Course detail

Grammar Structures

FEKT-HGRSAcad. year: 2018/2019

An English course for intermediate students. It concentrates on practice and consolidation of English grammar system knowledge.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student
-will consolidate and classify the knowledge of English language grammatical sructures,
-will be able to define and analyse the grammar structures,
-will be able to apply the grammar structures appropriately in various contexts,
-will be able to find mistakes in grammar,correct these mistakes and justify their decision.

Prerequisites

Secondary school knowledge of Common European Framework of Reference B1 level is required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Baumgartnerová,A.: Soubor učebních materiálů (EN)
Murphy, R.:English Grammar in Use. CUP.2012 (EN)
Tayfoor, Susanne: Common mistakes at First Certificate. CUP. 2008. (EN)
Swan, M.: Practical English Usage. OUP.2005. (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.
Presenting and application of new topics using multimedia, simulation of real situations
Teaching methods include language seminars and homework. Students have to actively participate in classes.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The assessment consists of a written final test assessing application of explained material according to the course plan,maximum points aquired is 100.
75% attendance and active participation in classes are required.
The content of the test corresponds with material dealt with during the semester.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1 seminar: Introduction to the course.
2 seminar: The Present + the Past
3 seminar: The Present perfect + the Past perfect: the ways of expressing the past in English.
4 seminar: The Future - the various ways of expressing the future in English.
5 seminar: Modal auxiliary verbs + Past Modals
6 seminar: Passive - the significant element of ESP.
7 seminar: Gerunds and Infinitives - the ways of formal style usage.
8 seminar: Relative Clauses - the principles of using in ESP.
9 seminar: Real Conditionals + Past Unreal Conditionals.
10 seminar: Noun Clauses - occurrance and use in ESP.
11 seminar: Reported Speech
12 seminar: Analysis of ESP texts and revision.
13 seminar: Credit lesson.

Aims

Knowledge of English grammar structures and its application at the Common European Framework of Reference B2 level.

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

75% attendance and active participation in classes are required,fulfilling tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer