Preparation for CAE I - CZV00010
Title: Příprava na CAE I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:0
E-Credits: winter s.:0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 other [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 15 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type:  
Guarantor: Kruteková Jana Mgr.
Examination dates   
Annotation -
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The subject is focused on improving and developing language and communication skills in general English, particularly on specific features of the international language examination. Topics include sources of information, occupation, relationships, personality, abilities and skills, health. The final level of proficiency is C1 according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to:

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

• make arguments in a discussion using all acquired language skills

• use proper and precise vocabulary

• write an essay, a report, formal and informal letters

Literature -
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R: Noris R.,French A., Ready for Advanced - coursebook, 3rd Edition, Macmillan Publisher Limited, 2014, 9780230463677

R: Noris R.,French A., Ready for Advanced - workbook,3rd Edition, Macmillan Publisher Limited, 2014, 978023046360

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

A: Hewings M., Advanced Grammar in Use, Third edition, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 9781107697386

A: Evans V., CPE Use of English, Express Publishing, 2013, 978147515965

Learning resources -
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Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (06.05.2020)

Seminar.

Syllabus -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (06.05.2020)

1. Life in changes, challenges. Modal verbs. Word formation - nouns.

2. Motivation, awarding. - Expressions - decision, conviction. - Essay.

3. Past and present. - Changes. - Collocations - verbs and nouns.

4. Information and data. - Hypothetical past situations.

5. Nations and languages. - Collocations - nouns and adjectives.

6. Work and job. - Verbs patterns. Idioms - work/job.

7. Occupations - job interview. Phrasal verbs. - CV.

8. Relationships and partnerships - Collocations - verbs and nouns.

9. People around us . Family and friends. - Word formation - prefixy.

10. Skills and abilities. - Adjectives -adverbs. Idioms.

11. Associations, images and expressions.- Passive voice.- Description.

12. Health and lifestyle. - Idioms.- Working with a text.

13. Health, illnesses and injuries.- Suggestion, recommendation.

14. Revision - examination test.

Entry requirements -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (06.05.2020)

Knowledge at B2+ level according to CERF ( Common European Reference Framework).

Registration requirements -
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No study prerequisites.