Course: English A

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Course title English A
Course code UJP/AA
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Kadlčíková Ilona, Mgr.
  • Lukavská Daniela, Mgr.
  • Kokošková Vendula, Mgr.
  • Vokrová Dagmar, Mgr.
  • Holubová Radmila, Mgr.
  • Rychtařík Stanislav, Mgr.
  • Heinlová Svatava, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Watson Peter Joel
Course content
1. Course information. Supply. Defining relative clauses. Inexact numbers 2. Making money. Non-defining relative clauses. Word formation. Abstract nouns. Countable & uncountable nouns 3. Demand: being funny, three wishes. Wish clauses. Formal phone calls 4. Would. Lost: space, space objects. Second conditional 5. Inventions and discoveries. Make & do. Third conditional Past modals of deduction 6. Expressing sympathy. Writing an essay. 7. Love: stereotypes. Verbs followed by -ing or infinitive with to. 8. Love: sayings, feelings. Comparatives and superlatives. Hate: word stress & meaning. Verbs followed by prepositions. Writing an informal email. 9. Hate: sports, sporting rivalries. Expanding sentences. Giving and accepting compliments. 10. Beginnings: books and reading.. Beginnings: celebrations, birthday customs. Verb form review 11. Saying goodbye..Revision. 12. Credit test 13. Evaluation. AA e-learning program available to AA students. Access possible via moodle.zcu.cz.

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Discussion, Instruction based on dialogue, Multimedia supported teaching, Seminar classes, Individual study
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 13 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 35 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
students can: - understand the main points of listened messages on familiar topics - skim short texts to find relevant facts and information and guess the meaning of unknown words from their context and understand information in common materials such as brochures and letters - make his/her opinions/reactions clear when dealing with problems, etc. - express opinions and views in discussions on familiar topics - give straightforward descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects and narrate a story - communicate a simple factual information to friends or ask for information
learning outcomes
students can: - use a variety of strategies to achieve listening comprehension, including listening for main points - understand articles on current problems in which the writers express specific attitudes and points of view - deal with most situations likely to arise when travelling (e.g. check the information) - enter unprepared into conversations on familiar topics - agree and disagree politely and speculate about causes, consequences and hypothetical situations - write about real or fictional events or experiences in a detailed and easily readable way
teaching methods
E-learning
Multimedia supported teaching
Individual study
Instruction based on dialogue
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • CLANDFIELD, L., BENNE, R. R. Global: Intermediate coursebook. Oxford, 2011. ISBN 978-0-230-03318-4.
  • Redston, Chris; Cunningham, Gillie. Face2face : intermediate : student's book. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-521-60336-6.
  • Tims, Nicholas; Redston, Chris; Cunningham, Gillie. Face2face : intermediate : workbook. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-521-67684-3.


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Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (13) Physics courses - Summer
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Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
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Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
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Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (15) Chemistry courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Health Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art - Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (1) Physical education and sport - Summer
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (16) Mathematics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teacher Training for Pre-school Teachers (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - -
Faculty of Education - (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (17) History courses - Summer
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Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (13) Physical education and sport - Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Health Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
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Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art - Summer
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Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (14) Physical education and sport - Summer
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
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Faculty of Education Biology in Education (13) Biology courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education and Sport (14) Physical education and sport - Summer
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Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses - Summer
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