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Course, academic year 2020/2021
English – Intermediate Plus I - V834042
Title: Angličtina – středně pokročilí plus I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020 to 2022
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 / 26 (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
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Holanová Petra Mgr.
Valentová Dana Mgr.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject focuses on improving and expanding language and communication skills in general English, interpretation of texts and listening materials, presentation of students' opinions and their ability to reason. Topics include interviews, health, fashion, travelling, the environment, adrenaline activities and feelings. The final level of proficiency is B1+/B2 according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Last update: Valentová Dana (02.07.2020)
Aim of the course -

Student will be able to :

  • hold a conversation using advanced vocabulary
  • express their own opinion, agreement and disagreement
  • give advice and recommendation
  • express their feelings, happiness, understanding
  • give an explanation
  • write informal letters and emails
  • tell and write a story
Last update: Valentová Dana (02.07.2020)
Literature -

R: Latham-Koenig Ch., Oxenden C., Chomacki K., English File Upper-intermediate MultiPack A, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2020, 9780194039536

A: Murphy R., English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 2019, 9781108457651

A: Vince M., Language Practice Intermediate, Third Edition, Macmillan, 2010, 9780230727014

A: Prodromou L., Grammar and Vocabulary for Cambridge First, Second Edition, Pearson Education, 2012, 9781408290590

Last update: Valentová Dana (02.07.2020)
Learning resources -

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the lecturer.

Last update: Valentová Dana (02.07.2020)
Syllabus -

1. Questions and answers; Question formation; Working out meaning from context.

2. It's a mystery; Auxiliary verbs; Comparatives, "the..., the..."; Compound adjectives, modifiers.

3. Doctor, doctor! Present perfect simple and continuous; Illnesses and injuries.

4. Writing an informal email/letter.

5. Act your age; Using adjectives as nouns, adjective order; Clothes and Fashion.

6. Fasten your seatbelts; Narrative tenses, past perfect continuous; "so/such...that"; Air travel.

7. A really good ending? The position of adverbs and adverbial phrases; Adverbs and adverbial phrases. Writing a story.

8. Stormy weather; Future perfect and future continuous; The environment, weather.

9. A risky business; Zero and first conditionals, future time clauses; Expressions with "take".

10. I'm a survivor; Unreal conditionals; Feelings.

11. Wish you were here; "Wish" for present/future, "wish" for past regrets.

12. Expressing feelings with verbs or "-ed/-ing" adjectives; Linked phrases; Word stress.

13. Giving opinions; Sentence rhythm and intonation.

14. General revision - grammar, vocabulary.

Last update: Valentová Dana (02.07.2020)
Registration requirements -

Knowledge at B1 level according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).

Last update: Valentová Dana (02.07.2020)