Course: English Language 2

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Course title English Language 2
Course code KAJ/AJ2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
  • Grzinčič Dagmar, Mgr.
  • Muffett Christopher, Mgr. M.A.
  • Čanecký Pavel, Mgr.
  • Šimůnková Renata, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Units 3.1 - 4.5 The extent of the face-to-face instruction: 8 lessons/semester

Learning activities and teaching methods
Practicum, E-learning, Students' self-study
  • Home preparation for classes - 34 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 54 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 8 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to develop language competences by studying a balanced mix of the four language skills (Speaking, Listening, Reading & Writing) and the four language systems (Grammar, Vocabulary, Functions & Pronunciation) with a strong emphasis on practical, every day communication.
Improvement of the so called Four Skills and communicative approach.
B1 level of English

Assessment methods and criteria
Interview, Test

At the end of the semester students take a credit test, which is equivalent with the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF or CEFR). Thus, students should obtain the ability to achieve most goals and express themselves on a range of everyday topics. During Covidia, students have regular G-Meet sessions, they are examined in a written as well as oral form.
Recommended literature
  • Alden, Sayer. Navigate B1+ Intermediate Workbook. Oxford, 2015.
  • Murphy R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Roberts, Buchanan, Pathare. Navigate B1+ Intermediate Coursebook.. Oxford, 2015.
  • Sparling, D. English or Czenglish? Jak se vyhnout čechismům v angličtině. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1991.. Praha: Státní jazykové nakladatelství, 1990.
  • Stuart, Redman. English Vocabulary in Use. Pre-intermediate & Intermediate. New edition (2nd). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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): Applied Geography (20) Category: Geography courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer