Course detail

Pre-Intermediate Level English (exam)

FAST-BY01Acad. year: 2017/2018

For this exam, the optional subjects BYA1, BYA2, BYA3 and BYA4 are offered, in which students aquire the required knowledge and skills. The exam is based on the contents of the books New English File Elementary, Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig, Oxford University Press 2004 and New English File Pre-Intermediate, Clive Oxenden, Christina Latham-Koenig, Oxford University Press 2005. The exam consists of two parts: the written part which tests the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and reading, writing and listening skills; and the oral part which tests the ability to speak shortly about a given topic and react to questions.

Department

Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The aim of this exam is for the students to show that their knowledge has reached such a level when they are able to make themselves understood (both orally and in written) in everyday situations.

Their knowledge should be on pre-intermediate level (A2+ according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Prerequisites

Grammar and vocabulary covered in the New English File Elementary and Pre-intermediate textbooks.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Clive Oxenden: New English File Elementary. Oxford University Press, 2004.
Clive Oxenden: New English File Pre-intermediate. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

For this subject the optional subjects BYA1, BYA2, BYA3 and BYA4 are offered by the Department of Languages and optional bridging courses PK1 and PK2.

Aims

This exam corresponds to A2+ level according to CEFR.

It is tested whether students command the basic vocabulary from general English, basic grammar rules, whether they can communicate in everyday life situations.

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-K-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch G , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch G , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch GI , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch GI , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

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