English Language B2 - 2
FP-AJ2BKAcad. year: 2019/2020
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.
Knowledge of English for General Purposes at level B2 CEFR is required. The student has successfully passed the course English language B2 - 1.
- compulsory co-requisite
Recommended optional programme components
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
Passive verbs, have / get something done
Reporting statements and questions, time and other references, reporting functions
So and such
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
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-UFRP-KS Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
- Programme MGR-KS Master's
branch MGR-UFRP-KS-D , 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