Course syllabus SVA1 - English 1 (FBE - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: SVA1
Course title in language of instruction: English 1
Course title in Czech: English 1
Course title in English: English 1
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Mgr. Matej Grochal (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková (supervisor)
Prerequisites: 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
Aims of the course:
The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, listening, speaking) at B2 level.
Course contents:
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

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-Ability to work in international context
-Communication in second language
-General knowledge

Specific competences:
-Student can ask for and search detailed information in a foreign language and pass the information as well.
-Student can participate in interactions ina foreign language.
-Student can understand intermediate texts written in a foreign language and create them.
-Student can write a letter or an email in a foreign language.
-Student understands intermediate grammatical structures of a foreign language.
-The student masters intermediate vocabulary and phrases in a foreign language.

Type of course unit: optional
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h
Assessment methods:
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.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQOXENDEN, C. -- LATHAM-KOENIG, C.English File Pre-Intermediate Student's Book Third EditionOxfordOxford University Press2012978-0-19-459881-1
RQOXENDEN, C. -- LATHAM-KOENIG, C. -- SELIGSON, P.English File third edition Pre-intermediate WorkbookOxfordOxford University Press2012
REMURPHY, R.English Grammar in UseCambridgeCambridge University Press200405-2153-762-2
REREDMAN, S.English Vocabulary in Use Pre-Intermediate&IntermediateCambridgeCambridge University Press20100-521-01171-X


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