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Course, academic year 2020/2021
English - advanced I - V834001
Title: Angličtina - pokročilí I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:1
E-Credits: winter s.:1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 41 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Valentová Dana Mgr.
Holanová Petra Mgr.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
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).
Last update: Holanová Petra (17.01.2021)
Aim of the course -

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

Last update: Holanová Petra (17.01.2021)
Literature -

R: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Lambert J., English File Advanced MultiPack A, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2019, 9780194037990

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

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

Last update: Holanová Petra (17.01.2021)
Learning resources -

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the lecturer.

Last update: Holanová Petra (17.01.2021)
Syllabus -

1. Family. Have as auxiliary or main verb.

2. Personality. Phrasal verbs and idioms.

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

4. Word building. Habitual events and specific incidents in the past. Writing an article.

5. Working with words. Pronouns. Sound-spelling relationships.

6. Dating and relationships. Phrases with get. Identifying attitudes.

7. Conflict and warfare. Adverbs and adverbial expressions.

8. Talking about history. Stress in word families. Collocations.

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

10.Sounds and the human voice. Speculation and deduction. Consonant clusters.

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

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

13.Stress and relaxation. Compound nouns.

14.General revision.

Last update: Holanová Petra (17.01.2021)
Registration requirements -

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

Last update: Holanová Petra (17.01.2021)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28