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Course, academic year 2019/2020
English – Advanced Plus I - V834031
Title: Angličtina - velmi 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 / 12 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
Guarantor: Novotná Jana PhDr.
Interchangeability : N834064
Annotation -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (08.08.2019)
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 facts and fiction, light and dark, great and small, theory and practice, heroes and villains. The final knowledge of language is at C1 level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (08.08.2019)

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 online encyclopedia entry

• write a review

Literature -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (08.08.2019)

R: Clanfield L.,and Jeffries A., Global Advanced Coursebook, Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2012, 9780230033276

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 -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Syllabus -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (08.08.2019)

1. Facts. Wikipedia. Making plans and arrangements. Present simple and continuous for facts and trends.

2. Fiction. Emotional reactions. Ellipsis. Writing: An online encyclopedia entry.

3. Light – real and metaphorical. Future predictions. Agreeing and disagreeing.

4. Dark. Discovering the unseen. Phobias. Narrative tenses.

5. Great – expectations and travel experiences. Relative clauses. Numbers.

6. Small. Childhood toys. Quiet and silent. Weak and strong forms. Compound nouns.

7. Theory. Gender differences. Communication problems. Asking for clarification.

8. Theory and research. Cinema. Modals of obligation. Past modal forms.

9. Practice. Pygmalion. Determiners. Similes. Question tags.

10.Heroes. Heroism and personal qualities. Gilgamesh. Present perfect simple and continuous. Writing: A review.

11.Unsung heroes and volunteers. World problems. Abbreviations and acronyms for international organizations.

12.Villains. Piracy. The nature of evil. Participle clauses.

13.Crimes and punishments. Ways of describing bad people. Word stress.

14.General revision

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (06.04.2018)

No study prerequisites