Course: Advanced English 1

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Course title Advanced English 1
Course code KAJ/AE1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
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)
  • Raisová Eva, PhDr.
  • Mišterová Ivona, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Dejmalová Lenka, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Week 1 Introduction, Self-assessment Test Word building, compound adjectives + corresponding grammar lecture Week 2 Words with similar meanings + corresponding grammar lecture Week 3 Phrasal verbs: informal/formal register + corresponding grammar lecture Week 4 Confusable words + corresponding grammar lecture Week 5 Metaphorical language + corresponding grammar lecture Week 6 Phrasal verbs with up and out + corresponding grammar lecture Week 7 Adjectives and adverbs to describe lifestyles + corresponding grammar lecture Week 8 Suffixes + corresponding grammar lecture Week 9 Order of adjectives + corresponding grammar lecture Week 10 Adverbs used to intensify adjectives + corresponding grammar lecture Week 11 Adverbs used to introduce information + corresponding grammar lecture Week 12 Adverbs used to specify information + corresponding grammar lecture Week 13 Test + corresponding grammar lecture

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 65 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 15 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No prerequisite courses.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to: - identify and apply complex grammatical structures in writing as well as speaking - apply terminology accordingly - interpret "expert" texts
teaching methods
Lecture
Seminar
assessment methods
Test
Recommended literature
  • Aspinall, Patricia; Capel, Annette. Advanced Masterclass CAE : teacher´s book. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-19-453428-6.
  • Harrison, Mark. Word Perfect : vocabulary for fluency. 1st ed. Edinburgh : Nelson, 1990. ISBN 0-17-555873-6.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. 1st publ., 14th print. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991. ISBN 0-521-28723-5.
  • Tryml, Sergej; Gottheinerová, Till. Moderní učebnice angličtiny. 8. vyd. Praha : NS Svoboda, 1997. ISBN 80-205-0529-6.


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