AJL21110 Practical English Exam

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Kateřina Tomková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Simona Kalová (seminar tutor)
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
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
The exam is at Cambridge Proficiency Examination (C 2) level. The aim is to test students' knowledge of English.
Learning outcomes
Learners should be able to: 1. Demonstrate a broad knowledge and control of vocabulary. For example, idioms, collocations, fixed phrases, complementation, phrasal verbs, and semantic precision. 2. Demonstrate sound control of complex grammatical structures. 3. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend a long text, including detail, opinion, tone, purpose, main idea, implication, attitude, and also text organisation features such as exemplification,comparison and reference.
Syllabus
  • The exam is at Cambridge Proficiency Examination (C 2) level. The exam is computer-based and consists of three parts: Listening, Use of English and Reading Comprehension. The duration of the written examination is 90 minutes.
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
  • MOORE, Julie. Common mistakes at proficiency : --and how to avoid them. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 64 s. ISBN 9780521606837. info
  • SIDE, Richard and Guy WELLMAN. Grammar and vocabulary for Cambridge advanced and proficiency : fully updated for the revised CPE. Harlow: Longman, 2002. 288 s. ISBN 0582518210. info
  • JONES, Leo. New progress to proficiency. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 304 s. ISBN 0521007895. info
  • GUDE, Kathy. Practice tests for proficiency. London: Bell & Hyman, 1985. 95 s. ISBN 0713523441. info
  • ROBINSON, Carole. Themes for proficiency : with key. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. 286 p. ISBN 0194327779. info
Teaching methods
Self-study in the e-learning system Elf (it is possible to enrol in Online PE Exam Preparation (enrollment key: PE)
Assessment methods
To pass the examination students are required to attain 75% in the examination.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
Teacher's information
http://www.phil.muni.cz/elf/course/enrol.php?id=536

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