Course detail

English Language B2 - 2

FP-AJ2BKAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course focuses on the development of all language competencies at B2 SERR level. It is based on materials and requirements of international examination FCE (First Certificate in English).

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student uses English language as an independent user at B2 CEFR level.
He/she lists and describes a number of free time activities.
He/she expresses his/her opinions on the media and their roles in the society.
He/she specifies various environmental problems and explains them in different contexts.
He/she is able to discuss different methods and means of interpersonal communication.
He/she uses grammatical structures according to the requirements of the given level and course syllabus.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of English for General Purposes at level B2 CEFR is required. The student has successfully passed the course English language B2 - 1.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

HAINES, Simon a Barbara STEWARD. Cambridge English: First Masterclass (Student’s Book). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-19-450283-2. (Unit 7, 8, 9, 11) (EN)
MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : with answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-18906-4. (EN)
MANN, Malcolm a Steve TAYLORE-KNOWLES. Destination B2: grammar and vocabulary : [with answer key]. Oxford: Macmillan, 2006. ISBN 9780230035386. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course it taught by means of practical language exercises with emphasis on practicing communication skills and developing knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Exam requirements: written test, listening comprehension, reading comprehension

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Passive verbs, have / get something done
Sports vocabulary
Reporting statements and questions, time and other references, reporting functions
Compound nouns
So and such
Relative clauses
Dependent prepositions
Travel collocations, word building
Conditionals, unless / as long as / provided that
Collocations with say / tell / speak / talk
Confusing verbs: hope / wait / expect / look forward to
Positive and negative words

Aims

The course is focused on the development of all language competencies needed for fluent and independent use of English for General Purposes at B2 SERR level.

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

Students’ attendance in the course is not systematically monitored.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-KS Master's

    branch MGR-UFRP-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGR-ŘEP-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGR-PFO-KS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer