Course syllabus SVA1 - English 1 (FBE - Sklad PEF)


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Course title: English 1
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: Ing. Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková
Supervising department: Deans Office of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Prerequisites for registration: VSTUPNI_TEST (31 , 101) and not Final Bachelor Exam and Language in Business - German and to study at faculty Personal Finance and not German 1 and not now German 1 and not Spanish 1 and not now Spanish 1 and not French 1 and not now French 1 and not Russian 1 and not now Russian 1 and not Italian 1 and not now Italian 1
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
 
Course objective:
The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, listening, speaking) at B2 level.
 
Course content:
1.Lesson 1B (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present simple, word order in questions, adjectives, describing people: appearance and personality, family, friends, relationships

2.Lesson 1C (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present simple continuous vs. present simple, prepositions of place, clothes, at the hotel

3.Lesson 2A (allowance 0/2)
 
a.past simple: regular and irregular verbs, holidays

4.Lesson 2B (allowance 0/2)
 
a.past continuous vs. past simple, prepositions at, in, on, revision of units 1 and 2

5.Lesson 3A (allowance 0/2)
 
a."be going to" for plans and predictions, airports, travelling by plane

6.Lesson 3B (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present continuous for future arrangements, suggestions, verbs+ prepositions

7.Lesson 3C (allowance 0/2)
 
a.defining relative clauses, expressions for paraphrasing, at the restaurant

8.Lesson 4A (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present perfect + yet, just, already, housework, make or do collocations, family relationships

9.Lesson 4B (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present perfect vs. past simple, shopping

10.Lesson 4C (allowance 0/2)
 
a.pronouns something, anything, nothing, etc., adjectives ending --ed and --ing, revision of units 3 and 4

11.Lesson 5A (allowance 0/2)
 
a.comparative adjectives and adverbs, time expressions, lifestyle

12.Lesson 5B (allowance 0/2)
 
a.superlative adjectives and adverbs, describing a town or city

13.Revision of previous lessons (allowance 0/2)
 
a.revision of key grammatical structures and vocabulary

14.Summary test (allowance 0/2)
 
a.a summary test testing acquired knowledge of grammar and vocabulary from lessons 1B-5B

 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
In the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 70 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit. In the 5th and 10th week of the term students take a test that has 20 questions. Each test makes a maximum of 20% of the total marks. Students can gain a maximum of 20 points per each test. In the 14th week of the term students take a final credit test consisting of 60 questions in an electronic form. The test makes a maximum of 60% of the total marks. Students can gain up to 60 points at most. Attendance at the seminars is mandatory.
 
Course methods: seminars (28 hours), 2 writing tasks (6 hours), self-study (22 hours)
 
Reading list:
Basic:
OXENDEN, C. -- LATHAM-KOENIG, C. English File Pre-Intermediate Student's Book Third Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 191 p. ISBN 978-0-19-459881-1.
OXENDEN, C. -- LATHAM-KOENIG, C. -- SELIGSON, P. English File third edition Pre-intermediate Workbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 95 p.

Recommended:
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 380 p. ISBN 05-2153-762-2.
REDMAN, S. English Vocabulary in Use Pre-Intermediate&Intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 263 p. ISBN 0-521-01171-X.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, WS 2016/2017, WS 2015/2016   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková (supervisor)
Teaching language: English
Town: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 07/08/2019.

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