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Course, academic year 2019/2020
English – Advanced Plus II - V834032
Title: Angličtina - velmi pokročilí II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:1
E-Credits: summer s.:1
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
Guarantor: Novotná Jana PhDr.
Interchangeability : N834065
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (27.06.2019)
The aim of the course is to enhance students´communication skills in English. It concentrates on interpretation of texts and recordings, on presentation of opinions and reaching agreement. The topics cover media, breaking records, studying abroad, travel, environment, lifestyle, and immigration. The final knowledge of language is at C1+ level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

Students will be able to

• understand and interpret authentic texts (newspaper articles, extracts from literature) and recordings

• give their opinions on a topic discussed with their partners using appropriate register

• use appropriate and precise vocabulary

• write a report

• write a letter

Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

R: Brook-Hart G.,and Haines S., Complete Advanced, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 9781107501416

A: West C.,Recycling Advanced English, Georgian Press, 2002, 1873630336

Learning resources -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

1. Media. Reported speech. Talking verbs.

2. Broadcasters and public trust. The ethics of reality TV. Transitive verbs.

3. Speed. Breaking records. Time clauses. Prepositions in time expressions.

4. Fast cars. Action, activity, event and programme. Technological progress.

5. Lifelong learning. Studying abroad. Expressing ability, possibility and obligation.

6. Choosing a university. Chance, occasion, opportunity and possibility. Writing a report.

7. Travel experience. Phrasal verbs. Conditionals. Paradise found. At, in and on to express location.

8. The living world. Climate change and the Inuit. Prepositions following verbs.

9. Species loss. Nouns and articles. Word formation.

10.Health and lifestyle. Prepositions following adjectives. Ways of contrasting ideas.

11.Unusual national sports. The language of comparison. Writing a letter.

12.Moving abroad. Comment adverbials and intensifying adverbs. Confusing verbs.

13.Cities and immigration. Cleft sentences for emphasis.

14.General revision.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

No study prerequisites