Course: Reading 1

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Course title Reading 1
Course code UJP/CTA1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Majerová Marie, Mgr.
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
Course content
1. Basic notions. Entrance test. 2. Reading for information. 3. Scanning. 4. Reading for details. 5. Skimming. 6. Reading for pleasure. 7. Prediction of text content. 8. Guessing word meaning; word formation, semantic fields. 9. Guessing sentence meaning and sense, reformulations. 10. Defining the text purpose. 11. Summary of major information. 12. Credit test. 13. Evaluation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Task-based study method, Seminar classes, Individual study, Self-study of literature
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 16 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Students can understand texts at least at the A2 level, i.e. they can identify particular information in simple printed materials and understand public notices or signs
learning outcomes
Students can: - skim a longer text and scan a text for information - find and gather important information from different parts of text to accomplish a task - identify the line of argumentation in a way a question is presented although not in detail
teaching methods
Task-based study method
Collaborative instruction
Self-study of literature
Individual study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Françoise Grellet. Developing reading skills - a practical guide to reading comprehension exercises. CUP, 1990.
  • Christine Nuttall. Teaching reading skills in a foreign language. Heinemann, 1982.
  • Liz Driscoll. Real Reading with answers 2. CUP, 2008.

Study plans that include the course
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