AJ01001 Practical English I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2003
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Klára Bicanová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jarmila Fictumová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Nosková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Eva Omelková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Vokáčová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Vránová, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Michaela Hrazdílková
Timetable of Seminar Groups
AJ01001/A: Tue 13:20–14:55 31, J. Fictumová
AJ01001/B: Thu 11:40–13:15 35, J. Fictumová
AJ01001/C: Wed 16:40–18:15 31, M. Vránová
AJ01001/D: Wed 18:20–19:55 31, M. Horáková
AJ01001/E: Mon 8:20–9:55 35, J. Vokáčová
AJ01001/F: Mon 10:00–11:35 35, J. Vokáčová
AJ01001/G: Wed 16:40–18:15 37, M. Nosková
AJ01001/H: Mon 8:20–9:55 37, K. Bicanová
AJ01001/J: Mon 10:00–11:35 37, K. Bicanová
AJ01001/K: Fri 8:20–9:55 31, P. Trávníková
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
New Cambridge Advanced English, lessons 1 - 5 English or Czenglish, entries 1 - 150 The main aim of the course is to revise and consolidate what students have already learnt, and to develop and extend their knowledge further. This concerns both the language systems and the skills. The course will contain: - discussions and communication activities that will help students improve their command of spoken English. - reading texts with tasks to read more effectively and to appreciate the implications and style of a text - listening exercises with tasks to improve students' listening skills - useful practical techniques that students can use in their writing - activities to practise the functional language needed in different situations - grammar revision, with special focus on the 'problem areas' caused by L1 interference - work on pronunciation - vocabulary development activities - work on idioms and collocations Students will be encouraged to improve their English in the self-access mode.
Syllabus
  • New Cambridge Advanced English, lessons 1 - 5 English or Czenglish, entries 1 - 150 The main aim of the course is to revise and consolidate what students have already learnt, and to develop and extend their knowledge further. This concerns both the language systems and the skills. The course will contain: - discussions and communication activities that will help students improve their command of spoken English. - reading texts with tasks to read more effectively and to appreciate the implications and style of a text - listening exercises with tasks to improve students' listening skills - useful practical techniques that students can use in their writing - activities to practise the functional language needed in different situations - grammar revision, with special focus on the 'problem areas' caused by L1 interference - work on pronunciation - vocabulary development activities - work on idioms and collocations Students will be encouraged to improve their English in the self-access mode.
Literature
  • JONES, Leo. New Cambridge advanced English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 192 s. ISBN 052162939X. info
  • SPARLING, Don. English or Czenglish? : jak se vyhnout čechismům v angličtině. 2. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1990. 274 s. ISBN 8004253296. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Seminar; Assessment: written test / Seminář; Hodnocení: písemný test
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: 9 seminárních skupin
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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