Course detail

English Language B2 - 2

FP-AJ2BAcad. 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 personal qualities and mental processes.
He/she is able to list sport disciplines and discuss them in different social contexts.
He/she expresses his/her opinions on the media, especially the Internet and other electronic media and their roles in the society.
He/she gives an account of various environmental problems and explains them in different contexts.
He/she describes essential features of the scientific and technological development and its influence on lifestyle.
He/she uses grammatical structures according to the requirements of the given level and course syllabus.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of the English language at level B1 - B2 CEFR level. The student has successfully passed the course English Language B2 - 1 (AJ1B).

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

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 7, 8, 9, 11) (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

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Personal qualities
Gerunds and infinitives, collocations
Passive verbs
Have / get something done
Sports vocabulary, prepositions
Reporting statements and questions, time and other references
Reporting functions
So and such, compound nouns
Word building, relative clauses
Travel collocations, dependent prepositions
Wishes and regrets, I’d rather and it’s time
Adjective suffixes, compound adjectives

Aims

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

  • Programme MGR Master's

    branch MGR-UFRP , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGR-ŘEP , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGR-PFO , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

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