SubjectsSubjects(version: 877)
Course, academic year 2020/2021
English - advanced I - V834001
Title: Angličtina - 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 / 41 (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.
Interchangeability : N834016
Annotation -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (27.08.2018)
The subject focuses on improving and expanding language and communication skills in general English, interpretation of text and listening materials, presentation of students' opinions and their ability to reason. Topics include human activities, personality, family, history, language, books and films, time and money. The final level of proficiency is B2+/C1 according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (27.08.2018)

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 article

• write a book/film review

Literature -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (02.07.2020)

R: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Lambert J., English File Advanced MultiPack A, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2019, 9780194035798

A: Murphy R., Advanced Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 9781107697386

A: Vince M., Language Practice for Advanced, Macmillan, 2014, 9780230463813

Learning resources -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (02.07.2020)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the lecturer.

Syllabus -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (27.08.2018)

1. Family; Have as auxiliary or main verb

2. Personality; Phrasal verbs

3. Work; Linking expressions; The rythm of spoken English

4. Changing language; Pronouns; Sound-spelling relationships

5. Working with words; Word building; Habitual events and specific incidents in the past

6. Dating and braking up; Phrases with get; Words and phrases of French origin

7. Conflict and warfare; Adverbs and adverbial expressions; Stress in word families

8. Talking about history; Collocations

9. Sounds and the human voice; Speculation and deduction; Consonant clusters

10.Books and films; Inversion for adding emphasis; Writing a review

11.Multitasking; Distancing;Expressions with time; Linking short phrases

12.A material world; Money; Unreal uses of past tenses

13.Stress and relaxation; US and UK accents

14.General revision

Registration requirements -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (02.07.2020)

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

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28