AJ11020 English Language Oral Proficiency Exam

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Nicola Catherine Fořtová, B.A., M.A. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Linda Nepivodová, Ph.D. (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
AJ01002 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.
Fields of study 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 Part 4 (7 minutes) Expressing opinion - individual turns based on prompt cards
  • 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. Part 4: Expressing opinion - individual turns based on prompt cards In the final part of the speaking test each candidate will be asked to express their opinions on some issues and respond briefly when their partner has spoken. They are expected to react to a prompt card and give specific reasons or examples to support their opinions. Each candidate has two minutes to develop their ideas, and about one minute for a response.
  • Cambridge proficiency examination practice 5 : University of Cambridge local examinations syndicate. 136 s. ISBN 0521446767. 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
  • Cambridge proficiency : examination practice 4. 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. v, 127. ISBN 0521407303. info
  • Cambridge Proficiency : examination practice 3. 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
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019.
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