Course detail

English for bachelors- pre-intermediate 1

FEKT-CAN1Acad. year: 2017/2018

The English course for using English both accurately and fluently. Grammar and vocabulary are taught and explained thoroughly and all four language skills are developed systematically. It combines traditional methods of language teaching and more recent communicative approaches.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Widened grammar skills up to present perfect
Vocabulary syllabus including dictionary training
All four skills in context
Everyday Enlish usage

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is requested.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Essential Grammar in Use.With answers.R.Murphy.Cambridge University Press,1990.
Angličtina pro jazykové školy I Peprník,Zárubová,Nangonová.SPN Praha,1986.
Samostatná domácí příprava:www.feec.vutbr.cz/et
Liz Taylor:International Express Pre-Intermediate. New edition. Student's Book. Units 1 - 6
222 cvičení z anglické mluvnice.S klíčem.V.Juránková,E.Sládková.MC nakladatelství Brno,1993.
Soubor technických odborných textů

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Examination.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Unit 1:First meetings.Tenses,parts of speech,questions and social expressions.
2.Unit 2:The world of work.Present tenses-simple and continuous.Verb groups.Making contact.
3.Unit 2:Finishing-collocation,describing a company.
Unit 3:Challenges.Past tense-explanation and exercises.
4.Unit 3:Finishing-past simple and past continuous,nouns,verbs and adjectives,making negatives,making connections.Sports and leisure file.
5.Unit 4:Plans and arrangements.Expressing future - exercises.Hotel file.
6.Unit 4:Finishing-words and symbols.Emails faxes and letters.Staying at a hotel.
Units 1-4 revision.
7.Review Unit A:Units 1-4 revision.Half-semester test.
8.Unit 5:How healthy is your lifestyle? Mass and count nouns,expressing quantity.Food file.
9.Unit 5:Word groups.Living in different environment-comparison of lifestyles.At a restaurant.
10.Unit 6:Flying gets cheaper.Comparative and superlative adjectives,synonyms and antonyms.Travelling.
11.Unit 6:Word groups,air travel file.Transformations.
12.Unit 6:Finishing-making arrangements.General revision.
13.Semester test.

Aims

Widening student's understanding of English and extending their abilities to use the language for communicative purposes.

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 EEKR-BC Bachelor's

    branch BC-AMT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-MET , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-SEE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-TLI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-AMT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-EST , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-MET , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-SEE , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-TLI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer