Course: Advanced English Conversation 2

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Course title Advanced English Conversation 2
Course code UJP/AC2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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)
  • Watson Peter Joel
  • Deforeest Joan, M.A.
  • Bergman Natalie, M.A.
Course content
Week 1 Main Activity - Introduction to the course; informal conversation Language Functions - Greetings Week 2 Main Activity - Pair conversations and introductions Language Functions - Offers Week 3 Main Activity - Discussion: Animal Rights Language Functions - Interruptions Week 4 Main Activity - Book or film review Language Functions - Recommendations Week 5 Main Activity - Discussion on topical issue; Human body and movements Language Functions - Nonverbal communication Week 6 Main Activity - News reports Language Functions - Invitations Week 7 Main Activity - Discussion on topical issue Language Functions - Borrowing & lending Week 8 Main Activity - Moral dilemma activity Language Functions - Apologies & excuses Week 9 Main Activity - Discussion: Crime and Punishment Language Functions - Accusations & denials Week 10 Main Activity - Report on department Language Functions - Expressing surprise Week 11 Main Activity - Discussion on topical issue Language Functions - Compliments & criticisms Week 12 Main Activity - Future plans: expectations for career and other aspects of life Language Functions - Saying good-bye Week 13 Main Activity - Oral final test

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Instruction based on dialogue, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 16 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Language competence at minimum B1 level of Common European Framework for Languages
learning outcomes
Students can: use the English language fluently and accurately use extensive vocabulary and phraseology confidently participate in discussions and other speaking activities
teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Instruction based on dialogue
Discussion
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • DeForeest, Joan. Good Discussion and Natural English Interaction. Plzeň, 2005. ISBN 80-86898-46-6.
  • PORTER, Gillian. Role Play. Oxford University Press, 1991.
  • Wallwork, Adrian. Discussions A-Z : a resource book of speaking activities : advanced. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997. ISBN 0-521-55979-0.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2017) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
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Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics (2015) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics (2015) Mathematics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Applied Sciences Training Teachers of Mathematics at Higher Secondary Scholls (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
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