Course syllabus AJSP1 - World Language - English Intermediate Course 1 (FRDIS - WS 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:
WS 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:
Course supervising department: Department of Languages (FRDIS)
Faculty: Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies
Teachers:
Mgr. Renata Hajslerová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Denisa Kovářová (examiner, instructor)
PhDr. Ivana Malovičová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, 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:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
Entry
FrequencyCapacity
Monday
9.00-10.50
Z26 (ČP II.)
D. KovářováSeminarEvery week
22
Monday
11.00-12.50
Z5 (ČP II.)R. Hajslerová
Seminar
Every week
22
Monday
13.00-14.50
Z25 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week
22
Monday
14.00-15.50
ZFAC1 (Led)L. Hasíková
Seminar
Every week
40
Tuesday
9.00-10.50
Z25 (ČP II.)
SeminarEvery week
22
Tuesday
11.00-12.50Z5 (ČP II.)R. HajslerováSeminar
Every week
22
Tuesday
13.00-14.50
Z25 (ČP II.)
Seminar
Every week22
Wednesday
15.00-16.50Z26 (ČP II.)SeminarEvery week
22
Saturday
8.00-12.50
ZFAC1 (Led)
L. Zouhar Ludvíková
Seminar
Occasionally
30
 
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
practice
28 h
0 h
Total
28 h
0 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 type
Daily attendance
Combined 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-HE-VV Viticulture and Viniculture, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-LSA-LR Landscape Realizations, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-FD-FD Floral design, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-H-JRPZ Quality of plant food sources, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-HE-H Horticulture, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Field of study B-LSA-LA Landscape Architecture, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Programme B-RMGM Realisations and Municipal greenery management, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Programme B-LAA Landscape architecture, full-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
Programme B-RMGM Realisations and Municipal greenery management, part-time form, initial period WS 2019/2020
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 09/25/2019.

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