reading Comprehension Listening Comprehension It is computer-based, taken in a computer room. There is no oral part.
    required literature
  • FICTUMOVÁ, Jarmila. Angličtina: Konverzace pro pokročilé.Topic-based Vocabulary for Advanced Learners (Topic-based Vocabulary for Advanced Learners). druhé upravené. Brno: Společnost pro odbornou literaturu - Barrister & Principal, 2008, 303 pp. ISBN 978-80-87029-40-4. učebnice info
    recommended literature
  • GUDE, Kathy and Mary STEPHENS. CAE result!. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, 182 s. ISBN 0194577252. info
  • POWELL, Debra. Common mistakes at CAE : --and how to avoid them. Illustrated by Julian Mosedale. 3rd printing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 64 s. ISBN 9780521603775. info
  • FRENCH, Amanda. CAE testbuilder : with answer key. Oxford: Macmillan, 2003, 192 s. ISBN 1405014008. info
  • O'DELL, Felicity and Annie BROADHEAD. Objective CAE : workbook with answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002, 112 s. ISBN 0521007879. info
  • KINGSBURY, Roy, Felicity O'DELL and Guy WELLMAN. Longman practice exams for the Cambridge certificate in advanced English : teacher's guide containing a full desciption of the CAE examination, practice exam administration notes, and paper 4 listening tapescripts, together with detailed answers and sugg. Harlow: Longman Group UK, 1991, 48 s. ISBN 0582018080. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written computer-based test, pass-fail line is 65%
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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