Course detail

English Intermediate BA 1 - zimní

FaVU-1AINBA-ZAcad. year: 2018/2019

Students enhance their vocabulary, speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills at intermediate level. They improve their knowledge of various grammar phenomena such as conditionals, modals, wish sentences, reported speech, etc. They learn to speak both about general topics and topics related to their artistic disciplines. This course corresponds to B1 level of English.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Continuous assessment: essays, tests, papers , general test at the B1 level at the end of the semester. Students should be able to describe their artistic project both in a written and spoken form, they should be able to understand a short text from an art magazine, understand the basic ideas contained in an interview/lecture/presentation of a native speaker (artist, theoretician).

Prerequisites

Placement test.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Life Intermediate, Stephenson Helen et al. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar form; emphasis is laid on a balanced structure of the class - each class should consist of speaking, listening, reading, sometimes writing. Students are encouraged to have an equal opportunities to speak, hence discissions are led in small groups/pairs.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Assessment consists of a non-letter grade and a letter grade. In order to obtain the non-letter grade, students have to submit all assignments and pass the tests writtent during the semester at an average of 60 or more%. For the final, letter grade, students have to pass the final, general test at a score of 50% and more.
Students will write 1 - 3 short assignments during the semester, including the potential rewrites recommened by the course teacher - these will not be classified.
Final test mapping the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary from the units we have covered during the semester plus the assigned reading.
Students who will not have handed in the written assignments (even though they passed the final test) will not be classified.
Students are entitled for one regular and two resit exam dates.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Life Intermediate, 1 - 3

Aims

Improving of complex language skills and preparation for the general linal B1 test at the end of the summer semester.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Two absences per semester are allowed.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APD , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

52 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer