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Course, academic year 2019/2020
English - advanced II - V834002
Title: Angličtina pokročilí II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2019 to 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 [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 42 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
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   Schedule   
Annotation -
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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 technologies, art, health, travelling, animals, food and exercise. 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

• write a formal email

Literature -
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R: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Lambert J., English File Advanced MultiPack B, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2019, 9780194038256

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

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

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

Teaching methods -
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Syllabus -
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1. How to survive. Challenge. Verb + object + infinitive or gerund. Compound adjective.

2. Phones and technology. Conditional sentences. Adjectives and prepositions. Writing an essay.

3. Facts and myths. Prefixes. Intonation and linking in exclamations.

4. Safety. Modal verbs for permission, obligation, and necessity.

5. Art. Perception and sensation. Verbs of the senses.

6. Illustrations. Colour idioms.

7. Health and medicine. Gerunds and infinitives. Similes.

8. Travel and tourism. Expressing future. Homophones.

9. Animal matters. Insects. Auxiliary verbs and to. Ellipsis.

10. How to cook/eat. Silent syllables. Compound and possessive nouns. Writing a formal email.

11. Workouts. Word building. Relative clauses. Homographs.

12. Living in another country. Cleft sentences for emphasis.

13. Immigragion. Words that are often confused.

14. General revision.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (17.01.2021)

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

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