Course: English for Angloamerican Studies 1

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Course title English for Angloamerican Studies 1
Course code KAJ/AOAA1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
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
  • Kobylak Skyland Václav, Bc.
  • Tihelková Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Student will be reading, translating and interpreting topical textstaht will be up-to-dated (in the background of the current political situation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Students' portfolio
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 18 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 34 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Course requires no special prior knowledge and skills
learning outcomes
Basic practical ability to translate and interpret specialized texts related to the subject.
teaching methods
Collaborative instruction
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Recommended literature
  • Studenti budou vždy využívat aktuální texty z politologie, mezinárodních vztahů a politiky. Vyučující bude tyto texty vybírat zejména z renomovaných anglo-amerických publikací, např. Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, International Security. Vždy bude kladen důraz na to, aby texty byly široce dostupné a to ať v knihovně, nebo na databázích JSTOR či EbscoHost..
  • ABERCROMBIE, N., W. A. Contemporary British Society. Cambridge: Polity, 2002.
  • BIRDSALL, S. V. Modern European History. McGraw-Hill, 1990.
  • DOBSON, A. Anglo American Relations in the Twentieth Century. London: Routledge, 1997.
  • Hewings, Martin. Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English : with answers. 1st pub. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-521-49868-6.
  • JOHNSON, Loch. K. America as a World Power. Foreign Policy in a Constitutional Framework. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-521-43680-X.
  • Swan, Michael; Walter, Catherine. How english works : a grammar practice book. 1st ed., 4th impression. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-431456-1.

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