English Language B2 - 1
FP-AJ1BAcad. year: 2017/2018
The course focuses on the development of all language competencies at B2 SERR level. It is based on materials and requirements of international English language examinations.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student uses English language as an independent user at B2 CEFR level.
He/she knows and uses language means for the description of people.
He/she characterizes various jobs and skills associated with them.
He/she lists and describes a number of free time activities.
He/she discusses the roles of individuals in the society.
He/she communicates in situations connected with travelling and culture.
He/she uses grammatical structures according to the requirements of the given level and course syllabus.
Secondary school knowledge of the English language (B1 CEFR) is required.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
HAINES, Simon a Barbara STEWARD. Cambridge English: First Masterclass (Student’s Book). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-19-450283-2. (Unit 1, 4, 5, 6) (EN)
MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : with answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-18906-4. (EN)
MANN, Malcolm a Steve TAYLORE-KNOWLES. Destination B2: grammar and vocabulary : [with answer key]. Oxford: Macmillan, 2006. ISBN 9780230035386. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in Article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Active participation in lessons, credit test
Exam: listening and reading
Language of instruction
Modal verbs of obligation, parts of the body, seeing verbs
Present tenses, adverbs, word building
Can, be able to, other ability structures, phrasal verbs with turn
Comparatives and superlatives, adjective prefixes
Habits and typical behaviour, used to and would
Phrasal verbs, phrasal verbs with give
Countable and uncountable nouns, adverbs
The future, collocations with have and take
Future continuous and future perfect, bound to and likely to
Phrasal verbs with bring, words with several meanings
Past time, travel phrasal verbs
Words often confused, extreme adjectives
The course is focused on the development of all language competencies needed for fluent and independent use of general English language at B2 SERR level in professional and social situations.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.
Classification of course in study plans