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Course, academic year 2022/2023
English – Advanced Plus II - V834032
Title: Angličtina – pokročilí plus II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020
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 / 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.
Annotation -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (06.05.2020)
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 and reaching agreement. The topics cover healthy lifestyle, different cultures, film and literature, travel, digital text, and wildlife. The final knowledge of language is at C1+ level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (06.05.2020)

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 review

• write a essay

Literature -
Last update: Holanová Petra Mgr. (06.05.2020)

Oakes S., and Eales F., Speakout Advanced Plus, Pearson Education Limited, 2019, 9781292241500

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: Holanová Petra Mgr. (06.05.2020)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Syllabus -
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1. Fitness. Noun phrases. Collocations. Compounds.

2. Fashion and dieting. Frontings. Headers and tails. Pronunciation: Chunking.

3. Healthy lifestyle. Informal turn-taking. justifying your position.

4. Culinary journey. Describing a food memory. Revision.

5. New in town. Concession clauses. Binomials.

6. Interpreting. Summarising verbs. Indirect speech.

7. Faux pas. Talking about customs. Comparing different cultures.

8. Film. Subjunctive. Writing: A review.

9. Relationships. Adverbials. Adverb-adjective collocations.

10.Classic journeys. Connected speech. Ellipsis.

11.Choice. Complex sentences. Idioms for choices. Connotation.

12.Ways of reading. Prepositional phrases. Digital text. Writing: An essay.

13.Wildlife. Giving opinions. Intonation: Voice range. Decisions.

14.General revision.

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

Znalost jazyka odpovídající úrovni C1 dle Sjednoceného evropského referenčního rámce.