Course: English language I

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Course title English language I
Course code OSL/4008
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Winter semester
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Roubalová Bohumila, Mgr.
Course content
1. Introduction- a foreign language and its specifics, language skills and language devices. 2. Socializing- welcoming of a visit, greets, introducing, having an ordinary conversation. 3. Free time, interests and hobbies. 4. Typical day- a description of an ordinary day, daily ritual. 5. Biographical figures. 6. Individual presentations focused on family- family relationships, life periods 7.A description of a subject- shapes, colours, material 8. Shopping- shops, online shops, goods, prizes, ways of paying 9. Weather and nature (plants and animals) 10. Travelling- airport and railway station, business trip 11. Travelling- orientation in an unknown city, hotels- filling in a reservation form and registry certificate 12. Food and types of eating 13. Written speech- structured CV

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The student enters this course with a basic knowledge of language (he can say hello, he handles basic vocabulary for describing objects in town, names of members of family, he knows basic words connected to a free time and studying). The goal of this course is to develop language skills and devices in the framework of general thematic topics connected to the professional orientation in a way that student is able to use a language in usual social context- visits, travelling, change of information about free time and hobbies, family and its life. Student is on the level of SERR A1-A2.
Student acquires basics of language skills, language means and devices, and communicative functions for communication in simple everyday situations at A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
knowledge of the field on the level of GCSE exam knowledge of disciplines connected to the central domain of study knowledge of appropriate terminology

Assessment methods and criteria
attendance activity presentation test
Recommended literature
  • House. Grammar - no problem. Fraus, 2011.
  • Christie, D. Business English for Beginners: A1-A2. Plzeň, 2010.
  • Long, P. Step by Step I a II. Plzeň, 2009.
  • Mascull, B. Business Vocabulary in Use: elementary. Cambridge, 2006.
  • McCarthy M., O´Dell, F. English Vocabulary in Use: elementary. Cambridge, 2011.
  • Murphy, R. Essential Grammar in Use. 2010.

Study plans that include the course
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