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Course, academic year 2022/2023
English – Advanced Plus I - V834031
Title: Angličtina – pokročilí plus I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 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 / 12 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
Guarantor: Valentová Dana Mgr.
Holanová Petra Mgr.
Interchangeability : N834064
Annotation -
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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, making clarification and reaching agreement. The topics cover various concepts, such as game-changer, learning, prospects, influence. The final knowledge of language is at C1/C1+ level 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 recordings

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

• use appropriate and precise vocabulary

• write an article

• write a cover email

Literature -
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R: R: Oakes S., and Eales F., Speakout Advanced Plus, Pearson Education Limited, 2019, 9781292241500

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

Hewings M., Advanced Grammar in Use, Third Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 9781107697386

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

Syllabus -
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1. Trailblazer. Verb patterns. Prepositional phrases after nouns.

2. A life at a time. Continuous and perfect aspect. Adjectives: needing and giving. Writing: An article.

3. Sharing economy. Collocations. Presenting survey results. Generation rent.

4. The best mistakes. If and related expressions. Idioms: feelings. Connected speech: linking.

5. Another way. Nominal relative clauses. Collocations: education.

6. Think again. Managing interaction. Sentence stress: intonation, appropriacy. Teacher's qualities.

7. Ready or not. Expressing modality. Job hunting. Job interview. Writing: A cover email.

8. Fired. Passives. Metaphors for honesty. Mediated discussion.

9. What I'm saying is. Evading a question. Collocations: politics. Cleft structures. Future job.

10.Role model. Participle clauses. Three-part multi-word verbs.

11.Think this way. Introductory it and there. Social media.

12.Have a go. Persuasive techniques in presentations. The 'elevator pitch'.

13.Giving a persuasive presentation.

14.General revision

Registration requirements -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (03.05.2020)

Znalost jazyka odpovídající úrovni B2+/C1 dle Sjednoceného evropského referenčního rámce.