Objective of the course – aims of the course unit:|
To raise language ability to an intermediate level (A2). After completing the course, the students should be better able to express work and other experience, as well as describe long - lasting or temporary situations in their life continuing from the past to now; express permission and obligation in connection with rules and behaviour in the workplace and society.
The target level of English is A2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Objective of the course – learning outcomes and competences:|
Students will raise their language ability to an intermediate level (A2 - according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Students should have a pre-intermediate level of English. They should be able to use the past and present (including present perfect) tenses to talk about their lives, and some future forms to discuss plans. They should be able to ask questions, give personal information, understand clear English related to familiar subjects. They should also be able to compare things using adjectives, use countable/uncountable nouns and some modal verbs. They should also be able to manage simple functional transactions in shops, restaurants and while travelling.
Course contents (annotation):|
Grammar: verb patterns, the 1st and 2nd conditionals for possible/theoretical situations, modal verbs for obligation and permission, passive forms of the present, past and present perfect simple tenses
Topics/vocabulary: shopping, pharmacy, making arrangements, animals, životopis, cities, cultural differences, education, solving problems, health and lifestyle
Teaching methods and criteria:|
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:|
Requirements for successful completion of the subject are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
1. Lesson 5A uses of the infinitive (with to); verb forms
2. Lesson 5B verb + ing; verbs followed by ing
3. Lesson 5C have to, don´t have to, must, mustn´t; modifiers
4. Lesson 6A first conditional; verbs
5. Lesson 6B second conditional; animals
6. Lesson 6D should/ shouldn´t; get
7. Lesson 7A present perfect, for/since; words related to fear
8. Lesson 7B present perfect of past simple; biographies
9. Lesson 7C used to; education
10. Lesson 7D passive; verbs
11. Lesson 8A something, anything, nothing; adjectives ending ed/ing
12. Lesson 8B quantifiers, too, not enough; health and lifestyle
13. Lesson 8C word order of phrasal verbs; phrasal verbs; (credit test)
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:|
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
Clive Oxenden: New English File Pre-Intermediate. Oxford University Press 2005