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Course, academic year 2020/2021
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 to 2022
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
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: Valentová Dana Mgr.
Holanová Petra Mgr.
Examination dates   Schedule   
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 and reaching agreement. The topics cover emotions, crossing cultures, technology, travel, numbers and measurements, punishment, eating and drinking. The final knowledge of language is at C1+ level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Last update: Holanová Petra (11.06.2023)
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 review

• write a essay

Last update: Holanová Petra (06.05.2020)
Literature -

Z: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Chomacki K., English File Advanced Plus MultiPack B, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2021, 9780194060141

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 (10.06.2023)
Learning resources -

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Last update: Holanová Petra (06.05.2020)
Syllabus -

1. An emotional roller coaster. Prepositions and sentence patterns. More sophisticated emotions. Stress in multi-syllable adjectives.

2. Crossing cultures. Advanced structures for comparing and contrasting. Individuals and populations. Contrastive stress.

3. Synopses of psychology and self-help books. Use of English. Revision of Unit 5.

4. Hi-tech, lo-tech. Position of adverbs. Common adverb collocations. Sentence intonation with adverbs.

5. It all adds up. Singular and plural agreement. Numbers and measurements. Stress and intonation in long numbers.

6. Opinions on Renzo Piano's Shard, London. Use of English. Revision of Unit 6.

7. Whodunnit? Complex passive forms. Punishment. Understanding an accent. Writing: A report.

8. Alone or with friends? Special uses of tenses. Connotation. Linking.

9. The prison where inmates are treated like people. Use of English. Revision of Unit 7.

10.Food of love. Expressing conditionality. Eating and drinking. Vowel sounds and spelling. Writing: A formal email.

11.Seeing things differently. Adjective order. Ways of seeing. Stress and intonation.

12.A plate of peas. Use of English. Revision of Unit 8.

13.Giving an inspiring presentation.

14.General revision and the final test.

Last update: Holanová Petra (10.06.2023)
Registration requirements -

Znalost jazyka odpovídající úrovni C1 dle Sjednoceného evropského referenčního rámce.

Last update: Holanová Petra (03.05.2020)