Course: Pre-Intermediate English 1

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Course title Pre-Intermediate English 1
Course code UJP/A1X
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kraftová Petra, Mgr. Ing.
  • Holubová Radmila, Mgr.
Course content
1 Course information. Personal introductions. Everyday objects. Word order in questions. 2 Describing people. What & How questions. Present Simple (frequency adverbs). A personal description. 3 Present Continuous. Food. Countable/uncountable nouns. At a restaurant. 4 Quantifiers. The infinitive. A description of food and drink. 5 The human body. The infinitive of purpose. Agreeing and disagreeing. 6 Telling stories. Past simple and past continuous. Describing pictures. Used to. A review. 7 Mid-term test. Feelings. Making offers and decisions. 8 Expressing future. Adjectives and synonyms. 9 Phrasal verbs with get. Prediction and ability (will, be able to). Future time clauses. An email to a friend. 10 Have. Job characteristics. Modal verbs. 11 Leisure activities. ing verbs. Present perfect, have been/have gone. A CV. 12 Final revision. Final credit test. 13 Course evaluation. Test evaluation. Credits.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Students can: - introduce themselves and other people, ask and answer questions about familiar topics, e.g. living conditions, people they know, possessions, etc. - understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases dealing with concrete needs - write a formal and an informal e-mail, a job application, describe an event - find relevant information in everyday materials such as advertisements, leaflets, menus and timetables - read short and simple texts
learning outcomes
Students can: - describe their family and other people, living conditions, their town, former and present or most recent job or study in simple terms - understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate priority (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment/study, leisure) - retell a story, express future plans - ask for and provide information (e.g. at a restaurant) - write a review, a curriculum vitae, an informal letter
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Individual study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Clandfield, Lindsay. Global : pre-intermediate: coursebook. 1st pub. Oxford : Macmillan, 2010. ISBN 978-0-230-03309-2.
  • Moore, Julie. Global : pre-intermediate : workbook with key. 1st ed. Oxford : Macmillan, 2011. ISBN 978-0-230-43024-2.

Study plans that include the course
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