Course syllabus AJSP1 - World Language - English Intermediate Course 1 (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)Help


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Course code:
AJSP1
Course title in Czech:
World Language - English Intermediate Course 1
Course title in English: World Language - English Intermediate Course 1
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor:
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Mgr. Renata Hajslerová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
PhDr. Ivana Malovičová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Mgr. Lenka Zouhar Ludvíková (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:
not English 1 and not English 2 and not English K 1 and not English K 2 and not Language in Business - English and not Language in Business - English and not to study at faculty LDF
 
Timetable in this semester:
DayFrom-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Monday
9.00-10.50
Z5 (ČP II.)I. MalovičováSeminar
Every week
24
Monday
11.00-12.50
Z25 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
24
Monday
13.00-14.50
Z5 (ČP II.)
R. Hajslerová
Seminar
Every week
24
Monday13.00-14.50
Z25 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week24
Tuesday
9.00-10.50
Z5 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
24
Tuesday
9.00-10.50
Z26 (ČP II.)
L. Zouhar Ludvíková
Seminar
Every week
24
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Z5 (ČP II.)
I. MalovičováSeminarEvery week24
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Z5 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
24
Wednesday
11.00-12.50
Z26 (ČP II.)
L. Zouhar Ludvíková
Seminar
Every week
24
Wednesday
15.00-16.50Z25 (ČP II.)L. Zouhar LudvíkováSeminar
Every week
24
Thursday
11.00-12.50
Z25 (ČP II.)SeminarEvery week24
Thursday
11.00-12.50
Z26 (ČP II.)
L. Hasíková
Seminar
Every week
24
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to extend students' knowledge of the English language and to improve their communication and presentation skills in English. Focus is put on understanding specialised texts as well as spoken discourse. Students should also be able to communicate and write in English on an intermediate level.
 
Course content:
1.
Making connections (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Present Simple and Present Continuous
b.
Vocabulary: Social networks and the internet
c.
Work skills: Writing a professional profile
d.
Functions: Networking

2.International Design (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Past Simple; Present Perfect Simple a Present Perfect Continuous
b.
Vocabulary: Starting a new business; phrasal verbs
c.
Work skills: Team meetings
d.
Functions: Checking progress; delegating tasks

3.
Students' presentations (allowance 0/2)
4.
Future lifestyles (allowance 0/4)
 
a.Grammar: will, may, might, be likely / possible
b.
Vocabulary: The speed of change; describing cause and effect
c.Work skills: Emails - confirming arrangements
d.
Functions: Making arrangements

5.Students' presentations (allowance 0/2)
6.
Heritage (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Making comparison
b.Vocabulary: City descriptions; -ing vs -ed adjectives
c.
Work skills: Presentations - using visual aids
d.
Functions: Giving opinions

7.
Students' presentations (allowance 0/2)
8.
Fashion and function (allowance 0/4)
 
a.
Grammar: Modal and related verbs: have to, must, need to, be allowed to, can
b.Vocabulary: Colours and colour idioms; prefixes
c.Work skills: Telephoning
d.
Functions: Giving advice and suggestions

9.
Credit test (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
practice28 h0 h
Total
28 h0 h
 
Assessment methods:
Test on the intermediate level based on the content of the course. The minimum score for passing the test is 60%. A presentation given by the student in class during the semester is a prerequisite.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Total
0 %
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
HARDING, K. -- LANE, A. International express: intermediate : student's book with pocket book and DVD-ROM. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 167 p. ISBN 978-0-19-459786-9.

Recommended:
HASHEMI, L. -- THOMAS, B. Grammar for first certificate with answers: self-study grammar reference and practice. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 259 p. Cambridge books for Cambridge exams--. ISBN 978-0-521-69087-4.
English vocabulary in use: pre-intermediate & intermediate. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 263 p. ISBN 0-521-01171-X.
MURPHY, R. English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 379 p. ISBN 978-0-521-53762-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-AGB-PP Plant Production, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-PPR-PPR Plant Protection, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AB-AB Animal Breeding, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AS-AE Agroecology, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AGB-GA General Agriculture, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AGE-ABU Agribusiness, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AS-AM Agricultural Machinery, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AS-LCS Land consolidation and soil, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-AGB-MBB Molecular biology and biotechnology, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-WT-WM Waste Management, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-FT-FT Food Technology, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


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