Course: Practical language 1 and introduction to academic writing

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Course title Practical language 1 and introduction to academic writing
Course code KAN/APJ1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Klečková Gabriela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Tollet Andrew, Bc. et Mgr. M.Litt.
  • Vice William Bradley, Ph.D.
  • Petrlíková Jarmila, PhDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Benešová Barbora, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Topics presented in language teaching materials

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Skills demonstration, Students' self-study, Practicum
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional skills
use English at B2 level or higher
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
know vocabulary and grammar presented in taught units
professional skills
understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled
explicitly understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style
express themselves fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions
use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes
present clear detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion, express themselves in clear, well-structured text, expressing points of view at some length
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Practicum
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Discussion
professional skills
Practicum
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Discussion
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Continuous assessment
professional skills
Test
Continuous assessment
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Boyle, M.& Warwick, L. Skillful 4 Reading & Writing Student's Book Pack.. Houndmills, 2013.
  • Clandfield, L.& McKinnon, M. Skillful 4 Listening & Speaking Student's Book Pack.. Houndmills, 2013.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (17) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (14) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (17) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer