Course syllabus AJP2 - World Language - English Advanced Course 2 (FRDIS - SS 2018/2019)Help


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Course code:
AJP2
Course title in Czech: World Language - English Advanced Course 2
Course title in English:
World Language - English Advanced Course 2
Semester:
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
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. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Mgr. Lenka Zouhar Ludvíková (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
Frequency
Capacity
Tuesday11.00-12.50Z26 (ČP II.)L. Zouhar LudvíkováSeminarEvery week
22
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Z26 (ČP II.)
L. Zouhar LudvíkováSeminarEvery week22
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to consolidate the acquired knowledge and improvement in all skills, ie mainly in the field of communication / understanding and ability to respond in English / and in writing. The course is based on the use of modern methods to enhance the main focus of language skills and competencies - primarily strategic, pragmatic and produktivní.Students will write three 60 min.tests during the semester. The maximum score is 50 points, a total score of 150 points. To get the credit you need to get at least 100 points. Tests will be written in the 5, 8, and 11 week.Participation in the tests is mandatory
 
Course content:
1.Curriculum I English language - General English Speaking Oral presentation: • student's personality • family • native town/village • native country • university/application form, job interviews, summer jobs,Revision of the subject matter (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Presentation skills - University and future career.

2.
Topic: Picture yourself-self portraits,Listening for gist, listening for specific information, listening for general information (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Listening analysis - listening to authentic sources - (BBC, CNN)
b.
typical errors and their corrections

3.
Topic: Leisure and entertainment, Structured CV, paragraph, essay writing, e-mailing, filling in a form (allowance 0/2)
 
a.Academic writing according to syllabus.

4.
Grammar revision: - word order of statements, question, scope of negation,imperative, tenses, modal verbs, passives, adjectives, phrasal verbs, clauses -relative, time purpose, Office knowledge - testing from the last term. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Grammar practice according to syllabus

5.
This curriculum is just an orientation survey of topics, skills, grammar areas mandatory for the course of General English. Each lecturer will work up their own sylabus which will contain particular topics, grammar and skills in the order and extent corresponding to their needs. All syllabi will be then consulted with the Head of the Department of Language and Cultural Studies.
Topic: Students' presentations
(allowance 0/2)
6.
Topic: The ethics of reality television producers,
Academic writing: A report, an informal letter
(allowance 0/2)
7.
Topic: At top speed, reading comprehension, text analysis
Academic witing: A formal letter
(allowance 0/2)
8.
Topic: A lifelong process, Why do we need lifelong learning?
Academic writing: A cover letter
(allowance 0/2)
9.Topic: Being somewhere else, text analysis: Disappearing in Africa (allowance 0/2)
10.Topic: Health and Lifestyles, filling in forms and questionnaires. (allowance 0/2)
11.Topic: Moving abroad, Getting a student visa or a work permit. (allowance 0/2)
12.
Final testing and examining students. (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
practice
24 h
consultation3 h
project work
4 h
preparation for exam5 h
preparation for regular assessment
5 h
preparation for regular testing
5 h
preparation of presentation
5 h
elaboration and execution of projects
4 h
writing of seminar paper
1 h
Total
56 h
 
Assessment methods:
WINTER TERM - Credit (required knowledge in a range of subject matter and drawing résumé text), SUMMER TERM - examination (required knowledge in a range of subject matter, the oral test's ability to communicate on the topic).
During the study, students will write a series of test to practice and fixing curriculum. Students prepare projects, which will then submit an oral exam
80% attendance
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
BROOK-HART, G. -- HAINES, S. Complete CAE - Student's Book . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 264 p.
BROOK-HART, G. -- HAINES, S. Complete CAE Student's Book. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 264 p.

Recommended:
MURPHY, R. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 300 p. ISBN 0-521-52932-8-.
SPARLING, D. English or Czenglish?. SPN, 1993. 220 p. ISBN 80-04-25969-3.
English vocabulary in use: pre-intermediate & intermediate. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 263 p. ISBN 0-521-01171-X.
GAIRNS, R. -- REDMAN, S. Natural English : intermediate class.  [other]. Oxford. 2002. ISBN 0-19-437330-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-FD-FD Floral design, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-HE-H Horticulture, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-LSA-LR Landscape Realizations, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-H-JRPZ Quality of plant food sources, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-HE-VV Viticulture and Viniculture, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Field of study B-LSA-LA Landscape Architecture, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


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