AJ01001 Practical English I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2006
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Kateřina Dufková (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jarmila Fictumová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Heczková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Simona Javůrková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zénó Vernyik, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Vránová, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tomáš Zimek (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Jeffrey Alan Vanderziel, B.A.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Timetable of Seminar Groups
AJ01001/A: Mon 8:20–9:55 G21, J. Heczková
AJ01001/B: Mon 10:00–11:35 G21, J. Heczková
AJ01001/C: Mon 11:40–13:15 G21, Z. Vernyik
AJ01001/D: Wed 16:40–18:15 G32, T. Zimek
AJ01001/E: Wed 15:00–16:35 G31, J. Fictumová
AJ01001/F: Wed 15:00–16:35 G21, S. Javůrková
AJ01001/G: Wed 16:40–18:15 G21, M. Vránová
AJ01001/H: Wed 18:20–19:55 G21, S. Javůrková
AJ01001/I: Mon 8:20–9:55 G31, Z. Vernyik
AJ01001/J: Wed 18:20–19:55 G32, T. Zimek
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
  • Week 1 Revision EoC 125 Week 2 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 EoC 26-50 Week 3 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 EoC 51-75 Week 4 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 EoC 76-100 Week 5 2.4, 2.6 EoC TEST1-100 Week 6 2.5, 2.7, 3.1 EoC 101-112 Week 7 3.2, 3.3, 3.5 EoC 113-120 Week 8 3.4, 3.6, 3.7 EoC 121-127 Week 9 4.1, 4.2, 4.4 EoC 128-133 Week 10 4.3, 4.5, 4.6 EoC 134-141 Week 11 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 EoC 142-146 Week 12 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 EoC 147-150
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
  • HEWINGS, Martin. Advanced grammar in use with answers : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. ix, 340. ISBN 0521498694. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x, 350. ISBN 052143680X. info
  • FICTUMOVÁ, Jarmila, John CECCARELLI and Tony LONG. Advanced conversation practice : Success at the state exam. Vyd. 1. Brno: Jazyková škola Brno, Kotlářská 9, 2002. 211 pp. dotisk prvního vydání. info
  • FICTUMOVÁ, Jarmila. Advanced Conversation Practice - Vocabulary Lists. první. Brno: Jazyková škola Brno, Kotlářská 9, 2002. 139 pp. Konverzace pro pokročilé - slovníček. info
  • VINCE, Michael. Advanced language practice. 1. ed. Oxford: Heinemann, 1994. viii, 295. ISBN 0-435-24124-9. info
  • BROADHEAD, Annie. Advance your English : a short course for advanced learners : coursebook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 74 s. ISBN 052159779X. info
  • CAPEL, Annette and Patricia ASPINALL. Advanced masterclass CAE : student's book. Edited by Kathy Gude. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 206 s. ISBN 0194533433. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Seminar; Assessment: written test / Seminá; 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
Teacher's information
http://www.phil.muni.cz/elf/course/category.php?id=6
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, 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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