Course detail

Pre-Intermediate Level English (exam)

FAST-BY001Acad. year: 2018/2019

For this exam, four optional subjects are offered, in which students aquire the required knowledge and skills. The exam is based on the contents of the books Oxenden, C., Latham-Koenig, S., Seligson, P.: English File Elementary Third Edition - Student´s Book, Oxford University Press, 2012 and Oxenden, C., Latham-Koenig, S., Seligson, P.: English File Pre-Intermediate Third Edition - Student´s Book, Oxford University Press, 2012. The exam consists of two parts: the written part which tests the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, reading, writing and listening skills; and the oral part which tests the ability to speak shortly about a given topic and to react to questions.

Department

Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

This exam corresponds to lower B1 level according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Students will show that their knowledge of English language has reached the level when they are able to make themselves understood both orally and in written form in everyday situations.

Prerequisites

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

Co-requisites

none

Recommended optional programme components

Optional subjects English Elementary 1, English Elementary 2, English Pre-Intermediate 1, English Pre-Intermediate 2 are offered by the Department of Languages, as well as lifelong learning programme subjects Bridging course 1 and Bridging course 2, which are all designed to help students revise and practise for the Pre-Intermediate Level English exam.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Exam

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam consists of two parts: 1) a written part which tests the student’s knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, as well as reading, writing and listening skills; and 2) an oral part which tests the student’s ability to speak simply on certain topics and respond to questions. The English Department of the Institute of Social Sciences uses an internal scale for the classification of exam results adapted for language testing.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Optional subjects English Elementary 1, English Elementary 2, English Pre-Intermediate 1, English Pre-Intermediate 2 are offered by the Department of Languages, as well as lifelong learning programme subjects Bridging course 1 and Bridging course 2, which are all designed to help students revise and practise for the Pre-Intermediate Level English exam.

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-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-P-C-MI (N) Bachelor's

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