AJ01002 Practical English II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Veronika Bosáková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Sarah Dobiášová (seminar tutor)
Nicola Catherine Fořtová, B.A., M.A. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Simona Kalová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Vladimir Srebnitskiy (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Maria Šimková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tereza Šmilauerová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. David Špetla (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Stefan Veleski, B.A. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Lenka Žárská (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, 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 (in Czech)
AJ01001 Practical English I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 10 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The main aim of the course is to revise and consolidate what students have already learnt, and to develop and extend their knowledge further. The course includes activities to practise the 'problem areas' caused by L1 interference and vocabulary development activities - work on idioms and collocations. At the end of the course students should be able to pass the Qualifying Examination at CAE level.
Syllabus
  • 1 Conditionals Climate Items 151 – 165
  • 2 Chance and nature Nature Items 166 – 180
  • 3 Unreal time Shopping Items 181 – 195
  • 4 Quantity and money Sport Items 196 – 210
  • 5 PROGRESS TEST (WEEKS 1 – 4)
  • 6 Adjectives and adverbs Holidays and sightseeing Items 211 – 225
  • 7 Materials and the built environment Town and village Items 226 – 240
  • 8 Clauses The human body Items 241 – 255
  • 9 PROGRESS TEST (WEEKS 6 – 8)
  • 10 Reactions and health Health Items 256 – 270
  • 11 Complex sentences Culture Items 270 – 277
  • 12 Power and social issues Modern Society Revision
  • 13 PROGRESS TEST (WEEKS 10 – 12)
Literature
  • Mann Malcolm, Taylore-Knowles Steve: Destinations C1&C2), Macmillan 2007, ISBN 978-0-230-03540-9
  • SPARLING, Don. English or Czenglish? : jak se vyhnout čechismům v angličtině. 2. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1991. 274 s. ISBN 8004259693. info
  • 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
  • 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
  • VINCE, Michael. Advanced language practice. 1. ed. Oxford: Heinemann, 1994. viii, 295. ISBN 0-435-24124-9. info
  • GRAVER, B. D. Advanced English practice. Third edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986. 320 stran. ISBN 0194321819. info
  • GUDE, Kathy. Advanced listening and speaking CAE. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. 152 s. ISBN 0194533476. info
  • ASPINALL, Patricia and Annette CAPEL. Advanced masterclass CAE : student's book. Edited by Kathy Gude. New ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 206 s. ISBN 0194534278. info
  • BROADHEAD, Annie. Advance your English : a short course for advanced learners : coursebook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 74 s. ISBN 052159779X. info
  • BROADHEAD, Annie. Advance your English : a short course for advanced learners. 1st publ. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 60 s. ISBN 0521597765. info
Teaching methods
seminars, e-learning, self-study
Assessment methods
Assessment: continuous (computer-based written tests), compulsory attendance (2 absencies maximum). The progress tests (3 in each term, 70% overall) are a prerequisite for the Qualifying examination at the end of this course. The examination consists of an oral and a written part. It is necessary to pass all parts of the examination - pass-fail line 60% (for details see Information from the Teacher below)
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on course enrolment limitations: 10 skupin studentů
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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