Course detail

English Upper-Intermediate Lower 2 (summer)

FaVU-1UPP-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

Uppre-Intermediate Lower 2 is intended for those students who had gone trough Upper-Intermediate Lower 1 (English File Upper-Intermediate - first quarter of the book) or to those who are recommended the course on an indvidual basis.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will have reached the threshold of b1 - b2 levels.

Prerequisites

This course is for students who have either: passed the Intermediate courses at FaVU, or passed the placement test at the highest score, or have in general good knowledge of English at intermediate level.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

New English File Upper-Intermediate
Oxenden, et al. New English File Pre-Intermediate

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

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 70 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, reading, writing, and listening skills and of vocabulary (B1).
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

Units 1 - 3 in New English File Upper Intermediate, short stories, a novel in English

Aims

At each level, students are highly encourage to COMMUNICATE. We ignore mistakes, we don't like shyness.
Maximum possible vocabulary acquired during the minimal time of 12 lessons per semester is the crucial outcome.

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

Students can miss two classes per semester.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APD , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APE , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD2 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch APE , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning