AJ01001 Practical English I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2007
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Jarmila Fictumová (seminar tutor)
Nicola Catherine Fořtová, B.A., M.A. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Robert Hanč (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Simona Javůrková (seminar tutor)
Matthew Nicholls, B.Sc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Michaela Pňačeková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Hana Smíšková (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Kateřina Tomková, Ph.D. (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, R. Hanč
AJ01001/B: Mon 8:20–9:55 G22, M. Horáková
AJ01001/C: Mon 10:00–11:35 G21, M. Horáková
AJ01001/D: Mon 10:00–11:35 G22, R. Hanč
AJ01001/E: Mon 13:20–14:55 G21, N. Fořtová
AJ01001/F: Mon 13:20–14:55 G22, J. Fictumová
AJ01001/G: Wed 16:40–18:15 G21, S. Javůrková
AJ01001/H: Wed 16:40–18:15 G22, M. Pňačeková
AJ01001/I: Wed 18:20–19:55 G21, S. Javůrková
AJ01001/J: Wed 18:20–19:55 G22, M. Nicholls
Course Enrolment Limitations
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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.
  • Week 1 Revision EoC 1-25 Week 2 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 EoC 26-50, Family Week 3 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 EoC 51-75, Climate Week 4 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 EoC 76-100, Sightseeing Week 5 2.4, 2.6 EoC TEST1-100, Clothes Week 6 2.5, 2.7, 3.1 EoC 101-112, Town and Village Week 7 3.2, 3.3, 3.5 EoC 113-120, Culture Week 8 3.4, 3.6, 3.7 EoC 121-127, Home Week 9 4.1, 4.2, 4.4 EoC 128-133, Food Week 10 4.3, 4.5, 4.6 EoC 134-141, Shops Week 11 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 EoC 142-146, Travel Week 12 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 EoC 147-150, Nature
  • 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: continuous + computer-based written test / Seminá; Hodnocení: průběžné a písemný test na počítači
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: 9 seminárních skupin
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, 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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