English - intermediate I - V834005
Title: Angličtina - středně pokročilí I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:1
E-Credits: winter s.:1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 42 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Valentová Dana Mgr.
Holanová Petra Mgr.
Examination dates   
Annotation -
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The subject is focused on improving the knowledge of English grammar and expanding the vocabulary, on developing communication skills for everyday communication. The aim is to achieve B1 level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
Last update: Valentová Dana Mgr. (26.04.2020)

Students will be able to :

  • express possibility, ability, necessity and obligation in everyday communication
  • ask for help and advice, give advice or recommendation
  • express their own opinion, agreement and disagreement
  • describe present and past habits and states
  • make plans and speak about the future
  • describe people, places, situations and events in spoken and written form
  • compare properties, characteristics, quality, actions, etc.
  • write informal letters

Literature -
Last update: Valentová Dana Mgr. (02.07.2020)

R: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Lambert J., English File Intermediate MultiPack A, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2019, 9780194035736

A: Murphy R., English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 2019, 9781108457651

A: Vince M., Language Practice Intermediate, Third Edition, Macmillan, 2010, 9780230727014

Learning resources -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (01.05.2020)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the lecturer.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (01.05.2020)


Syllabus -
Last update: Valentová Dana Mgr. (26.04.2020)

1. Food and cooking. Present simple and continuous. Action and non-action verbs.

2. Family. Future forms. Adjectives of personality. Description of a person.

3. Discussion: giving opinion, agreeing and disagreeing.

4. Money. Present perfect and past simple.

5. Changing lives. Present perfect simple and continuous. Strong adjectives.

6. Writing an informal letter.

7. Transport. Comparatives and superlatives.

8. Stereotypes. Articles: a / an, the, no article. Collocations: verbs / adjectives + prepositions.

9. Failure and success. Ability and possibility: can, could, be able to. Reflexive pronouns + -ed / -ing adjectives.

10. Modern manners. Phone language. Modals of obligation and recommendation: must, have to, should, should have.

11. Sport. Past tenses: simple, continuous, perfect.

12. Relationships. Usually and used to.

13. Writing a magazine article. Telling a story.

14. General revision – grammar, vocabulary.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (01.05.2020)

Knowledge at A2+ level.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (01.05.2020)

Active participation in seminars and passing the end-of-term credit test.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 70