The course covers a wide range of activities - from basic grammar through exercises designed to extend vocabulary, listening skills, reading authentic texts, to work in discussion fora.
Students will be able to:
- adequately react to a post of their moderator or fellow student in the discussion forum;
- correct the language of their post based on their moderator's feedback;
- write a short piece of text in English (minimum: 50 words);
- if interested, they will be able to create a new exercise to practice English for their fellow students;
- if interested, they will be able to take part in a synchronous online discussion;
Students work individually in various language learning activities throughout the term. They have an opportunity to discuss various topics in the discussion fora of the course. A link to the complete syllabus can be found below.
Dictionary of English language and culture (Variant.) : Longman dictionary of English language and culture [1992, Longman] : Longman dictionary of English language and culture [1998, Longman]. info
JONES, Daniel [1881-1967]. English pronouncing dictionary (Variant.) : Everyman's English pronouncing dictionary : containing over 58,000 words in international phonetic transcription [Jones, 1956] : Everyman's English pronouncing dictionary : containing over 58,000 words in inte. info
YULE, George. Oxford practice grammar : advanced, supplementary exercises with answers. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. v, 132. ISBN 9780194579872. info
MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use. First published. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 176 stran. ISBN 9780521689397. info
CRAVEN, Miles. Listening extra : a resource book of multi-level skills activities. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 136 s. ISBN 0521754623. info
DRISCOLL, Liz. Reading extra : a resource book of multi-level skills activities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 117 s. ISBN 0521534054. info
PALMER, Graham. Writing extra : a resource book of multi-level skills activities. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 128 s. ISBN 0521532876. info
MCCARTHY, Michael, Felicity O'DELL and Ellen SHAW. Basic vocabulary in use : [self-study reference and practice for students of North American English] : with answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. 169 s. : i. ISBN 0-521-78865-X. info
MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. English vocabulary in use. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. vi, 309. ISBN 0521677432. info
MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. English vocabulary in use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. 168 s. ISBN 0521599571. info
Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Edited by John Eastwood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. ISBN 0194313522. info
SEAL, Bernard. Vocabulary builder. Harlow: Longman, 1989. 96 s. ISBN 0582965012. info
The whole course is taught only online. The credit requirements are as follows:
completion of the Placement test and of the exercise "How to work in the course" and joining an appropriate seminar group;
achievement of 1,000 points in a variety of activities by certain dates (there are three deadlines in the course of the semester);
achievement of 100 points (out of these 1,000 points) through discussion by certain dates (the same three deadlines);
completion of the Final Test and the Final Questionnaire at the end of the semester
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
Note related to how often the course is taught: probíhá 24 hodin 7 dnů v týdnu.
General note: kurz probíhá online.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: online.