Course: English for Artists 6

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Course title English for Artists 6
Course code UJP/AU6
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
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
  • Holubová Radmila, Mgr.
  • Benešová Barbora, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Irons Richard, B. A.
  • Rychtařík Stanislav, Mgr.
Course content
teacher 1 / teacher 2 1. Relative clauses. Health. / Summer art school. 2. Present perfect simple active and passive. News. / Reading an arts review. 3. Phrases used at the doctor's. Health problems, symptoms, treatment. / Setting up an art exhibition. 4. Was/were going to, was/were supposed to. People. Making contacts. / Printmaking. 5. Modal verbs - making deductions. Describing people. / Modifying poor design. 6. Phrasal verbs. Asking for, giving and refusing permission. Marriage. Staying with relatives. / Applying to an international art competition. 7. Reported speech. Work. / Bookbinding. 8. Reported speech - questions, requests and imperatives. Job description. / Job interview. 9. Checking information. On the phone. / Students' presentations. 10. Wish clauses. Informal words and phrases. / Students' presentations. 11. Third conditional. Phrases with get. Important moments in life. / Students' presentations. 12. Word formation, word families. Superheroes. / Students' presentations. 13. Revision. / Students' presentations.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Skills demonstration, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 54 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 20 hours per semester
  • Attendance on a field trip (number of real hours - maximum 8h/day) - 4 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Students can: speak fluently on various topics related to their personal life or their studies discuss topics that are of their personal interest distinguish appropriate style and politness write a project report and present a project in a simple way
learning outcomes
Students can: present a clear, smoothly flowing description of a process, develop a particular point and describe their reactions and feelings in a spontaneous manner formulate ideas and opinions in a logical structure and interact with interest and emphasis speak about issues surrounding the world of art express themselves more fluently when presenting their own work in the final exam
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
assessment methods
Oral exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Dolejš, J., Benešová, B. English for Artists 6.
  • Tims, Nicholas; Redston, Chris; Cunningham, Gillie. Face2face : intermediate : workbook. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. ISBN 0-521-67684-3.
  • Tims, Nicholas; Redston,Chris; Cunningham, Gillie. Face2face: intermediate: student´s book.

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