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Course, academic year 2023/2024
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 2023 to 2023
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 / 36 (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
Guarantor: Krtičková Chýlová Petra Mgr.
Holanová Petra Mgr.
Interchangeability : N834064
Annotation -
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 motivation, adventure, age, gender, work. The final knowledge of language is at C1/C1+ level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Last update: Holanová Petra (10.06.2023)
Aim of the course -

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 a discursive essay

• write a review

Last update: Holanová Petra (10.06.2023)
Literature -

Z: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Chomacki K., English File Advanced Plus MultiPack A, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2021, 9780194060134

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

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

Last update: Holanová Petra (09.06.2023)
Learning resources -

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Last update: Holanová Petra (03.05.2020)
Teaching methods -


Last update: Holanová Petra (09.06.2023)
Syllabus -

1. Motivation and inspiration. Modal verbs will, would, should. Contractions.

2. The parent trap. Noun phrases. Phrasal nouns. Writing: A discursive essay.

3. My most inspiring teacher. Use of English. Revision of Unit 1.

4. Overcoming adversity. Modal verbs can, could, be able to, may, might. Two ways to pronounce a word. Prefixes and suffixes.

5. A big adventure. Participle clauses. Ways of moving. Consonant clusters with s.

6. Measures to prevent mosquito bites. Consonant clusters with s. Revision of Unit 2.

7. Live your age. Research language. Verb/noun word stress, stressed and unstressed articles. Determiners: articles and quantifiers.

8. In love with Shakespeare. Idioms from Shakespeare. Word order. Writing: A review.

9. The future of ageing. Use of English. Revision of Unit 3.

10.No more boys and girls. Cause and effect. Binomials.

11.Live to work? The perfect and continuous tenses. Acronyms and initialisms.

12.Historical reasons for the gender pay gap. Use of English. Revision of Unit 4.

13.Giving a persuasive presentation.

14.General revision

Last update: Holanová Petra (09.06.2023)
Registration requirements -

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

Last update: Holanová Petra (03.05.2020)
Course completion requirements -

Active participation in seminars and passing the end-of-term credit test.

Last update: Holanová Petra (13.06.2023)