AJL11020 English Language Oral Proficiency Exam

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Linda Nepivodová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Kateřina Tomková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Kateřina Tomková, 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
AJ01002 Practical English II || AJL01002 Practical English II
AJ11010 Zkouška z anglického jazyka
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
Oral Proficiency Examination - CPE level FORMAT: Part 1 (3 minutes) Interview Part 2 (5 minutes) Picture description - individual turns Part 3 (5 minutes) Collaborative task based on visual materials
Learning outcomes
Learners will be able to: 1. Speak on their own for an extended period of time showing good control of sophisticated grammatical structures and lexis. 2. Describe pictures in as much detail as possible using vocabulary particularly relevant to the photographs. 3. Manage their discourse effectively in terms of contribution relevance, coherence and cohesion. 4. Demonstrate turn taking skills during the collaborative task, express opinions on the topic posed, and react appropriately to their partner's contributions. 5. Speak in such a way that is intelligible and places little strain on the listener.
Syllabus
  • Part 1: Interview At the beginning of the speaking test the candidates will be given the opportunity to offer personal information. Part 2: Picture description - individual turns In this part of the test each candidate should talk on their own for about two minutes. Each candidate will be given a photograph to describe. They should try as much as possible to use the vocabulary particularly relevant to the photograph. Part 3: Collaborative task based on visual materials The candidates will be asked to talk together for about three minutes for the task related to the visual material provided. Then they will answer questions related to the task.
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
  • Cambridge proficiency examination practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, 136 s. ISBN 0521446767. info
  • Cambridge proficiency examination practice. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991, v, 127. ISBN 0521407303. info
  • Cambridge Proficiency examination practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989, v, 127. ISBN 0521366003. info
Teaching methods
Oral Examination
Assessment methods
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA: 1. Grammatical resource (range and flexibility, accuracy) 2. Lexical resource (range, appropriacy) 3. Discourse management (relevance, coherence, extent) 4. Pronunciation (stress and rhythm, intonation, individual sounds) 5. Interactive communication (initiating and responding, hesitation, turn-taking)
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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