Course: English 7

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Course title English 7
Course code UJP/A7
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Deforeest Joan, M.A.
  • Bergman Natalie, M.A.
  • Stočková Milada, Ing.
Course content
Week 1: Introduction to the course: weekly plan, expectations, use of workbook, final test and other matters. Discussion of study skills. Week 2: Talking about the past. Discussion of essay writing. Week 3: Discussion of reading skills. Paraphrasing, skimming and scanning practice. Week 4: Discussion of reading. Describing experiences and feelings. Using intensifiers. Presentation skills. Week 5: Discussing nature and animals. Week 6 Discussion of reading. Describing buildings and architecture. Week 7: Crime and crime reporting. Week 8: Nonverbal communication. Week 9: Discussion of reading. Week 10: Describing people: physical appearance, personality/character. Week 11: Holidays and leisure time activities. Week 12: Revision Week 13: Final test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students can: - understand what is said by native speakers - understand articles on current issues in newspapers and on the Internet - reason and explain their opinions, both in oral and written form - engage in everyday conversation - discuss current issues
learning outcomes
Students can: - understand articles on current problems in which the writers express specific attitudes and points of view - scan quickly through lengthy and complicated texts, locating relevant details - take an active part in discussions; express and defend opinions on even controversial topics - prepare and give presentation; moderate the following discussion - write an essay or report conveying information or giving reasons for or against a point of view
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Individual study
Students' portfolio
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Hewings, Martin. Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced laernes of English : with answers. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-521-53291-4.
  • Natalie Bergman, M.A, Joan Deforeest, M.A., John Taylor, PhD. A7 Workbook Version 2014.


Study plans that include the course
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