Course: Language I English 1 - higher level

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Course title Language I English 1 - higher level
Course code KAJ/AJ1ZK
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Klapcsik Sándor, Ph.D.
  • Vernyik Zénó, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Muffett Christopher, Mgr. M.A.
  • Grzinčič Dagmar, Mgr.
  • Peldová Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course Schedule (Part-time Program): Session 1: An overview of Units 1.1 - 1.5 Session 2: An overview of Units 2.1 - 2.5

Learning activities and teaching methods
Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Practicum, E-learning
  • Preparation for credit - 32 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This course prepares students for the language exam in the summer semester. At that exam, students demonstrate, in the form of an exam, that they have reached CEFR B2 level language competence: They can understand the main ideas of complex presentations on abstract topics, have a wide vocabulary, can use monolingual dictionaries effectively; in terms of productive skills, they can express themselves flexibly, effectively and in detail about a wide range of topics. In addition, they can read, use and critically asses academic texts written in English.
Level B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference, ability to use academic texts.
A2 to B1 level of English

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis, Written assignment, Test

The successful completion of the course requires obtaining 70 per cent of the final test, which will cover units 1+2. Those who fail but manage to achieve 50 per cent, can re-sit the test.
Recommended literature
  • Roberts, Buchanan, Pathare. Navigate B1+ Intermediate Coursebook. Oxford, 2015.
  • Roberts, Buchanan, Pathare. Navigate B1+ Intermediate Workbook. Oxford, 2015.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Study plan (Version): Education in Leisure Time (20) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter